2016 Colorado Mammoth season

The Colorado Mammoth are a lacrosse team based in Denver, Colorado playing in the National Lacrosse League (NLL). The 2016 season was the 30th in franchise history and 14th as the Mammoth (previously the Washington Power, Pittsburgh Crossefire, and Baltimore Thunder).

2016 Colorado Mammoth
LeagueNLL
Division2nd West
2016 record12-6
Home record8-1
Road record4-5
Goals for203
Goals against202
General ManagerSteve Govett
CoachDan Stroup, Pat Coyle, Chris Gill
CaptainDan Coates
ArenaPepsi Center
Team leaders
GoalsAdam Jones (42)
AssistsCallum Crawford (83)
PointsCallum Crawford (115)
Penalties in minutesDan Coates (25)
Loose BallsRobert Hope (128)
WinsDillon Ward (7)
Goals against averageDillon Ward (10.33)

Final standingsEdit

Reference: [1]

East Division
PTeamGPWLPCTGBHomeRoadGFGADiffGF/GPGA/GP

1Buffalo Banditsxyz18135.7220.08–15–4251214+3713.9411.89
2New England Black Wolvesx18108.5563.06–34–5229212+1712.7211.78
3Georgia Swarmx18810.4445.04–54–5238240-213.2213.33
4Rochester Knighthawks18711.3896.03–64–5200215-1511.1111.94
5Toronto Rock18513.2788.04–51–8190224-3410.5612.44
West Division
PTeamGPWLPCTGBHomeRoadGFGADiffGF/GPGA/GP

1Saskatchewan Rushxy18135.7220.07–26–3233190+4312.9410.56
2Colorado Mammothx18126.6671.08–14–5203202+111.2811.22
3Calgary Roughnecksx18810.4445.05–43–6216216012.0012.00
4Vancouver Stealth18513.2788.04–51–8198245-4711.0013.61

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

Regular seasonEdit

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
1 January 1, 2016 Georgia Swarm Pepsi Center W 16–15 15,090 1–0
2 January 9, 2016 @ Rochester Knighthawks Blue Cross Arena W 16–14 7,982 2–0
3 January 16, 2016 Buffalo Bandits Pepsi Center W 15–14 14,125 3–0
4 January 23, 2016 @ Vancouver Stealth Langley Events Centre W 14–5 3,626 4–0
5 January 29, 2016 @ Saskatchewan Rush SaskTel Centre L 10–12 8,624 4–1
6 February 6, 2016 @ Vancouver Langley Events Centre L 7–15 4,066 4–2
7 February 11, 2016 Saskatchewan Rush Pepsi Center W 9–7 10,841 5–2
8 February 13, 2016 @ Calgary Roughnecks Scotiabank Saddledome W 13–8 9,888 6–2
9 February 27, 2016 Vancouver Stealth Pepsi Center W 11–10 14,009 7–2
10 March 5, 2016 New England Black Wolves Pepsi Center W 14–13 15,009 8–2
11 March 19, 2016 @ Calgary Roughnecks Scotiabank Saddledome L 9–13 10,139 8–3
12 March 26, 2016 Calgary Roughnecks Pepsi Center W 13–12 14,127 9–3
13 April 2, 2016 @ New England Black Wolves Mohegan Sun Arena W 12–10 3,554 10–3
14 April 10, 2016 @ Georgia Swarm Infinite Energy Center L 10–17 3,577 10–4
15 April 15, 2016 Saskatchewan Rush Pepsi Center L 5–11 11,544 10–5
16 April 16, 2016 @ Saskatchewan Rush SaskTel Centre L 8–11 15,027 10–6
17 April 23, 2016 Toronto Rock Pepsi Center W 10–5 14,122 11–6
18 April 29, 2016 Vancouver Stealth Pepsi Center W 11–10 15,622 12–6

PlayoffsEdit

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
Western division semi-final May 7, 2016 Calgary Roughnecks Pepsi Center L 10–11 OT 13,116 0–1

RosterEdit

Colorado Mammoth roster
Active (21-man) roster Inactive roster Coaches
Goaltenders
  • 27   Alexis Buque
  • 45   Dillon Ward
Defensemen
  • 37   Dan Coates (C)
  • 82   Joey Cupido
  • 15   Ilija Gajic
  • 19   Cameron Holding (A)
  • 18   Robert Hope
  • 23   Jordan Gilles
  • 62   Creighton Reid
  •  4   Josh Sullivan
  • 94   Bryce Sweeting
Forwards
  • 98   Callum Crawford
  • 90   Jackson Decker
  • 24   John Grant, Jr. (A)
  • 16   Adam Jones
  • 51   Eli McLaughlin
  • 35   Jeremy Noble
  • 17   Chris Wardle


Injured Reserve
  • 61   Mike Burke (F)
  •  8   Greg Downing (D)
Head Coach
  • Pat Coyle
  • Chris Gill
  • Dan Stroup
Assistant Coaches
  • Dallas Eliuk

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

[1] updated 2016-06-01
NLL Transactions

TransactionsEdit

Entry DraftEdit

The 2015 NLL Entry Draft took place on September 28, 2015.[2] The Mammoth made the following selections:

Round Overall Player College/Club
4 32 Bryce Sweeting
5 45 Dane Sorensen
6 52 Jordan Gilles

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "NLL Standings". NLL.com. Retrieved May 1, 2016.
  2. ^ "2015 NLL Entry Draft Results". SwarmItUp.com. September 28, 2015. Retrieved November 15, 2015.