NLL: Cattoni continues Calgary’s hot streak

February 18, 2018

The Calgary Roughnecks continued to roll on Friday night as they beat the Vancouver Stealth handily by a score of 20-12. The win gives them three in a row and pushes their record to 4-5. The Stealth drop to 1-9 on the season. Calgary leads the season series 2-0 with two more games to play at the Langley Events Centre. In a game that was never really close, the Roughnecks…

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NLL: Red-hot Roughnecks beat division rival Mammoth

February 12, 2018

Backed by another solid goaltending performance from Christian Del Bianco, the Calgary Roughnecks defeated the Colorado Mammoth 13-9 on Saturday night at Scotiabank Saddledome. “It’s a little extra special at home and it’s awesome to get the job done,” said Del Bianco. “Overall we were all clicking. We’re a team that when we’re playing happy, playing confident, it shows. I think we’re just executing and the end result shows.” Del…

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NLL: Del Bianco backstops Roughnecks to important victory over Rock

February 4, 2018

They knew it couldn’t last forever, but it sure was nice to dream about. After four games averaging 20+ goals per game, the Toronto Rock ran out of gas as they fell 16-8 to the Calgary Roughnecks on Saturday night at the Air Canada Centre. Calgary and Toronto always play each other hard no matter where they are in the standings. Calgary, losers of four in a row, came into…

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Dobbie breaks Roughnecks’ scoring record

February 1, 2018

For the last 11 years, Calgary Roughnecks fans have been accustomed to watching a tenacious 5’9 lefty running up and down the turf at the Scotiabank Saddledome. The kind of player you love to have on your side and opposing teams hate to play against. A throwback player, not motivated by statistics or personal achievements, but a player determined to do whatever is needed to push the team to victory….

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NLL: Dobbie sets record in Roughnecks’ loss

January 29, 2018

On a night that saw Dane Dobbie pass Jeff Shattler to become the all-time Calgary Roughnecks leading scorer, it was the Saskatchewan Rush that spoiled the occasion with a 13-12 victory in overtime. The win was especially sweet for the Rush, as it looked like they were destined to repeat the outcome of last week’s comeback win for Buffalo. However, for the Rush and their bus loads of fans in…

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Warp-speed for Wesley Berg

January 18, 2018

It’s a snowy Wednesday night in southeast Calgary, but a group of young lacrosse players are busy working up a sweat as they run through an hour-long training session. Among the instructors is an unassuming, relaxed looking Wesley Berg. However, when Berg speaks, he instantly commands the attention of the players. At age 24, few people have amassed the kind of resume that Berg possesses, and the kids relish the…

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NLL: Late push from Swarm sinks Roughnecks

January 15, 2018

A big night from Shayne Jackson paved the way for the Georgia Swarm as they defeated the Calgary Roughnecks 15-12 in front of 11,843 fans Saturday night at the Scotiabank Saddledome.  The win moves Georgia into a three-way tie for third in the Eastern Division. Calgary’s loss drops them into a tie with Vancouver for last place in the Western Division. Jackson tallied four goals and six assists for a…

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NLL: Bandits back in win column

January 8, 2018

After giving up 41 goals in their previous two games, the Buffalo Bandits put together a total team effort and defeated the Calgary Roughnecks 13-8 in front of 11,308 fans on Saturday night at KeyBank Center. The win moves Buffalo to 2-2 while Calgary drops to 1-3. Heading into week five, Saturday’s matchup featured Calgary’s struggling offence versus Buffalo’s underperforming defense. Both teams came out quickly, as Kevin Brownell scored…

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Roughnecks Fall to Mammoth at Home

December 30, 2017

One bad quarter and too many powerplay goals surrendered resulted in the Calgary Roughnecks dropping an 11-7 decision to the Colorado Mammoth on Friday night. The loss drops Calgary to 1-2 on the season, good for third place in the West Division, while the Mammoth remain undefeated at 3-0, putting them a half-game ahead of the Saskatchewan Rush for the division lead. Ryan Benesch led Colorado with five goals (three…

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NLL: Roughnecks bomb Stealth 15-12

December 17, 2017

Calgary nets six in first and third quarters, chase Belanger early. Friday night the Calgary roughnecks (1-1) bounced back from a week one loss and defeated the Vancouver Stealth (0-2) 15-12 in front of 9,708 fans at the Scotiabank Saddledome. The Roughnecks scored six goals in the first and third quarters to control the game. Curtis Dickson, who was held scoreless in the season opener last week, erupted for six…

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