2008 Colorado Mammoth season

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2008 Colorado Mammoth
League NLL
Division 2nd West
2008 record 9-7
Home record 6-2
Road record 3-5
Goals for 184
Goals against 167
General Manager Steve Govett
Coach Bob McMahon
Captain Gavin Prout
Arena Pepsi Center
Average attendance 12,991
Team leaders
Goals Brian Langtry (30)
Assists Gavin Prout (67)
Points Gavin Prout (92)
Penalties in minutes Rich Catton (55)
Loose Balls Nenad Gajic (121)
Wins Gee Nash (7)
Goals against average Chris Levis (10.04)

The Colorado Mammoth are a lacrosse team based in Denver, Colorado playing in the National Lacrosse League (NLL). The 2008 season was the 22nd in franchise history and 6th as the Mammoth (previously the Washington Power, Pittsburgh Crossefire, and Baltimore Thunder).

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, 2007 Calgary Roughnecks Pepsi Center W 10–9 17,811 1–0
2 January 12, 2008 Edmonton Rush Pepsi Center W 14–11 17,520 2–0
3 January 24, 2008 @ Portland LumberJax Rose Garden W 12–11 OT 6,322 3–0
4 January 26, 2008 San Jose Stealth Pepsi Center W 11–6 18,007 4–0
5 February 7, 2008 Portland LumberJax Pepsi Center W 15–12 15,910 5–0
6 February 15, 2008 Philadelphia Wings Pepsi Center L 13–15 17,109 5–1
7 February 24, 2008 @ Calgary Roughnecks Pengrowth Saddledome L 9–12 10,203 5–2
8 March 8, 2008 San Jose Stealth Pepsi Center L 8–12 18,201 5–3
9 March 14, 2008 @ Calgary Roughnecks Pengrowth Saddledome W 11–6 11,134 6–3
10 March 20, 2008 @ Portland LumberJax Rose Garden L 15–16 6,182 6–4
11 April 3, 2008 Rochester Knighthawks Pepsi Center W 11–8 16,860 7–4
12 April 5, 2008 @ Buffalo Bandits HSBC Arena L 11–12 16,905 7–5
13 April 12, 2008 @ New York Titans Madison Square Garden L 10–14 6,337 7–6
14 April 18, 2008 Edmonton Rush Pepsi Center W 15–4 18,301 8–6
15 April 19, 2008 @ Edmonton Rush Rexall Place W 13–8 8,142 9–6
16 April 26, 2008 @ San Jose Stealth HP Pavilion at San Jose L 6–11 2,916 9–7

Playoffs[edit]

Game log[edit]

Reference:[3]

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
Division Semifinal May 3, 2008 Calgary Roughnecks Pepsi Center L 13–15 15,554 0–1

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
Gavin Prout 16 25 67 92 85 14
Jamie Shewchuk 15 26 38 64 69 24
Brian Langtry 14 30 33 63 58 21
Dan Carey 11 22 27 49 68 0
Jason Wulder 16 21 26 47 48 4
Jed Prossner 11 14 10 24 32 2
Nenad Gajic 16 6 18 24 121 8
Jordan Cornfield 7 7 11 18 27 2
Nick Carlson 16 8 7 15 58 23
Totals 298 482 329 1078 53

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
Gee Nash 16 640:24 7 4 112 .766 10.49
Chris Levis 16 322:49 2 3 54 .789 10.04
Pete Jokisch 0 0:00 0 0 0 .000 .00
Totals 9 7 167 .773 10.44

Awards[edit]

Player Award
Gavin Prout Second Team All-Pro
Dan Carey All-Stars
Gavin Prout
Gee Nash
Josh Sims
Bruce Murray
Nick Carlson

Transactions[edit]

Trades[edit]

March 25, 2008[5]
To Colorado Mammoth
Chris Gill
second round pick, 2008 entry draft
To Edmonton Rush
first round pick, 2008 entry draft

Roster[edit]

Reference:[6]

No. Position Player
47 United States Trans Bloom, Jason
Canada Fwd Brown, Matt
44 United States Fwd Carey, Dan
8 Canada Trans Carlson, Nick
48 Canada Def Catton, Rich
72 Canada Fwd Cornfield, Jordan
2 United States Def Coyle, Pat
28 United States Def Ethington, Tom
 ? Forsythe, Steve
10 Canada Trans Gajic, Nenad
11 Canada Def Gallant, John
23 United States Trans Gill, Chris
25 Canada Fwd Gill, Chris
24 United States Fwd Janson, Pat
Goalie Jokisch, Pete
No. Position Player
6 United States Fwd Langtry, Brian
United States Fwd Law, Mike
66 Canada Def Leveque, Matt
30 Canada Goalie Levis, Chris
43 Canada Fwd Llord, Dylan
Canada Fwd McEwen, Kyle
55 Canada Trans Moss, Jim
20 Canada Def Murray, Bruce
38 Canada Goalie Nash, Gee
1 United States Fwd Prossner, Jed
9 United States Fwd Prout, Gavin
85 Canada Fwd Shewchuk, Jamie
4 United States Trans Sims, Josh
95 Canada Fwd Wulder, Jason
 ? Zordani, Ryan

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Lacrosse League - 2008 Regular Season - Standings". NLL.com. Retrieved May 3, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Colorado Mammoth – National Lacrosse League". NLL.com. Retrieved May 6, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Colorado Mammoth – National Lacrosse League". NLL.com. Retrieved May 6, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Colorado Mammoth". www.pointstreak.com. Retrieved 22 May 2015. 
  5. ^ "Chris Gill Returns To Colorado". NLL.com. March 25, 2008. Archived from the original on 28 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-05-03. 
  6. ^ "Colorado Mammoth". www.pointstreak.com. Retrieved 22 May 2015.