Roughnecks Game Day

WES GILBERTSON

, Last Updated: 9:02 AM ET

COMING IN

The Roughnecks ran roughshod over their provincial rivals last weekend in Edmonton, beating the Rush 22-10 for their second consecutive win. The Mammoth scratched out a 14-11 victory in a penalty-filled affair in San Jose to snap a two-game skid.

HEAD-TO-HEAD

The last time they met, the Mammoth stormed from behind in the fourth quarter to end the Riggers' five-game winning streak and hand the visitors their first loss of the season. Colorado holds a 10-7 edge in the all-time series and has won five times in nine trips to the Saddledome.

WHO'S HOT

CALGARY -- Who isn't? The Riggers offence was firing on all cylinders at Rexall Place. F Dane Dobbie tied a franchise record with 11 points (seven goals and four assists).

COLORADO -- With seven games to go, F Brian Langtry needs nine goals to match his career-high. He tallied four times and added five helpers against the Stealth.

SPECIAL TEAMS

POWERPLAY -- Calgary 62.9% (1st in league), Colorado 47% (8th)

PENALTY KILL -- Calgary 50% (T-9th), Colorado 54.9% (3rd)

NOTABLES

Roughnecks F Josh Sanderson had three goals and six assists last weekend, cracking the 800-point plateau. The talented setup man sits fifth on the NLL's all-time scoring charts ... The Roughnecks and Mammoth are the only teams in the league without a single player among the top-25 in loose balls. Colorado D John Gallant has scooped up 59 loose balls and sits tied for 35th. Calgary T Jeff Shattler (58) is in a tie for 38th ... Riggers F Tracey Kelusky leads the loop with four short-handed markers.


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