Colorado Mammoth Earn Critical Win in Calgary

January 26, 2014

Photo Credit: Brad Watson/Calgary Roughnecks A behind-the-back shot by John Grant Jr. won the Colorado Mammoth a key 14-13 victory over the Calgary Roughnecks in overtime on Saturday night. The Mammoth (2-5) needed the win badly after losing four straight and were able to maintain a lead for most of the game. The Roughnecks (2-3) opened the scoring just 1:31 in, on a goal by Daryl Veltman. Athan Iannucci would…


Roughnecks Earn First Win of Season Over Mammoth

The Calgary Roughnecks defeated the Colorado Mammoth 13-12 on Friday night at the Scotiabank Saddledome. The Roughnecks were led by Dane Dobbie, who scored four times and added two assists. Jeff Shattler also contributed four goals and Geoff Snider added a hat trick. On the Mammoth side, John Grant Jr. had a six-point night (2 G, 4 A) and Drew Westervelt chipped in with five points (2 G, 3 A)….

January 11, 2014

Calgary Roughnecks Look to Bounce Back Vs. Colorado Mammoth

January 9, 2014

The Calgary Roughnecks host the Colorado Mammoth on Friday, Jan. 10 in their home opener of their 2014 season. The Roughnecks return home this weekend after a disappointing start to the season. They dropped a 16-11 decision to the Toronto Rock last weekend in a game they were never really in after getting behind 7-3 in the first quarter. In the weekly Coaches Media Conference, Calgary head coach Curt Malawsky…


Mammoth Look to Rebound, Take on Stealth

January 4, 2014

The Colorado Mammoth are set to take on the Vancouver Stealth at The Pepsi Center Saturday night.  This is the season opener for the Stealth and game number two for the Mammoth. With the Mammoth coming off an exciting but disappointing season-opening loss to the Edmonton Rush on December 28, 2013 by a score of 13-10, what types of changes will the Mammoth have in store to be more productive…


NLL Rookie Report: Schuss, Loewen Step Up

With the 2014 NLL season officially underway, the latest wave of rookie talent made their presence felt Saturday night. Out of the six squads to begin action over the weekend, all but the Rochester Knighthawks and Buffalo Bandits featured at least one rookie in the lineup. Minnesota The youthful Swarm dressed a trio of signees from their recent draft class in Saturday’s loss to Rochester. Leading the way for the…

December 30, 2013

Rush Open Season With 13-10 Win Over Mammoth

The Rush overcame a slow start and a good initial push offensively by the Mammoth but came alive in the second quarter, outscoring Colorado 6-2 to to take an 8-6 lead at half time. Even though their offence had to make last minute substitutions for rookie Robert Church (illness) and Dane Stevens (unexpected family matter), they continued to roll in the third, opening the quarter with three straight goals to…

December 29, 2013

Are The Colorado Mammoth Being Overlooked?

November 29, 2013

The Colorado Mammoth squeaked into the 2013 playoff picture on the last day of the regular season before being dispatched in the first round by the Calgary Roughnecks. Their slow start to last year’s campaign and finish near the bottom of the standings may have some teams going into the 2014 season without worrying about the Mammoth. But that would be a mistake. The Mammoth won five of their last…


NLL:Roughnecks Blow Out Mammoth in Division Semis

April 29, 2013

The Calgary Roughnecks cruised to a 15-10 victory over the Colorado Mammoth in the West Division semi-finals on Saturday night. The win takes the Roughnecks through to the second round of the playoffs, where they will host the Washington Stealth in a game that will determine who gets to represent the West in the Champion’s Cup. After getting behind by two quick goals early in the first quarter, Calgary got…


NLL: Calgary Roughnecks Host Colorado Mammoth in Round One

April 26, 2013

The first round of the NLL playoffs begins on Saturday and in the West Division, the first place Calgary Roughnecks (9-7) will host the fourth-place Colorado Mammoth (7-9). The Roughnecks won the season series against the Mammoth two-games-to-one and were 8-4 against division rivals. The Mammoth were only 4-6 within the West Division, but they won five of their last seven games and their last two wins of the season…


NLL Week 16: What’s at Stake

April 18, 2013

Going into the final weekend of regular season play in the NLL, six of the eight postseason spots have been claimed, with two more yet to be determined. Moreover, only one team has locked up a home game, so there is still a lot yet to be determined. Such is life in a league with such parity among the teams. Here’s what we do know: The Toronto Rock have locked…