2009 Colorado Mammoth season

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).

2009 Colorado Mammoth
LeagueNLL
Division4th West
2009 record7-9
Home record4-4
Road record3-5
Goals for172
Goals against184
General ManagerSteve Govett
CoachBob McMahon
CaptainGavin Prout
ArenaPepsi Center
Average attendance12,305
Team leaders
GoalsBrian Langtry (38)
AssistsGavin Prout (48)
PointsBrian Langtry (79)
Penalties in minutesRich Catton (48)
Loose BallsBryan Safarik (98)
WinsAndrew Leyshon (5)
Goals against averageAndrew Leyshon (10.93)

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 @ 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 (1987–2014) 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

PlayoffsEdit

Game logEdit

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 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
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

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
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

TransactionsEdit

New playersEdit

  • 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 returningEdit

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

TradesEdit

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 draftEdit

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

RosterEdit

2009 Colorado Mammoth roster
Active (21-man) roster Inactive roster Coaches
Goaltenders
Defensemen
Forwards
Transition
Injured Reserve
Holdout
  • 23   Chris Gill
Head Coach
Assistant Coaches
  • Russ Heard
  • Dan Pratt
  • Ward Sanderson

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. ^ "Colorado Mammoth – National Lacrosse League". NLL.com. Archived from the original on September 13, 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=25953&seasonid=3260
  5. ^ "Curtis Palidwor Returns to Colorado Mammoth". TorontoRock.com. March 7, 2009. Archived from the original on July 17, 2011. Retrieved March 17, 2009.
  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.