NLL: Calgary Roughs Up The Swarm

March 9, 2013

The Calgary Roughnecks beat the Minnesota Swarm 19-15 on Friday night at the Scotiabank Saddledome. The win was just Calgary’s second in five home games in 2013 and moves the Roughnecks into sole position of second place in the NLL West Division at 6-5 overall. The Swarm slide to 3-7 on the season, but maintain their hold on the final playoff spot as a result of a Colorado Mammoth loss…


NLL: Calgary Roughnecks Three Up, Three Down

March 7, 2013

The Calgary Roughnecks currently sitting at 5-5 with six games left to play. That makes this a good time to reflect on the season thus far and look at which players have performed well and which ones have performed below expectations. As a team who only lost four regular season games in the entire 2012 campaign, you might think it would be easy to single out a bunch of players for…


NLL: Edmonton C-Rushes Roughnecks in Calgary

March 3, 2013

The Edmonton Rush served notice that they are a force to be reckoned with on Saturday night, easily dispatching the Calgary Roughnecks 18-13 in front of over 11,300 dejected Roughnecks fans. The night started on a special note for the Roughnecks faithful with a ceremony to induct recent retiree Kaleb Toth as the inaugural member of the Forever A Roughneck club and the Roughnecks were able to carry some of…


NLL: Battle of Alberta Resumes in Calgary

March 2, 2013

The Edmonton Rush journey down Highway 2 to Calgary to take on the Roughnecks in Game 3 of the Battle of Alberta Saturday night. Aside from bragging rights and the spiffy trophy to be awarded to the winner of this four-game series, this game also has significant implications for the NLL West standings. Calgary is currently sitting at 5-4 in a tie for first place with the Washington Stealth after…


NLL: Stealth Beat Roughnecks, Take Over First Place

February 24, 2013

The Washington Stealth beat the Calgary Roughnecks 16-14 in a West Division matchup that pushed the Stealth ahead of the Roughnecks for first in the division. After outscoring the Roughnecks 11-4 between the second and third quarters, the Stealth weathered a late charge in the final frame to hang on for the victory. Calgary got out to an early 2-1 lead after one quarter and picked up their third goal…


NLL: Roughnecks and Stealth Battle For Top Spot In the West

February 23, 2013

The Calgary Roughnecks travel to Everett on Saturday to take on the Washington Stealth in a battle for first place. After splitting a weekend series last weekend, the Roughnecks are still holding on to top spot in the West Division, with a 5-3 record. Washington is right behind them at 4-4 after suffering a 15-10 loss to the Edmonton Rush last weekend. Washington was outplayed in most every aspect of…


NLL: Roughnecks Travel To Minnesota To Face The Swarm

February 15, 2013

Saturday night the Calgary Roughnecks journey to Minnesota to take on the Minnesota Swarm in Week 7 action. This is the second game of the weekend for the Roughnecks, who are currently sitting at 4-2 atop of the West Division of the NLL. The Swarm are currently tied for third in the division at 2-3, only 1.5 games behind, and just took out the NLL’s first place overall Toronto Rock…


NLL: Roughnecks Try To Extend Streak in Toronto

February 14, 2013

The Calgary Roughnecks will try to extend their four-game winning streak this weekend as they take to the road for two games. The first is against the Toronto Rock Friday night in the Air Canada Centre. This is a battle of the two first place teams, with the Roughnecks currently leading the West Division at 4-2 and the Rock leading the East at 5-2. Calgary is coming off a 9-8…


NLL: Curtis Dickson Does in Rush

February 10, 2013

The Calgary Roughnecks pushed past the Edmonton Rush 9-8 in a very closely matched Saturday night game. Calgary improves to 4-2 with the win and remains in first place in the NLL West. Edmonton drops to 1-4, the worst record in the league. Compared to the matchup these same two teams had a week before, where 33 goals were scored, this game featured tighter checking and outstanding goaltending on both…


NLL: Round Two of the Battle of Alberta on Saturday

February 8, 2013

The Battle of Alberta got underway last weekend in Edmonton with the Calgary Roughnecks taking an 18-15 victory. The two teams travel south on Saturday to Calgary for the second of four meetings this year. The winner of the four-game series the Roughnecks and Rush will play this year will take home the Homes By Avi Battle of Alberta Cup, so there’s some hardware on the line this year in addition…