March 13, 2009

Roughnecks Roll Past Edmonton

from staff reports

EDMONTON - The Calgary Roughnecks defeated the Edmonton Rush 22-10 on Friday night at Rexall Place. Calgary raced out to a 10-1 lead at the end of the first quarter. Dane Dobbie and Scott Ranger each recorded a first quarter hat trick. The Roughnecks took a 14-3 lead into halftime.

Dobbie led the Roughnecks with seven goals and four assists. Scott Ranger scored four goals and added six assists. Josh Sanderson scored three goals and added six assists. Matt King had a storng game in the Calgary net.

Calgary's offense was clicking on all cylinders, and the power play unit scored seven goals in eight power play opportunities. Dan Teat was the leading scorer for Edmonton with four goals and an assist.

Calgary (7-2) returns home to host the Colorado Mammoth on Saturday, March 21. Edmonton (3-7) plays next at San Jose on March 21.

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