Storm Lose in Calgary, 14-9
CALGARY, ALBERTA - The New Jersey Storm (2-2) dropped their first National Lacrosse League road game of the season tonight with a 14-9 loss to the Calgary Roughnecks in front of 10,149 at the Pengrowth Saddledome.
After taking a 6-5 lead into the half, the Storm was held to just three goals in the second half of play en route to their second loss of the season.
Forward Roy Colsey scored four goals and one assist to lead the Storm while Scott Stewart and Bryan Bendig chipped in with two goals each.
Calgary forwards Tracey Kelusky and Jason Wulder headlined the Roughnecks' offense with four goals apiece.
Storm net minder Derek General (1-2) suffered the loss despite making 25 saves, while Calgary goaltender Curtis Palidwor notched the victory, stopping 27 shots.
Despite the loss, the Storm remain in a tie with Colorado for the NLL Eastern Division's top spot.
The Storm split their games this weekend after defeating the New York Saints by the score of 19-9 on Friday evening at home and dropping Sunday's game at Calgary.
The Storm will return home on Sunday, January 19th against the Buffalo Bandits at 1:00 p.m. with the first 2,500 fans receiving Storm Dance Team posters. Four-game season ticket plans and McFamily Plans are on sale now by calling 1-866-NJ STORM. Individual game tickets are on sale through Ticketmaster locations, the Continental Airlines Arena box office, by 201-507-8900, or by logging on to Ticketmaster.com.
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