Stealth Host Mammoth in NLL West Division Semi-Final

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May 6, 2017

The Stealth haven’t earned a playoff berth since moving to Vancouver until now. And this year, they’ve even managed to pick up a home game for the first round, as they will host the Colorado Mammoth in a one-game semi-final tilt on Saturday night. While in Washington state, the Stealth went to the Champion’s Cup three times in four years, winning once. The successes have been much harder to come…

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Roughnecks Could Punch Ticket to Playoffs Tonight in Vancouver

Dane Dobbie (44) puts a comforting hand on Curtis Dickson (17) as the Calgary Roughnecks lose to the Toronto Rock at the Air Canada Centre on March 11, 2017. (Photo credit: Anna Taylor)
April 15, 2017

The Calgary Roughnecks travel to Vancouver to face the Stealth tonight at 7:00 pm PST in a game that may very well determine the third and final playoff berth in the NLL’s West Division. The Roughnecks (7-9) currently hold a half-game lead over the Stealth (6-9) in the standings, but Vancouver has a game in hand, so they still control their own destiny. Further, the Stealth go into this matchup…

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Vancouver Stealth Continue to Struggle on the Floor and in the Stands

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February 28, 2017

After losing their sixth game in their last seven on Saturday night, the Vancouver Stealth are 3-6 mid-way through the season and in last place in the NLL West Division. Also of concern, their attendance through four home games is the worst in the league. Assuming nothing changes in the division, the Stealth will have finished in last place in each of their four seasons in Canada after going to…

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Roughnecks Host Stealth in Season Opener

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January 6, 2017

The Calgary Roughnecks take on the Vancouver Stealth in the first game of the season for both teams. The Roughnecks and Stealth faced each other in the preseason, where Calgary easily won by a 13-6 score, but preseason games rarely tell the whole story, so it will be interesting to see how this one plays out. Calgary’s offense features several veterans who can score, including 61-goal scorer Curtis Dickson, Dane…

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Mammoth Travel to Vancouver to Battle the Stealth

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February 6, 2016

The first-place Colorado Mammoth (4-1) head north of the border to face the Vancouver Stealth (1-3) tonight in a key West Division tilt. Although Colorado is coming off their first loss of the season—a 12-10 defeat at the hands of the Saskatchewan Rush—they are returning to the location of their biggest win of the season. Two weeks ago the Mammoth crushed the Stealth 14-5 at the Langley Events Centre. Adam…

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Roughnecks Win Second in a Row

Photo: Di Miller
January 31, 2016

Two teams that have been struggling to score found their offensive mojo on Saturday night, with the Calgary Roughnecks taking the 15-13 victory over the Vancouver Stealth. The Roughnecks improve to 2-2 on the season while the Stealth drop to 1-3. Calgary got out to an early lead, scoring the first two goals of the game and staking themselves to a 5-3 first-quarter lead. Vancouver would bounce back, however, outscoring…

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Undefeated Mammoth Battle Stealth Saturday Night

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January 23, 2016

The Colorado Mammoth (3-0) put their undefeated record on the line tonight as they travel to Vancouver to take on the Stealth (1-1). Both teams are coming off big wins last weekend—Colorado bested the Buffalo Bandits 15-14 in overtime while Vancouver took out the defending champion Saskatchewan Rush 13-11 as a result of a 4-0 fourth quarter outburst. The Mammoth have simply been outgunning opponents so far this year, scoring…

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Solving the Stealth’s Crease Conundrum

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July 5, 2015

Goaltending is often one of the most misunderstood positions in lacrosse, given that it takes a pretty strong skillset to be a top-flight player at that position. But beyond that, the traits that differ amongst each goalie’s skillset are magnified in lacrosse because it creates easily distinguishable styles of goaltending. That’s why the lack of games played in the short winter box season makes it hard to get reliable data…

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2015 NLL Season in Review

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June 8, 2015

  The Edmonton Rush won the Champion’s Cup this weekend, their first title in their 10-year history. And so ends the 2015 NLL season. So let’s now have a look back at the season that was, and some of the highlights along the way. The season got off to an unexpected start in the first two weeks of the schedule when the three-time defending champion Rochester Knighthawks lost two straight,…

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Stealth and Rush Prepare in Pre Season

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December 6, 2014

The Vancouver Stealth will host the Edmonton Rush Saturday night at the Langley Events Centre in a pre-season scrimmage that will pit the best regular-season team in the NLL last year against the worst. The Rush compiled a 16-2 record in the 2014 season, including a record-setting 14-game winning streak to start the year, before getting stopped in their tracks by the Calgary Roughnecks in the West Division Finals. The…

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