SEASON PREVIEW: Calgary Roughnecks

November 25, 2019

  Key Losses                                                                      2019 NLL Entry Draft Dan MacRae               New York                                Liam LeClair                Defense Wes Berg                    San Diego                               Haiden Dickson          …

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PHOTOS: WILC 2019 – Switzerland vs. Hong Kong

October 4, 2019

Photos from Switzerland’s 16-14 win over Hong Kong in the placement bracket at the 2019 World Indoor Lacrosse Championship. Lukas Heri led Switzerland with six goals and three assists while Alexander Meier made 30 saves in goal. Evan Mok-Lamme scored three goals and six assists and Jordan Wong four goals and three assists to lead Hong Kong.

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World Lax: Canada will defend WILC title against the Iroquois

September 28, 2019

For 50 glorious seconds, it looked like we might be witnessing the lacrosse version of “Miracle on Ice.” Team England exploded out of the gates with two quick goals against the powerhouse Canadian squad. English Coach Walt Christianson joked that he should’ve stuffed all five of his players into the net for the rest of the game to block the Canadian attack. Unfortunately for England, once the hometown team got…

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World Lax: Interview with Walt Christianson

September 27, 2019

Cliff McCaig sat down with Team England head coach Walt Christianson after their quarterfinal game against Team Israel. Give a listen for his thoughts on the game and how England’s tournament has gone overall – his thoughts on the semifinal might surprise you!  

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NLL Season in Review: Calgary Roughnecks

July 15, 2019

It was just over a month ago that the Calgary Roughnecks finished the 2019 NLL season in thrilling fashion. Rhys Duch’s championship clinching goal 1:12 into overtime gave Calgary their third title in franchise history. In a season that contained everything from holdouts to MVP caliber performances, it was a winding road that eventually led to a NLL title.   REGULAR SEASON Entering training camp, the Roughnecks looked to have…

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NLL: Duch’s OT goal wins NLL Cup for Calgary Roughnecks

May 29, 2019

On the biggest stage and under the brightest lights, the Calgary Roughnecks and Buffalo Bandits delivered an exceptional performance worthy of a NLL Championship. It only seemed fitting that 60 minutes wouldn’t be enough time to determine a winner. At the 1:12 mark of overtime, the ball found its way into the stick of 11-year veteran Rhys Duch and he did what he’s done his entire career. With his signature…

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NLL: Roughnecks will represent the West in NLL Cup

May 14, 2019

The Calgary Roughnecks will return to the NLL Finals for the first time since 2014 after defeating the Colorado Mammoth 8-4 last Friday night at Scotiabank Saddledome. The Roughnecks used a combination of suffocating defense and a near automatic power play to once again overcome the Mammoth and push their career playoff record to 10-1 against Colorado. When the game had reached its conclusion, it was hard to look much…

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NLL: Roughnecks’ Dickson scores winner in 12-11 win over Seals

May 8, 2019

In their first playoff game in franchise history, the San Diego Seals had the Calgary Roughnecks on the verge of elimination, but came up just short falling 12-11. Patrick Merrill’s club held the lead for nearly the entire game, but a resilient Calgary group came up with a massive fourth quarter performance to edge out the home town Seals. In a rare, but remarkably popular Monday night game, National Lacrosse…

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