2008 Calgary Roughnecks season

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2008 Calgary Roughnecks
League NLL
Division 3rd West
2008 record 7-9
Home record 5-3
Road record 2-6
Goals for 183
Goals against 178
General Manager Kurt Silcott
Coach Chris Hall
Jeff Dowling
Captain Tracey Kelusky
Alternate captains Kaleb Toth
Arena Pengrowth Saddledome
Average attendance 10,841
Team leaders
Goals Lewis Ratcliff (29)
Josh Sanderson (29)
Assists Scott Ranger (39)
Points Scott Ranger (66)
Penalties in minutes Andrew McBride (46)
Loose Balls Bruce Codd (114)
Wins Pat Campbell (3)
Steve Dietrich (3)
Goals against average Steve Dietrich (10.47)

The Calgary Roughnecks are a lacrosse team based in Calgary playing in the National Lacrosse League (NLL). The 2008 season was the 7th in franchise history. The Roughnecks finished 3rd in the West Division, making the playoffs for the sixth straight season. They defeated the Colorado Mammoth in the division semifinals, but were eliminated when they lost 16-12 to the Portland LumberJax in the division final in Calgary.

Regular season[edit]

Conference standings[edit]

Reference: [1]

East Division
P Team GP W L PCT GB Home Road GF GA Diff GF/GP GA/GP

1 Buffalo Banditsxyz 16 10 6 .625 0.0 7–2 3–4 203 174 +29 12.69 10.88
2 Minnesota Swarmx 16 10 6 .625 0.0 6–2 4–4 199 196 +3 12.44 12.25
3 New York Titansx 16 10 6 .625 0.0 5–1 5–5 197 186 +11 12.31 11.62
4 Philadelphia Wingsx 16 10 6 .625 0.0 7–1 3–5 225 220 +5 14.06 13.75
5 Rochester Knighthawks 16 8 8 .500 2.0 4–4 4–4 197 171 +26 12.31 10.69
6 Toronto Rock 16 7 9 .438 3.0 4–5 3–4 172 174 -2 10.75 10.88
7 Chicago Shamrox 16 6 10 .375 4.0 3–5 3–5 176 212 -36 11.00 13.25
West Division
P Team GP W L PCT GB Home Road GF GA Diff GF/GP GA/GP

1 San Jose Stealthxy 16 9 7 .562 0.0 4–4 5–3 185 172 +13 11.56 10.75
2 Colorado Mammothx 16 9 7 .562 0.0 6–2 3–5 184 167 +17 11.50 10.44
3 Calgary Roughnecksx 16 7 9 .438 2.0 5–3 2–6 183 178 +5 11.44 11.12
4 Portland LumberJaxx 16 6 10 .375 3.0 3–5 3–5 179 194 -15 11.19 12.12
5 Edmonton Rush 16 4 12 .250 5.0 3–5 1–7 141 197 -56 8.81 12.31

x: Clinched playoff berth; c: Clinched playoff berth by crossing over to another division; y: Clinched division; z: Clinched best regular season record; GP: Games Played
W: Wins; L: Losses; GBGames back; PCT: Win percentage; Home: Record at Home; Road: Record on the Road; GF: Goals scored; GA: Goals allowed
Differential: Difference between goals scored and allowed; GF/GP: Average number of goals scored per game; GA/GP: Average number of goals allowed per game

Game log[edit]

Reference:[2]

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
1 December 29, 2008 @ Colorado Mammoth Pepsi Center L 9–10 17,811 0–1
2 January 12, 2008 San Jose Stealth Pengrowth Saddledome L 12–13 OT 12,022 0–2
3 January 25, 2008 @ San Jose Stealth HP Pavilion at San Jose W 16–13 3,653 1–2
4 January 26, 2008 Portland LumberJax Pengrowth Saddledome W 13–6 10,413 2–2
5 February 8, 2008 Buffalo Bandits Pengrowth Saddledome L 9–17 10,922 2–3
6 February 16, 2008 @ Rochester Knighthawks Blue Cross Arena L 12–15 8,871 2–4
7 February 22, 2008 @ Portland LumberJax Rose Garden L 9–13 7,349 2–5
8 February 24, 2008 Colorado Mammoth Pengrowth Saddledome W 12–9 10,203 3–5
9 March 1, 2008 @ Toronto Rock Air Canada Centre L 7–9 14,542 3–6
10 March 8, 2008 Portland LumberJax Pengrowth Saddledome W 15–12 18,737 4–6
11 March 14, 2008 Colorado Mammoth Pengrowth Saddledome L 6–11 11,134 4–7
12 March 22, 2008 @ San Jose Stealth HP Pavilion at San Jose L 12–13 3,303 4–8
13 April 5, 2008 @ Edmonton Rush Rexall Place L 9–11 9,433 4–9
14 April 12, 2008 Edmonton Rush Pengrowth Saddledome W 18–7 12,451 5–9
15 April 19, 2008 Toronto Rock Pengrowth Saddledome W 12–11 OT 11,808 6–9
16 April 26, 2008 @ Edmonton Rush Rexall Place W 12–8 10,817 7–9

Playoffs[edit]

Game log[edit]

Reference:[3]

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
Division Semifinal May 3, 2008 @ Colorado Mammoth Pepsi Center W 15–13 15,554 1–0
Division Final May 10, 2008 Portland LumberJax Pengrowth Saddledome L 12–16 9,327 1–1

Player stats[edit]

Reference:[4]

Runners (Top 10)[edit]

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; LB = Loose Balls; PIM = Penalty Minutes

Player GP G A Pts LB PIM
Scott Ranger 16 27 39 66 55 7
Lewis Ratcliff 12 29 35 64 65 8
Josh Sanderson 15 29 35 64 80 6
Kaleb Toth 15 19 31 50 57 4
Curt Malawsky 15 22 22 44 52 6
Jeff Shattler 16 17 26 43 110 12
Kelly Hall 14 11 25 36 36 10
Tracey Kelusky 7 11 14 25 26 5
Nolan Heavenor 16 14 9 23 92 14
Totals 268 451 290 1046 35

Goaltenders[edit]

Note: GP = Games Played; MIN = Minutes; W = Wins; L = Losses; GA = Goals Against; Sv% = Save Percentage; GAA = Goals Against Average

Player GP MIN W L GA Sv% GAA
Pat Campbell 11 477:21 3 6 87 .760 10.94
Steve Dietrich 9 332:24 3 2 58 .765 10.47
Ryan Avery 11 150:01 1 1 30 .760 12.00
Alex Coutts 1 3:55 0 0 1 .667 15.32
Totals 7 9 178 .759 11.13

Awards[edit]

Player Award
Lewis Ratcliff All-Stars
Jeff Shattler
Andrew McBride

Trades[edit]

January 30, 2008[5]
To Calgary Roughnecks
Chris Seller
To Edmonton Rush
third round pick, 2008 entry draft
March 25, 2008[6]
To Calgary Roughnecks
Josh Sanderson
first round pick, 2008 entry draft
To Toronto Rock
Lewis Ratcliff
conditional first or second round pick, 2009 entry draft

Roster[edit]

2008 Calgary Roughnecks roster
Active (20-man) roster Inactive roster Coaches
Goaltenders
Defensemen
Forwards
Transition
Practice Squad
Head Coach

Legend
  • * Suspended list
  • (C) Captain
  • (A) Alternate captain

[1] updated 16 June 2015
NLL Transactions

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Lacrosse League - 2008 Regular Season - Standings". NLL.com. Retrieved May 3, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Calgary Roughnecks – National Lacrosse League". NLL.com. Retrieved May 6, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Calgary Roughnecks – National Lacrosse League". NLL.com. Retrieved May 6, 2012. 
  4. ^ http://pointstreak.com/prostats/teamplayerstats.html?teamid=25952&seasonid=1995
  5. ^ "Rush Deals Seller to Roughnecks". NLL.com. January 30, 2008. Archived from the original on 3 April 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-11. 
  6. ^ "Ratcliff, Sanderson Swapped". NLL.com. March 25, 2008. Archived from the original on 28 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-11.