Game day

TY PILSON -- Calgary Sun

, Last Updated: 10:00 AM ET

Toronto Rock (1-4) at Roughnecks (3-2), 1:30 p.m.; TV: Sportsnet

COMING IN:

* CALGARY -- The Roughnecks split a pair of road games last weekend, losing 11-10 in overtime Friday to the Arizona Sting and then beating the expansion Portland Lumberjax 12-8 Saturday night.

* TORONTO -- The Rock got its first win of the season by beating the expansion Edmonton Rush 14-8 Jan. 28 at the ACC.

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HEAD-TO-HEAD:

Calgary is 2-7 all-time vs. Toronto with both victories coming at the 'Dome. The Roughnecks beat the Rock 20-12 April 17 in the final game of the regular season last year.

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WHO'S HOT:

* CALGARY -- F Kaleb Toth scored four goals and two assists in the 12-8 win over Portland.

* TORONTO -- F Aaron Wilson scored five goals in the win over Edmonton. Honourable mention to F Josh Sanderson who had three goals and 11 points in the victory.

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WHO'S NOT:

* CALGARY -- F Jason Wulder was held to only one shot on goal in the win over the Lumberjax.

* TORONTO -- F Matt Shearer was 0-6 against the Rush.

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SPECIAL TEAMS:

POWERPLAY -- Calgary 33.33% (T-7th); Toronto 42.86% (3rd)

PENALTY KILL -- Calgary 70.27% (3rd); Toronto 56.76% (10th)

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NOTABLES:

Calgary forwards Tracey Kelusky, Kaleb Toth and Lewis Ratcliff were tied for sixth in league scoring coming into the weekend with identical stats of 10 goals and 13 assists each in five games ... Calgary G Curtis Palidwor's GAA is still under 10, sitting at 9.81. That's the third-best mark in the NLL among goalies who have played over 200 minutes this season ... Toronto D Brad MacDonald will make his first trip back to the 'Dome today since being dealt by the Riggers to the Rock in the off-season for a 2007 ... Calgary is 0-1 vs. East Division teams this season after losing to Minnesota ... Toronto's big-three on offence -- Colin Doyle, Josh Sanderson and Blaine Manning -- are racking up the points this season. Doyle leads the league with 12 goals and 34 points while Sanderson is tied for second (10g, 22a) and Manning is seventh (6g, 18a).


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