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Minnesota Swarm (2-3) 8

Colorado Mammoth (3-2) 13

Swarm Succumb to Mammoth Fourth Quarter Rally

Saturday, February 7, 2009
St. Paul, Minnesota
Attendance: 11,174

Game Statistics

Box Score

Minnesota Swarm Game Center

Notes

  • The Swarm have lost three straight games after winning their first two of the season
  • The Swarm were swept by identical 13-8 scores by division rivals Calgary and Colorado this weekend
  • Kevin Buchanan made his NLL and Swarm debut with one goal and two assists
  • Kevin Croswell made the start in net but was replaced by Nick Patterson in the second quarter
  • The Swarm were tied at eight in the fourth quarter after Ryan Ward's goal at 1:58 but gave up five unanswered goals to finish the game.
  • Sean Pollock did not dress for the first time since January 20, 2007 having played in 35 consecutive games.
  • Dean Hill did not dress for the first time this season
  • The Swarm wore special jerseys honoring the military
  • The Swarm only committed two penalties in the game
  • Swarm General Manager Marty O'Neill was quoted after the game by Robert Desimone of mnswarm.com
    • “The big thing is we have to regroup and get out of the slump with the guys we have or find somebody that can put the ball in the net,” Swarm GM Marty O’Neill said. “We have to answer that question before we’re going to compete for a playoff spot.”


Team Stats 1 2 3 4 F   Sv/S PIM PP SH S SOG LB FO
Minnesota 2 3 2 1 8   38/51 4 1/5 0 75 49 61 9/25
Colorado 2 5 1 5 13   41/49 10 1/2 1 71 51 72 16/25


# Minnesota G A Pts PIM PPG SHG S SOG LB FO
7 Dan Marohl 2 2 4 0 0 0 6 5 3 0/0
9 Craig Point 1 2 3 0 1 0 10 8 2 0/0
12 Eric Pacey 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 2 0/0
16 Noah Talbot 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0/0
19 Chad Culp 0 0 0 0 0 0 9 6 6 0/0
21 Kevin Fines 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 2 1 0/0
22 Andrew Watt 1 1 2 0 0 0 5 3 2 0/0
23 Jon Sullivan 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0/0
26 Ryan Sharp 0 1 1 2 0 0 1 1 7 0/0
28 Darren Halls 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 8 3/10
31 Kevin Croswell 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
33 Kevin Buchanan 1 2 3 0 0 0 12 6 4 0/0
34 Nick Inch 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0/0
44 Ryan Ward 2 3 5 0 0 0 15 9 3 0/0
47 Travis Hill 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 10 6/15
50 Ryan Cousins 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 0 4 0/0
71 Kevin Ross 1 2 3 0 0 0 12 9 2 0/0
93 Nick Patterson 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
4 Joe Cinosky Did Not Dress
5 Josh Funk Did Not Dress
17 Sean Pollock Did Not Dress
27 Colin Achenbach Did Not Dress
73 Dean Hill Did Not Dress
 
# Minnesota MIN GA Saves Shots Dec  
31 Kevin Croswell 22:08 6 21 27    
93 Nick Patterson 37:52 7 17 24 L 1-2  
 
# Colorado G A Pts PIM PPG SHG S SOG LB FO
1 Jed Prossner 1 0 1 2 0 0 3 3 4 0/0
6 Brian Langtry 2 4 6 0 0 0 14 11 7 0/0
7 Bryan Safarik 0 0 0 2 0 0 4 2 7 0/0
8 Nick Carlson 0 3 3 0 0 0 2 2 4 0/0
9 Gavin Prout 3 3 6 0 0 0 11 8 4 0/0
10 Nenad Gajic 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 2 0/0
11 John Gallant 0 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 9 0/0
15 Tyler Crompton 0 1 1 0 0 0 2 1 4 3/4
20 Bruce Murray 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 0 2 0/0
21 Gary Rosyski 2 2 4 0 1 1 8 6 3 0/0
26 Andrew Potter 1 0 1 0 0 0 3 2 2 0/0
28 Tom Ethington 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 3 0/0
40 Matt Danowski 0 3 3 0 0 0 9 6 3 0/0
41 Andrew Leyshon 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0/0
48 Rich Catton 0 0 0 2 0 0 1 0 2 0/0
66 Matt Leveque 1 1 2 0 0 0 2 2 13 13/21
85 Jamie Shewchuk 2 2 4 0 0 0 10 7 3 0/0
00 Curtis Palidwor Back Up Goaltender - Did Not Play
5 Mike Ward Did Not Dress
14 Steve Forsythe Did Not Dress
23 Chris Gill Did Not Dress
25 Chris Gill Did Not Dress
44 Dan Carey Did Not Dress
 
# Colorado MIN GA Saves Shots Dec  
41 Andrew Leyshon 60:00 8 41 49 W 2-1  
00 Curtis Palidwor 0:00 0 0 0    


Scoring
Quarter Time MN COL Team Goal 1st Assist 2nd Assist Notes
First 0:41 0 1 Colorado Gavin Prout John Gallant Matt Danowski  
First 1:29 1 1 Minnesota Ryan Ward Andrew Watt Kevin Ross  
First 6:59 2 1 Minnesota Andrew Watt Kevin Buchanan Dan Marohl  
First 8:35 2 2 Colorado Gary Rosyski Gavin Prout Brian Langtry PP
Second 0:32 3 2 Minnesota Craig Point Kevin Ross Ryan Ward PP
Second 1:58 3 3 Colorado Jamie Shewchuk Matt Danowski Gavin Prout  
Second 3:45 3 4 Colorado Jed Prossner Matt Danowski Brian Langtry  
Second 6:23 4 4 Minnesota Dan Marohl Ryan Cousins Ryan Ward  
Second 6:59 4 5 Colorado Brian Langtry Jamie Shewchuk Nick Carlson  
Second 7:08 4 6 Colorado Nenad Gajic Matt Leveque    
Second 12:49 4 7 Colorado Brian Langtry Jamie Shewchuk Bruce Murray  
Second 14:16 5 7 Minnesota Kevin Ross Dan Marohl Craig Point  
Third 2:47 6 7 Minnesota Kevin Buchanan Ryan Ward Darren Halls  
Third 12:38 7 7 Minnesota Dan Marohl Kevin Buchanan Craig Point  
Third 12:48 7 8 Colorado Matt Leveque      
Fourth 1:58 8 8 Minnesota Ryan Ward Ryan Sharp    
Fourth 6:31 8 9 Colorado Gary Rosyski Brian Langtry Gavin Prout SH GWG
Fourth 8:00 8 10 Colorado Gavin Prout Nick Carlson John Gallant  
Fourth 8:48 8 11 Colorado Gavin Prout Gary Rosyski Brian Langtry  
Fourth 12:57 8 12 Colorado Jamie Shewchuk Nick Carlson    
Fourth 13:37 8 13 Colorado Andrew Potter Tyler Crompton Gary Rosyski  


Penalties

Quarter Time Team Player Penalty Bench Duration
First 3:30 Minnesota Eric Pacey Illegal Cross Checking   2:00
First 4:32 Colorado Rich Catton Holding   2:00
First 8:18 Minnesota Ryan Sharp Illegal Cross Checking   2:00
First 14:05 Colorado Jed Prossner Interference   2:00
Second 9:34 Colorado Bryan Safarik Illegal Cross Checking   2:00
Third 6:54 Colorado Bruce Murray Hooking   2:00
Fourth 5:44 Colorado Matt Leveque Illegal Substitution X 2:00


Referees
Crew Chief Assistant Referee Technical Referee
20-Todd Lorenz 7-Grant Spies 17-Jeff Dolan

Next Games After This Match Up

  • Minnesota (2-3) vs Boston (3-3) - Friday, February 20 7:00 pm CST
  • Colorado (3-2) vs Calgary (5-0) - Saturday, February 14 8:00 pm CST