Game Day

TY PILSON -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 10:20 AM ET

ANAHEIM STORM AT CALGARY ROUGHNECKS, 7 P.M., 'DOME, CH. 27

COMING IN:

CALGARY -- The 4-3 Roughnecks are still stinging from an ugly 16-10 defeat to the Toronto Rock last Saturday at the Air Canada Centre that snapped Calgary's four-game winning streak.

ANAHEIM -- The Storm, 2-4, was hammered 20-9 by the Buffalo Bandits Feb. 11 on the road at HSBC Arena.

WHO'S HOT:

CALGARY -- F Lewis Ratcliff -- named an all-star Tuesday -- led Calgary with four goals and two assists in the 16-10 loss to Toronto.

ANAHEIM -- F Chad Wittman scored a hat trick in the 20-9 loss to the Buffalo Bandits.

WHO'S NOT:

CALGARY -- F Chris Gill continues to struggle since signing with the Roughnecks in the off-season. He missed two open-net chances against Toronto and has only four goals in seven games. Gill could be a scratch tonight.

ANAHEIM -- The Storm's defence and goaltending which allowed 20 goals on 54 Buffalo shots last Friday. The Storm is allowing an average of 13.6 goals against per game.

SPECIAL TEAMS:

POWERPLAY -- Calgary 50% (1st); Anaheim 32.65% (8th).

PENALTY KILL -- Calgary 60.94% (6th); Anaheim 53.49 (9th)

NOTABLES:

The Riggers beat the Storm 13-12 at Arrowhead Pond Jan. 29. The Roughnecks are 6-0 lifetime against the Storm franchise ... Calgary has a league-leading nine short-handed goals this season, three better than second-place Toronto. Anaheim has tallied only three times when down a man ... The Storm is averaging 10.5 goals a game this season while the Riggers are averaging 12.42 ... Former Roughnecks Shawn Cable and Adam Bysouth, of the Storm, combined for five points (four goals) in Jan. 29 loss.


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