NLL: Ward stands tall as Mammoth punch ticket to NLL Finals

May 23, 2023

The stage was set and it was win or go home. Game three of the West Conference Finals was live from Scotiabank Saddledome, as the Colorado Mammoth and Calgary Roughnecks prepared for war. The previous two games were decided by one goal, obviously each side taking one game. This series featured our league’s last two champions and two world-class goaltenders in Dillon Ward and Christian Del Bianco. These two teams…


NLL: Roughnecks outlast PCLC to return to Conference Finals

May 11, 2023

The young Panther City Lacrosse Club came out swinging Saturday night and momentarily had the Roughnecks stunned and on the ropes. Calgary absorbed the early flurry – six goals on nine shots – and countered with their signature left right combination of Jesse King and Tyler Pace. When the final bell rang, it was the Calgary Roughnecks emerging victorious by a 12-9 score and moving on to the Western Conference…


NLL: Roughnecks reach milestones in final regular season win over PCLC

April 22, 2023

In what could likely be a first round West Conference playoff preview, the Calgary Roughnecks defeated the Panther City Lacrosse Club 13-12 on Friday night at Dickies Arena. It was a powerful come-from-behind win for the Roughnecks, who sit in second place in the West, with PCLC in third. It was the last regular season game for both clubs as the season dwindles to its conclusion, and Calgary, who can…


NLL: Roughnecks tie franchise record for wins with 12-7 score over Desert Dogs

April 18, 2023

13,000 loud and enthusiastic Calgary Roughnecks’ supporters packed WestJet Field on Fan Appreciation night to catch their first glimpse of the expansion Las Vegas Desert Dogs. Even NLL commissioner Brett Frood was in the building to take in the action as part of a trip out west to watch a pair of games in Calgary and Saskatoon. Making the most of their hometown crowd (the “seventh man” as coach Malawsky…


NLL: Roughnecks get convincing win by committee over Panther City

April 13, 2023

From the very beginning of the season, Calgary head coach Curt Malawsky said for this team to be successful they would truly need a “scoring by committee” approach. Saturday night at WestJet Field in Calgary, that’s exactly what the Roughnecks received and it resulted in a convincing 12-5 win over the visiting Panther City Lacrosse Club. The stat sheet echoed their coach’s prediction with every forward contributing at least two…


NLL: Seals and Roughnecks clinch playoff berths, Seals remain atop the West

April 2, 2023

The San Diego Seals were back on their home floor at Pechanga Arena Friday night preparing for a crucial West Conference matchup. San Diego sat in first place and they welcomed the second place Calgary Roughnecks to town. This game had massive implications for standings and also for clinching playoff berths. The Seals wasted little time getting out in front. Curtis Dickson, Dane Dobbie and Frank Scigliano all had huge…


NLL: Roughnecks Trounce Rush for Second Week in a Row

March 26, 2023

The Calgary Roughnecks handed the Saskatchewan Rush their fifth straight loss Saturday night, winning 14-6 to sweep their season series. The win improves the Roughnecks’ record to 10-4, putting them solidly in second place in the West Conference. The slumping Rush drop to 5-8 and are now in a fifth-place tie with the expansion Las Vegas Desert Dogs. This was never a close game. Calgary jumped out to a lead…


NLL: 17,000+ take in Roughnecks St. Patrick’s Day win over rival Rush

March 21, 2023

Last Friday night, over 17,000 fans packed Westjet Field to watch the annual Roughnecks St. Patrick’s Day game vs the Saskatchewan Rush. Backed by a dominating defensive performance and an eight-point night from Tyler Pace, the Calgary Roughnecks locked down the season series with an 11-6 victory. The Riggers got a huge boost to their lineup with the return of the aforementioned Pace as well as defender Jeff Cornwall. Cornwall…


NLL: Warriors’ woes continue as Calgary rolls over Vancouver 14-9

February 24, 2023

Jesse King scored a shorthanded goal just 1:16 into the game to fuel one of his game-high four goals, to go along with eight points for the sixth year veteran from British Columbia as the Calgary Roughnecks defeated the Vancouver Warriors 14-9 on Friday night. The struggling Warriors were led by Adam Charalambides, who contributed three goals and one assist. Charalambides fed Ryan Martel to knot the game 5-5 after…


NLL: Roughnecks refusal to lose results in back-to-back weekend wins

February 13, 2023

These are the dates coaches circle on the calendar – the daunting double-header weekend. It has the potential to reveal your team as a legit playoff contender or it can expose all of the weaknesses you really possess. Just two weeks ago, the Calgary Roughnecks came off a crushing OT loss to the Toronto Rock that could’ve put this team on life support –  especially if this weekend went badly….