Inside the Box (Score) - Week Seven

Facts and Figures from Colorado's Weekend Sweep


In Colorado’s weekend sweep of the Rush and Roughnecks, the Mammoth accomplished the following:

- The last time the Mammoth held the Rush to seven goals or less was on Apr. 6, 2013. Colorado won, 9-7, that night, the same scored it defeated Saskatchewan by at Pepsi Center this past weekend.

- The last time the Mammoth defeated the Rush and Roughnecks in the same weekend was on Jan. 20 and 21, 2012. Colorado won both games by the final score of 13-12. The victory in Calgary four years ago came in overtime.

- Colorado’s five-goal win (13-8) on Saturday was the team’s largest margin of victory over the Roughnecks since Mar. 14, 2008 when it won, 11-6, at the Saddledome.

- The Mammoth allowed just 15 goals combined in the two wins this past weekend. It’s the fewest Colorado has allowed in a two-game weekend since Apr. 18-19, 2008 when it defeated the Rush 15-4 and 13-8 (12 goals allowed).

- Colorado’s victory in Calgary was its third win away from home this season, already matching last year’s total.

- Colorado’s penalty-kill away from home is a league-best 63.2%. It’s 55.9% overall average is second in the NLL to Buffalo.

- The Mammoth has scored six more power-play goals than it has allowed, tied with the Bandits for the best +/- in the NLL.

- Colorado leads the NLL in short-handed goals (eight), and is plus-six in shorties.

- Colorado’s overall plus-12 on special teams (factoring in power-play, penalty-kill, and short-handed goals for and against) is the best in the league.

- The Mammoth now leads the NLL in fewest penalty minutes per game (10.25).

- After allowing just 15 goals in two games, Dillon Ward dropped his goals-against-average to a league-best 10.08. His .797 save percentage is second-best.

- Callum Crawford leads the NLL in assists (34) and power-play assists (13). His point-total (49) is one shy of the league lead.

- Adam Jones is tied atop the NLL in goals (21) and power-play tallies (seven).