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Roughnecks Rally Past Rush

February 9, 2019 - National Lacrosse League (NLL) - Calgary Roughnecks News Release

Saskatoon, SK - The Calgary Roughnecks strung together three five goal quarters to overcome the Rush 17-12 on Saturday night at the SaskTel Centre.

Saskatchewan jumped out to an early 5-2 lead but the Riggers regrouped and rallied passed the home team adding 15 goals to secure back-to-back wins.

Three Roughnecks tallied four markers in the road win including Tyler Pace (4g, 3a), Curtis Dickson (4g, 7a), with a game leading 11 points, and Dane Dobbie (4g, 6a). Dobbie's 10 point effort pushed him passed the 800 NLL career point milestone marker.

It was a team effort for the Rush as four different players had a four point showing with Robert Church and former 'Neck Jeff Shattler posting three goals and an assist each while Ryan Keenan and Mark Matthews rounded out the scoring.

Saskatchewan outshot Calgary 51-38 while the Roughnecks were 2-2 on the power play and the Rush were 1-2.

The Roughnecks continue their road stint next week as they take on the Buffalo Bandits on Feb. 16 before returning the the SaskTel Centre for a re-match against the Rush on Mar. 2. Their next home game will be Mar. 9 when they host the Toronto Rock at the Scotiabank Saddledome at 7:00 p.m.

For a limited time, the Roughnecks are excited to offer a two-game party pack for only $40 (plus applicable fees and taxes). Choose any two games in March and receive second-level seating at 57% off. All matchups take place on Saturday nights with 7:00 p.m. starts and feature the $5 Happy Hour starting at 5:30 p.m. Watch the Riggers take on the Toronto Rock on Mar. 9, the Colorado Mammoth on Mar. 16 during the St. Patrick's Day Party with an extended Happy Hour from 5:00-7:00 p.m., or battle the San Diego Seals on Mar. 30. Visit CalgaryRoughneck.com/partypack to score yours today.


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