2012 Colorado Mammoth season

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2012 Colorado Mammoth
League NLL
Division 2nd West
2012 record 11-5
Home record 5-3
Road record 6-2
Goals for 217
Goals against 201
General Manager Steve Govett
Coach Bob Hamley
Captain Gavin Prout
Alternate captains John Grant, Jr.
Jon Sullivan
Arena Pepsi Center
Team leaders
Goals John Grant, Jr. (50)
Assists John Grant, Jr. (66)
Points John Grant, Jr. (116)
Penalties in minutes Rory Smith (35)
Loose Balls Illja Gajic (124)
Wins Chris Levis (10)
Goals against average Chris Levis (12.26)

The Colorado Mammoth are a lacrosse team based in Denver, Colorado playing in the National Lacrosse League (NLL). The 2012 season was the 26th in franchise history and 10th 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 Toronto Rockxy 16 9 7 .562 0.0 3–5 6–2 198 196 +2 12.38 12.25
2 Rochester Knighthawksx 16 7 9 .438 2.0 5–3 2–6 191 197 -6 11.94 12.31
3 Philadelphia Wingsx 16 7 9 .438 2.0 3–5 4–4 176 207 -31 11.00 12.94
4 Buffalo Banditsx 16 7 9 .438 2.0 4–4 3–5 198 204 -6 12.38 12.75
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 7–1 216 170 +46 13.50 10.62
2 Colorado Mammothx 16 11 5 .688 1.0 5–3 6–2 217 201 +16 13.56 12.56
3 Minnesota Swarmx 16 9 7 .562 3.0 6–2 3–5 202 190 +12 12.62 11.88
4 Edmonton Rushx 16 6 10 .375 6.0 4–4 2–6 167 175 -8 10.44 10.94
5 Washington Stealth 16 4 12 .250 8.0 2–6 2–6 179 204 -25 11.19 12.75

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 14, 2012 Minnesota Swarm Pepsi Center W 20–14 14,106 1–0
2 January 20, 2012 @ Edmonton Rush Rexall Place W 13–12 8,192 2–0
3 January 21, 2012 @ Calgary Roughnecks Scotiabank Saddledome W 13–12 OT 9,341 3–0
4 January 28, 2012 Rochester Knighthawks Pepsi Center W 14–11 15,210 4–0
5 February 4, 2012 Edmonton Rush Pepsi Center W 11–7 14,055 5–0
6 February 18, 2012 @ Minnesota Swarm Xcel Energy Center W 12–7 9,030 6–0
7 February 24, 2012 Calgary Roughnecks Pepsi Center L 10–21 15,134 6–1
8 March 3, 2012 @ Buffalo Bandits First Niagara Center W 16–13 15,845 7–1
9 March 10, 2012 Washington Stealth Pepsi Center W 13–11 17,116 8–1
10 March 11, 2012 @ Washington Stealth Comcast Arena at Everett L 8–11 3,919 8–2
11 March 23, 2012 Philadelphia Wings Pepsi Center L 12–13 14,876 8–3
12 March 25, 2012 @ Philadelphia Wings Wells Fargo Center W 16–15 OT 8,435 9–3
13 March 31, 2012 @ Rochester Knighthawks Blue Cross Arena W 16–12 5,611 10–3
14 April 14, 2012 Toronto Rock Pepsi Center W 19–12 15,215 11–3
15 April 20, 2012 Edmonton Rush Pepsi Center L 11–14 16,201 11–4
16 April 28, 2012 @ Minnesota Swarm Xcel Energy Center L 13–16 11,297 11–5

Playoffs[edit]

Game log[edit]

Reference:[3]

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
Division Semifinal May 5, 2012 Minnesota Swarm Pepsi Center L 10–14 14,152 0–1

Transactions[edit]

Trades[edit]

July 13, 2011[4]
To Colorado Mammoth
Mat MacLeod
Creighton Reid
1st round pick in 2011 Entry Draft
2nd round pick in 2011 entry draft
To Toronto Rock
Dan Carey
3rd round pick in 2011 entry draft
1st round pick in 2013 entry draft
September 6, 2011[5] To Colorado Mammoth
Jon Sullivan
Rory Smith
Sean Pollock
To Minnesota Swarm
1st round pick in Boston Blazers dispersal draft (Anthony Cosmo)
March 20, 2012[6]
To Colorado Mammoth
Jamie Shewchuk
To Minnesota Swarm
3rd round pick in 2013 Entry Draft

Dispersal Draft[edit]

The Mammoth chose the following players in the Boston Blazers dispersal draft:

Round Overall Player
2 12 Ryan Hotaling
3 21 Greg Peyser
4 29 Gary Bining
5 35 Sean Morris

Entry draft[edit]

The 2011 NLL Entry Draft took place on September 21, 2011.[7] The Mammoth selected the following players:

Round Overall Player College/Club
1 3 Adam Jones Canisius College
1 8 Dan Coates Canisius College
2 13 Jordan McBride Stoney Brook University
2 14 Jamie Lincoln Hofstra University
2 16 Tye Belanger Peterborough, ON
4 30 Craig England Orangeville, ON
5 38 Joey Cupido Six Nations, ON
6 47 Jovan Miller Syracuse University

Roster[edit]

2012 Colorado Mammoth roster
Active (20-man) roster Inactive roster Coaches
Goaltenders
Defensemen
Forwards
  • 10 Canada Alex Gajic
  • 24 Canada John Grant, Jr. (A)
  • 20 Canada Derek Hopcroft
  • 16 Canada Adam Jones
  • 44 Canada Jamie Lincoln
  • 14 Canada Jordan McBride
  • 17 Canada Sean Pollock
  •  9 Canada Gavin Prout (C)
Transition
  • 15 Canada Illja Gajic
  • 19 Canada Cameron Holding
  • 13 Canada Mat MacLeod
  •  1 Canada Jed Prossner
  •  8 Canada Scott Stewart
Practice Squad
  • 31 Canada Tye Belanger
  • 82 Canada Joey Cupido
  • 46 United States Jovan Miller
Injured Reserve
Holdout
Restricted list
Head Coach
  • Bob Hamley
Assistant Coaches
  • Ed Comeau
  • Sean Farris

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

[1] updated 2011-12-21
NLL Transactions

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Lacrosse League - 2012 Regular Season - Standings". NLL.com. Retrieved May 3, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Colorado Mammoth – National Lacrosse League". NLL.com. Retrieved May 8, 2012. 
  3. ^ "Colorado Mammoth – National Lacrosse League". NLL.com. Retrieved May 8, 2012. 
  4. ^ "Colorado trades Carey to Toronto". NLL.com. July 13, 2011. Retrieved 2011-10-10. 
  5. ^ Jenner, Teddy (September 6, 2011). "Colorado moves 3rd overall dispersal pick to Minnesota for three big names". ILIndoor.com. Retrieved September 6, 2011. 
  6. ^ "2012 Transactions". NLL.com. March 20, 2012. Retrieved 2012-03-28. 
  7. ^ "2011 Entry Draft results". NLL.com. September 21, 2011. Retrieved 2011-10-10.