CALGARY -- The Roughnecks had last weekend off after losing 14-10 to the visiting Toronto Rock Feb. 5.
EDMONTON -- The Rush came close to upsetting Toronto last Saturday, eventually falling 13-11 at Rexall Place.
Calgary is 2-0 against Edmonton this season, downing the Rush 11-9 at the 'Dome Jan. 13 and 12-9 at Rexall Place Jan. 21.
CALGARY -- F Tracey Kelusky scored four goals in the loss to Toronto, topping the 400-point plateau for his career.
EDMONTON -- G Pat Campbell turned in a fantastic performance in the 13-11 loss to the Rock, making 45 saves -- many of them highlight-reel quality.
CALGARY -- F Matt Green registered only one shot against Toronto Feb. 5.
EDMONTON -- F Kerry Susheski managed only one assist on nine shots against the Rock last weekend.
POWERPLAY -- Calgary 29.27% (10th); Edmonton 22.22% (11th)
PENALTY KILL -- Calgary 70.73% (3rd); Edmonton 56.52% (10th)
As reported yesterday in the Sun, the NLL officially announced yesterday an expansion team for Chicago to begin play in the 2007 season. It's the league's 12th team ... Calgary is sending four players to the all-star game next Saturday in Toronto at the Air Canada Centre (F Tracey Kelusky, F Kaleb Toth, F Lewis Ratcliff, D Taylor Wray) while the Rush will be represented by D Andrew Turner, the team's captain ... The Roughnecks remain the only team in the NLL without a short-handed goal ... Calgary G Curtis Palidwor is only 24 minutes away from cracking the 3,000 mark for his career ... D Jesse Phillips, the Roughnecks' all-time penalty minutes leader, is only four minutes away from 200 career minutes and one point shy of 100 in a Roughnecks uniform ... Calgary is 1-2 at home this season and all three of its wins have come against expansion teams ... D Andy Ogilvie and D Travis Gillespie will not play tonight due to family commitments ... The Riggers have averaged 11,294 fans for their three home games at the 'Dome this season.