Game Day

TY PILSON -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 7:21 AM ET

COMING IN:

CALGARY -- The Roughnecks beat the expansion Edmonton Rush 11-9 at Rexall Place Jan. 21.

ARIZONA -- The Sting had last weekend off after beating the Toronto Rock and expansion Portland Lumberjax to open the season with two straight wins.

HEAD TO HEAD:

Calgary is 4-1 in regular-season play against the Sting and 0-1 in the post-season.

WHO'S HOT:

CALGARY -- F Tracey Kelusky scored three goals and seven points in the win over the Rush.

ARIZONA -- F Jonas Derks led the Sting with four goals and three assists in a 12-7 win over the Lumberjax.

WHO'S NOT:

CALGARY -- D Taylor Wray struggled in one-on-one battles against the Rush forwards.

ARIZONA -- F Jason Clark was held scoreless on four shots against Portland.

NOTABLES:

The last time Calgary and Arizona played, the Roughnecks hosted the Sting in the West Division final April 24. The Riggers blew a late lead and fell 19-15 ... Calgary's Trio Grande -- Tracey Kelusky, Kaleb Toth and Lewis Ratcliff -- combined for six goals and 19 points in the 11-9 victory over the Rush Jan. 21 ... Calgary D Craig Gelsvik will miss this weekend's games due to a family illness ... D Jesse Phillips -- who led Calgary's defenders with 11 goals in 14 games last year -- will make his season debut this weekend after coming off the IR Tuesday ... Fans can now go to nll.com to vote for this year's starters for the Feb. 25 all-star game in Toronto ... Sting F Dan Dawson finished second in NLL goal scoring last season with 48, one behind Rochester's John Grant Jr. ... Roughnecks draw man Devan Wray has won 43 of the 68 face-offs he's taken this season.

SPECIAL TEAMS:

POWERPLAY -- Calgary 31.82% (7th); Arizona 50% (3rd).

PENALTY KILL -- Calgary 70.83% (2nd); Arizona 64.29 (5th)


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