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The Roughnecks ended a two-game skid with a 12-10 win over the New York Titans in the Big Apple two weeks ago, while the Philadelphia Wings spoiled a $1 ticket promo in Edmonton with a 14-9 victory over the Rush. Both teams were idle last weekend for the NLL all-star festivities.
Veteran F Curt Malawsky was the hero as the Riggers scored a 10-9 overtime victory over the Rush in their home-opener Jan. 10 at the Dome. The Roughnecks own an 8-3 all-time record against their provincial rivals, including an impressive 5-1 mark at Rexall Place.
CALGARY -- Sophomore lefty Dane Dobbie lit the lamp three times at Madison Square Garden, notching his fourth hat-trick in his past six games.
EDMONTON -- Slick lefty Andy Secore scored four times and added a pair of assists in his last outing.
POWERPLAY -- Calgary (58.18%, 1st in NLL), Edmonton (46.81%, 7th)
PENALTY KILLING -- Calgary (52.78%, 7th in NLL), Edmonton (44.44, 12th)
F Tracey Kelusky, F Josh Sanderson, T Jeff Shattler and D Jeff Moleski represented the Roughnecks at last weekend's all-star game, a 27-21 victory for Team East. F Dan Teat and D Ian Hawksbee suited up on behalf of the Rush ... Edmonton's lineup is stocked with former Roughnecks, including G Steve Dietrich, G Chris Levis, D Ryan McNish, D Andrew Biers, T Chris Seller and F Jason Wulder and F Callum Crawford. Roughnecks G Pat Cambell and F Kyle Goundrey are former Rush players ... Riggers D Andrew McBride will be suiting up for his 100th NLL outing ... With his next powerplay marker, Roughnecks F Kaleb Toth will take sole possession of the franchise record with 63. Toth is currently tied with Lewis Ratcliff.