Roughnecks Take Game 1 of the NLL Finals
May 18, 2019 - National Lacrosse League (NLL) News Release
Philadelphia - The Calgary Roughnecks defeated the Buffalo Bandits Saturday night, 10-7, in Game 1 of the NLL Finals presented by Michelob Ultra.
After a goaltending showdown in the first half, which ended 2-2, Dane Dobbie and the Roughnecks opened up the scoring with a four goal run early in the second half. Behind Dobbie's six-point night (3G, 3A) the Calgary Roughnecks staved off a late run by Josh Byrne (2G, 2A) and the Bandits to ice the game.
The Roughnecks victory gives them a 1-0 lead heading into Game 2 of the best-of-three NLL Finals series.
Game 2 is scheduled for Saturday, May 25, at 9:00pm ET as the Roughnecks are set to host the Bandits in a possible series clinching game. Coverage will begin 30 minutes prior to game time with the NLL Finals Pre-Game LIVE, available to B/R Live subscribers and simulcast on the NLL's social channels via Facebook Live and Twitter.
All NLL Finals games will be broadcast live domestically on B/R Live and outside of North America on Fanseat.
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