2009 Calgary Roughnecks season

The Calgary Roughnecks are a lacrosse team based in Calgary playing in the National Lacrosse League (NLL). The 2009 season was the 8th in franchise history. The Roughnecks finished the season with a franchise best 12–4 record to lead the league. They won the Champion's Cup at home with a 12–10 victory over the New York Titans.

2009 Calgary Roughnecks
Champion's Cup Champions
West Division Champions
LeagueNLL
Division1st West
2009 record12-4
Home record5-3
Road record7-1
Goals for206
Goals against167
General ManagerBrad Banister (interim)
CoachTroy Cordingley
CaptainTracey Kelusky
Alternate captainsKaleb Toth
ArenaPengrowth Saddledome
Average attendance10,040
Team leaders
GoalsDane Dobbie (41)
AssistsJosh Sanderson (74)
PointsJosh Sanderson (103)
Penalties in minutesScott Carnegie (46)
Loose BallsJeff Shattler (119)
WinsMatt King (7)
Goals against averageMatt King (10.23)
Devan Wray hoists the Champion's Cup

Regular seasonEdit

Conference standingsEdit

Reference: [1]

East Division
PTeamGPWLPCTGBHomeRoadGFGADiffGF/GPGA/GP

1New York Titansxy16106.6250.05–35–3190180+1011.8811.25
2Buffalo Banditsx16106.6250.05–35–3223170+5313.9410.62
3Boston Blazersx16106.6250.04–46–2181168+1311.3110.50
4Rochester Knighthawksx1679.4383.06–21–7169197-2810.5612.31
5Philadelphia Wings1679.4383.04–43–5188193-511.7512.06
6Toronto Rock16610.3754.03–53–5194218-2412.1213.62
West Division
PTeamGPWLPCTGBHomeRoadGFGADiffGF/GPGA/GP

1Calgary Roughnecksxyz16124.7500.05–37–1206167+3912.8810.44
2Portland LumberJaxx1697.5623.04–45–3181177+411.3111.06
3San Jose Stealthx1679.4385.05–32–6200185+1512.5011.56
4Colorado Mammothx1679.4385.04–43–5172184-1210.7511.50
5Minnesota Swarm16610.3756.02–64–4174198-2410.8812.38
6Edmonton Rush16511.3127.04–41–7159200-419.9412.50

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 logEdit

Reference:[2]

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
1 January 9, 2009 @ San Jose Stealth HP Pavilion at San Jose W 12–10 4,538 1–0
2 January 10, 2009 Edmonton Rush Pengrowth Saddledome W 10–9 OT 11,197 2–0
3 January 17, 2009 @ Toronto Rock Air Canada Centre W 16–9 12,865 3–0
4 January 24, 2009 San Jose Stealth Pengrowth Saddledome W 16–13 9,828 4–0
5 February 6, 2009 Minnesota Swarm Pengrowth Saddledome W 13–8 10,090 5–0
6 February 14, 2009 @ Colorado Mammoth Pepsi Center L 12–13 17,712 5–1
7 February 22, 2009 Boston Blazers Pengrowth Saddledome L 10–11 10,045 5–2
8 February 28, 2009 @ New York Titans Madison Square Garden W 12–10 5,487 6–2
9 March 13, 2009 @ Edmonton Rush Rexall Place W 22–10 8,136 7–2
10 March 21, 2009 Colorado Mammoth Pengrowth Saddledome W 13–10 10,958 8–2
11 March 27, 2009 Toronto Rock Pengrowth Saddledome L 10–12 10,586 8–3
12 March 28, 2009 @ Minnesota Swarm Xcel Energy Center W 13–10 12,364 9–3
13 April 4, 2009 Rochester Knighthawks Pengrowth Saddledome W 12–9 10,098 10–3
14 April 10, 2009 Portland LumberJax Pengrowth Saddledome L 9–11 10,387 10–4
15 April 11, 2009 @ Edmonton Rush Rexall Place W 14–13 8,500 11–4
16 April 17, 2009 @ Portland LumberJax Rose Garden W 12–9 7,855 12–4

PlayoffsEdit

Game logEdit

Reference:[3]

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
Division Semifinal May 3, 2009 Colorado Mammoth Pengrowth Saddledome W 15–8 9,760 1–0
Division Final May 9, 2009 San Jose Stealth Pengrowth Saddledome W 17–4 9,639 2–0
Championship Game May 15, 2009 New York Titans Pengrowth Saddledome W 12–10 13,042 3–0

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
Josh Sanderson 16 29 74 103 73 4
Tracey Kelusky 16 31 53 84 84 4
Kaleb Toth 16 33 47 80 70 13
Dane Dobbie 16 41 35 76 83 16
Scott Ranger 15 19 32 51 46 4
Curt Malawsky 16 24 20 44 47 11
Jeff Shattler 16 13 15 28 119 15
Andrew McBride 16 1 10 11 63 27
Jeff Moleski 15 5 5 10 95 19
Totals 326 532 261 1108 68

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
Matt King 16 422:06 7 0 72 .773 10.23
Pat Campbell 16 542:35 5 4 95 .764 10.51
Totals 12 4 167 .768 10.44

TransactionsEdit

New playersEdit

  • Matt King - acquired in trade
  • Kris Hartzell - acquired in trade
  • Kyle Goundrey - signed as free agent

Players not returningEdit

TradesEdit

October 2, 2008[5]
To Calgary Roughnecks
First round pick, 2010 entry draft
To Edmonton Rush
Ryan McNish
Third round pick, 2010 entry draft
July 29, 2008 To Calgary Roughnecks
Devan Wray
To Boston Blazers
Travis Gillespie
third round pick, 2009 entry draft
July 8, 2008 To Calgary Roughnecks
Matt King
Kris Hartzell
first round pick, 2008 entry draft
To Edmonton Rush
Steve Dietrich
first round pick, 2008 entry draft

Entry draftEdit

The 2008 NLL Entry Draft took place on September 7, 2008.[6] The Roughnecks selected the following players:

Round Overall Player College/Club
1 6 Curtis Manning Simon Fraser University
2 15 Cayle Ratcliff UMBC
2 20 Joe Vetere Burnaby, BC
4 42 Joel Henry Victoria, BC
5 50 Bryan Johnson Bellarmine University
5 55 Eric Lamothe Canisius College
6 68 Tyler Pridham Calgary, AB

RosterEdit

2009 Calgary Roughnecks roster
Active (21-man) roster Inactive roster Coaches
Goaltenders
Defensemen
Forwards
Transition
Practice Squad
  • 51   Alex Coutts
  • 08   Joel Henry
  • 21   Joe Vetere
Restricted list
Head Coach
Assistant Coaches

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


NLL Transactions

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National Lacrosse League - 2009 Regular Season - Standings". NLL.com. Retrieved May 3, 2012.
  2. ^ "Calgary Roughnecks – National Lacrosse League". NLL.com. Archived from the original on September 9, 2012. Retrieved May 6, 2012.
  3. ^ "Calgary Roughnecks – National Lacrosse League". NLL.com. Archived from the original on September 10, 2012. Retrieved May 6, 2012.
  4. ^ http://pointstreak.com/prostats/teamplayerstats.html?teamid=25952&seasonid=3260
  5. ^ "Roughnecks Trade McNish To Rush". NLL.com. October 2, 2008. Archived from the original on 4 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-02.
  6. ^ "Daryl Veltman Selected First By Boston". NLL.com. September 7, 2008. Archived from the original on 7 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-08.