CALGARY -- The Riggers have won three straight after an 0-2 start to the season, most recently a 13-12 decision over the Anaheim Storm Jan. 29 at the Arrowhead Pond. At 3-2, the Roughnecks are tied for first in the West Division.
COLORADO -- The Mammoth fell to .500 with a 12-10 loss to the San Jose Stealth in Silicon Valley Saturday. The 2-2 Mammoth are tied for second in the West Division with Anaheim.
CALGARY -- F Tracey Kelusky scored three goals and two assists in the win over Anaheim. The Roughnecks captain has 20 points in his last three contests and is tied for fourth in league scoring with 27 points in five games.
COLORADO -- F Gary Gait, the NLL's all-time leading scorer, led the Mammoth with three goals and one helper in the loss to San Jose.
CALGARY -- Roughnecks starting goalie Curtis Palidwor was pulled after the first quarter in the win against Anaheim after he allowed five goals on 12 shots.
COLORADO -- F Chris Panos was held to only an assist in the 12-10 loss to the Stealth. Panos has five points (3g, 2a) in four games.
POWERPLAY -- Calgary 44.19% (2nd in league); Colorado 42.42% (4th).
PENALTY KILL -- Calgary 66.67% (t-3rd in the league); Colorado 64.71% (5th)
The Mammoth beat the Roughnecks 12-7 in the season opener for both squads Jan. 1 at the Pepsi Center. Mammoth superstar Gary Gait led all scorers in that tilt with three goals and two assists ... Calgary is 0-1 this season against Colorado and 2-4 all time. They were 2-2 last season against the Mammoth, losing both home games at the 'Dome but winning twice on the road.