NLL: Mammoth win first of the season

January 22, 2019

Benesch collects seven points to lead Colorado to a Mammoth win Saturday night the Colorado Mammoth (1-3) defeated the Calgary Roughnecks (3-4) 12-7 in front of 11,101 fans at the Pepsi Center for their long-awaited first win of the season. Ryan Benesch (3G/4A) and Eli McLaughlin (2G/4A) led the way for the Mammoth offense. Colorado struggled during their first three games, only holding a lead for just over 11 minutes….

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NLL: Underdog Black Wolves take bite out of Roughnecks

January 15, 2019

It was understandable that the visiting New England Black Wolves arrived at Scotiabank Saddledome on Saturday labeled as underdogs. After all, they were on the road and had just traded away their leading scorer of a year ago in Kevin Crowley. Calgary, on the other hand, was playing at home, winners of their last three and just received a huge boost to their line-up with the return of their leading…

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NLL: Roughnecks keep Mammoth winless

January 8, 2019

The final game of the NLL’s week four featured a matinee matchup between the Western rivals Calgary Roughnecks and Colorado Mammoth. The Mammoth had something to prove after losing their home opener to the Seals, but it was an offensively depleted Roughnecks’ squad making no excuses that put together a character 11-8 win. Without a host of big offensive names (including Tyler Pace), the Roughnecks started only six forwards for…

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NLL: Fourth quarter surge gives Roughnecks 9-5 win over Seals

December 29, 2018

After battling each other to a 5-5 tie for the first 50 minutes of the game, a late four-goal run by the host Calgary Roughnecks put them over the top for a hard-fought 9-5 win over the San Diego Seals on Friday night, in front of 12,696 fans in the Scotiabank Saddledome. The Roughnecks improve to 2-1 on the season and are in sole possession of first place in the…

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NLL: Roughnecks get revenge on Warriors

December 23, 2018

As the whistle blew on the opening face-off between Tyler Burton and Zack Porter, a new era of lacrosse got underway in downtown Vancouver. Finally, for the province of British Columbia, courtesy of Canucks Sports and Entertainment, the highest level of lacrosse got a deserving stage at Rogers Arena to showcase the best talent in the world. The only thing missing on this night was a win by the home…

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NLL: Warriors spoil Roughnecks’ party

December 17, 2018

Coming in is as the heavy underdog and down by five in the fourth quarter, the Vancouver Warriors put their hardhats on and went to work on NLL opening night. When the dust settled, it was veteran captain Matt Beers scoring four minutes into overtime to complete the improbable comeback and push the Warriors over the Roughnecks by a score of 14-13. “I was so gassed. I had played three…

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NLL Preview: Calgary Roughnecks

December 13, 2018

On paper, it’s hard not to like the 2018/2019 edition of the Calgary Roughnecks. General Manager Mike Board and Head Coach Curt Malawsky have done a solid job putting together and developing an exciting, competitive lacrosse team. Since laying the groundwork in 2015 with draft picks Wes Berg, Christian Del Bianco and Tyson Bell, the Roughnecks have continued to build their roster with young, athletic talent. If the last half…

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NLL: A busy summer for the Calgary Roughnecks

November 19, 2018

  KEY ADDITIONS                      KEY DEPARTURES Jesse King F                            Frank Scigliano G Dan Taylor F                            Garrett McIntosh D                                                   Tyler Digby F                                              …

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NLL Protected Player Lists

July 4, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, July 3, 2018 – The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, today announces the protected player lists from each team in advance of the 2018 NLL Expansion Draft on July 16th. The Philadelphia Wings hold the 1st overall selection in the 2018 Expansion Draft. Both the Wings and the San Diego Seals will make alternating picks throughout 9 rounds (18 total selections). No current NLL…

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Calgary Roughnecks: Season In Review

June 19, 2018

It’s remarkable how different two 8-10 seasons can feel. Based solely on record, it would be easy to say nothing has changed, but when you look closely, the 2018 Calgary Roughnecks are a significantly improved group. Understanding this year’s team requires a look back into recent events in club history. Not only does that tell us where the Roughnecks are, but where the team is heading (spoiler alert: Calgary’s future…

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