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Mammoth Clinch Playoff Berth

By Melissa Dafni

In the end, it didn’t matter if the Colorado Mammoth beat the Minnesota Swarm in their final regular season game of 2013. The Buffalo Bandits eliminated themselves from contention losing to Rochester, 10-9. The only thing left up in the air was who would play where. And with it such a tight race, that was […]

Mammoth Come From Behind to Win in OT

By Melissa Dafni

In some sports, being down four goals with less than five minutes left to play is insurmountable. Indoor lacrosse is not one of those sports. In box lacrosse, no lead is truly safe until the final buzzer goes. Something the Calgary Roughnecks were reminded of by the Colorado Mammoth. As expected, Geoff Snider dominated in […]

Mammoth Frustrations Overshadow Home Opener

By Melissa Dafni

The start of a new season in sports is often almost as exciting as the end filled with playoffs. Everyone is full of anticipation and there’s plenty of speculation about how each team is going to do before the results start rolling in. And of course, even after the season starts there’s plenty more to […]

Edmonton Rushes Past Mammoth, Clinches Playoff Berth

By Melissa Dafni

For some reason this season, the Mammoth have struggled with Friday night games. Their second game against Edmonton was no different. It was certainly a contrast between the two teams. The Rush started off looking a little rusty, but they found their groove quickly and played aggressively. They didn’t allow the Mammoth offense clear shots, […]

Mammoth Rock Toronto

By Melissa Dafni

  With only a few games left in regular season play, every game has playoff implications. Both the Toronto Rock and Colorado Mammoth have clinched playoff spots, but both are battling for first place in their respective divisions with their opponents only half a game away. With the Calgary Roughnecks losing to the Rochester Knighthawks, […]

Grant Victorious Again in Rochester

By Melissa Dafni

 Without a doubt, the big news heading into this game was John Grant Junior returning to Rochester for the first time since being traded to the Mammoth. Considering he played for the Knighthawks for ten years, it was to be expected. In interviews, even JGJ said it was strange to be back and difficult to […]

Stealth Test Mammoth Offense

By Melissa Dafni

Going in to the game, the biggest question on most people’s lips was, “Can the Mammoth still win without John Grant Junior?” Rookies Adam Jones, Derek Hopcroft and Jamie Lincoln certainly proved they can; scoring seven of the Mammoth’s thirteen goals. The history between the Colorado Mammoth and the Washington Stealth is long and contentious […]

Mammoth Steal Win From Bandits

By Melissa Dafni

  While there is always pressure on a team to win, some games are more than others. Heading into this game, the Buffalo Bandits wanted to break their four game losing streak while the Colorado Mammoth wanted to show that last week’s stomping was a fluke. Adding to the Bandits’ stress, they hadn’t played in […]

With 6-0 Start, Mammoth Set Franchise Record

By Melissa Dafni

The last time the Colorado Mammoth and the Minnesota Swarm faced off, the Swarm left the Pepsi Center with a 20-14 loss. Heading into this second meeting, there were plenty of questions about both teams. Would the Mammoth remain unbeaten after their two week break? Would the Swarm take their winning streak to four?  Did […]

Mammoth Victorious in Battle of Alberta

By Melissa Dafni

While the term Battle of Alberta is usually reserved for when Edmonton and Calgary face off, the past few seasons, the Mammoth have had their own Battle of Alberta facing off against both Edmonton and Calgary in back to back games. Playing a barn to barn game is tough enough but at least you’re playing […]