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November 11, 2006 - Central Hockey League (CHL) - Lubbock Cotton Kings News Release

11/11/06 - ROCKY MOUNTAIN RAGE (2-3-2) @ LUBBOCK COTTON KINGS (5-3-0)

- 7:05 PM LUBBOCK MUNICIPAL COLISEUM

ALL THE RAGE

The Lubbock Cotton Kings moved into first place in the Southwest Division last night with their 6-1 victory over the Amarillo Gorillas, and tonight they close out their first three-in-three weekend of the season by hosting the inaugural Rocky Mountain Rage. Lubbock has won two consecutive home games and seeks to remain in first place with a victory tonight. Rocky Mountain is back on the road after their home opener last night, which the Rage won 5-4 in a shootout over Tulsa. They have already played six games away from their base in Broomfield, Colorado and the Rage are 1-3-2 on the road.

THE SERIES

This is the first ever meeting between the two clubs, the first of three meetings during the season and the only meeting in Lubbock.

THE LAST TIME

There are no prior meetings between the two franchises.

ROSTER CHANGES

Yesterday, the Lubbock Cotton Kings waived Paul D'Agostino and activated Chris Barth from the IR. Rocky Mountain made a move, as they waived Sheldon Lee and added Preston Briggs.

STANDINGS

Kings - 10 points, 1st place, Southwest Division.

Rage - 6 points, 4th place, 6 points back, Northwest Division.

TEAM LEADERS

Kings - Points: 13 Kyle Nosan, Goals: 6 Simon Watson, Assists: 10 Kyle Nosan, Penalty Minutes: 24 Jason Beatty.

Rage - Points: 9 Anders Strome, Goals: 7 Anders Strome, Assists: 6 Several Tied, Penalty Minutes: 33 Jordan Little.

SPECIAL TEAMS

Kings - Power play: 20.3% 6th, Penalty killing: 81.8% 11th.

Rage - Power play: 18.6% 7th, Penalty killing: 84.6% 6th.

GOALTENDERS

Kings - JF Perras (4-1-0, 0 SO, 2.77), Kyle Stanton (4-1-0, 0 SO, 2.77).

Rage - David Guerrera (2-3-1, 0 SO, 3.76), Trevor Cunning (0-0-1, 0 SO, 0.92).

WHAT'S NEXT

Lubbock - Thursday, November 16th 7:05 PM vs. Bossier-Shreveport Mudbugs Lubbock Municipal Coliseum

Rocky Mountain - Tuesday, November 14th 7:05 PM vs. Wichita Thunder Broomfield Events Center

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