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Roughnecks Win Over Mammoth – OurSports Central

March 10, 2023 – National Lacrosse League (NLL) – Calgary Roughnecks News Release

Calgary, AB – The Calgary Roughnecks defeated the Colorado Mammoth 16-10 Friday night at Ball Arena, winning the three-game series with the Western Conference rivals 2-1.

The Roughnecks transition opened the scoring with goals from Shane Simpson and Zach Currier in succession. Colorado added two of their own to follow, before Calgary went on a six-goal run into the second quarter. The Mammoth were only able to add a single goal before the Roughnecks continued their onslaught, adding another three goals in the second frame to take a commanding 11-3 lead at the half.

The Mammoth pushed back in the final half, containing the Roughnecks to three goals in the third whilst adding four to their total. They were ultimately unable to take the lead at any point, as Calgary added a final two in the fourth to finish the game up by six goals.

Jesse King was the top performer for Calgary tonight, with seven points from two goals and five assists. Josh Currier, Dan Taylor, Zach Currier, Shane Simpson, Mitch Wilde and Haiden Dickson all added two goals to the total, Tanner Cook netted one whilst Reece Callies also had his first goal of the season. Christian Del Bianco added two assists to take him to 18 on the season so far, surpassing his previous record of 17 in a single season. The Mammoth outshot the Roughnecks 47-41.

The Calgary Roughnecks now have 8 wins and 4 losses on the season with six games remaining and remain second in the West Conference.

The Roughnecks return to WestJet Field at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Friday, March 17th for the St Patrick’s Day Party. Tickets for the best and biggest St Patty’s Day party in Calgary are on sale now, at CalgaryRoughnecks.com/tickets.

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