2008 Colorado Mammoth season

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).

2008 Colorado Mammoth
LeagueNLL
Division2nd West
2008 record9-7
Home record6-2
Road record3-5
Goals for184
Goals against167
General ManagerSteve Govett
CoachBob McMahon
CaptainGavin Prout
ArenaPepsi Center
Average attendance12,991
Team leaders
GoalsBrian Langtry (30)
AssistsGavin Prout (67)
PointsGavin Prout (92)
Penalties in minutesRich Catton (55)
Loose BallsNenad Gajic (121)
WinsGee Nash (7)
Goals against averageChris Levis (10.04)

Regular seasonEdit

Conference standingsEdit

Reference: [1]

East Division
PTeamGPWLPCTGBHomeRoadGFGADiffGF/GPGA/GP

1Buffalo Banditsxyz16106.6250.07–23–4203174+2912.6910.88
2Minnesota Swarmx16106.6250.06–24–4199196+312.4412.25
3New York Titansx16106.6250.05–15–5197186+1112.3111.62
4Philadelphia Wingsx16106.6250.07–13–5225220+514.0613.75
5Rochester Knighthawks1688.5002.04–44–4197171+2612.3110.69
6Toronto Rock1679.4383.04–53–4172174-210.7510.88
7Chicago Shamrox16610.3754.03–53–5176212-3611.0013.25
West Division
PTeamGPWLPCTGBHomeRoadGFGADiffGF/GPGA/GP

1San Jose Stealthxy1697.5620.04–45–3185172+1311.5610.75
2Colorado Mammothx1697.5620.06–23–5184167+1711.5010.44
3Calgary Roughnecksx1679.4382.05–32–6183178+511.4411.12
4Portland LumberJaxx16610.3753.03–53–5179194-1511.1912.12
5Edmonton Rush16412.2505.03–51–7141197-568.8112.31

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 logEdit

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 (1987–2014) 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

PlayoffsEdit

Game logEdit

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 statsEdit

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

GoaltendersEdit

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

AwardsEdit

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

TransactionsEdit

TradesEdit

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

RosterEdit

Reference:[6]

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

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National Lacrosse League - 2008 Regular Season - Standings". NLL.com. Retrieved May 3, 2012.
  2. ^ "Colorado Mammoth – National Lacrosse League". NLL.com. Archived from the original on September 4, 2012. Retrieved May 6, 2012.
  3. ^ "Colorado Mammoth – National Lacrosse League". NLL.com. Archived from the original on September 6, 2012. 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.