2012 Colorado Mammoth season

The Colorado Mammoth is 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).

2012 Colorado Mammoth
LeagueNLL
Division2nd West
2012 record11-5
Home record5-3
Road record6-2
Goals for217
Goals against201
General ManagerSteve Govett
CoachBob Hamley
CaptainGavin Prout
Alternate captainsJohn Grant, Jr.
Jon Sullivan
ArenaPepsi Center
Team leaders
GoalsJohn Grant, Jr. (50)
AssistsJohn Grant, Jr. (66)
PointsJohn Grant, Jr. (116)
Penalties in minutesRory Smith (35)
Loose BallsIllja Gajic (124)
WinsChris Levis (10)
Goals against averageChris Levis (12.26)

Regular seasonEdit

Conference standingsEdit

Reference: [1]

East Division
PTeamGPWLPCTGBHomeRoadGFGADiffGF/GPGA/GP

1Toronto Rockxy1697.5620.03–56–2198196+212.3812.25
2Rochester Knighthawksx1679.4382.05–32–6191197-611.9412.31
3Philadelphia Wingsx1679.4382.03–54–4176207-3111.0012.94
4Buffalo Banditsx1679.4382.04–43–5198204-612.3812.75
West Division
PTeamGPWLPCTGBHomeRoadGFGADiffGF/GPGA/GP

1Calgary Roughnecksxyz16124.7500.05–37–1216170+4613.5010.62
2Colorado Mammothx16115.6881.05–36–2217201+1613.5612.56
3Minnesota Swarmx1697.5623.06–23–5202190+1212.6211.88
4Edmonton Rushx16610.3756.04–42–6167175-810.4410.94
5Washington Stealth16412.2508.02–62–6179204-2511.1912.75

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 logEdit

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 (1987–2014) Pepsi Center L 12–13 14,876 8–3
12 March 25, 2012 @ Philadelphia Wings (1987–2014) 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

PlayoffsEdit

Game logEdit

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

TransactionsEdit

TradesEdit

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 DraftEdit

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 draftEdit

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

RosterEdit

2012 Colorado Mammoth roster
Active (21-man) roster Inactive roster Coaches
Goaltenders
Defensemen
Forwards
Transition
  • 15   Illja Gajic
  • 19   Cameron Holding
  • 13   Mat MacLeod
  •  1   Jed Prossner
  •  8   Scott Stewart
Practice Squad
  • 31   Tye Belanger
  • 82   Joey Cupido
  • 46   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 alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "National Lacrosse League - 2012 Regular Season - Standings". NLL.com. Retrieved May 3, 2012.
  2. ^ "Colorado Mammoth – National Lacrosse League". NLL.com. Archived from the original on May 14, 2012. Retrieved May 8, 2012.
  3. ^ "Colorado Mammoth – National Lacrosse League". NLL.com. Archived from the original on May 29, 2012. 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. Archived from the original on March 25, 2012. Retrieved September 6, 2011.
  6. ^ "2012 Transactions". NLL.com. March 20, 2012. Archived from the original on March 28, 2012. Retrieved March 28, 2012.
  7. ^ "2011 Entry Draft results". NLL.com. September 21, 2011. Retrieved 2011-10-10.