NLL: Roughnecks win critical game against Halifax

February 23, 2024

What a difference two weeks can make. When the Calgary Roughnecks stepped off the turf on February 3rd, they’d just dropped both games of a double header and plummeted to 15th in the standings – last place. You did not want to look at the power rankings if you were a Roughnecks fan. Following those two losses, it seemed like Josh Sanderson saw something the rest of us didn’t when…

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NLL: Pivotal weekend ends in disappointment for Roughnecks

February 7, 2024

It was a pivotal weekend for the Calgary Roughnecks as they faced the ever-daunting back-to-back games on their home turf of Westjet Field. Win both and you’re a top eight team. Lose both and now you’re in quite a hole. Unfortunately, it was the latter for the Roughnecks as they dropped Friday night’s game 11-10 to the New York Riptide and then Saturday night’s game 9-7 to the Toronto Rock….

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NLL: Mammoth get much-needed home-floor win

January 26, 2024

Facing off against an old conference foe was just what the doctor ordered for Pat Coyle and the Colorado Mammoth. Backstopped by a dominant Dillon Ward and led up front by four goals from Connor Kelly, the Mammoth beat the visiting Calgary Roughnecks 13-10 on January 20. “Standings wise, you’re seeing other teams win and it feels like if we don’t start putting some wins together now, we’re going to…

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NLL: Calgary two-steps out of Vancouver with 14-7 win

January 18, 2024

Saturday night was country night in Vancouver and there wasn’t a more willing dance partner than the visitors from Cowtown. The Calgary Roughnecks took the lead early as the Warriors seemingly tripped over their own two left feet. When the dust settled, the boys from Stampede City two-stepped right outta of Van City with a 14-7 win. The only thing missing was the after party at Cowboys. Much of the…

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NLL: Roughnecks get first win of season in front of home crowd

January 4, 2024

For the first two games of the season, the Calgary Roughnecks agonizingly teased fans with the potential of how good they could be. In a Rochester, a scintillating offensive put up 10 first half goals before stalling in the second half and allowing the Knighthawks to squeak out a win. A four-goal effort by Tyler Pace in San Diego was wasted when the team went cold in the fourth and…

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NLL: Seals earn hard-fought victory as team honours Brodie Merrill

December 10, 2023

The San Diego Seals got their 5th season underway in style at Pechanga Arena on Saturday night. Poison front-man Bret Michaels and former New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees were in the building to watch the Seals take on the visiting Calgary Roughnecks. Led by a four-goal performance from Austin Staats, the home team earned a hard fought 12-9 victory. The 2023/24 edition of the San Diego Seals featured some…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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