Here’s What’s Happening:
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- Provided tonight by Andrew Onodera
12:40pm – Two Mammoth players will be going for career milestones today.
Eli McLaughlin: 3 Goals away from 100 goals
Dan Coates: 6 Loose Balls away from 500 loose balls
CORRECTION: Brad self is also trying for his 100th career goal tonight.
12:41pm – Dan Coates will play his 100th NLL game tonight.
1:02pm – Just minutes before faceoff, I’d have to estimate the attendance to be somewhere around 15k-16k.
1:08pm – Opening faceoff won by Calgary.
1:13pm – Both teams have taken 3 SOG’s already but nothing is there. We remain at 0-0.
1:14pm – Calgary gets on the board first.
1:17pm – Media timeout.
1:22pm – Colorado’s shooting woes have continued. They have hit the bar twice and missed two breakaways.
1:31pm – Colorado will have their first power play of the night. Calgary’s Zach Currier got caught holding the stick. /he’s in for two.
1:32pm – Another Calgary penalty coming. This time a crosscheck. 5 vs 3 for the Mammoth coming up. Great opportunity.
1:34pm – END OF QUARTER 1
Colorado trails Calgary 2-1. The Mammoth were 1-2 last season when trailing after the 1st quarter.
1:37pm – Colorado can’t capitalize. Calgary kills off both penalties and we remain at 2-1.
1:39pm – Colorado’s John Lintz gets called for a slash. He’ll spend 2 minutes in the box.
1:41pm – Colorado kills their penalty too.
1:42pm – Eli McLaughlin is now 2 goals away from 100 goals following his last score.
1:46pm – Calgary’s Mitch Wilde down with an injury. Appears to have to do with the right leg or ankle. Training staff helps him off.
1:47pm – Colorado’s Cupido gets called for the hold. He’ll be in for 2.
1:50pm – Ryan Lee evens things up once again. Lee tucked that one in on the left post.
1:51pm – Ryan Benesch quickly adds another one. Colorado now leads for the first time today.
1:55pm – Media timeout. By the way, this game is on live on Altitude TV right now. Due to the fact that there’s no Avalanche or Nuggets game this is one of the few games you can watch live on TV instead of tape delayed.
2:03pm – Colorado will have a power play to end the first half and begin the second.
2:05pm – END OF QUARTER 2
Colorado and Calgary are tied at 5 goals apiece here at halftime.
2:29pm – Calgary started off hot this period. So far, they’ve outscored the Mammoth 3-1 in the first 6 minutes.
2:40pm – Media Timeout
2:47pm – END OF QUARTER 3
Colorado trails Calgary by two goals heading into the final period of play.
3:02pm – Brad Self scores his 100th career goal.
3:11pm – That’ll do it. Calgary scores an empty-netter to finish things off. Mammoth will fall to 0-2 on the year. Back in action next Saturday night against Toronto.