Game day

TY PILSON, Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 10:59 AM ET

ARIZONA STING AT CALGARY ROUGHNECKS, 1 P.M., 'DOME, CH. 30

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COMING IN:

* CALGARY -- The Roughnecks have lost two straight games, most recently Friday night's 16-10 loss to the Toronto Rock at the Air Canada Centre.

* ARIZONA -- The Sting hasn't played since beating the Roughnecks 18-16 at the Glendale Arena March 25.

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WHO'S HOT:

* CALGARY -- F Lewis Ratcliff, who leads the Riggers in scoring, notched a hat-trick -- including a penalty-shot marker -- and finished with six points in the loss to Toronto Friday night.

* ARIZONA -- F Dan Dawson scored three goals and eight points in the 18-16 win over the Riggers March 25. Dawson is tied for eighth in league scoring with 66 points in 12 games.

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WHO'S NOT:

* CALGARY -- F Ted Dowling, who had been on fire with 14 goals in five games since ending his retirement, was held without a tally in the loss to Toronto and ended the night with two assists.

* ARIZONA -- F Jonas Derks was also held without a goal and picked up only one point in the March 25 victory over the Riggers.

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SPECIAL TEAMS:

POWERPLAY -- Calgary 50% (1st); Arizona 42.86 (6th)

PENALTY KILL -- Calgary 55.66% (6th); Arizona 39.68 (10th)

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NOTABLES:

Today's game is the rubber match between the Sting and the Riggers. Calgary won 15-14 at the 'Dome Jan. 22 while Arizona prevailed 18-16 in Glendale March 25. The Roughnecks have won their season series against every other West Division team ... Calgary D Ryan McNish, who injured his knee in the loss to Toronto, will not play today and plans to meet with the team doctor. F Jason Wulder, D Jesse Phillips and D Rob Williams -- who all missed the Toronto tilt -- are expected to dress today ... Former Roughnecks F Chris Panos will make his debut for the Sting tonight. Panos was acquired from the Colorado Mammoth at the trade deadline slightly more than a week ago.


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