Game Day

TY PILSON -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 7:40 AM ET

CALGARY ROUGHNECKS VS. MINNESOTA SWARM (1-1), 7:30 P.M., SADDLEDOME,

TV: NONE

COMING IN:

CALGARY -- The Roughnecks opened their season with an 11-9 victory over the Edmonton Rush at the 'Dome last Friday.

MINNESOTA -- The Swarm downed the Wings 13-10 on the road in Philadelphia Saturday for its first win of the season.

HEAD-TO-HEAD:

This is the first meeting between the two teams.

WHO'S HOT:

CALGARY -- F Lewis Ratcliff notched five goals and one helper in the win over Edmonton.

MINNESOTA -- F Kelly Hall had a hat-trick and four points in the loss to Philly.

WHO'S NOT:

CALGARY -- Captain Tracey Kelusky managed only one goal on 16 shots against Edmonton.

MINNESOTA -- F Ryan Ward, who led the Swarm in scoring last season, scored one goal on his only shot on net in the loss to Philly.

SPECIAL TEAMS:

POWERPLAY -- Calgary 25% (10th); Minnesota 0% (0-8, 11th)

PENALTY KILL -- Calgary 75% (2nd); Minnesota 70% (3rd)

NOTABLES:

The Roughnecks play twice this weekend, heading to Edmonton tomorrow night to play the 0-2 Rush ... Calgary D Andy Ogilvie will sit out this weekend due to family commitments and will be replaced by D Craig Gelsvik. F Matt Green is awaiting final medical clearance but could play this weekend while D Jesse Phillips will remain sidelined due to various injuries ... San Jose claimed D Kyle Neufeld off Calgary's practice roster yesterday after the Riggers declined to match the offer ... Riggers F Tracey Kelusky and F Kaleb Toth are each three goals shy of the 200 plateau. Toth is only four helpers shy of the 200-assist mark ... Swarm F Ryder Bateman was born in Calgary while D Riley Kemp was born in High River ... Former No. 1 overall pick (2003) D Mark Miyashita, who was a surprise cut of Colorado's in training camp, signed with the Swarm just prior to the start of the season ... Entering this season, Toth is the all-time Roughnecks goal leader with 147 after four campaigns.


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