NLL: Schreiber’s return not enough to help Rock past Roughnecks

March 11, 2020

Riding a four-game home win streak, the Toronto Rock received an offensive boost Sunday prior to their lone matchup this season against the Calgary Roughnecks. Both Tom Schreiber, who missed six games to injury, and Dan Dawson, who missed the last two, returned to the Rock lineup. The excitement surrounding their return was evident in the building, but it would be short lived as Calgary eventually spoiled the party with…

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NLL: Dobbie scores seven in home return but Seals defeat Roughnecks on controversial calls

March 4, 2020

Saturday night’s game between Calgary and San Diego turned into a slugfest between two NLL heavyweights. In the Roughnecks corner, reigning MVP Dane Dobbie struck for a whopping seven goals, including a first half sock trick. The Seals answered with their 2019 Rookie of the Year Austin Staats who went off for five goals and three assists. With the game hanging in the balance, a couple of late rulings by…

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NLL: Roughnecks take OT win over Swarm after deluge of 4th quarter goals

February 26, 2020

The defending champion Calgary Roughnecks came into Infinite Energy Arena on Saturday night and pulled out an 18-17 overtime victory over the Georgia Swarm. Reigning NLL MVP Dane Dobbie returned to the lineup for Calgary after serving a six-game suspension. And he made his illustrious return with a bang, rattling off six goals and recording one assist in the victory, including the game winner. Curtis Dickson (5G/5A) and Rhys Duch…

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NLL: Roughnecks finally get a win at Scotiabank Saddledome

February 12, 2020

In their first ever meeting, it was the Calgary Roughnecks coming away with a 13-9 win over the visiting New York Riptide at Scotiabank Saddledome on February 8. A hat trick by Tyler Pace and a dominant transition game were just what Calgary needed to notch their first home win of the season and end a mini three-game losing streak. One of the main storylines leading up to this game…

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NLL: Halifax extends undefeated streak with win over Roughnecks

January 27, 2020

The visiting Halifax Thunderbirds came into Calgary on “East Coast Kitchen Night” and treated the hometown Roughnecks to some maritime lacrosse as they extended their undefeated streak with a 15-12 win. The Thunderbirds started slow, but used a massive seven-goal run in the third quarter to pull away and lock up their sixth consecutive win. The Halifax offense continued to get great production from their entire front end. Captain Cody…

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NLL: Knighthawks defeat defending champs for first franchise win

January 21, 2020

For the second time in Knighthawks history, the team secured their first ever win by defeating the Calgary Roughnecks 13-12 in front of the 4,505 faithful fans at Blue Cross Arena. A power play goal by Curtis Knight midway through the fourth turned out to be the game winner and capped off a gritty performance by the seven-year veteran. Knight recorded three goals and added three more helpers on his…

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NLL: Last-second heroics from Rambo lifts Philadelphia over Calgary

January 1, 2020

In their first ever visit to Scotiabank Saddledome, the Philadelphia Wings must have wondered if they had shown up to the wrong venue. With no sign of the hosts, Philadelphia made themselves at home and patiently waited and wondered if their late-night date would appear. Hot from the YYC airport, the hometown Roughnecks piled off the team bus and right into their second game in 24 hours. At 10:26 p.m….

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NLL: Roughnecks drop Seals with big road win

December 31, 2019

Friday night the Calgary Roughnecks (2-1) defeated the San Diego Seals (0-3) 16-11 in front of 4,088 fans at Pechanga Arena. After a defensive first quarter which saw Calgary lead 2-1, the teams started to play offense by scoring eight goals combined in quarter two. With Calgary trailing 5-3 alternate captain Curtis Dickson would start a six-goal run that would go to the 11-minute mark of the third quarter. Dickson’s…

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NLL: Mammoth spoil Roughnecks’ banner raising

December 24, 2019

Exacting a small measure of revenge for last year’s playoff exit, the Colorado Mammoth spoiled opening night for the Calgary Roughnecks beating them 8-7 on banner raising night at Scotiabank Saddledome. After killing off a Roughnecks’ two-man advantage, Jordan Gilles scored the overtime winner at 7:11 giving Colorado a well-deserved road victory. Despite the hostile environment and without stars Eli McLaughlin and Dan Coates, Colorado’s young team seemed unphased by…

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