Game over

DARREN FRIESEN -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 1:16 PM ET

SUN THREE STARS

1. Lewis Ratcliff, Roughnecks -- The Roughnecks' leading scorer last season picked up where he left off, recording five markers.

2. Jamey Bowen, Rush -- Scored three times and added two helpers.

3. Taylor Wray, Roughnecks -- The former defender of the year returned to form last night. He hit everything that moved and helped out offensively, with two goals and an assist.

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HIT OF THE GAME:

Roughnecks defender Andy Ogilvie crushed Rush F Jimmy Quinlan with a crosscheck in the second frame.

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SAVE OF THE GAME:

Roughnecks goalie Curtis Palidwor covered the top corner with his stick just in time to stop Rush F Brad Dairon on the doorstep.

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FIGHT CARD:

They came close but Riggers T Devan Wray decided to keep the gloves on after F Kerry Susheski sent his equipment flying.

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NOTABLES:

The Roughnecks unveiled their Western Division regular-season champion banner prior to faceoff ... Calgarian Lee Graves, the National Finals Rodeo steer-wrestling champion, was on hand for the ceremonial draw ... Roughneck Kaleb Toth played in his 100th NLL game ... Former Roughneck forward Kevin Howard scored two goals in his return to the 'Dome ... Announced attendance was 13,335 ... Roughnecks captain Tracey Kelusky is only three goals away from recording 400 in his NLL career.

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'NECK GAME GRADES

OFFENCE: C

DEFENCE: C+

GOAL: B

SP. TEAMS: C


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