Game Over

TY PILSON -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 7:46 AM ET

SUN THREE STARS:

1. KALEB TOTH, Calgary -- Scored four goals, three of them in the fourth quarter, with one being the game winner.

2. TRACEY KELUSKY, Calgary -- Had a first half hat-trick and finished with four points.

3. GARY GAIT, Colorado -- NLL's all-time leading scorer had three goals and four assists for the home side. It was his second straight seven point game.

HIT OF THE GAME:

Calgary D Jesse Phillips ran over Colorado F Chris Prat in the third quarter just in front of the Roughnecks' bench. Phillips ended up laying on top of Prat, back-to-back, with the smaller forward pinned for some 10 seconds until they both got up and made their way to the benches.

GOAL OF THE GAME:

Calgary F Kaleb Toth swooped in on the Mammoth net, grabbed the rebound off of Calgary F Tracey Kelusky's point shot and dove into the air, tucking the ball past Colorado G Gee Nash for the game winner.

FIGHT CARD:

Normal rough-and-tumble affair but no fisticuffs.

UNSUNG HERO:

Riggers rookie D Ryan McNish scored his first two NLL goals and played solid, tenacious defence throughout the game.

"I saw my opportunities to transition and went with it," he said. "It worked out good for me. Fortunately enough, I buried them when I got the opportunity."

WHAT IT MEANS:

Calgary improves to 6-3 and claims sole position of first place in the West Division. Colorado fell to 6-4 and is tied with the Arizona Sting, a half game back of the Roughnecks. The Roughnecks win the season series against the Mammoth 2-1.

NOTABLES:

The Roughnecks are now 4-1 at the Pepsi Center over the last two seasons, the only team in the NLL with a winning record in Denver ... Next up for the Roughnecks is a home-and-home series with the 3-6 San Jose Stealth. The Riggers host Game 1 at the 'Dome Friday night (7:30 p.m., Ch. 27).


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