Game day

TY PILSON -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 12:56 PM ET

COMING IN: CALGARY -- The Roughnecks are 1-2 but turned in their best performance of the season in their last game, beating the San Jose Stealth 14-10 in Silicon Valley Jan. 8

ARIZONA -- The Sting are 2-2 after falling 14-13 to the Stealth last night at home in Glendale.

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WHO'S HOT:

CALGARY -- Roughnecks F Tracey Kelusky put in a MVP performance in Calgary's 14-10 win over San Jose, scoring five goals and two assists. The captain has 14 points (8g, 4a) in three games.

ARIZONA -- F Dan Dawson scored two goals and two assists in last night's loss to San Jose and leads the Sting with 18 points (12g, 6a) in four games.

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WHO'S NOT

CALGARY -- Transition threat Jesse Phillips -- a key cog in Calgary's game -- has spent more time in the box than on the floor lately, it seems, racking up 26 minutes in the sin bin.

ARIZONA -- Lindsay Plunkett was held to just one assist vs. the Stealth.

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SPECIAL TEAMS:

(Prior to last night)

POWERPLAY -- Calgary 34.48% (7th in NLL); Arizona 38.89% (3rd in NLL).

PENALTY KILL -- Calgary 70.83% (3rd in NLL); Arizona 53.33% (9th in NLL).

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NOTABLES:

Tonight's tilt will be broadcast on Sportsnet West but is being blacked out locally ... The Roughnecks were 2-0 against the Arizona Sting last season and are 4-1 all-time vs. the Sting, who were the Columbus Landsharks before relocating to the desert prior to last season ... Arizona trailed 10-5 at the half last night before scoring five goals in the third quarter to make a game of it ... Arizona is 2-0 on the road.


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