2013 Colorado Mammoth season

The Colorado Mammoth are a lacrosse team based in Denver, Colorado playing in the National Lacrosse League (NLL). The 2013 season was the 27th in franchise history and 11th as the Mammoth (previously the Washington Power, Pittsburgh Crossefire, and Baltimore Thunder).

2013 Colorado Mammoth
LeagueNLL
Division4th West
2013 record7 – 9
Home record3 – 5
Road record4 – 4
Goals for185
Goals against202
General ManagerSteve Govett
CoachBob Hamley
CaptainGavin Prout
Alternate captainsJohn Grant, Jr.
Jon Sullivan
ArenaPepsi Center
Team leaders
GoalsJohn Grant, Jr. (43)
AssistsJohn Grant, Jr. (48)
PointsJohn Grant, Jr. (91)
Penalties in minutesChet Koneczny (54)
Loose BallsJoey Cupido (101)
WinsTye Belanger (5)
Goals against averageTye Belanger (10.77)

The Mammoth survived a 2-7 start to the season, finishing strong and ending up at 7-9, good for 4th place in the West. But for the third straight year, they were ousted in the first round of the playoffs, this time by the Calgary Roughnecks, 15-10.[1]

Regular seasonEdit

Conference standingsEdit

Reference: [2]

East Division
PTeamGPWLPCTGBHomeRoadGFGADiffGF/GPGA/GP

1Toronto Rockxyz16106.6250.05–35–3194176+1812.1211.00
2Rochester Knighthawksx1688.5002.03–55–3179165+1411.1910.31
3Philadelphia Wingsx1679.4383.04–43–5170207-3710.6212.94
4Buffalo Bandits16610.3754.02–64–4171211-4010.6913.19
West Division
PTeamGPWLPCTGBHomeRoadGFGADiffGF/GPGA/GP

1Calgary Roughnecksxy1697.5620.03–56–2222211+1113.8813.19
2Washington Stealthx1697.5620.05–34–4193192+112.0612.00
3Edmonton Rushx1697.5620.02–67–1203170+3312.6910.62
4Colorado Mammothx1679.4382.03–54–4185202-1711.5612.62
5Minnesota Swarmc1679.4382.05–32–6219202+1713.6912.62

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: [3]

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
1 January 12, 2013 Washington Stealth Pepsi Center L 13–17 13,148 0–1
2 January 19, 2013 @ Calgary Roughnecks Scotiabank Saddledome W 13–12 OT 8,221 1–1
3 January 25, 2013 Calgary Roughnecks Pepsi Center L 12–19 15,103 1–2
4 February 2, 2013 Minnesota Swarm Pepsi Center W 15–9 16,231 2–2
5 February 9, 2013 @ Washington Stealth Comcast Arena L 6–13 3,683 2–3
6 February 16, 2013 Edmonton Rush Pepsi Center L 7–14 17,059 2–4
7 February 24, 2013 @ Philadelphia Wings (1987–2014) Wells Fargo Center L 12–14 8,606 2–5
8 March 2, 2013 Rochester Knighthawks Pepsi Center L 11–12 16,118 2–6
9 March 8, 2013 @ Toronto Rock Air Canada Centre L 10–14 10,823 2–7
10 March 9, 2013 @ Buffalo Bandits First Niagara Center W 12–6 16,428 3–7
11 March 16, 2013 Buffalo Bandits Pepsi Center W 16–13 15,511 4–7
12 March 23, 2013 @ Calgary Roughnecks Scotiabank Saddledome L 11–12 OT 9,493 4–8
13 March 30, 2013 Philadelphia Wings (1987–2014) Pepsi Center W 10–9 15,292 5–8
14 April 6, 2013 @ Edmonton Rush Rexall Place W 9–7 7,172 6–8
15 April 13, 2013 Minnesota Swarm Pepsi Center L 12–17 17,622 6–9
16 April 20, 2013 @ Minnesota Swarm Xcel Energy Center W 16–14 12,214 7–9

PlayoffsEdit

Game logEdit

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
Division Semifinal April 27, 2013 @ Calgary Roughnecks Scotiabank Saddledome L 10–15 8,726 0–1

RosterEdit

2013 Colorado Mammoth roster
Active (21-man) roster Inactive roster Coaches
Goaltenders
  • 31   Tye Belanger
  • 35   Dan Lewis
Defensemen
Forwards
Transition
  • 15   Ilija Gajic
  •  4   Jaeden Gastaldo
  • 19   Cameron Holding
  • 21   Chet Koneczny
  • 13   Mat MacLeod
  • 88   Richard Morgan
Practice Squad
  •  3   Alex Demopoulos
  • 25   Eric Martin
Injured Reserve
Holdout
  • 88   Ian Hawksbee
Protected list
Unable to play
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

TransactionsEdit

TradesEdit

December 5, 2012[4] To Colorado Mammoth
Conditional 5th round pick, 2014 entry draft
To Buffalo Bandits
Derek Hopcroft

Entry DraftEdit

The 2012 NLL Entry Draft took place on October 1, 2012.[5] The Mammoth made the following selections:

Round Overall Player College/Club
1 9 Colton Clark Bellarmine University
5 44 Jaden Gastaldo Burnaby, BC
6 53 Alex Demopoulos University of Denver

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Dome sweet some! Roughnecks top Mammoth to advance to West Final". NLL.com. April 27, 2013. Retrieved September 7, 2013.
  2. ^ "National Lacrosse League - 2013 Regular Season - Standings". NLL.com. Retrieved April 21, 2013.
  3. ^ "Colorado Mammoth schedule". NLL.com. Retrieved September 27, 2012.
  4. ^ Bermel, Steve (December 4, 2012). "Breaking, Bandits acquire Hopcroft from Mammoth". ILIndoor.com. Archived from the original on January 26, 2013. Retrieved December 15, 2012.
  5. ^ "2012 Draft Results: Rush select Mark Matthews first". NLL.com. October 1, 2012. Retrieved October 6, 2012.