Oh What a Game, But Rush Fourth Quarter Comeback Not Enough for the “W” over Calgary 12/12/21

December 12, 2021

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit JR Crawford On Saturday December 11, 2021 it was the battle of the prairies. The Calgary Roughnecks (1-1) headed into the Sasktel Centre to take on their Western Division Rivals the Saskatchewan Rush (0-2) coming into the showdown 0-1. It’s been said, good offence begins with great defence and the Roughneck’s keeper Christian Del Bianco had a…

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Calgary Stumbles in Banditland 12/6/21

December 6, 2021

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Courtesy of Calgary Roughnecks It seems like a lifetime since we watched pro Lacrosse and last weekend marked the start of 2021 NLL season. The Calgary Roughnecks (0-1) opened the season in “Banditland” at the KeyBank Center home to the Buffalo Bandits (1-0) without the likes of Dane Dobbie and Rhys Duch who were traded in the off…

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 Seals Slick Win Over Roughnecks 2/29/2020

March 1, 2020

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Calgary Roughnecks Saturday February 29, 2020 was Superhero Night which seemed to be an appropriate theme for Dane Dobbie’s first game at home in the Saddledome. Unfortunately for the Calgary Roughnecks (5-6) the Team Captain’s return would not turn out the way they had hoped and in a night of controversial calls, their West Division rivals the…

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Roughnecks Win OT Thriller for First Victory in Georgia 2/23/2020

February 23, 2020

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Credit to Kyle Hess One player can make a difference.  Roughneck’s Captain Dane Dobbie (6G, 1A) returned to the line-up after a six-game absence Saturday night and led Calgary to their first win ever in Atlanta.  His floor presence ignited the Roughneck stars.  Rhys Duch (4G, 4A) and Curtis Dickson (5G, 5A) had arguably their best games of the…

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Roughnecks Ride the ‘Tide for the Win 2/8/2020

February 9, 2020

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image by Jim Wells/Calgary Roughnecks On Saturday February 8, the Calgary Roughnecks (3-4) shook the monkey off their back winning 13-9 at home in front of 12,384 fans at the Scotiabank Saddledome over the New York Riptide (1-8). The win is a huge boost for the captain less Calgary team who put together a solid and consistent four quarter game. …

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Roughnecks Having a Rough Go & Still Winless at Home… 1/25/2020

January 26, 2020

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Jim Wells On Saturday January 25, 2020 the Calgary Roughnecks (2-4) hosted the Halifax Thunderbirds (6-0) in front of 15,362 faithful Riggers fans.  The 2019 NLL Champs were hoping to be the first to bring down the undefeated Thunderbirds and get back to their winning ways.  Halifax took the “No Quit” attitude and their preparation paid off. …

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Rambo Plays Spoiler in Calgary 12/29/2019

December 29, 2019

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: National League Lacrosse A crowd of 11,352 left the Scotiabank Saddledome stunned on Saturday night after the Calgary Roughnecks (2-2) fell to the visiting Philadelphia Wings (1-1).  Wings forward Matt Rambo (2G, 1A) had the final say, scoring with only 1.8 seconds left in regulation to break the tie and give the Wings their first win of…

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Roughnecks Banner Night Spoiled in OT 12/21/19

December 22, 2019

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit:  Calgary Roughnecks On Saturday December 21, the 2019 NLL Champion Calgary Roughnecks (1-1)  hoisted the championship banner to the rafters in front of just over 12,000 Calgary fans, each who received a mini replica banner to commemorate the event.  But their home opener did not go as planned as they would lose to their West Division rivals…

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Roughnecks Down the Warriors to Open 2019-20 Season with a “W” 11/29/19

November 30, 2019

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo by Devin Manky The Vancouver Warriors (0-1) would open their 2019-20 NLL season in front of 7,456 fans with a 12-7 loss to the visiting NLL champions Calgary Roughnecks (1-0) Friday night November 29. Vancouver has a new address at the Rogers Arena; some new additions to their roster and are looking to make an impact to this…

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Roughnecks Grab Liam LeClair 7th Overall & Haiden Dickson 8th Overall in 2019 NLL Entry Draft 9/21/19

September 21, 2019

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© The 2019 NLL Entry Draft in Philadelphia is now in the books and the Calgary Roughnecks can begin preparations to defend the Champions Cup. Their first-round selections included Liam LeClair (seventh overall) and Haiden Dickson (eighth overall). LeClair the Windsor, Ontario native was a member of the Canadian Minto Cup Champion Six Nations Arrows team in 2017. He just finished up…

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No Rush for Saskatchewan as Riggers Dominate in Sell Out 4/20/19

April 21, 2019

Marcelo A. Sagüez, Correspondent Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Candice Ward With the biggest crowd on hand in the NLL this weekend, a meager 19,289 Calgary fans which included a few busloads of Rush fans, it was ‘Fan Appreciation Night’. The Roughnecks (10-8) did not disappoint the loudest fans in the league (my ears are still ringing), taking the best of three series 2-1 in regular…

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Vancouver Shows Up Strong in Huge Victory Over Philly 4/14/19

April 17, 2019

Marcelo A. Sagüez, NLL Correspondent Lacrosse is Awesome© Featured Image Photo Credit: Devon Manky With two games remaining this season, the Vancouver Warriors (5-11) still have a shot at the final spot for the playoffs in the West with their Western Division rivals the Colorado Mammoth losing at home on Friday April 12.  The 5-11 Warriors need to win both reaming games, the first April 20 away at the Knighthawks…

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