Friday, April 2, 2010

NLL Game Preview: Calgary @ Toronto

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Tonight the 6-6 Toronto Rock take on the Calgary Roughnecks. The Rock are coming off a tough loss last week to the Orlando Titans, a game that sent them from possibly contending for division lead to third in the East. The Rock now sit 1.5 games behind Orlando, tied with the Boston Blazers. The Roughnecks, the defending champions, are also in third place, 2.5 games behind the Washington Stealth, and 1 game behind the Edmonton Rush. The Rock have lost five straight games, and look to get out of their downward spirl at home tonight.

Leading Scorers: Calgary: Josh Sanderson, 77 Pts.
Toronto: Colin Doyle, 71 Pts

Goaltenders: Calgary: Matt King, 11.13 GAA, 91 GA, .760 S%
Toronto: Bob Watson, 9.49 GAA, 84 GA, .781 S%

Injuries: Calgary: Kaleb Toth has missed four games this season, including last week's game vs the Swarm.
Toronto: None

Notes: * With Orlando in Boston tomorrow night, the Rock could be .5 out of first at the end of the weekend.

* The Roughnecks could also use Mike Poulin in goal, who they acquired from Boston.

* The Roughnecks beat the Rock, 10-8 on Valentines day. Tonight will be their last meeting of the year.

* The Rouhnecks play agin tomorrow in Rochester.

* The game is in the Air Canada Centre at 7:30 pm EST

* You can watch the game at Network's Toronto or Calgary channel, and on TSN2 at tape-delay at 10:30 pm tonight.

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