2009 Colorado Mammoth season

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2009 Colorado Mammoth
League NLL
Division 4th West
2009 record 7-9
Home record 4-4
Road record 3-5
Goals for 172
Goals against 184
General Manager Steve Govett
Coach Bob McMahon
Captain Gavin Prout
Arena Pepsi Center
Average attendance 12,305
Team leaders
Goals Brian Langtry (38)
Assists Gavin Prout (48)
Points Brian Langtry (79)
Penalties in minutes Rich Catton (48)
Loose Balls Bryan Safarik (98)
Wins Andrew Leyshon (5)
Goals against average Andrew Leyshon (10.93)

The Colorado Mammoth are a lacrosse team based in Denver, Colorado playing in the National Lacrosse League (NLL). The 2009 season was the 23rd in franchise history and 7th 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 New York Titansxy 16 10 6 .625 0.0 5–3 5–3 190 180 +10 11.88 11.25
2 Buffalo Banditsx 16 10 6 .625 0.0 5–3 5–3 223 170 +53 13.94 10.62
3 Boston Blazersx 16 10 6 .625 0.0 4–4 6–2 181 168 +13 11.31 10.50
4 Rochester Knighthawksx 16 7 9 .438 3.0 6–2 1–7 169 197 -28 10.56 12.31
5 Philadelphia Wings 16 7 9 .438 3.0 4–4 3–5 188 193 -5 11.75 12.06
6 Toronto Rock 16 6 10 .375 4.0 3–5 3–5 194 218 -24 12.12 13.62
West Division
P Team GP W L PCT GB Home Road GF GA Diff GF/GP GA/GP

1 Calgary Roughnecksxyz 16 12 4 .750 0.0 5–3 7–1 206 167 +39 12.88 10.44
2 Portland LumberJaxx 16 9 7 .562 3.0 4–4 5–3 181 177 +4 11.31 11.06
3 San Jose Stealthx 16 7 9 .438 5.0 5–3 2–6 200 185 +15 12.50 11.56
4 Colorado Mammothx 16 7 9 .438 5.0 4–4 3–5 172 184 -12 10.75 11.50
5 Minnesota Swarm 16 6 10 .375 6.0 2–6 4–4 174 198 -24 10.88 12.38
6 Edmonton Rush 16 5 11 .312 7.0 4–4 1–7 159 200 -41 9.94 12.50

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 January 9, 2009 @ Portland LumberJax Rose Garden W 12–10 6,859 1–0
2 January 10, 2009 Portland LumberJax Pepsi Center L 5–14 16,987 1–1
3 January 24, 2009 Edmonton Rush Pepsi Center L 9–11 16,734 1–2
4 January 31, 2009 New York Titans Pepsi Center W 12–8 15,023 2–2
5 February 7, 2009 @ Minnesota Swarm Xcel Energy Center W 13–8 11,174 3–2
6 February 14, 2009 Calgary Roughnecks Pepsi Center W 13–12 17,712 4–2
7 February 21, 2009 @ San Jose Stealth HP Pavilion at San Jose L 9–14 5,576 4–3
8 February 22, 2009 @ Edmonton Rush Rexall Place L 9–10 7,249 4–4
9 March 14, 2009 @ San Jose Stealth HP Pavilion at San Jose W 14–11 3,535 5–4
10 March 21, 2009 @ Calgary Roughnecks Pengrowth Saddledome L 10–13 10,958 5–5
11 March 22, 2009 Minnesota Swarm Pepsi Center W 13–11 15,594 6–5
12 March 28, 2009 @ Philadelphia Wings Wachovia Center L 13–17 11,876 6–6
13 April 3, 2009 Rochester Knighthawks Pepsi Center L 8–12 16,834 6–7
14 April 4, 2009 @ Portland LumberJax Rose Garden L 12–13 OT 7,859 6–8
15 April 11, 2009 San Jose Stealth Pepsi Center L 10–11 OT 16,189 6–9
16 April 17, 2009 Edmonton Rush Pepsi Center W 10–9 16,727 7–9

Playoffs[edit]

Game log[edit]

Reference:[3]

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
Division Semifinal May 3, 2009 @ Calgary Roughnecks Pengrowth Saddledome L 8–15 9,760 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
Brian Langtry 16 38 41 79 80 24
Gavin Prout 16 26 48 74 96 14
Jamie Shewchuk 16 20 33 53 70 16
Gary Rosyski 15 15 36 51 54 25
Jed Prossner 14 15 20 35 34 4
Chris Gill 11 17 4 21 22 4
Nick Carlson 16 4 14 18 83 20
Tyler Crompton 13 9 5 14 35 18
Matt Danowski 9 7 7 14 18 2
Totals 271 443 331 1083 45

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
Andrew Leyshon 16 752:06 5 7 137 .774 10.93
Curtis Palidwor 9 111:51 1 1 22 .756 11.80
Gee Nash 3 106:44 1 1 24 .696 13.49
Jeremy Ogden 1 1:09 0 0 0 .000 .00
Totals 7 9 184 .763 11.50

Transactions[edit]

New players[edit]

  • John Gallant - acquired in trade
  • Andrew Leyshon - signed as free agent
  • Andrew Potter - acquired in trade
  • Jay Preece - signed as free agent
  • Gary Rosyski - signed as free agent

Players not returning[edit]

  • Jason Bloom - traded
  • Jordan Cornfield - released
  • Josh Sims - retired
  • Dave Stilley - traded

Trades[edit]

March 7, 2009[5]
To Colorado Mammoth
Curtis Palidwor
To Toronto Rock
Second round pick, 2010 entry draft
February 26, 2009[6]
To Colorado Mammoth
Second round pick, 2010 entry draft
To Toronto Rock
Curtis Palidwor
November 17, 2008 To Colorado Mammoth
conditional pick, 2009 entry draft
To New York Titans
Dave Stilley
October 15, 2008[7]
To Colorado Mammoth
Andrew Potter
1st round pick, 2009 entry draft
1st round pick, 2010 entry draft
To Rochester Knighthawks
Gary Gait
September 15, 2008[8]
To Colorado Mammoth
John Gallant
To Boston Blazers
Jason Bloom
5th round pick, 2008 entry draft

Entry draft[edit]

The 2008 NLL Entry Draft took place on September 7, 2008.[9] The Mammoth selected the following players:

Round Overall Player College/Club
1 7 Matt Danowski Duke University
3 31 Mike Ward Duke University
4 43 Terry Kiminer UMBC
6 69 Ryan McFadyen Duke University

Roster[edit]

2009 Colorado Mammoth roster
Active (20-man) roster Inactive roster Coaches
Goaltenders
Defensemen
Forwards
Transition
  •  3 United States Tim Booth
  •  8 Canada Nick Carlson
  •  7 Canada Bryan Safarik
  •  5 United States Mike Ward
Injured Reserve
Holdout
  • 23 United States Chris Gill
Head Coach
Assistant Coaches
  • Russ Heard
  • Dan Pratt
  • Ward Sanderson

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


NLL Transactions

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Lacrosse League - 2009 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. ^ http://pointstreak.com/prostats/teamplayerstats.html?teamid=25953&seasonid=3260
  5. ^ "Curtis Palidwor Returns to Colorado Mammoth". TorontoRock.com. March 7, 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-17. 
  6. ^ "Rock Acquire Palidwor from Mammoth". NLL.com. February 26, 2009. Archived from the original on 3 March 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-17. 
  7. ^ "Gary Gait Traded To Rochester". NLL.com. October 15, 2008. Archived from the original on 16 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-15. 
  8. ^ "Gallant Returns To Mammoth". NLL.com. September 15, 2008. Archived from the original on 18 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-15. 
  9. ^ "Daryl Veltman Selected First By Boston". NLL.com. September 7, 2008. Archived from the original on 7 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-08.