2018 Colorado Mammoth season

The Colorado Mammoth are a lacrosse team based in Denver, Colorado playing in the National Lacrosse League (NLL). The 2018 season is the 32nd in franchise history and 16th as the Mammoth (previously the Washington Power, Pittsburgh Crossefire, and Baltimore Thunder).

2018 Colorado Mammoth
LeagueNLL
Division2nd West
2018 record11-7
Home record5-4
Road record6-3
Goals for214
Goals against199
General ManagerDan Carey
CoachDan Stroup, Pat Coyle, Chris Gill
CaptainRobert Hope
Alternate captainsJoey Cupido
Zack Greer
ArenaPepsi Center
Average attendance14,077
Team leaders
GoalsRyan Benesch (36)
AssistsJeremy Noble, Ryan Benesch (57)
PointsRyan Benesch (93)
Penalties in minutesRobert Hope (22)
Loose BallsRobert Hope (151)
WinsDillon Ward (10)
Goals against averageSteve Fryer (8.55)

Final standingsEdit

Reference: [1]

East Division
PTeamGPWLPCTGBHomeRoadGFGADiffGF/GPGA/GP

1Georgia Swarmxy18117.6110.06–35–4226215+1112.5611.94
2Rochester Knighthawksx18108.5561.05–45–4236210+2613.1111.67
3New England Black Wolvesx1899.5002.04–55–4194242-4810.7813.44
4Toronto Rock18810.4443.03–65–4237216+2113.1712.00
5Buffalo Bandits18810.4443.04–54–5232240-812.8913.33
West Division
PTeamGPWLPCTGBHomeRoadGFGADiffGF/GPGA/GP

1Saskatchewan Rushxyz18144.7780.06–38–1254196+5814.1110.89
2Colorado Mammothx18117.6113.05–46–3214199+1511.8911.06
3Calgary Roughnecksx18810.4446.05–43–6227211+1612.6111.72
4Vancouver Stealth18216.11112.00–92–7186277-9110.3315.39

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 December 8, 2017 @ Vancouver Stealth Langley Events Centre W 15–8 3,201 1–0
2 December 23, 2017 Georgia Swarm Pepsi Center W 14–11 13,125 2–0
3 December 29, 2017 @ Calgary Roughnecks Scotiabank Saddledome W 11–7 9,555 3–0
4 January 13, 2018 Saskatchewan Rush Pepsi Center L 12–17 11,085 3–1
5 January 26, 2018 Vancouver Stealth Pepsi Center W 14–13 12,016 4–1
6 February 2, 2018 Saskatchewan Rush Pepsi Center L 10–13 12,740 4–2
7 February 10, 2018 @ Calgary Roughnecks Scotiabank Saddledome L 9–13 11,167 4–3
8 February 18, 2018 @ New England Black Wolves Mohegan Sun Arena W 19–11 5,720 5–3
9 March 2, 2018 @ Georgia Swarm Infinite Energy Center W 11–10 3,093 6–3
10 March 3, 2018 Buffalo Bandits Pepsi Center W 8–7 16,062 7–3
11 March 10, 2018 Calgary Roughnecks Pepsi Center W 8–7 15,034 8–3
12 March 17, 2018 @ Vancouver Stealth Langley Events Centre W 13–10 3,013 9–3
13 March 24, 2018 Vancouver Stealth Pepsi Center L 12–13 15,541 9–4
14 March 30, 2018 @ Toronto Rock Air Canada Centre W 11–7 10,288 10–4
15 March 31, 2018 @ Rochester Knighthawks Blue Cross Arena L 14–16 6,228 10–5
16 April 7, 2018 @ Saskatchewan Rush SaskTel Centre L 8–11 14,971 10–6
17 April 14, 2018 New England Black Wolves Pepsi Center L 6–10 15,303 10–7
18 April 28, 2018 Toronto Rock Pepsi Center W 19–15 15,787 11–7

PlayoffsEdit

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
Western division semi-final May 5, 2018 Calgary Roughnecks Pepsi Center L 12–15 13,884 0–1

RosterEdit

Colorado Mammoth roster
Active (21-man) roster Inactive roster Coaches
Goaltenders
  • 39   Steve Fryer
  • 45   Dillon Ward
Defensemen
Forwards
  •  7   Ryan Benesch
  •  3   Tim Edwards
  • 12   Brody Eastwood
  • 28   Stephen Keogh
  • 16   Ryan Lee
  • 93   Quinn MacKay
  • 51   Eli McLaughlin
  • 35   Jeremy Noble
  • 20   Jacob Ruest
  • 17   Chris Wardle


Practice Squad
  • 42   Rowan Kelly
  • 32   Nick Ossello
Injured Reserve
  • 80   Brent Adams
Holdout
  • 25   Brad Self
Unable to play
  • 37   Dan Coates (C)
  • 88   Zack Greer
  • 19   Cameron Holding (A)
Head Coach
  • Pat Coyle
Assistant Coaches
  • Chris Gill
  • Dan Stroup

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

Roster updated 2018-12-08
NLL Transactions

Entry DraftEdit

The 2017 NLL Entry Draft took place on September 18, 2017.[2] The Mammoth made the following selections:

Round Overall Player College/Club
3 25 Ryan Lee
3 28 Connor Cannizzaro
4 38 Jarrod Neumann
6 55 Rowan Kelly

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "NLL Standings". NLL.com. Retrieved August 22, 2019.
  2. ^ "2017 NLL Entry Draft Results". SwarmItUp.com. September 18, 2017. Retrieved November 15, 2016.