THE OTHER BENCH: EDMONTON RUSH - Calgary Roughnecks - News

A quick scouting report on the Rush, the Calgary Roughnecks next opponent on Saturday night.

By Bryce Forbes | Published: 2/8/2013 at 2:49:01 PM

Calgary, AB -- Mark Matthews has a tendency to make everyone around him look small.

Standing 6-foot-5 and weighing 230 pounds, very few players in the NLL have the same size as the first overall draft pick.

Combine that with extraordinary stick skills, he's someone easy to pick out on the floor.

“He’s ready for the pro level, you can just see it,” said Roughnecks defenceman Mike Carnegie. “One thing that impressed me was his vision on the floor. He can really find his players, especially off-ball. His sticks skills – it’s hard to get the ball from him.”

The Roughnecks held him in check though last weekend, allowing only two goals from the reigning NLL Rookie of the Month for January. So far, he's scored 21 points in four games for the 1-3 Rush. 

Despite the big stature, the man is light on his feet and can get his body moving. Case in point, he earned the top play of the week when he flew from behind the net and snuck the ball far side on goaltender Mike Poulin. It was a questionable goal -- he struck Poulin with his stick, which is a no no in the NLL -- but an impressive goal nonetheless. 

Kyle Rubisch – We called him a player to watch last week and he was a beast on the defensive end. The reigning NLL Defensive Player of the Year forced a game-high three turnovers and scooped up 11 balls.

Jeremy Thompson – It’s easy to see why Derek Keenan gave up a veteran and a pick to get the second-year transition player. Although he only won nine faceoffs against Geoff Snider last weekend, he made the Roughnecks pay by scoring a hat trick from transition opportunities. 

Corey Small – The fourth-year forward is off to the best start of his career, with 19 points in four games. Last weekend, he only managed two goals and a helper in the Roughnecks win, but has shown at times to be a very explosive scorer. During their playoff win against the Roughnecks last year, he ended the night with five goals and three assists. 


2013 NLL Standings Calgary 3-2 Edmonton 1-3
Head-to-Head 2013 Regular Season Calgary 1-0 Edmonton 0-1
Top Scorer in 2013 Season Series Jeff Shattler (2g, 5a) Ryan Ward (3g, 4a)
Calgary vs. Edmonton All-Time Record Calgary 21-4   Edmonton 4-21
Calgary vs. Edmonton All-Time Record at Calgary Calgary 8-2 Edmonton 2-8
Calgary vs. Edmonton All-Time Record at Edmonton Calgary 13-2 Edmonton 2-13

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