SETTIN’ IT UP:
One down, one to go.
The Riggers beat the Halifax Thunderbirds 13-8 and look to sweep their weekend set when they take on Panther City tonight in the second of back-to-back home games at the Scotiabank Saddledome (7 p.m., watch on tsn.ca/ESPN+) TICKETS
Calgary and PCLC are battling for the third playoff spot in the West and are separated by just one win.
The Roughnecks head into Friday’s contest 7-7 on the season and on a three-game winning streak. They sit third in the West in a playoff berth.
PCLC is the NLL’s hottest team. They enter this game 6-8 and on a five-game winning streak. They are in fourth in the West and on the outside looking in for a playoff spot right now.
This is the third and final matchup between these two clubs this season.
Each team has beaten the other on the road this season.
Calgary won 13-12 in Fort Worth on Feb. 20 while PCLC won 14-11 in Calgary on March 19.
Tyler Pace leads the Roughnecks with 14 points against Panther City this season, including eight in their first matchup.
2021-22 SCORING LEADERS:
Jesse King – 74 pts. (20g, 54a)
Curtis Dickson – 54 pts. (28g, 26a)
Tyler Pace – 47 pts. (18g, 29a)
Patrick Dodds: 68 pts. (21g, 47a)
Will Malcom: 66 pts. (22g, 44a)
Phil Caputo: 40 pts. (26g, 14a)
2021-22 GOALTENDING HEAD-TO-HEAD
Christian Del Bianco:
GAA – 11.16
SV % – .775
GAA – 11.87
SV % – .761
THIS, THAT, & THE OTHER:
THIS: Mitch Wilde is one point away from 100 for his career.
THAT: Tyler Burton needs 18 more faceoff wins to pass Pat Jones for ninth all time. Jones sits at 1,247 faceoff wins.
THE OTHER: Jesse King needs two helpers to set a new career high for assists in a season. He currently sits at 54.