Game Day

TY PILSON -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 12:47 PM ET

TORONTO ROCK AT ROUGHNECKS, 2 P.M., TV: CH. 27 (3:30 P.M.,TAPE DELAY)

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COMING IN:

* CALGARY -- The Roughnecks have lost two of their last three games, most recently falling 14-9 to the Buffalo Bandits last weekend at the 'Dome after being outscored 11-3 in the second half.

* TORONTO -- The Rock scored eight goals in the final nine minutes of the fourth quarter a week ago to rally for a 14-13 win over the Philadelphia Wings at the Air Canada Centre.

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WHO'S HOT:

* CALGARY -- F Lewis Ratcliff notched two goals and three assists to lead Calgary in its 14-9 loss to Buffalo.

* TORONTO -- F Blaine Manning, who was named the NLL's offensive and overall player of the week, scored four goals and four assists in the 14-13 victory over Philly.

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WHO'S NOT:

* CALGARY -- F Kaleb Toth was held without a goal for the first time this season in the Buffalo loss.

* TORONTO -- F Aaron Wilson, tied for sixth in league goal scoring going into last night with 39, was held to only a single marker in the win over the Wings.

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SPECIAL TEAMS:

POWERPLAY -- Calgary 51.06% (1st); Toronto 50% (2nd).

PENALTY KILL -- Calgary 56.67% (5th); Toronto 61.32% (4th).

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NOTABLES:

The Roughnecks are 0-2 vs. the Rock this season, losing a pair of 16-10 contests at the Air Canada Centre ... Lewis Ratcliff, who leads Calgary with 76 points, needs only four points to break the franchise's single-season points mark of 79, set by Kaleb Toth in 2001-02. Ratcliff is only three assists away from Jason Wulder's season assists record of 45 set in 2001-02. Toth, with 36 goals, and Tracey Kelusky, with 37, will have a shot today at breaking the team's season goals mark of 40, set by Ben Prepchuk in 2001-02 ... Toronto F Colin Doyle needs only two points to win the season's scoring title.


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