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TABLE OF CONTENTS MEDIA INFORMATION.................................................3 EXECUTIVE BIOGRAPHIES..........................................5

2011 MINNESOTA SWARM TEAM GUIDE OFFICIAL MINNESOTA SWARM PUBLICATION

TEAM IDENTITY..........................................................9 LACROSSE OPERATIONS..........................................10 THE PLAYERS...........................................................16 HISTORY & RECORDS..............................................48 EDITORS ALEC SCHIMKE JESSICA BALTES

DRAFT HISTORY.......................................................70 RECORD BOOK........................................................74

LAYOUT DESIGN KATIE SOUBA

NLL DIRECTORY.......................................................87 NLL OPPONENTS......................................................88

PHOTOGRAPHY BRUCE KLUCKHOHN

ABOUT THE NLL.......................................................97

COPYRIGHT©2011 MINNESOTA SWARM

NLL RULES............................................................100 OFF THE TURF........................................................103 SWARM PERFORMANCE TEAM................................104 MEET BUZZ...........................................................105 MNSWARM.COM.....................................................106 LAX FOR LIFE CAMP...............................................107 HOMEGROWN LACROSSE.......................................108 XCEL ENERGY CENTER..........................................109

The information contained in this publication was compiled by the Minnesota Swarm and is provided as a courtesy to our fans and the media, and may be used for editorial purposes only. Any commercial use of this information is prohibted without the prior written consent of the Minnesota Swarm and Minnesota Sports & Entertainment. All NLL and team insignias depicted in this publication are the property of the NLL and the respective teams and may not be reproduced for commercial purposes without the prior consent of the NLL.

TICKET INFORMATION............................................110 2011 SWARM SCHEDULE.......................................112

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MEDIA INFORMATION ACCESS: The Minnesota Swarm organization and Communications Department strive to make its players, coaches, management and other personnel available in a timely and responsible fashion to all accredited members of the media. CREDENTIALS: Press seating at Swarm home games at Xcel Energy Center is available to accredited media in the Al Shaver press box located on the south side of the Xcel Energy Center’s press level. Single-game credentials must be requested no later than 48 hours, the day prior to a Saturday home game, and by 5 p.m., Friday for a Sunday game. Requests should be made in writing to Alec Schimke, Minnesota Swarm, 317 Washington Street, Saint Paul, MN 55102; facsimile requests at (651) 293-9574 or e-mail requests at “aschimke@mnswarm.com” will also be accepted. Single-game credentials may be picked up at the media entrance near Gate 1, located on the southeast entrance of the Xcel Energy Center on Kellogg Boulevard. The elevator to the press room and press box is located in the southwest corner of the Xcel Energy Center near Gate 2. Those persons holding full-season Swarm credentials MUST enter through Gate 1. MEDIA MEMBERS HOLDING SEASON PASSES SHOULD NOTIFY THE COMMUNICATIONS DEPARTMENT IF PLANNING TO COVER A GAME IN ORDER TO RESERVE SEATING. A MEDIA CREDENTIAL CANNOT BE USED TO SIT IN SPECTATOR SEATING AREAS. DAY-OF-GAME INTERVIEWS: After completion of the morning practice, which typically begins at approximately 11 a.m. (for a 7:30 p.m. start), is the best time to interview players and coaches on a game day. Requests to interview a player upon his arrival to Xcel Energy Center for the game will be accommodated upon the Player’s and Coach’s approval and should be requested at the morning practice. If the team is not practicing, the request should be made to the Swarm, or visiting team’s public relations department, no later than 10 a.m. on the day of the game. The Swarm Communications Department cannot guarantee access to players or coaches if no practice is scheduled. Interviews which need advance preparation or special accommodation by a Swarm player or Communications Department staff member, such as live or studio television interviews pre- and post-game, should be made by contacting the Swarm Communications Department no later than 10 a.m. on the day of the game. DAY-OF-GAME PRACTICES: On home game days when the Swarm choose to practice, they will typically take the turf at approximately 11 a.m. Media should plan on arriving by 11 a.m. for game-day practices. The visiting team’s practice usually starts at 12:30 p.m. Call the Swarm Communications Department if there is a question regarding either team’s practice schedule. LOCKER ROOMS: NLL: Only credentialed media members will be allowed into the locker rooms. The rooms will open five minutes after the game and remain open for 30 minutes. The officials’ locker room is off limits to the media. Should a comment or interpretation from the game’s referee or NLL supervisor be needed, contact a member of the Swarm Communications Department and a pool reporter may be assigned.

rink level and in overhead positions. Xcel Energy Center spaces are accessible to local dailies, wire service photographers and local TV crews (for non-televised games). Two photography positions are reserved for Swarm team photographers. Additional photography positions are determined on a first-come, firstserved basis; however, in cases of increased photographer attendance, positions will be assigned by the Swarm Public Relations staff and team photographer Bruce Kluckhohn. In all cases, photographers should check in with Bruce Kluckhohn in the press room before game time. Because of very limited photography locations, it is not possible to accommodate freelance photographers. PRESS ROOM: Media possessing season credentials or those granted single-game credentials are invited to have a meal before each game in the press dining room, located on the lower level (Xcel Energy Center’s south side). The room opens two-and-one-half hours before game time. Dining room usage is limited to those presenting valid Swarm credentials. It is impossible to accommodate family members, friends, guests or others. Any abuse of dining room privileges may cause forfeiture of a media pass. SERVICES: Pre-game press notes, lineups, press releases, complete statistics and other pertinent information will be furnished by the Swarm Communications Department. There are sufficient electrical outlets and telephones available in the press box and media work room (adjacent to the press dining room). Preference for phone use will be given to writers and broadcasters filing stories on deadline. The Swarm will also provide one facsimile machine, which is available for complimentary use by working media. Statisticians are available to assist radio and television broadcasters by contacting the Swarm Communications Department. These services must be made in advance, and once they are made, the statisticians must be compensated whether or not used. TELEVISION COVERAGE: Requests for special features and pre-game television live shots should be coordinated through the Swarm Communications Department. MEDIA PARKING: The amount of parking available to the media at the Xcel Energy Center is limited. The Swarm Communications Department will issue full-season parking passes only to those media expected to attend the majority of home games throughout the 2011 season. All other parking requests will be handled on a per-game basis and are subject to availability. Media parking will be located in the RIVERCENTRE PARKING RAMP across Kellogg Boulevard from the arena. The ramp has two entrances: on Kellogg Boulevard and on Exchange Street, which can be accessed via Eagle Street (at the Kellogg and West Seventh intersection). To enter the building, media should take the West elevator to Skyway Level and enter the arena at the skyway entrance to Gate 1. An alternate option is to cross Kellogg Blvd. and enter through the main entrance at Gate 1.

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SWARM FRONT OFFICE STAFF EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT John Arlotta....................................................................................Owner/Governor Andy Arlotta.....................................................................Co-Owner/Vice President

LACROSSE OPERATIONS Marty O’Neill................................................................................General Manager Mike Lines............................................................................................Head Coach Aime Caines..................................................................................Assistant Coach Joe Sullivan...................................................................................Assistant Coach Neil Doddridge........................................................................ Director of Scouting Kevin Dunnigan.........................................................Director, Lacrosse Operations Carrie Langer.............................................................................Physical Therapist Jim Barr...............................................................................................Chiropractor Emily Canfield.................................................................................Athletic Trainer Chris Molitor.......................................................................................Team Trainer Mike Anderson.........................................................................Equipment Manager

SALES & MARKETING Brooke Caines............................................................Director of Marketing/Events Matt McCormack.....................Director of Brand Management & Communications Brian Williams............................................Corporate Sales and Service Executive Alissa Thielman................................................Coordinator, Marketing and Events Lacey Weldele......................................Administrator, Travel and Office Operations Alec Schimke.................................................................................Media Relations Brett Miller................................................................Manager of Ticket Operations Dan Ferguson....................................................................Manager of Ticket Sales Ryan Miller...................................................................................Financial Analyst Sophia Landry...........................................................................Service Coordinator David Dahlstrom.......................................................Ticket Operations Coordinator

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EXECUTIVE STAFF JOHN ARLOTTA OWNER & PRESIDENT The National Lacrosse League’s (NLL) Board of Governors unanimously approved John J. Arlotta as the new owner of the Minnesota Swarm on July 1, 2008. In his role as Chairman and President, Arlotta oversees all aspects of the Swarm’s operations. John is a 1971 graduate of the University of Notre Dame with a BS in Marketing and a minor in Transportation Management. He was also an Army ROTC graduate, and is a retired Captain in the U.S. Army Reserves. John and his wife Bobbie currently reside in Denver, Colo. and Milwaukee, Wis. He has 3 adult children, Mindy, Andy, and Jon, and he also has two young grandchildren, Devin and Riley. Upon graduation from Notre Dame, John spent 40 years in the healthcare industry. He has managed very large companies as well as small companies, and he has both public and private company CEO experience. His general management experience includes turnarounds, start-ups, and IPO’s. He entered the sports management business by purchasing the Minnesota Swarm professional indoor lacrosse franchise, and he is now a Governor and Vice Chairman of the Board of the National Lacrosse League (NLL). John was named NLL Executive of the Year for 2009. He is an active alumnus of the University of Notre Dame where he is a member of the Undergraduate Experience Advisory Council. He was the lead donor for Arlotta Stadium, which opened in late 2009 at Notre Dame. Mr. Arlotta is currently a Special Healthcare Advisor for General Atlantic, a global Private Equity Fund managing $15 billion in assets. He is the Chairman of MedExpress, a recent General Atlantic investment in the Urgent Care industry. He is also Executive Chairman of Novis Pharmaceuticals, a distributor of blood plasma and pharmaceutical products located in Miami, Fla. Prior to his current roles, Mr. Arlotta served as Chairman, President and CEO of Denver based Coram Inc, a privately held provider of home infusion and specialty pharmacy services. . Prior to Coram, he served as Chairman and CEO of NeighborCare Inc., a Baltimore based public company (NASDAQ:NCRX) which was in the business of providing pharmaceutical products and services to nursing homes. Prior to NeighborCare, from 1995 to 2000, John was the President and Chief Operating Officer of Caremark Rx as well as the President of Caremark’s specialty biotech drug distribution business. Caremark was a publicly traded (NYSE:CMX) Pharmacy Benefit Management (PBM) company. From 1986 to 1996, John was the Chairman, President, and CEO of HealthCall Corporation, a Milwaukee based distributor of durable medical equipment and consumable medical supplies for home health care. John started his health care career in 1971 at Chicago based Baxter International. In his 15 years at Baxter, he held a variety of sales, marketing, and general management positions. While at Baxter, he started one of the country’s first home care companies, providing IV therapy to chronically ill patients. He is a recipient of the prestigious Baxter Distinguished Salesman Club Award, and a past member of the Young President’s Organization.

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EXECUTIVE STAFF ANDY ARLOTTA CO-OWNER & VICE-PRESIDENT Arlotta enters his third season as Co-Owner and Vice President of the Minnesota Swarm. He runs all aspects of day-to-day business operations, including: sales, sponsorship, marketing, community relations, broadcast and communications. “I am excited about the vision we have for this team and community. We are committed to growing the sport of lacrosse in Minnesota and bringing a Champion’s Cup to the best fans in the National Lacrosse League.” Prior to joining the Swarm, Arlotta spent the last ten years working in the healthcare industry in sales and management. Most recently, he served as National Account Manager at Managed Healthcare Associates, a group purchasing organization for specialty pharmacies. His prior experience has provided him with an exceptional sales and marketing philosophy with a keen understanding of customer service. “Building our fan and partner base and taking care of those customers is our number one priority.” Arlotta, 34 (1/18/77), graduated from Northern Illinois University in 1999 with a degree in corporate communications and was a member of the school’s wrestling and Army ROTC programs. While at NIU, Arlotta was a member of the ROTC Dean’s List and named GTE Huskie Scholar. Arlotta was born in Libertyville, Ill. and grew up in Whitefish Bay, Wis. He currently resides in St. Paul, Minn. and serves as a second-year board member of two non-profit organizations: Homegrown Lacrosse and Minnesota Lacrosse Association (Vice President). He also represents the Swarm as associate governor in the NLL and is on the league’s Properties Committee. Andy is a 2010 graduate of the Saint Paul Chamber of Commerce Leadership Saint Paul program. Starting in January 2011 he will be on the Planning Committee for the Saint Paul Chamber of Commerce Young Professionals (YPro). Under Andy’s leadership, the Swarm was nominated as a finalist in 2010 for the Saint Paul Chamber of Commerce’s Deubener Award in the category of family owned businesses. This award is presented to companies that exemplify growth, excellence, risk, diversity and innovation. Andy has helped create programs to reintroduce the game of lacrosse to the Native American community in Minnesota. These programs include “Lax-4-Life,” which is an overnight camp for kids from all 11 Minnesota reservations. The camp teaches participants not only about the history, tradition and game play of lacrosse, but also life skills, such as the importance of education, healthy living and abstinence from drugs, alcohol and violence. He also has created lacrosse teams on native reservations in Fond du Lac and Prairie Island, including an after school program in Prairie Island that keeps kids involved in lacrosse on a year-round basis.

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EXECUTIVE STAFF BROOKE CAINES DIRECTOR OF MARKETING Brooke Caines is in her third season as Director of Marketing for the Minnesota Swarm. She oversees all areas related to marketing, public relations, game operations, sponsor promotions and human resources for the club. Prior to joining the Swarm, Caines served as Marketing Director for Arnoldi Watters Partnership in Toronto for three years under the leadership of Brad Watters, the General Manager of the Toronto Rock. While there, Caines worked with the Toronto FC of the Major League Soccer (MLS), created a Play Soccer program in Ontario and British Columbia, a Play Lacrosse Program for the National Lacrosse League’s (NLL) Toronto Rock and was involved in the 2007 Grey Cup. Caines spent three years working for Clear Channel radio in Rochester, N.Y. before joining the Arnoldi Watters Partnership. Caines, 30 (6/29/80), is a native of Rock Island, Ill. and graduated from The Ohio State University with a degree in business marketing. She currently lives in Saint Paul, Minn. with her husband, Aime, who played in the NLL for five seasons. He is currently the Assistant Coach for the University of Minnesota Lacrosse Club, and works with the Homegrown Lacrosse program. Caines enjoys traveling, skiing, snowmobiling, working out, and spending time with her son, Carter, in her spare time.

MATT MCCORMACK DIRECTOR OF BRAND MANAGEMENT & COMMUNICATIONS Matt McCormack, 33 (1/25/78), is in his third season with the Swarm. In his role as the Director of Brand Management & Communications, he is responsible for the oversight of all Swarm branding and communications, including: website, social media, media relations and fan relations. In addition, McCormack manages Swarm ticket sales & operations, including: ticket programming and packaging. Prior to joining the Swarm, McCormack worked for eight seasons in NCAA Division I Athletics at the University of Minnesota, Fresno State, Louisiana State University, Bradley University and most recently, for three years at the University of Notre Dame coordinating the marketing efforts for Irish Hockey, Lacrosse and Football programs. The native of Minneapolis, Minn. attended the Academy of the Holy Angels and graduated from the University of Wisconsin-Eau Claire with a degree in sports and exercise management. McCormack and his wife, Jennifer, have two daughters, Maryn and Ainsley and reside in Saint Paul, Minn. 2 0 1 1 M I N N E S OTA S WA R M T E A M G U I D E

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EXECUTIVE STAFF BRIAN WILLIAMS corporate sales & service executive Brian Williams, 28 (1/28/83), enters his first season with the Swarm as the Corporate Sales & Service Executive. He services all corporate sponsorship contracts, as well as any new corporate sponsorship opportunities. Prior to joining the Swarm, Williams worked for the Minnesota Wild, the Minnesota Gophers and CBS Collegiate Sports in marketing and corporate sponsorship. Williams, a native of Blaine, Minn., graduated from the University of Minnesota with a degree in sports studies. He also attended the University of Minnesota for graduate school and received his M.Ed in sports management. In his free time, he enjoys spending time with family and friends, attending sporting events and playing sports recreationally.

BRETT MILLER Manager of ticket operations Brett Miller, 27 (12/17/83), is in his fourth season with the Swarm and sixth year with the arena. He serves as the Manager of Ticket Operations for the team. Prior to joining the Swarm, Miller had over two years of experience in sales and ticket operations. The St. Paul, Minn. native graduated from St. John’s University in Collegeville, Minn. with a degree in business management. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing sports, attending sporting events, working out, music and outdoor activities.

RYAN MILLER FINANCIAL ANALYST Ryan Miller, 26 (4/19/84), is in his second season with the Swarm. He serves as a Financial Analyst, overseeing accounting, finances, payroll, stats, insurance and reducing expenses. Prior to joining the Swarm, Miller worked as a hedge fund accountant for Lacrosse Global Funding Services and an accounting intern for Cargill Ferrous International. Miller, a native of Fergus Falls, Minn., graduated from Bemidji State University with a double major in accounting and finance and a minor in management information systems. He started playing hockey at a young age and pursued his dream of playing college hockey by playing for the Bemidji State Men’s Division I Hockey Team. He currently resides in Saint Paul, Minn. and enjoys watching and playing sports (especially hockey), being outdoors, hunting, fishing and biking. He is also an avid Wild, Twins and Vikings fan.

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TEAM IDENTITY DAN FERGUSON MANAGER OF TICKET SALES Dan Ferguson is the Manager of Ticket Sales and in his initial season with the Swarm. While new to the Swarm, Ferguson has an extensive background in sports sales and marketing. Prior to joining the Swarm, he has had success working for the NBA/WNBA, Women’s Professional Soccer, and collegiate athletics. Originally from Seattle, WA, Ferguson graduated from Washington State University in Pullman, WA. with a degree in sport management. He enjoys spending time with family and friends, playing sports, attending sporting events, chess, music and outdoor activities.

On October 25, 2004, sports fans and lacrosse enthusiasts in the Twin Cities were introduced to the Minnesota Swarm. Minnesota Swarm General Manager Marty O’Neill, Head Coach Mike Simpson and players Neil Doddridge and Ray Guze joined local youth lacrosse players shooting balls into a lacrosse net on the Xcel Energy Center turf to help unveil the new team name, logo and colors on the arena’s scoreboard during a special ceremony. The primary Swarm logo depicts a swarming motion while highlighting an ambiguous insect, all in the form of the letter “S”. The electrifying gold, and bold, dominant blue in the logo and the jersey, bring to life the fast-paced, physical play of lacrosse. The secondary logo brings another character to life, with the hint of a lacrosse stick to tie back to the sport. The official team colors are Minnesota Royal Blue, Electric Gold and Minnesota Swarm Silver.

“We are excited to unveil the name and logo of our team,” said Matt Majka, Executive Vice President of Minnesota Sports & Entertainment (MSE). “The Minnesota Swarm best represents what fans can expect from our team and the powerful, high scoring and fast-paced action of the National Lacrosse League.” The Minnesota Swarm name and logo development sought to build a connection to Minnesota sports fans by tapping into the adrenaline-fueled nature of this high-scoring sport, while at the same time recognizing that it would be an edgy new addition to the local sports scene. After sifting through hundreds of names, and getting fan feedback via the Internet, there was one that quickly rose to the top - The Minnesota Swarm - incorporating the idea of coming together in an ultraenergetic way.

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LACROSSE OPERATIONS MARTY O’NEILL GENERAL MANAGER O’Neill enters his seventh season as General Manager of the Minnesota Swarm. He was named the first-ever General Manager of the Swarm on Sept. 14, 2004. O’Neill oversees all aspects of lacrosse operations, including all matters relating to the club’s player personnel, coaching staff and scouting. He is also integrated into the organization’s communications, sponsorship, marketing and community relations’ efforts. O’Neill, 46 (6/6/64), directed the Swarm to a 10-6 record as the club advanced to the playoffs for the third consecutive season in 2008. In 2008, O’Neill was recognized as NLL General Manager of the Year for the second straight season. Under his guidance the Swarm increased its win total in each of its first four NLL campaigns. Before joining Minnesota, O’Neill served as the general manager of the Philadelphia Wings for three seasons from 2001-04. Prior to joining the Wings front office, he played eight seasons in the NLL as a goaltender and was recognized as one off the top goalies in box and indoor lacrosse. O’Neill spent five years with the Boston Blazers (1993-1997), one season with the Syracuse Smash (1998) and two years with the Buffalo Bandits (1999-2000). He was named Boston Blazer team MVP for both the 1994 and 1995 seasons. O’Neill also played twelve seasons for the Western Lacrosse Association’s (WLA) Victoria Shamrocks, winning two Mann Cups as well as a Mann Cup winning season in the (OLA) with the Six Nations Chiefs. The former goaltender serves on the League’s Competition Committee. O’Neill also designs and manufactures lacrosse equipment with his company, Maximum Lacrosse. He has two sons, Kellan and Brady, who reside full time in Victoria, British Columbia O’Neill calls St. Paul, Minn. and Victoria, British Columbia home.

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LACROSSE OPERATIONS MIKE LINES HEAD COACH Lines, 40 (8/30/70), enters his second season as the head coach of the Minnesota Swarm. In 2010, Lines led the Swarm to its fourth postseason appearance in team history after finishing 5-11 in the regular season. Lines has also served as an assistant coach with Minnesota (2008-09). Prior to coaching with the Swarm, the native of St. Catharines, Ontario spent three years coaching the Ontario Lacrosse Association’s (OLA) Niagara Thunderhawks junior ‘B’ team. In 2006, Lines was named the OLA’s Coach of the Year, while also serving as the team’s general manager. Lines’ lacrosse playing background includes winning multiple provincial “A” championships and two Minto Cups during his minor lacrosse career in St. Catharines. Lines played one season in the Western Lacrosse Association (WLA) and one year in the OLA. He also served as a scout for the National Lacrosse League’s (NLL) Buffalo Bandits in 2005. When he is not coaching lacrosse, Lines enjoys spending time with his four children, Brandon, Nick, Mikayla and Teegan and watching their sporting events.

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LACROSSE OPERATIONS AIME CAINES ASSISTANT COACH Caines, 35 (10/18/75), begins his second season of coaching with the Swarm. He also serves as the Director of the Swarm’s Youth Box League. Prior to coaching, Caines spent five seasons in the NLL from 2001-05 with the Columbus Landsharks, Montreal Express and Buffalo Bandits. He tallied 110 points (52g, 58a), 82 PIM and 206 loose balls in his career as a forward. Caines began playing lacrosse in Windsor, Ontario where he played minor lacrosse. He later played for five years in the junior “A” league with the Sarnia Pacers. The Winsdor native also spent time in the Western Lacrosse Association (WLA) for the Newestminster Salmonbellies and in the Major Series Lacrosse (MSL) for the Brampton Excelsiors, Akwesasne Indians and Barrie Lakeshores. Caines has been active in the local lacrosse community in his time with the Swarm. He serves as an assistant coach at the University of Minnesota and is the head coach at East Ridge High School. This past summer, he also directed youth lacrosse camps on the Fond du Lac and Prairie Island reservations in effort to help restore the tradition of lacrosse amongst Minnesota’s native population. Caines and his wife, Brooke, have a son, Carter and currently reside in Woodbury, Minn.

JOE SULLIVAN ASSISTANT COACH Sullivan, 41, enters his second season of coaching with the Swarm. The native of Peterborough, Ontario and has been coaching lacrosse for over 20 years. He served as an assistant coach in the NLL with the Toronto Rock in 2009 and the Chicago Shamrocks in 2008. Outside of the Swarm, Sullivan is an assistant coach for the Major Series Lacrosse’s (MSL) Peterborough Lakers. With the Lakers, Sullivan has helped lead the team to two Mann Cup championships as well as multiple Canadian National Championships. As a head coach, Sullivan was awarded ‘Coach of the Year’ in senior “B” Ontario. As a player, he won a junior “A” Minto Cup in 1989 and later played in the MSL for the Brooklin Redmen and Peterborough Lakers.

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LACROSSE OPERATIONS NEIL DODDRIDGE DIRECTOR OF SCOUTING Doddridge, 41 (9/15/69), enters his fifth season as the Director of Scouting for the Minnesota Swarm. He was the first player to sign a contract with Minnesota on October 12, 2004 and appeared in four games with the Swarm during its inaugural season before retiring at the end of the 2005 campaign. Doddridge appeared in 121 regular season contests during his 15-year career with Detroit, Boston, Buffalo, Syracuse, Pittsburgh, Washington, Calgary and Minnesota and tallied 187 points (94g, 93a), 500 loose balls and ranks second in the NLL in penalty minutes with 362. The Mississauga, Ontario-native won a record seven Mann Cups, including six consecutive championships from 1992-97 and again in 1999, including three times each with General Manager Marty O’Neill and Head Coach Duane Jacobs. Doddridge has also won two NLL Championships with Detroit (1991) and Buffalo (1996). In addition, he was a member of Team Canada’s 2002 World Championship Field Lacrosse Team that lost to the United States in the Gold Medal Game and played for Team Scotland in the 1998 World Championships. Doddridge and his wife, Josephine, have a son, Liam, and currently reside in Vancouver, British Columbia.

KEVIN DUNNIGAN DIRECTOR OF PLAYER AND COMMUNITY RELATIONS Dunnigan enters his third season as the Director of Player and Community Relations for the Minnesota Swarm. He is responsible for facilitating player appearances in the community along with assisting General Manager Marty O’Neill with many tasks, including: contract negotiations, equipment supply and inventory and supervising team travel. Dunnigan’s lacrosse background includes playing at Mahtomedi High School, where he went to the state finals his senior year. He also played three years in college at Columbia College in Chicago, and graduated with a degree in marketing communications. While at Columbia, Dunnigan founded the men’s and women’s lacrosse programs and served as the president and player/coach of the men’s team. He is also active in the White Bear Lake Lacrosse Association as he serves as the Youth Director for the program, is a head coach at the youth level and an assistant coach for the White Bear Lake High School team. Dunnigan, 25 (1/8/86), was an intern with the Chicago Machine and worked as a freelance sports writer for Press Publications prior to joining the Swarm. The native of White Bear Lake, Minn. enjoys writing, reading, listening to music and playing hockey.

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LACROSSE OPERATIONS MARCUS DEE PLAY-BY-PLAY ANNOUNCER Marcus Dee enters his fifth season as the Minnesota Swarm online play-by-play announcer for the NLL network (www.nll.com). He graduated from North Central University in downtown Minneapolis with a BA in broadcasting in 2006. Since then he has worked for two in-state radio stations (WQPM 1300 AM in Princeton, Minn. and KAUS 1480 AM in Austin, Minn.), broadcasts Minnesota high school sports and minor league sports online for the Minnesota Sports Broadcast Network (MSBN, www. mnsportsnetwork.com), and did color commentary for the first ever televised Swarm game on Channel 45 last year. He was born and raised in Milaca, Minn. but currently lives in downtown Minneapolis with his longtime roommates and their dog Faith. He enjoys snowboarding, spending time with friends, going to his church, mountain biking, reading a good book, cooking, SportsCenter, long walks on the beach, anything to do with winter and valeting cars (his current full-time job). His catchphrase, “Keep it Real” is said at the end of every broadcast as his sign-off.

BRUCE CUSICK PUBLIC ADDRESS ANNOUNCER Cusick, who was the announcer during the Swarm’s inaugural season, returns to the Xcel Energy Center for his third season as the P.A. Announcer. After serving as Director of Operations at the National Sports Center for several years, Cusick co-founded an entertainment company called In Your Face Productions. This keeps him busy hosting and performing TV game show spin-offs and casino player parties all over the country. Bruce is also the Minnesota Vikings Public Address Announcer, where you’ll hear him on the plaza interacting with fans before the game. He also handles all sponsorship announcements before, during and after the game as well as the video voice-overs seen on the big screen during time outs. Along with voice-overs for Swarm television and radio commercials, local radio commercials and the Vikings Game Plan show, you may have heard some of Bruce’s comedic bits and impersonations on KFAN. He has also been the stadium voice of various other pro teams in the Twin Cities. Bruce and his family currently reside in Lakeville, Minn.

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#21 RYAN BENESCH

2010 season Recorded a career-high in points (83), assists (55), and loose balls (85) in 15 games with Minnesota…Ranked third on the team in goals scored (28)…Finished 10th in the league in scoring… Collected a season-high 14 loose balls and added six points (3g, 3a) vs. EDM (4/3)…Set a franchise record for most points (11) and assists (9) in a regular season game at CGY (3/26)…Led the Swarm with nine points (3g, 6a) in a 15-5 victory vs. COL (2/20)…Posted five points (2g, 3a) in his first game as a member of the Swarm at CGY (1/10).

POSITION FORWARD SHOOTS LEFT

PLAYOFFS

HEIGHT 5-9

Has appeared in two playoff games, (1) with Toronto in 2007 and (1) with Minnesota in 2010…2010: Tallied four points (1g, 3a) and collected five loose balls at WAS (5/1)…2007: Scored three goals and collected eight loose balls vs. RCH (4/20).

WEIGHT 180

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS 2009: Recorded 44 points (17g, 27a) and 71 loose balls 14 games with Edmonton…Scored a season-high eight points (3g, 5a) in a win vs. COL (1/24)…2007: Was named “NLL Rookie of The Year” after scoring 58 points (33g, 25a) in 15 contests with Toronto…Originally selected first overall in the 2006 NLL Entry Draft by the San Jose Stealth…Won the 2009 Presidents Cup with the Owen Sound Woodsmen of OLA Senior “B.”

BIRTHDATE 1.30.85 HOMETOWN KITCHENER, ONTARIO

CAREER TRANSACTIONS Acquired by Minnesota in a trade with Edmonton along with Scott Self and the ninth overall pick in the 2009 NLL Entry Draft in exchange for Ryan Word, Justin Norbraten, Scott Stewart and Rich Morgan on (7/7/09).

REGULAR SEASON YEAR 2007 2008 2009 2010 TOTALS

CLUB (LEAGUE) Toronto (NLL) Toronto (NLL) Edmonton (NLL) Minnesota (NLL)

PLAYOFFS

GP 15 14 14 15

G 33 19 17 28

A 25 31 27 55

PTS 58 50 44 83

PIM 6 38 2 2

LB 64 71 71 85

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#15 TIM

CAMPEAU 2010 season Recorded 48 points (11g, 37a), eight PIM and collected 79 loose balls in 15 games with Minnesota…Posted a season-high six assists in the season finale vs. ORL (4/24)… Collected a season-high 13 loose balls and tallied five points (2g, 3a) at COL (2/27)… Scored a season-high four goals vs. WAS (2/13)… Recorded four points (2g, 2a) in the home opener vs. CGY (1/15)… Recorded his first point (assist) as a member of the Swarm at

POSITION FORWARD

CGY (1/10).

SHOOTS LEFT

PLAYOFFS Appeared in two career playoff games, (1) with Portland in 2009 and (1) with Minnesota in 2010…2010: Dished out two assists at WAS (5/1)…2009: Recorded

HEIGHT 5-9

one assist against SJ (5/1).

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS 2009: Notched 28 points (13g, 15a) and 28 loose balls in 11 games with Portland during his rookie season in the NLL…Scored three goals and added one assist against Minnesota (4/11)…AMATEUR: Recorded 70 points (31g, 39a) with Coquitlam of the Western Lacrosse Association (WLA) from 2006-2008…Scored 14 points (5g, 9a) in 14 playoff games with Coquitlam…Was twice captain and MVP at Notre Dame de Namur University where he holds nearly every school record, including 234 total points (106g, 128a)…Averaged 5.2 points/game.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

WEIGHT 175 BIRTHDATE 10.12.84 HOMETOWN PORT MOODY, BRITISH COLUMBIA

Selected by Minnesota in the second round (14th overall) of the 2009 Portland Lumberjax Dispersal Draft (7/7/09).

REGULAR SEASON

PLAYOFFS

YEAR

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

LB

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2009

Portland (NLL)

11

13

15

28

10

28

1

0

1

1

0

0

2010

Minnesota (NLL)

15

11

37

48

8

79

1

0

2

2

0

0

26

24

52

76

18

107

2

0

3

3

0

0

TOTALS

18

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LB


#4

JOE CINOSKY 2010 season Recorded six points (6a), four PIM, and collected 33 loose balls in 10 games with Minnesota…Collected a seasonhigh six loose balls vs. EDM (4/3)…Tallied his first point of the season

POSITION DEFENSEMAN

(assist) at WSH (2/5). PLAYOFFS

SHOOTS RIGHT

Has not appeared in the NLL Playoffs. CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

HEIGHT 6-3

2009: Finished rookie season with two assists and 21 loose balls in five games...Recorded first career point (assist) at PHI (3/14)...Played first

WEIGHT 220

career game and picked up three loose balls at BUF (2/28)…AMATEUR: Registered two points (1g, 1a) and ranked second on his team with 46 ground balls in 16 games for the University of Maryland in 2008...Ci-

BIRTHDATE 12.12.85

nosky served as team captain his senior season and was named to the United States Intercollegiate Lacrosse Association (USILA) All-America

HOMETOWN BOONTON TWP, NEW JERSEY

Second Team...Shared the team’s Levitt Memorial Award for the team’s best freshman in 2005…PERSONAL: Head Coach for the University of Minnesota’s Men Lacrosse team…Also Head Coach at Mound’s View High School. CAREER TRANSACTIONS Selected by Minnesota in the first round (13th overall) of the 2008 NLL Entry Draft (9/12/08).

REGULAR SEASON

PLAYOFFS

YEAR

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

LB

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2009

Minnesota (NLL)

5

0

2

2

6

21

2010

Minnesota (NLL)

10

0

6

6

4

33

15

0

8

8

10

54

TOTALS

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LB

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#50 RYAN

COUSINS 2010 season Recorded four points (4a), 16 PIM and collected 33 loose balls in seven games with Minnesota…Tallied an assist and collected eight loose balls in the season opener at CGY (1/10)

PLAYOFFS Has appeared in three career postseason games tallying three points (2g, 1a) and 18 loose balls...2008: Picked up nine loose balls vs. NY (5/3)...2007: Tallied his first two playoff goals at BUF (4/22)...2006: Col¬lected four loose balls and his first playoff point (assist) in his postseason debut at BUF (4/23).

POSITION DEFENSEMAN

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

SHOOTS RIGHT

Has been the Swarm’s team captain since its inception and was named the NLL Defensive Player of the Year and a First Team All-Pro selection in 2007 and 2008...Cousins has played in the All-Star Game all five seasons with the Swarm (2005-09)...2009: Finished the season with seven points (3g, 4a) and 87 loose balls...Scored a goal and picked up six loose balls vs. EDM to give him 500 in his career (4/4)... Scored two goals and picked up team high eight loose balls at PHI (3/14)...Named to All-Star Team for fifth straight season...Scored first goal of the season and picked up eight loose balls vs. BUF (1/24)... Played in 100th career NLL game vs. SJ (1/10)…2008: Tied a career high with nine goals in his seventh NLL season and fourth with the Swarm... The four-year team captain also collected 87 loose balls, 36 PIM and two GWGs while appearing in all 16 contests...Named NLL Defensive Player of the Year for second consecutive season...Named starter in his fourth consecutive NLL All-Star Game appearance...Posted career-high three goals at ROC (1/26)...Tallied second OT GWG of season vs. POR (2/10)...Collected 400th career loose ball at CHI (3/29)...2007: Served as team captain for the third consecutive season and set single-season highs in goals (nine), assists (14), points (23) and loose balls (108) in his sixth NLL season and third with Minnesota...Named NLL Defensive Player of the Year...Led the team in loose balls and led team defenseman in goals, assists and points...Picked up a season-high 10 loose balls and three points (2g, 1a) vs. BUF (1/20)...Notched four points (1g, 3a) vs. BUF (3/4)...Collected 10 points (2g, 8a) over a three-game span (2/18-3/4)...Tallied three assists in NLL All-Star game (3/10)...2006: Played in 14 games and notched eight points (2g, 6a) and 32 PIM to go along with 65 loose balls...Tallied two fourth-quarter goals and an assist at BUF (3/4)...Named a reserve for East All-Star Team (2/14)...Recorded an assist and team-high nine loose balls vs. PHI (1/6)...2005: Captained the Swarm and tallied nine points (5g, 4a), 45 PIM and 48 loose balls in 16 games...Was one of two Swarm players to appear in all 16 contests (Kemp)... Scored goal in 2005 NLL All-Star Game...2004: Recorded five points (2g, 3a), 17 PIM and 29 loose balls in 13 games with Arizona...Scored first career NLL goal at PHI (2/14)...Member of 2004 Mann Cup champion Peterborough of the Ontario Lacrosse Association...Tallied four assists in eight games with Peterborough during regular season and added four assists and 18 PIM in 14 playoff contests...Played college lacrosse at Brock University.

HEIGHT 6-1 WEIGHT 200 BIRTHDATE 4.1.81 HOMETOWN TORONTO, ONTARIO

CAREER TRANSACTIONS Acquired by Minnesota with Chad Culp from Arizona in exchange for Brock Robertson and the Minnesota’s first round pick in the 2006 NLL Entry Draft (11/05/04)...Originally selected in the first round (fifth overall) of the 2002 NLL Entry Draft by Columbus.

REGULAR SEASON

PLAYOFFS

YEAR

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

LB

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2002

Columbus (NLL)

12

0

1

1

13

59

LB –

2003

Columbus (NLL)

12

0

2

2

13

31

2004

Arizona (NLL)

13

2

3

5

17

29

2005

Minnesota (NLL)

16

5

4

9

45

48

2006

Minnesota (NLL)

14

2

6

8

32

65

1

0

1

1

0

4

2007

Minnesota (NLL)

16

9

14

23

16

108

1

2

0

2

2

5

2008

Minnesota (NLL)

16

9

5

14

36

87

1

0

0

0

0

9

2009

Minnesota (NLL)

15

4

3

7

20

87

2010

Minnesota (NLL)

TOTALS

20

7

0

4

4

16

33

121

31

42

73

208

547

3

2

1

3

2

18

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#98 CALLUM

CRAWFORD

2010 season Recorded a team-high 96 points (32g, 64a)… Ranked third in the league in overall scoring and second in assists…Also collected 68 loose balls and had two PIM…Set a personal single season high in points, goals, assists and loose balls in 2010…Became the Swarm’s single season point (96) and assist (64) record holder…Registered seven points (3g, 4a) in the season finale vs. ORL (4/24)…Was named the NLL Offensive Player of the Week (4/7) after tallying a season and career-high 10 points (5g, 5a) vs. EDM (4/3)…Tallied a game-high nine points (4g, 5a) in a 15-5 win vs. COL (2/20)…Was named NLL Overall Player Week for his nine point performance vs. COL (2/24)…Posted eight points (3g, 5a) vs. COL (1/22)…Scored his first goal as a member of the Swarm vs. COL (1/15) and finished the game with four points (1g, 3a)…Recorded three assists and collected seven loose balls in his first game with the Swarm at CGY (1/10).

POSITION FORWARD SHOOTS RIGHT HEIGHT 6-3

PLAYOFFS Has appeared three career playoffs games, (2) with San Jose and (1) with Minnesota…2010: Appeared in one playoff game with Minnesota in 2010…Scored two goals and collected six loose balls at WAS (5/1)…2007: Appeared in two playoff games with San Jose in 2007...Tallied an assist and eight loose balls in playoff debut at BUF (4/22).

WEIGHT 205 BIRTHDATE 11.7.84

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS 2009: Recorded 41 points (19g, 22a) and 48 loose balls in 13 contests with Edmonton…2008: Totaled 27 points (14g, 13a) and 37 loose balls in 12 games with Chicago…2007: Scored 23 points (10g, 13a), picked up 44 loose balls and was whistled for 21 PIM in 13 games with San Jose…2006: Recorded eight points (4g, 4a), 13 loose balls and 10 PIM in five games with Calgary…AMA-

HOMETOWN OTTAWA, ONTARIO

TEUR: Scored 62 points (40g, 22a) as a freshman for Dowling College in 2005.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS Acquired by Minnesota in a three-way trade with the Edmonton Rush and the Colorado Mammoth. The Rush sent forward Callum Crawford to the Swarm. Minnesota sent forward Chad Culp to Colorado, who traded forward Ryan Powell to Edmonton. (11/30/09).

REGULAR SEASON

PLAYOFFS

YEAR

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

LB

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2006

Calagary (NLL)

5

4

4

8

10

13

LB –

2007

San Jose (NLL)

13

10

13

23

21

44

2

3

0

3

2

10

2008

Chicago (NLL)

12

14

13

27

4

37

2009

Edmonton (NLL)

13

19

22

41

0

48

2010

Minnesota (NLL)

TOTALS

16

32

64

96

2

68

1

2

0

2

0

6

59

79

116

195

30

210

3

5

0

5

2

16

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#43 KEVIN

CROSWELL 2010 season Appeared in seven games with Minnesota and posted a 1-4 record, 12.21 GAA, and a .749 SV%....Recorded a season-high 37 saves in a loss at EDM (3/27)….Earned his first win of the season vs. WSH (2/13) after recording 28 saves on 12 GA…Saw his first minutes of action at CGY (1/10)

POSITION GOALTENDER

and recorded two goals in 2:38 of relief work..

PLAYOFFS Appeared in one playoff game for Minnesota…2010: Appeared in 39 minutes and

SHOOTS RIGHT

allowed seven goals with 30 saves at WAS (5/1)

CAREER highlights

HEIGHT 6-4

2009: Made career high 46 saves and added an assist vs. EDM (4/4)...Made 42 saves, earning first career victory at POR (1/3) and was named NLL Defensive Player of the Week…2008: Finished with an 0-2 record, 11.26 goals against average (GAA) and a .789 SV%)in five games played – all in relief – in his first NLL season...Made NLL debut vs. NY (2/8) and stopped seven of 10 shots faced and was whistled for a penalty in 7:55 of action... Stopped six of eight shots faced at PHI (2/22)...Suffered first NLL loss allowing three goals on 14 shots in 18:49 of turf time at CHI (3/29)...Took the loss stopping 21 of 25 shots faced and recorded assist in 31:22 of relief work vs. CHI (4/25). 2007: Played with Langley of the Western Lacrosse Association (WLA), compiling a 4-7-0 record and 9.96 GAA in 14 appearances...Signed a contract with Minnesota (9/12/07)...Voted to First All-Star Team in 2006 for British Columbia Lacrosse Association (BCLA) Junior A

WEIGHT 205 BIRTHDATE 10.21.85 HOMETOWN PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO

Port Coquitlam.

CAREER TRANSACTIONS Selected by Minnesota in the third round (31st overall) of the 2006 NLL Entry Draft (9/13/06).

REGULAR SEASON YEAR

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

W-L

MIN

2008

Minnesota (NLL)

5

0-2

2009

Minnesota (NLL)

12

2010

Minnesota (NLL)

TOTALS

22

GA

PLAYOFFS GAA

SV%

GP W-L MIN

GA

GAA

SV%

64

12 11.26

.789

3-4

519

97 11.21

.773

7

1-4

216

44 12.21

.749

1

0-1

39

7 10.85

.811

24

4-10

799

153 11.45

.756

1

0-1

39

7 10.85

.811

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#37 DREW DICKIE

2010 season Played for the Burnaby Lakers, a Senior “A” box lacrosse club in the Western Lacrosse Association (WLA)…Has appeared in 11 games for the Burnaby Lakers, a Senior “A” box lacrosse club in the Western Lacrosse Association (WLA) and posted a 3-7 record, 9.39 GAA, and .797 SV%... Allowed a season-low four goals and recorded a season-high 47 saves in a 10-4 victory of New Westminster (7/16).

POSITION GOALTENDER SHOOTS RIGHT

PLAYOFFS

HEIGHT 6-0

Has not appeared in the NLL Playoffs. CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

WEIGHT 198

Played for the Burlington Chiefs, Nanaimo Timbermen Senior “B” team and the Calgary Mountaineers Junior “A” team… Picked up by the Burnaby Lakers Senior “A” after being released by the Victoria Shamrocks…Made it to the 2008 Minto Cup with the Mountaineers.

BIRTHDATE 10.12.84 HOMETOWN WINNIPEG, MANITOBA

CAREER TRANSACTIONS Signed by Minnesota as a free-agent (8/16/10).

REGULAR SEASON

PLAYOFFS

YEAR

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

W-L

MIN

GA

GAA

SV%

GA

GAA

SV%

2010

Burnaby (WLA)

12

3-7

660

108

9.81

.793

12

3-7

660

108

9.81

.793

-

-

-

-

-

-

TOTALS

GP W-L MIN

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23


#27 MAT GILES

2010 season Played in 9 games for the Philadelphia Wings and 6 games for the Boston Blazers…Posted 31 points (13g, 18a) and 46 loose balls with Philadelphia…Recorded 23 points (7g, 16a) and 23 loose balls with Boston…Tallied a total of 54 points (20g, 34a) and 69 loose balls in 15 games with Philadelphia and Boston during the 2010 season.

PLAYOFFS

POSITION FORWARD

Has appeared in (4) postseason contests…(1) with Boston, and (3) with Rochester…2010: Registered five points (1g, 4a), seven loose balls and two PIM with Boston…2005: Tallied two assists and recorded two PIM in two games with Rochester…2004: Recorded two points (1g, 1a), and two loose balls with

SHOOTS RIGHT

Rochester.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS 2009…Led the Philadelphia Wings in points with 70 (23g, 47a) 16 games played and picked up 78 loose balls…2008…In 16 games, recorded 50 points (27g, 23a) for the Chicago Shamrox…Led the team in goal scoring…2007…Played in 16 games for the Chicago Shamroz…Tallied 47 points (17g, 30a) and 87 loose balls…2006…In 11 games for the Edmonton Rush, he posted 21 points (7g, 14a) and 40 points…Appeared in 4 games for the Toronto Rock…Recorded 2 points (1g, 1a) and 13 loose balls…2005…Participated in 15 games and posted 23 points (10g, 13a) and 44 loose balls for the Rochester Knighthawks…2004… Made appearances in all 16 games for the Rochester Knighthawks…Tallied 32 points (21g, 11a) and 58 loose balls…2003…Played in 16 games for the Ottawa Rebel and recorded 60 points (34g, 26a) and 72 loose balls…2002…In 13 games, posted 34 points (17g, 17a) and 48 loose balls for the Montreal Express…2001…Appeared in 14 games for the Columbus Landsharks…Tallied 19 points (13g, 6a) and 76 loose balls…2000…Played in 2 games for the Albany Attack…Recorded 2 points (1g, 1a) and 5 loose balls…1999…Participated in 6 games for the Toronto Rock and posted 6 points (2g, 4a) and 11 loose

HEIGHT 6-4 WEIGHT 245 BIRTHDATE 9.3.75

balls.

HOMETOWN PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO

CAREER TRANSACTIONS Acquired by Minnesota in a trade with Philadelphia along with a first round selection in the 2012 NLL Draft in exchange for F Kevin Buchanan and Minnesota’s fourth round selection in the 2010 NLL Draft (8/23/10).

REGULAR SEASON YEAR

CLUB (LEAGUE)

1999

PLAYOFFS

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

LB

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

LB

Toronto (NLL)

6

2

4

6

8

11

2000

Albany (NLL)

2

1

1

2

4

5

2001

Columbus (NLL)

14

13

6

19

32

76

2002

Montreal (NLL)

13

17

17

34

26

48

2003

Ottawa (NLL)

16

34

26

60

25

72

2004

Rochester (NLL)

16

21

11

32

19

58

1

1

1

2

0

2

2005

Rochester (NLL)

15

10

13

23

20

44

2

0

2

2

2

0

2006

Toronto (NLL)

4

1

1

2

9

13

2006

Edmonton (NLL)

11

7

14

21

24

40

2007

Chicago (NLL)

16

17

30

47

40

87

2008

Chicago (NLL)

16

27

23

50

37

71

2009

Philadelphia (NLL)

16

23

47

70

22

78

2010

Philadelphia (NLL)

9

13

18

31

10

46

2010

Boston (NLL)

6

7

16

23

4

23

1

1

4

5

2

7

160 193

227

420

280

672

4

2

7

9

4

9

TOTALS

24

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#88 ZACK GREER

2010 season Recorded 23 points (13g, 10a), 14 PIM and collected 45 loose balls in his rookie season with Minnesota…Ranked seventh in the NLL among rookies in points scored…Collected a seasonhigh seven loose balls and added two points (1g, 1a) at BOS (4/10)… Recorded a season-high three goals at EDM (3/27)…Dished out a season-high four assists and added a goal vs. CGY (1/15)…Tallied his first

POSITION FORWARD

career goal and assist in the season opener at CGY (1/10).

SHOOTS LEFT

PLAYOFFS Has appeared in one career playoff game with Minnesota…2010:

HEIGHT 6-2

Posted two points (1g, 1a) and one loose ball at WAS (5/1).

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS AMATEUR: 2009: Led Bryant University in scoring with 68 points (42g, 26a) and was a Sec¬ond Team All-American selection…Finished his collegiate career as the NCAA’s all-time leading point (353p) and goal (248g) scorer in Division I history…Spent the 2005-08 seasons at Duke University…Was a two-time First Team All-American selection (200708) and a Third Team All-American selection (2005) as a Blue Devil… Finished as Duke’s all-time leading goal scorer (206)…Led the nation in goals with 57 in 2005, 67 in 2007 and 65 in 2008… Recipient of the 2008 Jack Turnbull Award, which is given to the top US collegiate attackman…Was also a finalist for the 2008 Tewaaraton Trophy… OUTDOOR: Spent the 2009-10 seasons as an attackman for the Long Island Lizards (MLL)…PERSONAL: Brother, Bill, is a defenseman for the Edmonton Rush.

WEIGHT 190 BIRTHDATE 2.12.86 HOMETOWN WHITBY, ONTARIO

CAREER TRANSACTIONS Selected by Minnesota in the first round (third overall) 2009 NLL Entry Draft (9/9/09).

REGULAR SEASON

PLAYOFFS

YEAR

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

LB

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2010

Minnesota (NLL)

13

10

13

23

14

45

1

1

1

2

0

1

13

10

13

23

14

45

1

1

1

2

0

1

TOTALS

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LB

25


#9 TYLER

HASS

2010 season Spent the summer with the Western Lacrosse Association’s (WLA) Victoria Shamrocks…Recorded eight points (5g, 3a). POSITION TRANSITION

PLAYOFFS Has not appeared in the NLL Playoffs.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

SHOOTS RIGHT

Pursued a basketball career at the University of Victoria prior to lacrosse…Played for the Western Lacrosse Association’s (WLA) Victoria Shamrocks in 2010.

HEIGHT 6-6

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

WEIGHT 210

Selected by Minnesota in the third round (30th overall) of the 2006 NLL Entry Draft (9/13/06).

BIRTHDATE 4.20.85 HOMETOWN VICTORIA, BC

REGULAR SEASON

PLAYOFFS

YEAR

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2010

Victoria Shamrocks (WLA)

13

5

3

8

13

5

3

8

TOTALS

26

LB

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

10

10

7

2

9

12

10

10

7

2

9

12

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#47 TRAVIS HILL

2010 season Missed the entire 2010 season with an injury.

PLAYOFFS Has appeared in two career playoff games collecting an assist, four PIM and 23 loose balls...2008: Led team with 15 loose balls picked up vs. NY (5/3)...2007: Tallied an assist and eight loose balls in his playoff debut at BUF (4/22).

POSITION TRANSITION

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS 2009: Finished season with nine points (2g, 7a) and 68 loose balls in 12 games...Had an assist and picked up season-high 14 loose balls vs. EDM (4/4)...Picked up goal and assist at CGY (2/6)…2008: Played in a career-high 14 games in his fourth NLL season with the Swarm and set a single-season franchise record with 86 PIM...Also collected a career-high three goals, 11 assists and led team with 108 loose balls... Registered first goal of season at TOR (1/11)...Posted two assists vs. NY (2/8)...Picked up 16 loose balls vs. CHI (3/14)... Notched three assists vs. PHI (4/12)...Recorded season-high 21 loose balls vs. CHI (4/25)... Posted 200th career loose ball at CHI (4/26)...2007: Appeared in eight games in his third NLL season and third with the Swarm...Won 93 of 212 face-offs (43.9%) as one of three players to take faceoffs on the team...Missed seven consecutive games (1/29-3/18) but played in the final six games of the season (3/23-4/14)...Tallied his first career point and three assists at BUF (1/20)...Collected 11 loose balls on two different occasions in back-to-back games (3/23 vs. TOR; 3/31 vs. COL)...Scored his first NLL goal at ROC (4/7)...Collected a career-high 17 loose balls and tied a career high with three assists vs. ARZ (4/14)...2006: Appeared in first game of season at BUF (2/18) after being signed as a free agent (2/15)...2005: Went scoreless in five games with the Swarm during his rookie NLL season tallying eight PIM and 22 loose balls...Collected season-high seven loose balls vs. PHI (4/15)...Made NLL debut at BUF (3/18) and recorded five loose balls and two PIM... AMATEUR: Recorded one assist in one game with the St. Catharine’s Athletics of the Ontario Lacrosse Association (OLA) in 2004... Tallied 25 points (10g, 15a) and 34 PIM in 17 games with St. Catharines Junior A team in 2003...Added nine points (3g, 6a) and 29 PIM in 11 playoff contests as the Athletics claimed the 2003 Minto Cup championship.

SHOOTS RIGHT HEIGHT 5-10 WEIGHT 170 BIRTHDATE 6.30.82 HOMETOWN LEWISTON, NEW YORK

CAREER TRANSACTIONS Signed by Minnesota as a free agent (12/09/04).

REGULAR SEASON

PLAYOFFS

YEAR

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

LB

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2005

Minnesota (NLL)

5

0

0

0

8

22

LB –

2006

Minnesota (NLL)

3

0

0

0

7

6

2007

Minnesota (NLL)

8

1

7

8

8

71

1

0

1

1

2

8

2008

Minnesota (NLL)

14

3

11

14

86

108

1

0

0

0

2

15

2009

Minnesota (NLL)

TOTALS

13

2

7

8

30

69

43

6

25

31

155

275

2

0

1

1

4

23

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#8 RYAN HURLEY

2010 season Played for Cornell University…Recorded 60 points (47g, 13a) in 18 games…Helped lead the Big Red to the NCAA Final Four. POSITION FORWARD

PLAYOFFS Has not appeared in the NLL Playoffs. CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

SHOOTS LEFT

Spent the 2007-10 seasons at Cornell University… Helped lead Cornell to the 2009 National Championship and the NCAA Final Four in 2007 and 2010…Named second-team All-Ivy in 2009 after leading the Cornell offense with 45 goals…Unanimous firstteam All-Ivy in 2008…Honorable mention All-American in 2008 and 2009…Posted a four-year total of 179 points (140g, 39a) in 60 games with Cornell...High school All-American and four-year letter winner at the Academy of Holy Angels

HEIGHT 6-3 WEIGHT 185

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

BIRTHDATE 6.3.88

Selected by Minnesota in the third round (27th overall) of the 2010 NLL Entry Draft (9/8/10).

HOMETOWN EAGAN, MN

REGULAR SEASON

PLAYOFFS

YEAR

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

LB

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2007

Cornell University (NCAA)

10

2

2

4

0

4

-

-

-

-

-

LB -

2008

Cornell University (NCAA)

15

46

14

60

0

27

-

-

-

-

-

-

2009

Cornell University (NCAA)

17

45

10

55

2

47

-

-

-

-

-

-

2010

Cornell University (NCAA)

18

47

13

60

2

28

-

-

-

-

-

-

60 140

39

179

4

106

-

-

-

-

-

-

NCAA TOTALS

28

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#34 NICK INCH

2010 season Recorded one point (1a), six PIM and 19 loose balls in seven games with Minnesota…Tallied only point of the season (assist) vs. PHI (4/17).

POSITION DEFENSEMAN

PLAYOFFS Has appeared in two playoff games with Minnesota...2010: Collected one loose ball vs. WAS (5/1)…2008: Picked up two loose balls in postseason debut vs. NY (5/3).

SHOOTS RIGHT

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

HEIGHT 6-2

2009: Recorded five assists and 51 loose balls in 15 games...Had an assist and picked up six loose balls vs. NY (4/18)...Named to West Division All-Star Team...Picked up first point (assist) in season opener at POR (1/3)…2008: Appeared in eight games in his rookie season in the NLL collecting one assist, 10 PIM and 20 loose balls...Appeared in first NLL game at TOR (1/11)...Notched first NLL point (an assist) vs. PHI (4/12)...2007: Tucked three points (2g, 1a) and seven PIM under his belt in 11 games with Kitchener-Waterloo Kodiaks of the Ontario Lacrosse Association (OLA)...Split the 2006 campaign between Kitchener-Waterloo and Six Nations...Appeared in six games with the Six Nations Chiefs, recording seven PIM before being traded to the Kodiaks, where he tallied two points (1g, 1a) and 11 PIM in 10 contests in 2006... Signed a contact with the Swarm on Sept. 12, 2007.

WEIGHT 210 BIRTHDATE 12.20.84 HOMETOWN KITCHENER, ONTARIO

CAREER TRANSACTIONS Signed by Minnesota as a free agent (9/12/07).

REGULAR SEASON

PLAYOFFS

YEAR

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

LB

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2008

Minnesota (NLL)

8

0

1

1

10

20

1

0

0

0

0

2

2009

Minnesota (NLL)

15

0

5

5

25

51

2010

Minnesota (NLL)

NLL TOTALS

LB

7

0

1

1

6

19

1

0

0

0

0

1

30

0

7

7

41

90

2

0

0

0

0

3

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#85 MATT KELLY

2010 SEASON Did not play in 2010. PLAYOFFS Has not appeared in the NLL Playoffs.

POSITION DEFENSEMAN

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS Played four years at the University of Virginia...2008: Started all 18 games, recorded a career-high 48 ground balls... 2007: Played 16 games, recorded 43 ground balls and caused 18 turnovers... 2006: Was one of the leading freshman defensemen in the country... named to the Inside Lacrosse All-Freshman team... started all 17 games, the first freshman to do so in school history

SHOOTS RIGHT HEIGHT 6-0

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

WEIGHT 202

Selected by Minnesota in the sixth roud (54th overall) of the 2009 NLL Entry Draft (9/9/09).

BIRTHDATE 10.26.86 HOMETOWN KENILWORTH, IL

REGULAR SEASON

PLAYOFFS

YEAR

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

LB

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2006

University of Virginia (NCAA)

17

0

0

0

9.5

33

-

-

-

-

-

LB -

2007

University of Virginia (NCAA)

16

0

0

0

3.5

43

-

-

-

-

-

-

2008

University of Virginia (NCAA)

18

0

0

0

5

48

-

-

-

-

-

-

2009

University of Virginia (NCAA)

17

0

1

1

7.5

38

-

-

-

-

-

-

2010

Did not play

TOTALS

30

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

-

68

0

1

1

25.5

162

-

-

-

-

-

-

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#7 JOHN

MCCLURE 2010 season Recorded 66 points (58g, 8a) and collected 33 ground balls in 12 games for Dowling in 2010… Earned USILA AllAmerican honors.

POSITION FORWARD

PLAYOFFS No playoff experience. CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

SHOOTS RIGHT

2009: Started in all 13 games for Dowling while leading the nation in goals with 54 while also tallying 13 assists and 53 ground balls....Named a USILA All-American Honorable Mention, ECC All-Conference First Team member and a 2010 pre-season All-American... Was also named the Nike DII Player of the Week during the season…2008: Appeared in 15 games for the Golden Lions tallying 24 goals and 11 assists while scooping up 64 groundballs…2007: Started in 10 games for the Golden Lions in 2006:Third on the team in points with 32…Netted 20 goals and 12 assists…Scooped up a team high 51 ground balls… Went 57-98 on face-offs for a .582 percentage…Bio via Dowling College

HEIGHT 5-10 WEIGHT 190 BIRTHDATE 10.2.86 HOMETOWN BRAMPTON, ONTARIO

CAREER TRANSACTIONS Selected by Minnesota in the fifth round (45th overall) of the 2010 NLL Entry Draft (9/8/10).

REGULAR SEASON

PLAYOFFS

YEAR

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

LB

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2007

Dowling College (NCAA)

10

20

12

32

3

51

-

-

-

-

-

LB -

2008

Dowling College (NCAA)

15

24

11

35

2.5

64

-

-

-

-

-

-

2009

Dowling College (NCAA)

13

54

13

67

4

53

-

-

-

-

-

-

2010

Dowling College (NCAA)

12

58

8

66

5

28

-

-

-

-

-

-

50 156

44

200

14.5

196

-

-

-

-

-

-

NCAA TOTALS

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31


#11 RICH

MORGAN 2010 season Recorded nine points (4g, 5a), 31 PIM and collected 51 loose balls in 14 games in first season with Minnesota…Collected a season-high seven loose balls and added a goal at PHI (3/13)…Scored first goal of the season vs. COL (2/20)…Recorded first point (assist) with Swarm at WAS (2/5).

POSITION FORWARD

PLAYOFFS Has appeared in six postseason contests, (5) with Portland and (1) with Minnesota…2010: Added an assist and collected five loose balls with Minnesota at WAS (5/1)…2009: Tallied two points (1g, 1a) and five loose balls vs. SJS (5/1)…2008: Totaled four points (2g, 2a), two PIM and 11 loose balls in three games…2006:

SHOOTS LEFT HEIGHT 6-8

Registered two points (1g, 1a), two PIM and 10 loose balls vs. ARZ (4/22).

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS 2009: Whistled for a career-high 43 PIM…Registered 16 points (7g, 9a)…2008: Collected a career-high 78 loose balls and also recorded 15 points (10g, 5a)…2007: Finished with 20 points (10g, 10a) and 69 loose balls…2006: Ranked fourth on Portland in loose balls with 75… Added 21 points (10g, 11a) and collected 38 PIM…2005: Tallied 28 points (18g, 10a), 27 PIM and 62 loose balls in 16 games with Anaheim…2004: Registered 25 points (12g, 13a), eight PIM and 40 loose balls in rookie season with Anaheim….AMATEUR: Attended Boise State University.

WEIGHT 260 BIRTHDATE 7.2.79 HOMETOWN BOISE, ID

CAREER TRANSACTIONS Acquired by Minnesota in a trade with Edmonton in exchange for Minnesota’s ninth overall selection in the 2009 NLL Entry Draft (9/9/09). REGULAR SEASON

PLAYOFFS

YEAR

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

LB

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2004

Anaheim (NLL)

14

12

13

25

8

40

LB –

2005

Anaheim (NLL)

16

18

10

28

27

62

– 10

2006

Portland (NLL)

15

10

11

21

38

75

1

1

1

2

2

2007

Portland (NLL)

16

10

10

20

22

69

2008

Portland (NLL)

16

10

5

15

24

78

3

2

2

4

2

11

2009

Portland (NLL)

16

7

9

16

43

68

1

1

1

2

0

5

2010

Minnesota (NLL)

14

4

5

9

31

51

1

0

1

1

0

5

107

71

63

134

193

443

6

4

5

9

4

31

NLL TOTALS

32

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#12 ERIC PACEY

2010 season Recorded five points (3g, 2a), 23 PIM and collected 28 loose balls in 13 games with Minnesota…Scored a goal in the home opener vs. CGY (1/15)… Recorded a goal vs. WAS (2/13) and vs. COL (2/20).

PLAYOFFS Has appeared in four postseason contests with Minnesota tallying one goal and 19 loose balls...2010: Collected two loose balls at WAS (5/1)…2008: Picked up 12 loose balls vs. NY (5/3)...2007: Collected two loose balls at BUF (4/22)...2006: Collected a goal and three loose balls in his postseason debut at BUF (4/23).

POSITION DEFENSEMAN

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

SHOOTS RIGHT

2009: Finished with three assists and 29 loose balls while playing in nine games...Recorded first point (assist) at PHI (2/21)…2008: Played in a career-high 15 games during his seventh NLL season and fourth with the Swarm...Collected a career-high eight assists while tallying 10 points (2g, 8a), 12 PIM and a career-high tying 45 loose balls...Recorded assist and seven loose balls at TOR (1/11)...Deposited first goal of season vs. CHI (3/14)...2007: Played in 12 games during his sixth NLL season tallying six points (1g, 5a), 27 loose balls and a careerhigh 40 PIM...Recorded two major penalties vs. ROC (1/19)...Led the team with five points (1g, 4a) at TOR (4/6)...2006: Recorded goal vs. BUF (3/24)...Collected team-high eight loose balls at TOR (3/3)...Picked up assist vs. PHI (2/10)...Tallied goal at PHI (1/14)...2005: Saw action in 13 games with Minnesota last season collecting seven points (2g, 5a), 14 PIM and 37 loose balls...Collected second goal of the season against PHI (4/15)...Picked up team-high nine loose balls and an assist vs. ROC (3/25)...Tallied an assist at BUF (3/18)...Notched pair of assists vs. TOR (2/11)...Recorded short-handed goal and four PIM at ROC (1/1)...2004: Played in one game with Toronto in 2004 and collected three loose balls at BUF (3/27)...2003: Spent the season with Ottawa and registered eight points (3g, 5a), 11 PIM and 45 loose balls in 13 contests...2002: Established career-highs in goals (7), assists (6) and points (13) during rookie campaign with Montreal in 2002...AMATEUR: Member of 2002 Mann Cup champion Brampton Excelsiors (OLA).

HEIGHT 6-2 WEIGHT 212 BIRTHDATE 5.3.78 HOMETOWN TORONTO, ONTARIO

CAREER TRANSACTIONS Traded to Minnesota along with Ken Millin from Toronto in exchange for Rusty Kruger (10/20/04)...Signed as a free agent by Toronto during the 2003 season.

REGULAR SEASON

PLAYOFFS

YEAR

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

LB

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2002

Montreal (NLL)

11

7

6

13

17

23

2003

Ottawa (NLL)

13

3

5

8

11

45

2004

Toronto (NLL)

2005

Minnesota (NLL)

LB

1

0

0

0

0

3

13

2

5

7

14

37

2006

Minnesota (NLL)

13

2

3

5

20

45

1

1

0

1

0

3

2007

Minnesota (NLL)

12

1

5

6

40

27

1

0

0

0

0

2

2008

Minnesota (NLL)

15

2

8

10

16

45

1

0

0

0

2

12

2009

Minnesota (NLL)

9

0

3

3

17

29

2010

Minnesota (NLL)

13

3

2

5

23

28

1

0

0

0

0

2

100

20

37

57

158

282

4

1

0

1

2

19

TOTALS

2 0 1 1 M I N N E S OTA S WA R M T E A M G U I D E

33


#93

NICK PATTERSON 2010 season Finished season 4-7 with a 12.29 GAA and a .748 SV% while appearing in all 16 games with Minnesota…Made 53 saves on 65 shots vs. EDM (4/3)…Set a franchise and personal record for most saves in a game (59) in a 17-13 win over Calgary (3/26)…Allowed only five goals while appearing in all 60 minutes in a win vs. COL (2/20)… Recorded his first win of the season vs. CGY (1/15) after stopping 41 shots on 51 attempts… Made 34 saves in the season opener at CGY (1/10).

PLAYOFFS POSITION GOALTENDER

Has appeared in four postseason contests going 0-2 with a 14.01 GAA and a .713 SV%...2010: Appeared in 21 minutes and had seven saves on 14 shots at WAS (5/1)…2008: Stopped 33 of 44 shots faced and picked up assist in 11-8 loss vs. NY (5/3)...2007: Made 41 saves on 55 shots on goal in a losing effort at BUF (4/22)...2006: Started in net for the Swarm and allowed six goals in 18 minutes at BUF (4/23).

CAREER

SHOOTS RIGHT

Has twice been named to the NLL All-Pro Second Team (2006, 2007)...Named BCLA’s Top Goaltender in 2000, 2001 and 2003...Selected to BCLA Second All-Star Team three straight seasons (2001-03)...2009: Finished season 3-6 with a 13.62 GAA and a .713 SV%... Stopped 35 of 47 shots faced for win at PHI (3/14)...Made 24 saves on 31 shots in relief of Kevin Croswell for second win of season... Made 36 saves for first victory of the season vs. SJ (1/10). 2008: Played in a career-high 16 games during his sixth NLL season collecting a career-high 10 victories while posting an 11.99 GAA and a .768 SV%...Named a starter for NLL All-Star Game...Stopped 40 of 44 shots en route to holding Toronto to its lowest scoring output (four goals) in franchise history (1/12)...The four goals by the Rock was also one goal shy of tying the NLL record for fewest goals allowed in a regular season game set in 1992 when Detroit defeated Pittsburgh 12-3...Named NLL Defensive Player of the Week on 1/16...Recorded 44 saves at SJ (2/2)...Seven-decision win streak dating back to a 11-8 win at PHI (4/13/07) snapped in loss at BUF (2/16)...Faced 69 shots en route to collecting 54 saves at PHI (2/22)...2007: Played in 14 games during his fifth NLL season tallying a franchise-record seven wins while ranking sixth in the league with a .775 save percentage and 11.43 GAA...Earned NLL Second Team All-Pro honors for the second consecutive year...Recorded 43 saves and allowed 11 goals in the season opener vs. CHI (1/13)...Stopped 50 of 60 shots vs. ROC (1/19)...Blocked 41 of 49 shots at POR (2/2)... Stopped 44 of 55 shots faced on 2/24 win in CHI... Blocked 47 of 55 shots on net in PHI (4/13) to clinch playoff berth...Was named Defensive Player of the Week for week 16...2006: Was named to the 2006 NLL Dodge All-Pro Second Team after posting a 6-2 record this season including a 4-2 record on the road...Ranked third in the NLL with a .790 save percentage and fourth with a 10.45 GAA...Named February Player of the Month after posting 2-1 record, stopping 121 of 151 shots faced and picking up four assists in three games during the month of February...Made 41 saves and collected two assists in 11-10 win vs. PHI (2/10) to win second consecutive NLL Defensive Player of the Week Award (Week 7)...Made 40 saves in 7-6 win at EDM (2/3) and was named Week 6 Defensive Player of the Week...Made 47 saves in 12-8 win at CGY (1/20) and was named NLL Player of the Week for Week 4...Stopped 45 of 55 shots faced in 13-10 win at PHI (1/14)...2005: Played in four games with the Swarm going 1-0 with a 15.47 GAA...Had a .729 SV%, assisted on a goal and collected one loose ball...Returned to action fol¬lowing a six-week absence and made 45 saves and collected an assist for first win of season, 14-12, vs. PHI (4/15) and was named NLL Defensive Player of the Week...Suffered left knee injury during first quarter at PHI (3/5)...Made Swarm debut and allowed six goals on nine shots vs. BUF (1/21)...2004: Played in all 16 games with Vancouver posting a 1-4 record with a 14.44 GAA, a .730 save percentage and five assists...2003: Appeared in two contests with Ravens during rookie season...AMATEUR: Co-Winner of the Ed Bailey Trophy as the 2004 Outstanding Rookie in the Western Lacrosse Association (WLA)...Went 8-12 with a 10.96 GAA, a .768 save percentage and 15 assists in 20 games with the Maple Ridge Burrards...Collected 60 assists and 69 PIM in 89 career British Columbia Lacrosse Association (BCLA) contests with Burnaby and Victoria...Member of Burnaby’s 2002 Minto Cup Championship team.

HEIGHT 5-11 WEIGHT 185 BIRTHDATE 12.8.82 HOMETOWN VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA

CAREER TRANSACTIONS Selected by Minnesota with the sixth pick in the Vancouver Dispersal Draft (12/15/04)...Originally selected by Vancouver in the second round (19th overall) of the 2002 NLL Entry Draft.

REGULAR SEASON

PLAYOFFS

YEAR

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

W-L

MIN

GA

GAA

SV%

GA

GAA

SV%

2003

Vancouver (NLL)

2

0-0

0

0

0

0

2004

Vancouver (NLL)

16

1-4

228

55 14.44

.730

2005

Minnesota (NLL)

4

1-0

89

23 15.47

.729

2006

Minnesota (NLL)

11

6-2

525

91 10.40

.790

1

0-0

18

5 17.06

.688

2007

Minnesota (NLL)

14

7-5

656

125 11.43

.775

1

0-1

60

14 14.11

.745

2008

Minnesota (NLL)

16

10-4

906

181 11.99

.768

1

0-1

60

11 11.00

.750

2009

Minnesota (NLL)

12

3-6

441

100 13.62

.713

2010

Minnesota (NLL)

16

4-7

757

155 12.29

.748

1

0-0

91 32-28 3,602

730 11.84

.763

4

TOTALS

34

GP W-L MIN

21

7 19.72

.5

0-2 159

37 14.01

.713

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#17 SEAN

POLLOCK 2010 season Recorded 47 points (21g, 26a), 46 PIM, and scooped up 56 loose balls in 15 contests with Minnesota...Became the Swarm’s all-time leader in career games played (89) and goals scored (122)……Netted at least two goals in seven games…Closed out the 2010 season with three points (2g, 1a) vs. ORL (4/24)…Tied a season-high five points (2g, 3a) vs. PHI (4/17)…Netted a seasonhigh three goals at EDM (3/27)…Had a season-high four assists vs. COL (1/22)…Posted three points (1g, 2a) in his season debut vs. CGY (1/15)

PLAYOFFS

POSITION FORWARD

Has appeared in four career postseason games with Minnesota tallying nine points (5g, 4a) and 15 loose balls...2010: Scored two goals and collected two loose balls at WSH (5/1)…2008: Recorded two goals and an assist vs. NY (5/3)...2007: Collected an assist and five loose balls at BUF (4/22)...2006: Notched three points (1g, 2a) and five loose balls in his postseason debut at BUF (4/23).

SHOOTS RIGHT

CAREER highlights 2009: Led team with 65 points (26g, 39a)...Led team with six points (2g, 4a) in season finale vs. NY (4/18)… Scored team high four goals to give him 100 career goals and added two assists vs. Portland (4/11)…Tied team high with six points (2g, 4a) at COL (3/22)...Led team with nine points (3g, 6a) and 10 loose balls at BUF (2/28)...Recorded two goals and three assists in back-to-back games vs. BOS (2/20) and at PHI (2/21)... Led team with six points (2g, 4a) and eight SOG at POR (1/3)...2008: Played in a career-high 16 games during his fifth NLL season and fourth with Minnesota and tied for the league lead with five GWGs... Collected 60 points (24g, 36a) 26 PIM and a career-high 64 loose balls and ranked tied for first on team with three SHGs... Named both the NLL Offensive and Overall Player of the Week (1/30) after racking up a career-high tying nine points (3g, 6a) at ROC (1/26)...Picked up 100th assist of NLL career on final helper of three-assist second quarter at BUF (2/16)...Tallied three goals (one SHG) during fourth quarter and picked up 200th career loose ball vs. NY (4/5)...2007: Played in 15 games during his fourth NLL season tallying a career high with 26 goals, 41 assists and 67 points...He also notched 60 loose balls and 28 PIM...Tallied seven points (4g, 3a) at POR (2/2)...Notched a career-high nine points (3, 6a) at NY (2/17)...Tallied seven points (4g, 3a) and 10 loose balls at CHI (2/24)...Netted three goals and added an assist at TOR (4/6)...2006: Collected 40 points (16g, 24a) 20 PIM and a career-high 62 loose balls in his third NLL season...Collected goal, four assists and eight loose balls at ROC (4/8)...Notched two goals and two assists vs. PHI (2/10)... Scored goal and two assists at EDM (2/3)...Collected two goals and seven loose balls vs. ROC (1/21)...Tallied team-high four assists in season-opener vs. PHI (1/6)...2005: Played in 13 games with Minnesota totaling 25 points (9g, 16a), 17 PIM and 42 loose balls...Recorded game-win¬ning goal vs. PHI (4/15)...Collected six points (2g, 4a) at ANA (4/9)...Tallied five points (2g, 3a) vs. BUF (3/11)...Registered an assist on Swarm’s first goal in franchise history vs. ROC (1/1)...2004: Scored three goals in five games with Arizona during rookie NLL season...Added seven PIM and three loose balls...Tal¬lied goal in first career game against ROC (3/6)...AMATEUR: Recorded 64 points (28g, 36a) and 69 PIM in 19 contests with WLA’s Victoria Shamrocks in 2004...Ranked tied for second on the team in power-play goals (10) and tied for second in scoring and PIM... Ranked tied for sixth overall in the WLA in scoring.

HEIGHT 5-10 WEIGHT 175 BIRTHDATE 7.7.82 HOMETOWN WALLACEBURG, ONTARIO

CAREER TRANSACTIONS Selected by Minnesota from Arizona in the 2004 NLL Expansion Draft...Originally drafted by Arizona in the fourth round (40th overall) of the 2002 NLL Entry Draft.

REGULAR SEASON YEAR

CLUB (LEAGUE)

2004

Arizona (NLL)

2005

Minnesota (NLL)

PLAYOFFS

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

LB

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

5

3

0

3

7

3

LB –

13

9

16

25

17

42

2006

Minnesota (NLL)

15

16

24

40

20

62

1

1

2

3

0

5

2007

Minnesota (NLL)

15

26

41

67

28

60

1

0

1

1

2

5

2008

Minnesota (NLL)

16

24

36

60

26

64

1

2

1

3

0

3

2009 2010

Minnesota (NLL) Minnesota (NLL)

15 15

26 21

39 26

60 47

14 46

71 56

– 1

– 2

– 0

– 2

– 0

– 2

94 125

182

307

158

358

4

5

4

9

2

15

TOTALS

2 0 1 1 M I N N E S OTA S WA R M T E A M G U I D E

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#71 KEVIN ROSS

2010 season Recorded 42 points (17g, 25a), four PIM, and collected 61 loose balls in 15 games with Minnesota…Scored his second hat trick of the season vs. PHI (4/17)… Posted a season-high in points (6), assists (5) and loose balls (10) vs. EDM (4/3)… Tallied a hat trick at CGY (3/26)…Posted his first goal of the season and added two assists vs. CGY (1/15).

POSITION FORWARD

PLAYOFFS Has appeared in one playoff game with Minnesota…2010: Dished out two assists, collected three loose balls and recorded two PIM at WAS (5/1).

SHOOTS LEFT

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS 2009: Finished sixth on the team with 43 points (20g, 23a) while playing in all 16 games... Led the team with three goals and added an assist vs. NY (4/18)...Scored three goals on five shots and added two assists at COL (3/22)...Had four points (1g, 3a) and picked up five loose balls vs. BUF (1/24...Had four assists and tied career high five points vs. SJ (1/10)... Scored career-high three goals and five points at POR (1/3)…2008: Collected 11 points (5g, 6a) and 21 loose balls while appearing in final nine games of the 2008 season with the Chicago Shamrox during his rookie campaign in the NLL...Registered two assists in NLL debut at MIN (3/14)...Tallied first NLL goal following week at ROC (3/22)...Recorded three points (2g, 1a) including game-tying goal in 15-14 overtime win vs. PHI (4/5)... Notched goal and assist in regular season finale vs. MIN (4/26)...AMATEUR: Re¬corded 126 goals and 185 points in 54 games during four years at Canisius College (2004-07)...Led team in scoring all four seasons...Finished collegiate career second in school history in goals and fourth in scoring...2007: Set career-high with 54 points and 35 ground balls in 14 games and tied career-high with 36 goals...Named to the Metro Atlantic Athletic Conference (MAAC) First Team... Ranked seven nationally with 3.86 points per game and ninth with 2.57 goals per game...Named the 2007 male Student-Athlete of the Year at Canisius...2006: Named MAAC Offensive Player of the Year and First Team All-MAAC notch¬ing 51 points (36g, 15a) in 15 contests...Led team with four game-winning goals...2005: Named Second Team All-MAAC scoring 38 points (22g, 16a) in 12 games...2004: Named First Team All-MAAC after stellar freshman campaign as he led team in goals (32), assists (10) and points (42).

HEIGHT 6-1 WEIGHT 205 BIRTHDATE 5.30.85 HOMETOWN LONDON, ONTARIO

CAREER TRANSACTIONS Selected by Chicago in the first round (12th overall) of the 2007 NLL Entry Draft... Signed by Minnesota as a free agent on (12/8/08).

REGULAR SEASON

PLAYOFFS

YEAR

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

LB

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2008

Chicago (NLL)

9

5

6

11

8

21

2009

Minnesota (NLL)

16

20

23

43

8

47

2010

Minnesota (NLL)

TOTALS

36

LB

15

17

25

42

4

61

1

0

2

2

2

3

40

42

54

96

20

129

1

0

2

2

2

3

2 0 1 1 M I N N E S OTA S WA R M T E A M G U I D E


#26 RYAN SHARP

2010 season Recorded five points (2g, 3a), 22 PIM and collected 18 loose balls in four games with Minnesota… Dished out two assists and collected six loose balls vs. PHI (4/17)… Scored two goals in his season debut at COL (2/27).

PLAYOFFS Has appeared in four career postseason games, tallying six points (2g, 4a) and 34 loose balls...2010: Collected five loose balls and recorded two PIM at WSH (5/1)…2008: Recorded goal and eight loose balls vs. NY (5/3)...2007: Collected three points (1g, 2a) and nine loose balls at BUF (4/22)...2006: Tallied two assists

POSITION TRANSITION

and 12 loose balls in one postseason game with Portland.

SHOOTS RIGHT

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS 2009: Recorded 11 points (5g, 6a) and led team with 89 loose balls in 14 games...Had two points (1g, 1a) and picked up seven loose balls vs. EDM (4/4)...Picked up 11 loose balls and first goal of season vs. BOS (2/20)...Had first point of season (assist) vs. BUF (1/24)...Led team with 11 loose balls at POR (1/3)…2008: Played in 15games in his fourth NLL season and first full season with Minnesota tallying 20 points (9g, 11a), 78 loose balls and a career-high 72 PIM...PIM total is the second-most ever in a single season in franchise history behind Travis Hill’s 2008 total of 86...Tallied two goals and seven loose balls at ROC (1/26)...Picked up season-high 11 loose balls at BUF (2/16)...Collected three points (1g, 2a) and nine loose balls vs. NY (4/5)...Whistled for 17 PIM vs. PHI (4/12)...2007: Played in 13 games for Portland and Minnesota during his third NLL season and tallied 11 points (3g, 8a), 20 PIM and 80 loose balls...Began the season playing in five games for Portland and tallied five assists prior to being traded to Minnesota (2/9)...Picked up 11 loose balls vs. ARZ (1/19)...Tallied one assist and six loose balls in Swarm debut vs. NY (2/18)...Notched one goal and eight loose balls vs. PHI (3/18)...2006: Played in all 16 games with Portland in his second NLL season tallying career highs in points with 30 (16g, 14a), loose balls (137) and PIM (42)...2005: Played in two games with Calgary in his first NLL season tallying one goal, two loose balls and eight PIM.

HEIGHT 6-2 WEIGHT 205 BIRTHDATE 7.7.79Z

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

HOMETOWN PETERBOROUGH, ONTARIO

Acquired by Minnesota from Portland in exchange for Minnesota’s first and second round picks in the 2007 NLL Entry Draft (2/9/07)... Acquired by Portland from Calgary

REGULAR SEASON

PLAYOFFS

YEAR

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

LB

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2005

Calgary (NLL)

2

1

0

1

8

0

LB –

2006

Portland (NLL)

16

16

14

30

42

137

1

0

2

2

0

12 –

2007

Portland (NLL)

5

0

5

5

10

40

2007

Minnesota (NLL)

8

3

3

6

10

40

1

1

2

3

0

9

2008

Minnesota (NLL)

15

9

11

20

72

78

1

1

0

1

0

8

2009

Minnesota (NLL)

14

5

6

11

34

89

2010

Minnesota (NLL)

4

2

3

5

22

18

1

0

0

0

2

5

64

36

42

78

198

402

4

2

4

6

2

34

TOTALS

2 0 1 1 M I N N E S OTA S WA R M T E A M G U I D E

37


#24 RORY

SMITH

2010 season Recorded one point (1a), collected 35 loose balls and tallied a team-high 104 PIM in 14 games with the Orlando Titans… Member of the New Westminster Salmonbellies of the Western Lacrosse Association (WLA) and appeared in 13 games for the team.

PLAYOFFS

POSITION DEFENSEMAN

Has not appeared in the NLL Playoffs.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

SHOOTS RIGHT

Known as one of the league’s most fearless defenders during his three years in the NLL with the Titans…2009: Appeared in 14 games for the New York Titans… Recorded 1 point (1a), 34 loose balls and 54 PIM…2008: Made 11 game appearances for the New York Titans and tallied 25 loose balls and 36 PIM…In his three-year career, Smith has appeared in 39 games and has posted two points (2a), 94 loose balls and 194 PIM…Prior to his time in the NLL, Smith spent the 2007 season with the Brampton Excelsiors of the Ontario Junior “A” Lacrosse League…Named the Most Valuable Defensive Player in the Ontario Junior “B” Lacrosse League in 2006…Attended York University in Canada and was a former professional hockey player before playing lacrosse.

HEIGHT 6-0 WEIGHT 200

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

BIRTHDATE 2.1.87

Selected by the New York Titans in the second round (17th overall pick) of the 2007 NLL Entry Draft (9/1/07). He was selected fourth overall by Minnesota in the dispersal draft of the Orlando Titans (8/6/10).

HOMETOWN MIMICO, ONTARIO

REGULAR SEASON

PLAYOFFS

YEAR

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

LB

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2008

New York Titans (NLL)

11

0

0

0

36

25

2

0

0

0

14

3

2009

New York Titans (NLL)

14

0

1

1

54

34

3

0

0

0

8

4

2010

Orlando Titans (NLL)

TOTALS

38

LB

14

0

1

1

104

35

2

0

0

0

4

6

39

0

2

2

194

94

7

0

0

0

26

13

2 0 1 1 M I N N E S OTA S WA R M T E A M G U I D E


#6 ANDREW SUITOR

2010 season Assistant captain and defenseman with the Orangeville Northmen of the OLA Junior A Lacrosse League…Recorded 39 points (8g, 31a) and 69 PIM in 22 games…Helped lead the Northmen to their third straight Minto Cup.

PLAYOFFS

POSITION TRANSITION

Has not appeared in the NLL Playoffs.

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS Spent the 2008-10 seasons at Adrian & RIT…Played with the Orangeville Northmen of the OLA Junior A Lacrosse League for the past six seasons…Won two Minto Cups and three Ontario titles in his time with Orangeville.

SHOOTS RIGHT

CAREER TRANSACTIONS

HEIGHT 5-11

Selected fourth overall by Minnesota in the 2010 NLL Entry Draft (9/8/10).

WEIGHT 190 BIRTHDATE 4.26.89 HOMETOWN ORANGEVILLE, ONTARIO

REGULAR SEASON YEAR

CLUB (LEAGUE)

2005 2006

PLAYOFFS

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

LB

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

Orangeville Northmen (OLA)

2

0

1

1

7

-

3

0

0

0

16

LB -

Orangeville Northmen (OLA)

18

3

3

6

64

-

3

0

1

1

0

-

2007

Orangeville Northmen (OLA)

18

4

10

14

78

-

14

5

6

11

41

-

2008

Orangeville Northmen (OLA)

22

13

19

32

121

-

16

4

10

14

43

-

2009

Orangeville Northmen (OLA)

22

18

37

55

74

-

20

11

22

33

89

-

2010

Orangeville Northmen (OLA)

22

8

31

39

69

-

12

5

11

16

60

-

106

46

103

149

413

-

71

25

50

75

251

-

TOTALS

2 0 1 1 M I N N E S OTA S WA R M T E A M G U I D E

39


#23 JON

SULLIVAN 2010 season Recorded six points (3g, 3a), 14 PIM, and collected 72 loose balls in 16 games with Minnesota…Tallied his second goal against CGY in 2010 (3/26) in a 17-13 road victory…Collected a season-high seven loose balls vs. WAS (2/13)…Scored his first goal of the season vs. CGY (1/15).

PLAYOFFS

POSITION DEFENSEMAN

Has appeared in four career playoff contests with Minnesota tallying one goal, nine PIM and 21 loose balls...2010: Collected eight loose balls at WAS (5/1)…2008: Recorded five loose balls and seven PIM...2007: Tallied his first career playoff goal despite not scoring a goal during the regular season at BUF (4/22)...2006: Collected four loose balls in his postseason debut at BUF (4/23).

SHOOTS RIGHT

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS 2009: Scored seven points (1g, 6a) and picked up 52 loose balls in 15 games...Recorded two assists and four loose balls vs. POR (4/11)...Scored first goal vs. CGY (3/28)…2008: Appeared in all 16 games during his fourth NLL season...Tallied a career-high three goals and nine points (3g, 6a) while eclipsing career highs with 25 PIM and 65 loose balls... Racked up 15 PIM at BUF (3/8)...Picked up 200th loose ball of career at CHI (4/26)...2007: Played in all 16 games in his third NLL season tallying a single-season high with six assists while also collecting 53 loose balls and 18 PIM... Tallied a career-high tying three assists vs. NY (2/18)...Notched a season-high 13 loose balls vs. ARZ (4/14)...2006: One of four players to appear in all 16 Swarm games...Collected goal and assist at BUF (3/4)...Notched first goal of season and six loose balls at BUF (2/18)...Picked up assist vs. ROC (1/21) for first point of season...2005: Played in nine games with Minnesota tallying two goals, four as¬sists, 16 PIM and 22 loose balls...Notched three assists at ANA (4/9)...Scored power-play goal for first-career NLL point vs. ANA (1/28)..Appeared in first-career NLL game at Rochester (1/1)... AMATEUR: Collected seven points (3g, 4a) and 13 PIM in 18 games during first season with the St. Catharines Athletics of the On¬tario Lacrosse Association (OLA) in 2004...Tallied nine points (2g, 7a) and 24 PIM in 20 contests with the St. Catharines Athletics of the Ontario Junior Lacrosse Association (OJLA) in 2003...Added three points (1g, 2a) and 12 PIM in 12 playoff games as St. Catharines captured the 2003 Minto Cup Championship.

HEIGHT 6-2 WEIGHT 195 BIRTHDATE 6.30.82 HOMETOWN ST. CATHARINES, ONTARIO

CAREER TRANSACTIONS Signed by Minnesota as a free agent (12/10/04).

REGULAR SEASON

PLAYOFFS

YEAR

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

LB

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

LB

2005

Minnesota (NLL)

9

2

4

6

16

22

2006

Minnesota (NLL)

16

2

5

7

16

61

1

0

0

0

0

4

2007

Minnesota (NLL)

16

0

6

6

18

53

1

1

0

1

2

4

2008

Minnesota (NLL)

16

3

6

9

25

65

1

0

0

0

7

5

2009

Minnesota (NLL)

15

1

6

7

8

52

2010

Minnesota (NLL)

TOTALS

40 2 0 1 1

16

3

3

6

14

72

1

0

0

0

0

8

88

11

30

41

97

325

4

1

0

1

9

21

M I N N E S OTA S WA R M T E A M G U I D E


#16 NOAH

TALBOT

2010 season Recorded 46 loose balls and 10 PIM in 16 games with Minnesota.

PLAYOFFS Has appeared in six career NLL postseason games, (2) with Arizona in 2005 and (4) with Minnesota from 2006-10…Has recorded four points (1g, 3a) and 24 loose balls in postseason action...2010: Collected one loose ball at WAS (5/1)…2008: Picked up six loose balls vs. NY (5/3)...2007: Collected an assist and six loose balls at BUF (4/22)...2006: Collected an assist and a loose ball at BUF (4/23)...2005: Played in two games in his first trip to the postseason collecting two points (1g, 1a) and six loose balls as his team advanced to the NLL Champion’s Cup.

POSITION DEFENSEMAN SHOOTS LEFT

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS 2009: Had two assists and picked up 62 loose balls while playing in all 16 games...Recorded first point (assist) vs. CGY (3/28)...Recorded nine loose balls at COL (3/22) to reach 300 career loose balls…2008: Played in all 16 games with Minnesota during his fourth NLL season tallying six assists, 18 PIM and 49 loose balls...Posted two assists vs. CHI (4/25)...2007: Played 15 games during his third NLL season tallying a single-season high with nine points (1g, 8a) and 23 PIM and tied a single-season high with eight assists...Tallied two assists at ROC (1/19)...Had a four-game assist-streak (3/23-4/7) with four assists...Notched two assists vs. ARZ (4/14)...2006: Played in 15 games in his first season with the Swarm and his second season in the NLL and tallied a career-high 78 loose balls...Was not called for a penalty during the regular season...Picked up two assists and eight loose balls vs. TOR (4/1)...Collected an assist and five loose balls in Swarm debut vs. PHI (1/6)...2005: Recorded six points (2g, 4a) and 65 loose balls in 13 games during his rookie NLL season with Arizona... AMATEUR: Was a member of the Canadian Mann Cupp Champion Victoria Shamrocks in 2005 tallying 23 points (9g, 14a) in 20 games with four PIM...In 16 playoff matches in 2005, he racked up seven points (2g, 5a) to go with 24 PIM...Played four years of field lacrosse for Whittier College.

HEIGHT 6-0 WEIGHT 180 BIRTHDATE 12.24.79 HOMETOWN VICTORIA, BRITISH COLUMBIA

CAREER TRANSACTIONS Traded to Minnesota from Arizona in exchange for Bruce Murray (8/24/05)...Selected by Arizona in the second round (13th overall) of the Vancouver Dispersal Draft (12/15/04)... Originally selected by Vancouver in the seventh round (82nd overall) of the 2002 NLL Entry Draft. REGULAR SEASON

PLAYOFFS

YEAR

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

LB

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

2005

Arizona (NLL)

13

2

4

6

10

65

2

1

1

2

0

LB 0

2006

Minnesota (NLL)

15

0

8

8

0

78

1

0

1

1

0

5

2007

Minnesota (NLL)

15

1

8

9

23

74

1

0

1

1

0

6

2008

Minnesota (NLL)

16

0

6

6

18

49

1

0

0

0

0

6 –

2009

Minnesota (NLL)

16

0

2

2

4

62

2010

Minnesota (NLL)

16

0

0

0

10

46

1

0

0

0

0

1

91

3

28

31

67

374

6

1

3

4

0

18

TOTALS

2 0 1 1 M I N N E S OTA S WA R M T E A M G U I D E

41


#22 ANDREW

WATT

2010 season Recorded 11 points (7g 4a), 25 PIM and collected 81 loose balls in 14 games with Minnesota…Collected a careerhigh 13 loose balls at EDM (4/3)…Posted season-highs in points (3) and in goals (2) vs. COL (1/22)…Scored a goal in the season opener at CGY (1/10).

POSITION TRANSITION

PLAYOFFS Has appeared in one game with Minnesota…2010: Recorded a goal and collected five loose balls at WAS (5/1).

SHOOTS LEFT

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS

HEIGHT 6-1

2009: Recorded 17 points (6g, 11a) and 68 loose balls in rookie season with the Swarm...Collected three assists vs. BOS (2/20)...Recorded goal and assist vs. COL (2/7)... Picked up 12 loose balls vs. BUF (1/24)... Scored first career goal (SH, GWG) vs. SJ (1/10)...Made NLL debut and scored first career point (assist) at POR (1/3) and was named NLL Rookie of the Week. AMATEUR: Led Robert Morris University in scoring all four seasons he played for the Colonials...Collected 55 points (36g, 19a) in 15 matches during his senior campaign to establish career-highs in every offensive category...Named to the Colonial Athletic Association’s (CAA) Second Team and ranked second in the conference in scoring and seventh in the NCAA…Named the Colonials Offensive Player of the Year in 2007 after scoring 22 goals and 30 points in 12 games.

WEIGHT 205 BIRTHDATE 1.9.84 HOMETOWN KITCHENER, ONTARIO

CAREER TRANSACTIONS Selected by Minnesota in the first round (eighth overall) of the 2008 NLL Entry Draft (9/12/08).

REGULAR SEASON

PLAYOFFS

YEAR

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

LB

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

LB

2009

Minnesota (NLL)

13

6

11

17

10

68

2010

Minnesota (NLL)

14

7

4

11

25

81

1

1

0

1

0

5

27

13

15

28

35

149

1

1

0

1

0

5

TOTALS

42 2 0 1 1

M I N N E S OTA S WA R M T E A M G U I D E


#10 AARON

WILSON

2010 season Finished second on the team in scoring with 89 points (40g, 49a) in 16 games…His 89 points and 49 assists were career highs…Ranked fifth in the league in overall scoring and third in goals scored…Also collected 73 loose balls and six PIM…Named Team Captain halfway into 2010…Tied for second in the league in power play goals (12)…Became the Swarm’s all-time single season goal scorer with 40…Recorded at least two goals in every game…Tallied six points (3g, 3a) vs. PHI (4/17)… Led the team with eight points (2g, 6a) at EDM (3/27)…Tied a season-high in goals (4) at CGY (3/26)… Scored seven points (4g, 3a) and collected eight loose balls vs. COL (1/22)…Scored three points (2g, 1a) in

POSITION FORWARD

the season opener at CGY (1/10).

PLAYOFFS

SHOOTS RIGHT

Has played in six NLL playoff contests with Toronto and Minnesota…2010: Scored three goals for the Swarm at WAS (5/1)….Tallied six goals, 12 as¬sists and 42 loose balls in five contests with Toronto from 200407.

HEIGHT 5-9

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS 2009: Finished second on the team with 58 points (31g, 27a) including 43 points (22g, 21a) in ten games with the Swarm...Led team with seven points (3g, 4a) and 10 shots vs. CGY (3/28)...Scored four goals on team high 15 shots and added two assists at COL (3/22)...Scored five goals on team high 15 shots to reach 200 goals in his career and added three assists in his 100th career game at BUF (2/28)...Collected three assists in Swarm debut vs. BOS (2/20)...Recorded 15 points (9g, 6a) in six games with Roches¬ter before being acquired by Swarm on Feb. 19...2007: Named to 2007 All-Star East Division Team after recording 71 points (34g, 37a) and a career-high 110 loose balls...2005: Member of Toronto Rock champion¬ship team... Third in goals for Toronto (41)...AMATEUR: Has played for the Brampton Excelsiors of the Ontario Lacrosse Association Major Series for four summers (2005- 08)...Won the Mann Cup in 2008...In 2004, he played Senior

WEIGHT 180 BIRTHDATE 12.20.80

“B” lacrosse for Kitchener- Waterloo...He played his Junior “A” lacrosse for Brampton.

HOMETOWN KITCHENER, ONTARIO

CAREER TRANSACTIONS Acquired by Minnesota along with a conditional draft pick from Rochester in exchange for Craig Point and Dean Hill (2/19/09)...Acquired by Rochester with a 2009 first round pick from Toronto in exchange for Stephen Hoar and a 2008 second round pick (9/7/08)...Signed as a free agent by Toronto in 2002...Albany second-round selection...(14th overall) in the 2000-01 NLL Entry Draft.

REGULAR SEASON

PLAYOFFS

YEAR

CLUB (LEAGUE)

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

LB

GP

G

A

PTS

PIM

LB

2003

Toronto (NLL)

14

21

16

37

6

59

2004

Toronto (NLL)

13

24

18

42

6

58

1

3

2

5

0

6

2005

Toronto (NLL)

16

41

33

74

8

99

2

3

6

9

0

0

2006

Toronto (NLL)

16

39

21

60

15

98

1

0

1

1

0

7

2007

Toronto (NLL)

16

37

34

71

17

110

1

0

3

3

0

15

2008

Toronto (NLL)

16

28

22

50

4

90

2009

Minnesota (NLL)

16

31

27

58

6

66

2010

Minnesota (NLL)

16

40

49

89

6

73

1

3

0

3

0

1

123 261

214

481

68

653

6

9

12

21

0

29

TOTALS

2 0 1 1 M I N N E S OTA S WA R M T E A M G U I D E

43


HOW THE 2011 SWARM WAS BUILT YEAR

ENTRY DRAFT (RD/PICK)

FREE AGENT (SIGNED)

2004 Travis Hill (12/9)

TRADE (TEAM, DATE)

EXP/DISPERSAL DRAFT

Eric Pacey (TOR, 10/20)

Sean Pollock (ARZ, EXP)

Ryan Cousins (ARZ, 11/5)

Nick Patterson (VAN, DISP)

Jon Sullivan (12/10) 2005

2006

Noah Talbot (ARZ, 8/24)

Kevin Croswell (3/31) Tyler Hass (3/30)

2007

2008

Ryan Sharp (POR, 2/7)

Andrew Watt (1/8)

Kevin Ross (12/1)

Joe Cinosky (1/13)

2009

Aaron Wilson (TOR, 2/19) Zack Greer (1/3)

Ryan Benesch (EDM, 7/7)

Matt Kelly (6/54)

Scott Self (EDM, 7/7)

Tim Campeau (POR, 7/7)

Callum Crawford (EDM, 11/30) 2010

Andrew Suitor (1/4)

Drew Dickie (8/16)

Mat Giles (BOS, 8/23)

Ryan Hurley (3/27) John McClure (5/45)

44 2 0 1 1

M I N N E S OTA S WA R M T E A M G U I D E

Rory Smith (ORL, 8/6)


2011 SWARM SOMETHINGROSTER OR OTHER # FORWARDS

HT

21 Ryan Benesch

5-9 180

WT SHOT

15 Tim Campeau

5-9 175

L

BIRTHPLACE

2010 TEAM LG

1/30/85

BORN

Kitchener, Ont.

Edmonton

NLL

TRD/09

ACQ.

L 10/12/84

Port Moody, BC.

Portland

NLL

EXP/09

98 Callum Crawford 6-3 205

R

11/7/84

Ottawa, Ont.

Edmonton

NLL

TRD/09

27 Mat Giles

6-4

R

9/3/75

Peterborough, Ont.

Boston

NLL

TRD/10

88 Zack Greer

6-2 190

L

2/12/86

Whitby, Ont.

Bryant University NCAA

245

8 Ryan Hurley # * 6-3 205

L

6/3/88

Eagan, MN

Cornell UniversityNCAA

L

7/2/79

Boise, ID

Portland

NLL

7 John McClure # * 5-10 190

L

10/2/86

17 Sean Pollock

5-10 175

R

7/7/82

71 Kevin Ross

6-1 205

L

45 Buzz Swarm

6-2 190

R

10 Aaron Wilson

5-9 180

R 12/20/80

11 Rich Morgan

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Dowling

NCAA

Wallaceburg, Ont.

Minnesota

NLL

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Minnesota

NLL

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NLL

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190

22 Andrew Watt

6-1 205

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6-0 198

93 Nick Patterson

5-11 185

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1/21/83

Peterborough, Ont.

Minnesota

R

4/26/89

Orangeville, Ont.

Adrian College NCAA

EN/10

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1/9/84

EN/08

Kitchener, Ont.

Minnesota

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Minnesota

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Winnipeg, MB

Burnaby

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FA/10

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TRANSACTIONS 2010

2010-2011 SWARM SOMETHING OR OTHER January 2010

28 Placed F Kevin Buchanan on the Active Roster from the Hold Out List. Released F Alex Turner. 22 Signed F Alex Turner and placed him on the Active Roster. Placed F Kevin Buchanan on the Hold Out List. 1 Re-signed F Callum Crawford to a twoyear agreement. February 2010 26 Placed F Kevin Buchanan and D Ryan Cousins on the Hold Out List. Signed D Ryan Sharp to a two-year agreement and placed him on the Active Roster from the Hold Out List. Signed F Dan Marohl and placed him on the Active Roster from the Evaluation List. 22 Placed F Dan Marohl on the Evaluation Period List from the Hold Out List. Signed F Ryan Hoff and placed him on the Practice Player List. August 2010

23 Traded D Jay Thorimbert and D Scott Self to the Buffalo Bandits in exchange for their first round selection in the 2012 Entry Draft and a second round selection in the 2011 Entry Draft. 16 Signed G Drew Dickie and D Erik Sage to one-year agreements. 9 Traded D Tim O’Brien to the Toronto Rock in exchange for a second round selection in the 2011 Entry Draft. SEPTEMBER 2010

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21 Signed D Joe Cinosky to a three-year agreement. 20 Announced the retirement of D Matt Bocklet. 9 Traded their 54th selection in the 2010 Entry Draft to the Boston Blazers in exchange for F Matt Lyons. Traded their 13th selection in the 2010 Entry draft and their third round selection in the 2011 Entry draft to the Buffalo Bandits in exchange for their 15th selection in the 2010 Entry draft and the 27th selection in the 2010 Entry draft. October 2010 28 Signed D Rich Morgan, D Jon Sullivan, F Andrew Suitor, F John McClure, F Ryan Hurley, D Steve Waldeck and F Joel Henry. 21 Announced the retirement of F Dan Marhol. Signed F Matt Lyons to a two-year agreement. 19 Signed D Nick Inch to a two year agreement. 15 Signed D Eric Pacey to a two-year agreement. 13 Signed F Ryan Benesch to a three-year agreement. 8 Signed F Tim Campeau to a two-year agreement. Signed D Tyler Haas, D Scott Rodgers and Noah Talbot to one-year agreements.

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OR OTHER 2010-2011 SWARM SOMETHING TRANSACTIONS October 2010 7 Placed F Josh Gillam on the Draft List.

November 2010 22 Signed D Scott Gamble. 19 Signed Nick Patterson and Matt Kelly. 16 Placed D Colin Achenbach on the Protected Player List. Placed D Erik Sage on the Hold Out List. 12 Signed D Marc Jackson and D Brock Boyle. Signed F Sean Thomson to a two-year agreement. Signed F Kevin Ross to a three-year agreement. 10 Signed F Callum Crawford to a three-year agreement. December 2010 28 Signed F Ryan Hurley, G Drew Dickie to the Practice Player Roster. 23 Released D Josh Funk, F Matt Lyons, D Brock Boyle and F Sean Thomson. 22 Released D Scott Johnston, G Drew Dickie, F Ryan Hurley, F Joel Henry, D John McClure, D Scott Gamble, and D Scott Rogers. 13 Placed D Travis Hill on the Active Roster from the Injured Reserve List. 9 Signed D Scott Johnston. Released D Marc Jackson. 2 Announced the retirement of D Colin Achenbach. 1 Signed F Mat Giles to a two-year agreement.

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· The Minnesota Swarm finished the 2010 season with a 5-11 record, and advanced to the postseason for the fourth time in team history. · Minnesota lost to the eventual NLL Champion Washington Stealth in the first round of the playoffs, 14-10. · The Swarm had three of the league’s Top 10 point scorers in Callum Crawford, Aaron Wilson, and Ryan Benesch. · F Callum Crawford set a new franchise record for points (96) and assists (64) in a season. He also recorded 34 goals and collected 64 loose balls. · F Aaron Wilson broke the team’s single season goal record with 40. He also added 49 assists to give him 89 points on the season. · F Ryan Benesch ranked third on the team in points (83) and assists (55). He also scored 28 goals and collected 85 loose balls.

· F Sean Pollock became Minnesota’s all-time leading goal scorer, surpassing Ryan Ward’s mark of 114. Pollock added 21 goals in 2010 to give him 122 in his career with the Swarm. · T Jay Thorimbert collected a Swarm record 152 loose balls in his first year with the team. · G Nick Patterson made a franchise record 59 saves in a road contest against Calgary on Mar. 26. AGAINST THE WEST – Minnesota finished 5-6 against the West. The Swarm is 3-4 vs. Calgary, 2-5 vs. Colorado, 3-1 vs. Edmonton, and 5-2 vs. Washington all-time. AGAINST THE EAST – The Swarm finished 0-5. Minnesota is 0-2 vs. Boston, 2-11 vs. Buffalo, 7-7 vs. Philadelphia, 4-7 against Rochester, and 5-4 vs. Toronto all-time.

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2010 SEASON NOTES SOMETHING OR OTHER ON THE ROAD – Minnesota finished 2-6 on the road, while averaging 10.8 goals per game. AT HOME – Minnesota finished 3-5 at home, and averaged 12.9 goals per game. SPECIAL TEAMS – The Swarm finished third in the NLL on the power-play at 51.4% (36-for-70) and seventh in the NLL at 55.3% (34-for-76) on the penalty kill.

All-time Swarm Overtime Games Date 2/18/05 4/9/05 4/9/06 1/11/08 1/26/08 2/10/08 4/12/08 1/22/10 4/3/10 4/17/10 4/24/10

Opponent Arizona Anaheim San Jose Toronto Rochester Portland Philadelphia Colorado Edmonton Philadelphia Orlando

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BIG ADDITIONS – Minnesota acquired D Rory Smith and drafted T Andrew Suitor in the 2010 offseason. WORKING OVERTIME – Minnesota went 0-4 in overtime in 2010. Three of those losses came in April at home against Eastern opponents.

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Score GWG 16-17 Jonas Derks 12-11 Jamie Taylor 9-8 Jamie Taylor 17-16 Ryan Cousins 18-17 Sean Pollock 14-13 Ryan Cousins 15-14 Sean Pollock 14-15 Tom Ethington 12-13 Brodie Merrill 12-13 Geoff Snider 11-12 Chad Thompson

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2010 GAME SUMMARIES SOMETHING OR OTHER 1/10/10 • The Minnesota Swarm (0-1) lost their first regular season game of the year to the defending league champion Calgary Roughnecks, 12-7, in front of 8,112 fans at Pengrowth Saddledome. Calgary jumped out to an early 6-2 lead in the second quarter behind three goals from F Josh Sanderson (4g, 6a) and never looked back. Minnesota was able to trim the lead to 7-6 in the third quarter, but the Roughnecks finished the game on a 5-1 run to seal the victory. Newly acquired forward F Ryan Benesch led the Swarm with five points (2g, 3a) and F Aaron Wilson added three points (2g, 1a). G Nick Patterson allowed 11 goals on 45 shots and added 34 saves in the loss. 1/15/09 • In front of 11,758 fans for the home opener at Xcel Energy Center, the Minnesota Swarm (1-1) defeated the Calgary Roughnecks, 12-10. Fueled by an energetic crowd, Minnesota managed to build an early 6-2 lead over the Roughnecks behind a balanced scoring attack and stellar goaltending play from G Nick Patterson. Key goals from T Jay Thorimbert (1g), D Jon Sullivan (1g) and F Sean Pollock (1g, 2a) jumpstarted the Swarm and gave the Swarm a 3-1 advantage at the end of the first quarter. From there on, Minnesota’s offense continued to stay hot. Rookie F Zack Greer led the Swarm with five points (1g, 4a) and ten players in total scored at least one goal, which included two from F Tim Campeau (2g, 2a) and F Aaron Wilson (2g, 2a). Defensively, the Swarm delivered punishing hits all night long. Several of those came from Sullivan and newly acquired D Rich Morgan, who used his 6’8” 260 lbs. frame to his advantage. In return, the Swarm stifled Calgary’s offense and shut them out in the third quarter to build a 9-5 lead. Minnesota would maintain that momentum through out the final quarter and Patterson was named the “Toyota Player of the Game” after finishing with 10 GA, 41 saves, and one assist to give the Swarm their first victory of the season. 1/22/10 • The Minnesota Swarm (1-2) lost a heartbreaker to the Colorado Mammoth in overtime by a score of 15-14, in front of 8,648 fans at Xcel Energy Center. F Aaron Wilson tallied a hat trick in the first half and finished with seven points (4g, 3a). F Callum Crawford notched eight

points (3g, 5a) but their heroics weren’t enough as Colorado’s D Tim Ethington (1g, 0a) scored an overtime goal, giving the Mammoth their first win of the season. Crawford’s goal with six minutes left gave the Swarm a late 14-13 lead but Colorado F Brian Langtry (3g, 2a) tied it up with less than two minutes to go. 1/30/10 • The The Minnesota Swarm (1-3) fell to the Buffalo Bandits (1-4) 11-7 in front of 15,636 fans at HSBC Arena. After a slow start, Minnesota managed to tie the game at halftime, 5-5 behind a last second goal from F Callum Crawford (2g, 2a). G Kevin Croswell replaced G Nick Patterson 30 seconds into the second quarter after Patterson allowed five goals in 15 minutes of action. Croswell managed to hold the Bandits scoreless for the next 19 minutes of play until Buffalo responded with four answered goals in the third quarter to build a comfortable 9-5 lead. Buffalo’s defense held strong through out the second half despite allowing 26 shot opportunities from Minnesota’s offense. The Swarm unfortunately would only convert on two of those chances. Bandits G Ken Montour held Minnesota to seven goals and added 44 saves in a complete game and T Mark Steenhuis dished out a game-high seven assists as the Bandits earned their first victory of the season. F Aaron Wilson added four points (2g, 2a), as did Ryan Benesch (1g, 3a). 2/5/10 • The The Minnesota Swarm (1-4) suffered a tough loss to the undefeated Washington Stealth (6-0) by a score of 12-9, in front of 3,526 fans in The Comcast Arena at Everett. The Swarm played solid defensively and were led by F Callum Crawford’s five points (3g, 2a) and F Tim Campeau’s four assists. G Nick Patterson made 29 saves. Minnesota’s physical play on defense limited Washington’s scoring chances early in the second half. After allowing two quick goals in the opening minutes of the third quarter, the Swarm were able to hold the Stealth scoreless for the remaining 13 minutes of the quarter. With the game tied at eight heading into the fourth, things looked promising. That was until Washington jumped out to an 11-8 lead at the 11:20 mark and Minnesota’s offense went cold. F Aaron Wilson (2g, 1a) recorded the team’s only goal in the fourth.

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2010 GAME SUMMARIES 2/13/10 • There was no love lost between the Swarm (2-4) and Washington Stealth (6-1) Saturday night as the Swarm came out with a huge 16-12 victory in front of 8,952 fans at Xcel Energy Center. It was a badly needed victory that puts the Swarm into a tie for the fourth and final playoff spot in the West. For the second week in a row, the West Division-rivals flaunted their muscle, this time with a bench-clearing brawl in the first half. After losing a tough one last week to Washington, Minnesota put together a complete game. F Aaron Wilson tallied eight points (2g, 6a); F Ryan Benesch notched six points (3g, 3a); F Tim Campeau scored four goals and G Kevin Croswell stopped 28 shots. 2/20/10 • Despite falling victim to an early 0-3 deficit midway through the first quarter Saturday night, G Nick Patterson managed to hold Colorado to just two goals in the remaining 52 minutes and 30 seconds of the game to give the Swarm (3-4) a 15-5 victory in front of 9,223 fans at Xcel Energy Center. For the second straight week, Minnesota had no problem putting up points on offense. F Callum Crawford went on tally a season-high nine points (4g, 5a) and was later named the NLL’s Overall Player of the Week. F Ryan Benesch also notched a season-high nine points (3g, 6a) and F Aaron Wilson for the second straight week added eight points (2g, 6a). 2/27/09 • After beating the Colorado Mammoth (2-6) for the first time in franchise history last Saturday, the Minnesota Swarm (4-4) continued their winning ways in front of 15,427 at Pepsi Center, stunning the Mammoth with a 13-12 victory in thrilling fashion. Last week’s win set a franchise record for the Swarm’s greatest margin of victory, defeating Colorado by 10 points. That would not be the case Saturday night as Colorado came out with something to prove. Down 12-11 with two minutes to play, F Ryan Benesch (2g, 2a) and F Tim Campeau (2g, 3a) iced Colorado with two goals for another Swarm victory. Minnesota extended its winning streak to three games and have climbed back to the .500 mark after a rough 1-4 start. F Aaron Wilson notched seven points (3g, 4a) as well as F Callum Crawford (1g, 6a), who was named NLL Overall Player of the Week

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on Wednesday. G Nick Patterson stopped 38 shots in the victory. T Ryan Sharp (2g, 0a), a late roster addition before the game, was active on all fronts and scored the Swarm’s first goal of the game – his first of the season. 3/13/10 • The Minnesota Swarm (4-5) returned to action Saturday night, falling to the Philadelphia Wings (3-8), 20-11, in front of 10,248 fans at Wachovia Center. F Ryan Benesch led the Swarm with seven points (3g, 4a) and F Aaron Wilson added six points (2g, 4a) in the defeat. Both teams came out scoring early and combined for eight goals in the first quarter. Benesch recorded a hat trick in the first, including a goal with two seconds left in the quarter to tie the game, 4-4. D Rich Morgan (1g) added one on a nice strike from the middle of the field. The two teams remained hot in the second quarter. Wilson sniped in two outside shots to pull Minnesota within one at halftime, 8-7. The Swarm were then outscored 12-4 in the second half, including 7-0 in the third quarter. Philadelphia would open up the fourth with another goal to extend their lead to 16-7. The Swarm finally got back on the scoreboard, when D Jon Sullivan (1g) slowed the Wings run momentarily with a tally at the 13:57 mark in the fourth. Goals from F Tim Campaeu (2g, 3a) and F Kevin Ross (1g, 1a) cut the Wings lead to 17-11 with 7:39 remaining. The Wings however, added three late tallies to finish the game, including two from T Geoff Snider (4g, 1a). 3/26/10 • The Minnesota Swarm (5-5) defeated the Calgary Roughnecks (6-5) for the second time this season, 17-13, in front of 10,486 fans Friday night at Pengrowth Saddledome. The Swarm was led by a handful of record setting performances Friday night. F Ryan Benesch recorded a careerhigh 11 points and a team record nine assists to lead Minnesota on offense. F Callum Crawford also tied his career-high in points with nine (2g, 7a).

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all game until the final 14 seconds when Edmonton’s Gavin Prout (2g, 2a) tied the game, sending it to overtime.Edmonton’s Brodie Merril (3g, 2a) scored the game-winner in overtime to cap a six-goal fourth-quarter rally. The Swarm still hold a playoff spot and will have a chance to clinch next weekend. F Callum Crawford’s (5g, 5a) five goals tied Minnesota’s single-game goals record and his 10 points fell one short of the Swarm’s franchise record. Crawford continues to shatter his career-high numbers. His 10 points on the night gives him the team lead with 73, overtaking Wilson’s 69. 4/9/10 • The Swarm (5-8) remained in hot pursuit of playoff lacrosse. After falling in the final minutes to the Rochester Knighthawks (6-7) by a score of 12-11 Friday night in front of 9,193 fans at Xcel Energy Center, the Swarm could still punch their playoff tickets with a win and one Colorado loss Saturday night. In only his 13th game with the Minnesota Swarm, F Callum Crawford set the franchise record for points in a single season, notching six on the night (2g, 4a). Crawford, who was named NLL Offensive Player of the Week after his 10-point performance (5g, 5a) last Saturday, tied the franchise single-season scoring record in the second quarter with a gritty individual effort, driving to the net and burying his 27th of the year. Just minutes later, he snatched the record all to himself with a blast from the point. Andy Secore, who now plays for the Edmonton Rush, held the previous record with 76 points (28g, 48a) in 2008. Crawford isn’t the only one chasing records: F Aaron Wilson (3g, 3a) remains hot on his tail with 75 points (32g, 43a) and is one tally shy of the single-season goals record (33). D Rich Morgan made his presence felt all night, helping start a late rally by drawing a penalty with another one of his monster hits.

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2010 GAME SUMMARIES 4/10/10 • The Swarm (5-9) staged another late rally Saturday night, but suffered a 13-8 defeat on the road against the Boston Blazers (7-7) in front of 10,032 fans at TD Garden. Boston was up 9-4 in the third quarter before the Swarm found some of Friday’s fourth-quarter magic, when they rallied from three goals behind during their 12-11 loss to Rochester. Saturday’s five-goal deficit proved too much for Minnesota, who still managed to score four unanswered to momentarily pressure Boston for the lead. The Swarm landed 54 shots but Blazers G Anthony Cosmo was stellar, stopping 46 for the victory. F Sean Pollock (2g, 0a), who became the Swarm’s all-time leading goal scorer (118) Friday night, scored two clutch goals early in the fourth quarter to pull the Swarm within one. Boston F Nick Cotter (4g, 2a) tallied a natural hat trick in the fourth quarter to seal the deal. F Dan Dawson (2g, 4a), F Daryl Veltman (2g, 4a) and F Mat Giles (2g, 4a) posted identical numbers to round out the Blazers offense. 4/17/10 • The playoff-bound Minnesota Swarm (5-10) couldn’t seal the deal Saturday night, losing in overtime to the Philadelphia Wings (5-10) by a score of 13- 12 in front of 9,229 fans at Xcel Energy Center. With less than three minutes left in the 11-11 tie game, the Swarm put on a clinic in its offensive zone with tic-tac-toe passing and a quick finish from F Sean Pollock to take the lead. Philadelphia answered with less than one minute left, sending the game into sudden-death overtime before F Geoff Snider (4g, 3a) scored the game winner three minutes into the extra frame. Minnesota held a lead throughout most of the game. After falling behind by a three-goal deficit early in the first quarter, the Swarm looked like a playoff team to be reckoned with. F Sean Pollock (2g, 3a), the Swarm’s all-time leading goal scorer, sparked a first-quarter rally that brought life to Xcel Energy Center. Pollock, who set the franchise record last Friday, got the Swarm on the scoreboard with an upper-corner snipe. F Ryan

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Benesch (3g, 2a) and F Callum Crawford (1g, 3a) followed with some timely goals to help the Swarm build momentum and eventually a lead they held until the very end.Forwards Callum Crawford, Aaron Wilson and Ryan Benesch have consistently ranked among the NLL’s top 10 leading scorers. On Saturday night, they continued setting career highs. F Aaron Wilson (3g, 3a) added to his franchise record 38 goals in a single season, posting six points (3g, 3a). With one game to play in the regular season, Wilson hangs close behind Crawford for the team’s scoring lead with 85 points (38g, 47a) on the year. 4/24/10 • The Minnesota Swarm (5-11) suffered their fifth one-goal defeat of the season, this time to the Eastern Division champion Orlando Titans (11-5) in overtime by a score of 12-11 in front of 10,768 fans at Xcel Energy Center. The Titans have ended Minnesota’s season in each of the last two years, beating the Swarm in the first round of the 2008 NLL Playoffs and again on the final game of the 2009 regular season. Saturday night’s overtime goal by Orlando’s Chad Thompson (1g, 1a) only ended the Swarm’s regular seaon, as Minnesota will begin the first round of playoff action next weekend against the Washington Stealth. It didn’t take long for the Swarm to make a statement early in this one. Team MVP Callum Crawford (3g, 4a) motored his way to the net only 14 seconds into the game for his 30th goal of the year. Crawford’s opening goal ties the franchise record for the fastest goal to open a game. He also finished the season second overall in the NLL points race, setting a franchise record with 96 points (32g, 64a). F Aaron Wilson (2g, 2a) reached the 40-goal plateau in the third quarter, adding to his franchise record for goals in a single season and further increasing his career high in points with 89. Wilson ranked fifth overall in the NLL points race late Saturday night.

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Scoring by Period Power 1 2 3 4 OT F SOG Plays PIM 2 2 3 0 – 7 45 2-3 8 2 4 4 2 – 12 47 3-4 6 1 4 0 5 – 7 51 4-10 16 3 3 3 3 – 12 38 3-6 24 3 5 3 3 1 15 51 2-3 6 4 5 2 3 – 14 52 2-2 6 2 3 0 2 – 7 51 0-3 11 4 1 4 2 – 11 43 2-3 9 2 3 3 1 – 9 48 2-3 20 3 3 3 4 – 12 41 3-4 20 2 4 2 4 – 12 40 4-7 68 5 3 5 3 – 16 41 2-5 77 3 1 1 0 – 5 30 0-2 13 1 5 3 6 – 15 42 3-4 8 3 5 1 4 – 13 44 4-6 21 2 3 5 2 – 12 50 1-5 23 4 3 0 4 – 11 48 2-6 28 4 4 7 5 – 20 55 3-8 16 3 4 3 7 – 17 36 5-6 19 3 4 3 3 – 13 72 2-6 29 3 4 5 2 – 14 58 4-5 8 7 3 5 1 – 16 58 1-3 13 4 2 0 6 1 13 66 2-4 8 6 3 2 1 – 12 60 1-3 10 3 4 1 4 1 12 44 2-2 21 2 3 2 4 – 11 43 1-3 9 2 2 2 2 – 8 54 3-9 15 3 4 2 4 – 13 45 2-7 18 3 2 2 5 – 13 47 0-3 4 3 5 2 2 - 12 56 0-2 6 3 3 3 3 1 12 51 3-5 12 4 3 3 1 – 11 51 2-4 14 Scoring by Period 1 2 3 4 OT F SOG PP (PP%) 50 50 44 53 4 201 791 34-76 (44.7) 49 56 39 45 0 189 767 36-70 (51.5)

Overall...............................................................5-11 Home...................................................................3-5 Away....................................................................2-6 Vs. Eastern Division............................................0-6 Vs. Western Division...........................................5-5 January ...............................................................1-3 February . ...........................................................3-1 March .................................................................1-2 April ....................................................................0-5

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Points Goals Benesch (5) Two (2) Greer (5) Two (2) Crawford (8) Wilson (4) Three (4) Two (2) Crawford (5) Crawford (3) Wilson (8) Campeau (4) Two (9) Crawford (4) Two (7) Wilson (3) Benesch (7) Benesch (3) Benesch (11) Wilson (4) Crawford (8) Three (3) Crawford (10) Crawford (5) Two (6) Wilson (3) Crawford (6) Crawford (6) Wilson (6) Three (3) Crawford (7) Crawford (3) PIM 272 292

Goalie (Saves-Shots) Patterson (34-45); Croswell (1-2) King (38-45) King (26-38) Patterson (41-51) Leyshon (35-43); Tyacke (3-9) Patterson (9-17); Croswell (27-34) Patterson (9-14); Croswell (23-29) Montour (44-51) Patterson (29-41) Rolk (39-48) Richards (40-52) Croswell (28-40); Patterson (0-0) Levis (25-37), Leyshon (2-5) Patterson (25-30) Patterson (38-50); Croswell (0-0) Levis (31-44) Patterson (20-31); Croswell (15-23) Miller (37-48) Patterson (59-72) Poulin (12-21); King (7-14) Patterson (5-11); Croswell (37-47) Disher (44-58) Disher (14-22); Atherton (34-38) Patterson (53-65) Patterson (32-44) O’Toole (32-43) Patterson (32-45) Cosmo (46-54) Miller (44-56) Patterson (34-47) Vinc (40-51) Patterson (39-51)

Attn 8,112 11,758 8,648 15,636 11,174 8,952 9,223 15,427 10,248 10,486 6,200 8,935 9,193 10,032 9,229 10,768

Goalie (Saves-Shots) Croswell (1-4, 131-175); Patterson (4-7, 459-614)

Trailing after first quarter...................................1-5 Tied after first quarter........................................1-3 Leading at halftime:............................................4-4 Trailing at halftime:.............................................0-6 Tied at halftime:..................................................1-1 Trailing after third quarter.................................1-6 Leading after third quarter.................................3-3 Tied after third quarter.......................................1-2 Outshooting opponent:........................................1-5 Outshot by opponent:..........................................3-4 Even Shots On Goal:............................................1-2 Overtime (2010)..................................................0-4 Overtime (All-Time).............................................6-5

M I N N E S OTA S WA R M T E A M G U I D E


2010 FINAL STATISTICS POS

# PLAYER

GP

G

LB SPCT SOG

FO

F

98 Callum Crawford

16

32

64

A PTS PIM PP SH GW 96

2

3

1

0

68

.250

128

0-0

F F F F

10 21 15 17

Aaron Wilson Ryan Benesch Tim Campeau Sean Pollock

16 15 15 15

40 28 11 21

49 55 37 26

89 83 48 47

6 2 8 46

12 5 2 9

0 1 0 1

0 0 2 0

73 85 79 56

.310 .224 .211 .221

129 125 52 95

0-0 0-0 0-2 0-0

F F T D F

71 88 75 6 22

Kevin Ross Zack Greer* Jay Thorimbert Scott Self Andrew Watt

15 13 15 16 14

17 10 8 1 7

25 13 6 11 4

42 23 14 12 11

4 14 9 12 25

2 0 1 0 0

1 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0

61 45 152 76 81

.215 .179 .381 .143 .350

79 0-0 56 0-0 21 180-409 7 9-37 20 0-0

D

11 Richard Morgan

14

4

5

9

31

0

1

0

51

.235

17

0-0

D

23 Jon Sullivan

16

3

3

6

14

0

3

0

72

.600

5

0-0

D D

4 Joe Cinosky 12 Eric Pacey

10 13

0 3

6 2

6 5

4 23

0 0

0 0

0 0

33 28

.000 .750

1 4

0-4 0-0

T

26 Ryan Sharp

4

2

3

5

22

0

0

0

18

.250

8

0-0

F D

7 Dan Marohl 50 Ryan Cousins

3 7

1 0

3 4

4 4

0 16

1 0

0 0

0 0

2 33

.333 .000

3 2

0-0 0-0

G

93 Nick Patterson

16

0

3

3

6

0

0

0

0

.000

0

0-0

F F F G D D F F D D

24 33 87 31 34 5 27 16 * *

1 1 1 7 7 11 2 16 0 0

1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

1 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0

2 1 1 1 1 1 0 0 0 0

0 0 2 0 6 12 0 10 0 0

1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

0 5 2 5 19 42 0 46 0 0

1.00 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 0.00 0.00

1 4 1 0 1 9 0 0 0 0

0-2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

16 189 325 514 274 36

8

2 1,132

.201

Sean Thomson Kevin Buchanan Alex Turner Kevin Croswell Nick Inch Josh Funk Colin Achenbach Noah Talbot Ray Hodgkison Matt Kelly

SWARM TOTALS

768 189-454

# GOALTENDER

GP

MIN

W

L

GA

GAA

SV SV%

A

PIM

LB

31 Kevin Croswell

16

216

1

4

44 12.21

131 .749

1

6

5

93 Nick Patterson

16

757

4

7 155 12.29

459 .748

3

6

13

GOALTENDING TOTALS

16

–

5

11 199 12.25

590 .7485

4

12

18

2 0 1 1 M I N N E S OTA S WA R M T E A M G U I D E

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2009 GAME-BY-GAME Date Opp. MIN 1/3 POR SJ 1/10 MIN BUF 1/24 MIN MIN 2/6 CGY COL 2/7 MIN BOS 2/20 MIN MIN 2/21 PHI MIN 2/27 TOR MIN 2/28 BUF MIN 3/14 PHI MIN 3/22 COL CGY 3/28 MIN MIN 4/3 SJ EDM 4/4 MIN POR 4/11 MIN NY 4/18 MIN TOTALS OPPONENTS MINNESOTA

Scoring by Period Power GW/Tying Goalie 1 2 3 4 OT F SOG Plays PIM Goal (Saves-Shots) Attn 2 4 2 3 – 11 43 2-4 10 Marohl (1) Croswell (42-49) 4 1 1 1 – 7 49 1-5 8 Disher (32-43) 7,121 0 3 4 0 – 7 43 3-4 30 Bold (17-23), ROIK (12-16) 3 6 1 0 – 10 39 3-7 14 Watt (1) Patterson (36-43) 13,094 4 3 1 2 – 10 54 0-2 13 Tavares Thompson (58-67) Patterson (11-15); CROSWELL (33-39) 11,458 0 4 3 2 – 9 67 1-2 13 0 1 4 3 – 8 46 1-5 25 PATTERSON (21-30); Croswell (14-18) 5 2 4 2 – 13 48 5-7 10 Moleski Campbell (38-46) 10,090 2 5 1 5 – 13 51 1-2 10 Rosyski Leyshon (41-49) 2 3 2 1 – 8 49 1-5 4 Croswell (21-27); PATTERSON (17-24) 11,174 6 4 2 4 – 16 45 2-3 18 Cotter Cosmo (40-52) 4 3 2 3 – 12 52 3-7 10 Patterson (8-17); CROSWELL (20-27) 12,106 2 2 3 5 – 12 51 4-7 14 Croswell (41-54) 4 4 1 4 – 13 54 2-6 16 Iannucci Miller (39-51) 10,559 1 5 5 2 – 13 53 1-3 8 Buchanan (1) Croswell (44-54) 4 3 1 2 – 10 54 0-4 6 Watson (40-53) 13,324 2 5 3 6 – 16 55 3-12 19 Marohl (2) Croswell (6-14); PATTERSON (24-31) 4 4 1 6 – 15 45 5-9 37 Montour (39-55) 18,690 4 2 3 4 – 13 58 1-3 9 Marohl (3) Patterson (35-47) 0 4 3 5 – 12 47 1-1 13 Miller (4-8); BLASDELL (41-50) 10,160 4 1 2 4 – 11 47 1-6 25 PATTERSON (40-53); Croswell (1-1) 2 4 5 2 – 13 54 5-9 33 Prossner Leyshon (4-8); PALIDWOR (32-39) 15,594 2 3 2 6 – 13 42 5-10 19 Malawsky King (33-43) 3 3 2 2 – 10 43 4-7 55 Patterson (29-42) 12,364 0 1 2 5 – 8 54 2-6 10 PATTERSON (10-20); Croswell (14-22) 4 7 3 4 – 18 42 3-5 29 Rabil Richards (46-54) 5,618 1 2 3 1 – 7 53 0-4 40 Levis (40-49) 1 2 3 3 – 9 49 2-5 29 Culp (1) Croswell (46-53) 12,476 3 8 4 4 – 19 54 0-0 8 Morgan DISHER (23-31); Weber (18-24) 3 3 3 5 – 14 55 1-3 2 Croswell (18-27); PATTERSON (17-27) 12,574 4 0 5 3 – 12 43 3-5 17 Hall Vinc (50-60) 1 5 2 2 – 10 60 2-7 15 CROSWELL (31-43); Patterson (0-0) 13,219 Scoring by Period 1 2 3 4 OT F SOG PP (PP%) PIM Goalie (Saves-Shots) 49 57 41 51 – 198 778 36-76 (47.4) 307 All Opponents (10-6, 647-821) 32 50 42 50 – 174 821 32-91 (35.2) 262 Croswell (3-4, 331-428); Patterson (3-6, 248-349)

Overall...............................................................6-10 Home...................................................................2-6 Away....................................................................4-4 Vs. Eastern Division............................................3-4 Vs. Western Division...........................................3-6 January ...............................................................2-1 February . ...........................................................2-4 March .................................................................1-2 April ....................................................................1-3

MINNESOTA SWARM RECORD WHEN...

Scoring first goal of game..................................6-6 Opponent scoring first goal of game..................4-0 Leading after first quarter..................................6-4

58 2 0 1 1

Trailing after first quarter...................................2-2 Tied after first quarter........................................2-0 Leading at halftime:............................................7-2 Trailing at halftime:.............................................2-2 Tied at halftime:..................................................1-2 Trailing after third quarter.................................2-5 Leading after third quarter.................................8-1 Tied after third quarter.......................................0-0 Outshooting opponent:........................................6-3 Outshot by opponent:..........................................2-3 Even Shots On Goal:............................................1-0 Overtime (2008)..................................................4-0 Overtime (All-Time).............................................6-1

M I N N E S OTA S WA R M T E A M G U I D E


2009 FINAL STATISTICS POS

# PLAYER

GP

G

LB SPCT SOG

FO

F

17 Sean Pollock

15

26

39

65

14

7

0

0

74

.172

111

0-0

F

44 Ryan Ward

15

20

36

56

4

7

1

0

58

.119

107

0-0

F

11 Kevin Buchanan

11

22

23

45

2

2

0

1

58

.176

84

8-20

F

7 Dan Marohl

13

20

25

45

2

4

1

3

35

.202

73

0-0

F

10 Aaron Wilson

10

22

21

43

6

4

0

0

46

.159

102

0-0

F

71 Kevin Ross

16

20

23

43

8

4

1

0

47

.139

97

0-0

F

19 Chad Culp

15

12

23

35

7

1

0

1

87

.109

74

0-0

F

22 Andrew Watt

13

6

11

17

10

0

4

1

68

.140

28

0-1

D

21 Kevin Fines

12

6

5

11

8

0

0

0

65

.200

17 50-127

T

26 Ryan Sharp

14

5

6

11

34

1

0

0

89

.156

26

0-1

D

50 Ryan Cousins

15

4

3

7

20

0

0

0

87

.211

13

0-0

D

5 Josh Funk

4

3

0

3

23

0

0

0

8

.500

6

0-0

F

47 Travis Hill

13

1

7

8

32

0

0

0

69

.100

8 104-205

F

27 Colin Achenbach

9

1

7

8

6

0

0

0

28

.200

4

0-1

D

23 Jon Sullivan

15

1

6

7

8

0

0

0

52

.200

4

0-0

F

15 Brad Favero

2

1

4

5

0

0

0

0

2

.167

4

0-0

G

31 Kevin Croswell

13

0

6

6

2

0

0

0

2

.000

0

0-0

D

34 Nick Inch

15

0

5

5

25

0

0

0

50

.000

1

0-0

F

8 Rory McDade

2

0

4

4

0

0

0

0

6

.000

5

0-0

F

16 Noah Talbot

16

0

2

2

7

0

0

0

62

.000

3

0-0

D

4 Joe Cinosky

5

0

2

2

6

0

0

0

21

.000

1

0-0

G

93 Nick Patterson

12

0

1

1

2

0

0

0

0

.000

0

0-0

D

40 Ian Rubel

2

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

0

.000

0

0-0

16 174 281 455 262 32

7

6 1,119

.147

SWARM TOTALS

A PTS PIM PP SH GW

821 196-437

# GOALTENDER

GP

MIN

W

L

GA

GAA

SV SV%

A

PIM

LB

31 Kevin Croswell

13 519:13

3

4

97 11.21

331 .773

6

2

2

93 Nick Patterson

12 440:36

3

6 100 13.62

249 .713

1

2

0

16

6

10 198 12.38

580 .746

7

4

2

GOALTENDING TOTALS

2 0 1 1 M I N N E S OTA S WA R M T E A M G U I D E

59


2008 GAME-BY-GAME Scoring by Period Power GW/Tying Goalie Date Opp. 1 2 3 4 OT F SOG Plays PIM Goal (Saves-Shots) Attn 1/11 MIN 1 6 3 6 1 17 57 4-8 80 Cousins (1) Patterson (41-57) @TOR 3 4 6 3 0 16 57 3-10 57 Watson (40-57) 13,317 1/12 TOR 1 1 2 0 – 4 44 1-4 44 Watson (8-11); POULIN (29-37) @MIN 2 4 3 2 – 11 48 3-10 32 Ward (1) Patterson (40-44) 10,104 1/26 MIN 7 5 3 2 1 18 59 4-10 18 Pollock (1) Patterson (39-56) @ROC 3 2 9 3 0 17 56 2-9 21 O’Toole (15-27); WETHERUP (26-32) 9,686 2/2 MIN 1 4 3 6 – 14 37 2-4 20 Culp (1) Patterson (44-56) @SJ 2 4 1 5 – 12 56 5-7 14 Cosmo (21-33); BOLD (2-3) 3,895 2/8 NY 0 0 5 4 – 9 54 2-8 8 Vinc (12-19); MILLER (28-37) @MIN 5 6 2 3 – 16 56 2-4 18 Pollock (2) PATTERSON (38-44); Croswell (7-10) 10,204 POR 3 2 3 5 0 13 50 5-8 28 Eliuk (40-53); KING (6-7) 2/10 @MIN 3 1 5 4 1 14 60 5-7 30 Cousins (2) Patterson (37-50) 11,244 MIN 2 7 0 5 – 14 52 1-5 37 Patterson (34-50) 2/16 @BUF 3 3 5 5 – 16 50 5-6 18 Bomberry Montour (38-52) 14,446 MIN 3 2 2 1 – 8 40 4-11 21 PATTERSON (54-69); Croswell (6-8) 2/22 @PHI 0 3 3 11 – 17 77 2-10 25 Iannucci Blasdell (32-40) 10,342 MIN 1 3 1 2 – 7 56 2-5 30 Patterson (38-48) 3/8 @BUF 2 2 3 4 – 11 49 3-5 30 Steenhuis Montour (49-56) 12,313 CHI 0 2 2 5 – 9 38 3-7 19 Roik (47-59) 3/14 @MIN 5 3 2 3 – 13 60 3-7 19 Point (1) Patterson (29-38) 13,004 MIN 5 0 0 5 – 10 55 4-8 21 Patterson (36-47); CROSWELL (11-14) 3/29 @CHI 1 5 4 5 – 15 62 2-7 26 Giles Roik (45-55) 4,036 NY 2 1 4 2 – 9 42 4-8 16 Vinc (28-39) 4/5 @MIN 2 3 1 6 – 12 40 5-7 19 Pollock (3) Patterson (33-42) 10,854 PHI 3 0 7 4 0 14 49 2-4 10 Blasdell (10-19); MILLER (29-35) 4/12 @MIN 5 5 1 3 1 15 54 3-4 21 Pollock (4) Patterson (35-49) 12,830 ROC 2 4 3 2 – 11 55 1-2 10 Evans O’Toole (32-40) 4/19 @MIN 3 3 1 1 – 8 40 0-5 4 Patterson (44-55) 11,568 CHI 3 4 2 3 – 12 47 1-3 15 Jacobs Roik (53-63) Patterson (14-21); CROSWELL (21-25) 11,439 4/25 @MIN 4 0 3 3 – 10 63 2-4 13 MIN 5 5 2 0 – 12 49 2-6 15 Pollock (5) Patterson (42-53) 4/26 @CHI 3 4 2 2 – 11 53 0-4 29 Roik (13-22); COLLINS (24-27) 6,014 TOTALS Scoring by Period 1 2 3 4 OT F SOG PP (PP%) PIM Goalie (Saves-Shots) OPPONENTS 31 41 61 63 0 196 839 43-103 (41.7) 380 All Opponents (6-10, 627-823) MINNESOTA 54 57 32 52 4 199 826 46-104 (44.2) 389 Patterson (10-4, 598-779); Croswell (0-2, 45-57)

Overall...............................................................10-6 Home...................................................................6-2 Away....................................................................4-4 Vs. Eastern Division............................................8-6 Vs. Western Division...........................................2-0 January ...............................................................3-0 February . ...........................................................3-2 March .................................................................1-2 April ....................................................................3-2

MINNESOTA SWARM RECORD WHEN...

Scoring first goal of game..................................6-6 Opponent scoring first goal of game..................4-0 Leading after first quarter..................................6-4

60 2 0 1 1

Trailing after first quarter...................................2-2 Tied after first quarter........................................2-0 Leading at halftime:............................................7-2 Trailing at halftime:.............................................2-2 Tied at halftime:..................................................1-2 Trailing after third quarter.................................2-5 Leading after third quarter.................................8-1 Tied after third quarter.......................................0-0 Outshooting opponent:........................................6-3 Outshot by opponent:..........................................2-3 Even Shots On Goal:............................................1-0 Overtime (2008)..................................................4-0 Overtime (All-Time).............................................6-1

M I N N E S OTA S WA R M T E A M G U I D E


2008 FINAL STATISTICS POS

#

PLAYER

GP

G

LB SPCT SOG

FO

F

21

Andy Secore

14

28

48

76

4

6

0

0

59

19.3

101

0-0

F

44

Ryan Ward

16

33

36

69

10

5

3

1

56

17.4

128

0-0

F

9

Craig Point

16

27

34

61

8

10

0

1

74

14.9

125

17-29

F

17

Sean Pollock

16

24

36

60

26

6

3

5

64

17.1

101

0-0

F

19

Chad Culp

16

23

32

55

14

3

0

1

89

17.8

99

0-0

T

26

Ryan Sharp

15

9

11

20

72

0

1

0

78

25.0

29

0-0

F

73

Dean Hill

7

9

10

19

0

7

0

0

9

18.8

39

0-0

F

7

Dan Marohl

5

5

5

10

0

2

0

0

8

20.8

22

0-0

TOTALS

7

6

12

18

0

3

0

0

18

15.4

32

0-0 0-0

A PTS PIM PP SH GW

F

8

Rory McDade

8

4

13

17

4

0

0

0

11

17.4

16

D

50

Ryan Cousins

16

9

5

14

36

1

0

2

87

22.5

30

0-3

F

47

Travis Hill

14

3

11

14

86

0

0

0

108

9.7

22

81-208

F

11

Keith Cromwell

4

5

5

10

0

3

0

0

1

20.0

19

0-0

TOTALS

6

5

8

13

0

3

0

0

7

14.3

27

0-0

D

12

Eric Pacey

15

2

8

10

12

0

0

0

45

13.3

13

0-0

D

23

Jon Sullivan

16

3

6

9

25

1

1

0

65

33.3

8

0-1

D

20

Kyle Ross

13

3

6

9

26

0

0

0

77

30.0

10

0-0

F

27

Colin Achenbach

8

2

4

6

8

0

0

0

35

22.2

6

0-0

F

16

Noah Talbot

16

0

6

6

18

0

0

0

49

0.0

4

0-0

G

93

Nick Patterson

16

0

5

5

2

0

0

0

9

0.0

0

0-0

F

24

Justin Norbraten

6

0

5

5

6

0

0

0

21

0.0

6

20-50

D

39

Mark Miyashita

6

1

3

4

6

0

0

0

43

16.7

6

38-96

D

28

Darren Halls

7

2

1

3

11

0

0

0

27

25.0

4

31-64

D

18

Andrew Biers

2

1

2

3

0

0

0

0

8

100.0

1

0-2

D

3

Chris Courtney

2

1

1

2

0

0

0

0

9

100.0

1

0-0

D

40

Ian Rubel

3

0

2

2

0

0

0

0

6

0.0

0

0-0

TOTALS

5

0

2

2

2

0

0

0

9

0.0

0

0-0

D

34

Nick Inch

8

0

1

1

10

0

0

0

20

0.0

1

0-0

G

31

Kevin Croswell

0

1

1

2

0

0

0

3

0.0

1

0-0

199 313

512

408

46

8

10

1,096

17.6

SWARM TOTALS

5 16

#

GOALTENDER

GP

MIN

W

L

GA

GAA

93

NICK PATTERSON

16 905:34

10

4

181

11.99

31

KEVIN CROSWELL

GOALTENDING TOTALS

826 187-453

SV SV%

A

PIM

LB

598

.768

5

2

9

5

63:56

0

2

12

11.26

45

.789

1

2

3

16

10

6

196

12.25

643

.766

6

4

12

2 0 1 1 M I N N E S OTA S WA R M T E A M G U I D E

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Scoring by Period Power GW/Tying Goalie Date Opp. 1 2 3 4 OT F SOG Plays PIM Goal (Saves-Shots) 1/13 CHI 1 4 1 5 - 11 54 3-5 10 Panos Miller (43-53) @MIN 4 3 1 2 - 10 53 2-4 12 Patterson (43-54) 1/19 ROC 1 3 2 4 - 10 60 4-8 19 O’Toole (27-38) @MIN 4 3 0 4 - 11 38 1-4 31 Stewart (1) Patterson (50-60) 1/20 MIN 1 5 4 3 - 13 47 3-9 33 Disher (29-44); PATTERSON (7-14) @BUF 7 4 9 2 - 22 58 9-9 33 Tavares Thompson (34-47) 1/27 MIN 3 4 3 4 - 14 54 7-10 18 Disher (7-14); PATTERSON (17-25) @CGY 5 4 2 4 - 15 39 3-5 34 Toth Leyshon (13-20); AVERY (27-34) 2/02 MIN 2 4 3 2 - 11 39 5-7 21 Miyashita (1) Patterson (41-49) @POR 1 3 2 2 - 8 49 4-8 15 ELIUK (21-30); King (7-8) 2/17 MIN 4 4 2 5 - 15 55 6-9 20 Pollock (1) Patterson (35-49) @NY 3 4 4 3 - 14 49 3-8 24 Vinc (40-55) 2/18 NY 1 3 5 5 - 14 51 3-8 19 Schroeder (8-17); VINC (26-34) @MIN 7 6 2 2 - 17 51 2-6 23 Martin (1) Disher (37-51) 2/24 MIN 5 5 6 3 - 19 53 6-11 22 Sharp (1) Patterson (44-55) @CHI 5 2 1 3 - 11 55 1-9 26 MILLER (21-35); Collins (13-18) 3/4 BUF 6 6 2 2 - 16 51 3-5 18 Dostie Dietrich (31-44); THOMPSON (9-11) @MIN 3 6 4 2 - 15 55 6-7 14 DISHER (29-39); Patterson (6-12) 3/18 PHI 5 2 1 1 - 9 43 0-2 11 Roik (34-45) @MIN 4 3 1 3 - 11 45 0-2 11 Ward (1) Patterson (34-43) 3/23 TOR 2 5 1 5 - 13 47 4-7 14 Sanderson Watson (47-53) @MIN 1 1 3 1 - 6 53 1-6 16 Disher (11-16); PATTERSON (23-31) 3/31 COL 2 4 1 4 - 11 42 3-8 51 Prout Levis (39-48) @MIN 3 4 1 1 - 9 48 5-7 46 Patterson (31-41) 4/6 MIN 3 3 4 3 - 13 49 4-6 20 Culp (1) Patterson (39-50) @TOR 4 3 1 3 - 11 50 5-9 14 Watson (36-49) 4/7 MIN 1 1 1 6 - 9 53 3-14 35 Patterson (13-17); DISHER (23-38) @ROC 6 4 4 5 - 19 55 3-5 55 Grant O’TOOLE (41-48); Wetherup (3-5) 4/13 MIN 4 2 1 4 - 11 45 0-3 8 D. Hill (1) Patterson (47-55) @PHI 2 3 2 1 - 8 55 0-3 8 Roik (34-45) 4/14 ARI 4 3 5 3 - 15 48 1-2 10 BLASDELL (27-41); Attwood (4-6) @MIN 1 9 2 4 - 16 47 1-3 6 Culp (2) Disher (33-48) TOTALS Scoring by Period Power Goalie 1 2 3 4 OT F SOG Plays PIM (Saves-Shots) Opponent 55 57 43 52 - 207 806 49-101 336 – Minnesota 50 63 38 49 - 200 785 52-108 336 Patterson (7-5, 430-555); Disher (2-2, 169-250)

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2007 FINAL STATISTICS P OS NO. F 44 F 17 F 73 F 90 F 22 F 15 F 48 F 19 D 50 F 18 F 11 D 10 D 26 F 16 D 39 D 55 D 47 D 12 D 23 D 77 F 8 G 93 G 1 D 6 D 20 F 66

PLAYER Ryan Ward Sean Pollock Dean Hill Mike Hominuck TOTAL Kasey Beirnes Spencer Martin Scott Stewart Chad Culp Ryan Cousins Andrew Biers Kelly Hall Brock Boyle Ryan Sharp TOTAL Noah Talbot Mark Miyashita Mike Kilby Travis Hill Eric Pacey Jon Sullivan Riley Kemp Rory McDade Nick Patterson Matt Disher Ashton McLean Kyle Ross Eric Perkins TOTALS

GP G A 15 23 52 15 26 41 14 32 21 6 12 16 12 18 34 15 23 20 15 14 27 15 17 23 11 13 24 16 9 14 15 4 14 5 8 9 12 8 7 8 3 3 13 3 8 15 1 8 8 3 5 16 2 6 8 1 7 12 1 5 16 0 6 11 0 5 3 0 4 14 0 3 7 0 1 3 0 1 2 0 1 1 0 0 16 200 323

PTS PIM PPG SHG GWG LB SHOTS SPCT 75 6 7 0 1 44 135 .170 67 28 11 0 1 60 133 .195 53 4 12 0 1 29 115 .278 28 2 4 0 0 25 45 .267 52 2 8 0 0 64 99 .182 43 8 6 2 0 49 104 .221 41 15 5 1 1 56 92 .152 4 1 1 1 1 57 100 .170 37 12 2 0 2 29 75 .173 23 16 0 2 0 108 29 .310 18 5 1 0 0 67 26 .154 17 10 2 0 0 7 54 .148 15 12 0 0 0 41 50 .160 6 10 0 0 1 40 24 .125 11 20 0 0 1 80 37 .081 9 23 0 0 0 74 6 .167 8 2 0 0 1 98 7 .429 8 56 0 0 0 37 8 .250 8 8 0 0 0 71 6 .167 6 40 1 0 0 27 14 .071 6 18 0 0 0 53 9 .000 5 24 0 0 0 58 8 .000 4 7 0 0 0 8 5 .000 3 0 0 0 0 11 1 .000 1 0 0 0 0 12 1 .000 1 4 0 0 0 7 2 .000 1 2 0 0 0 6 4 .000 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 523 336 52 6 9 1,074 1,053 .190

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GP 14 7 16

W 7 2 9

MIN 656:19 300:58 957:17

L 5 2 7

GA 125 81 206

GAA 11.43 16.15 12.91

SV 430 169 599

SA 555 250 805

SV% .775 .676 .744

SOG FO 104 0-0 100 0-0 100 0-0 32 0-0 74 0-0 86 0-0 64 0-0 67 0-0 56 0-0 22 0-0 20 18-48 30 0-0 40 0-0 20 0-0 31 0-0 5 0-0 6 129-215 5 0-0 4 93-212 8 0-0 8 0-0 4 0-0 5 0-0 0 0-0 0 0-0 2 0-0 4 0-0 0 0-0 785 240-475 LB 11 12 23

AST 3 1 4

SEASON NOTES The Swarm was 7-5 against the East in 2007 surpassing 2006’s 4-7 mark vs. Eastern opponents. Minnesota’s all-time record against the East Division is 14-20, including a 1-7 record against Buffalo, 5-3 vs. Philadelphia, 3-5 against Rochester, 2-4 vs. Toronto, 1-1 against Chicago and 2-0 vs. New York... Minnesota was 2-2 against the Western Division in 2007... The Swarm was 1-1 on the road and 1-1 at home against the West. Minnesota posted a 4-1 record against the West in 2006, 3-0 on the road and 1-1 at home... Minnesota was 5-1 in its last six road games and outscored opponents 78-71 in the road stretch... Minnesota went 5-3 on the road in 2007 and was outscored by opponents 108-105 in the eight road games... The Swarm went 5-3 on the road in 2006, outscoring its opponents 83-81... The club was 4-4 at home in 2007 and has been outscored by opponents 99-95 at Xcel Energy Center... 2 0 1 1 M I N N E S OTA S WA R M T E A M G U I D E

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Scoring by Period Power GW/Tying Goalie Date Opp. 1 2 3 4 OT F SOG Plays PIM Goal (Saves-Shots) 1/6 PHI 5 3 2 5 - 15 44 1-3 12 Wiles Roik (41-52) @MIN 3 3 3 2 - 11 52 0-5 8 DISHER (29-42); Patterson (0-2) 1/14 MIN 5 4 1 3 - 13 39 0-3 28 Hall (1) Patterson (45-55) @PHI 3 0 4 3 - 10 55 2-7 20 Roik (9-17); MILLER (17-22) 1/20 MIN 4 3 2 3 - 12 42 3-5 18 Taylor (1) Patterson (47-55) @CGY 2 2 1 3 - 8 55 2-8 12 PALIDWOR (29-41); Leyshon (1-1) 1/21 ROC 3 2 3 4 - 12 44 3-4 25 Dutton O’TOOLE (45-49); Crawley (0-2) @MIN 2 2 0 2 - 6 51 3-10 13 Disher (32-44) 1/29 ROC 2 2 3 3 - 10 53 2-6 21 Grant O’Toole (34-43) @MIN 4 3 0 2 - 9 43 3-6 18 Disher (43-53) 2/3 MIN 1 1 3 2 - 7 35 3-6 31 Boyle (1) Patterson (40-46) @EDM 1 1 2 2 - 6 46 0-8 27 Campbell (28-35) 2/10 PHI 2 2 3 3 - 10 51 1-3 27 Miller (23-34) @MIN 2 2 4 3 - 11 34 3-6 11 Culp (1) Patterson (41-51) 2/18 MIN 2 3 1 3 - 9 54 2-5 22 Patterson (40-54) @BUF 3 4 5 2 - 14 54 4-7 14 Bomberry DIETRICH (32-38); Avery (13-16) 3/3 MIN 2 2 2 2 - 8 52 3-6 16 Patterson (35-47) @TOR 1 5 4 3 - 13 48 3-6 16 Doyle Watson (44-52) 3/4 MIN 3 2 3 3 - 11 53 4-9 20 Hall (2) Disher (46-54) @BUF 2 2 2 2 - 8 54 2-4 30 Dietrich (42-52) 3/17 MIN 1 3 4 6 - 14 46 4-8 21 Boyle (2) Patterson (37-49) @POR 4 2 5 1 - 12 49 5-7 23 King (32-46) 3/24 BUF 3 5 2 3 - 13 38 2-3 8 Vyse Dietrich (16-22); MONTUR (30-35) @MIN 4 2 2 3 - 11 57 2-4 6 Disher (25-37) 4/1 TOR 5 1 3 0 - 9 33 3-7 32 Watson (36-46) @MIN 1 1 3 5 - 10 46 4-10 24 Miyashita (1) Patterson (12-20); DISHER (12-13) 4/8 MIN 1 4 1 3 - 9 47 3-9 27 Disher (46-56) @ROC 3 3 2 2 - 10 56 5-6 21 Grant O’Toole (38-47) 4/9 SJ 2 2 2 2 0 8 48 2-10 18 Cosmo (29-38) @MIN 3 3 1 1 1 9 38 5-9 31 Taylor (2) Patterson (40-48) 4/15 POR 2 3 4 4 - 13 51 5-5 21 Morgan King (35-43) @MIN 4 2 2 0 - 8 43 3-8 15 DISHER (33-45); Patterson (5-6) TOTALS Scoring by Period Power Goalie 1 2 3 4 OT F SOG Plays PIM (Record; Saves-Shots) Opponent 43 39 47 42 0 171 779 42-94 327 – Minnesota 42 40 32 43 1 158 733 45-109 309 Disher (2-6, 266-344); Patterson (6-2; 342-433)

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2006 FINAL STATISTICS P OS NO. PLAYER F 44 RYAN WARD F 19 CHAD CULP F 22 KASEY BEIRNES F 17 SEAN POLLOCK F 40 JAMIE TAYLOR F 11 KELLY HALL D 10 BROCK BOYLE D 39 MARK MIYASHITA F 66 D’ARCY BERTHIAUME F 15 SPENCER MARTIN D 77 RILEY KEMP D 50 RYAN COUSINS F 16 NOAH TALBOT F 73 DEAN HILL D 23 JON SULLIVAN F 7 TONY HENDERSON D 12 ERIC PACEY F 8 RORY MCDADE G 93 NICK PATTERSON G 1 MATT DISHER D 28 NOLAN HEAVENOR D 55 MIKE KILBY D 19 DARRYL GIBSON F 18 ANDREW BIERS F 48 SCOTT STEWART D 33 SHAWN SUMMERFIELD D 47 TRAVIS HILL OFFENSIVE TOTALS NO. GOALTENDER 93 NICK PATTERSON 1 MATT DISHER GOALTENDING TOTALS

GP 11 8 16

GP G 16 19 15 20 15 24 15 16 15 8 8 16 16 13 10 4 8 4 9 7 16 3 14 2 15 0 2 6 16 2 5 3 13 2 5 1 11 0 8 0 5 3 15 2 9 0 5 2 1 1 5 0 3 0 16 158 MIN 525 429 954

A PTS PIM PPG SHG GWG 47 66 16 4 0 0 35 55 25 6 1 1 28 52 12 8 0 0 24 40 20 8 0 0 24 32 12 1 0 2 9 25 16 9 0 2 11 24 23 0 2 2 10 14 4 2 0 1 10 14 12 0 1 0 6 13 13 2 0 0 7 10 17 1 0 0 6 8 32 0 0 0 8 8 0 0 0 0 1 7 0 3 0 0 5 7 16 0 0 0 3 6 4 1 0 0 3 5 20 0 0 0 4 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 5 5 0 0 0 0 1 4 2 0 0 0 2 4 18 0 0 0 4 4 14 0 0 0 1 3 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1 1 10 0 0 0 0 0 7 0 0 0 259 417 309 45 4 8 W 6 2 8

L 2 6 8

GA 91 78 171

GAA 10.40 10.92 10.69

SV 433 344 777

LB SHOTS SPCT 37 169 .112 69 160 .125 60 103 .233 62 121 .132 26 80 .100 21 91 .176 48 28 .464 87 20 .200 52 28 .143 22 44 .159 70 12 .250 65 12 .167 78 8 .000 5 13 .462 61 9 .222 15 25 .120 45 17 .118 5 13 .077 9 0 .000 4 0 .000 14 13 .231 45 10 .200 41 4 .000 20 5 .400 0 2 .500 3 4 .000 6 1 .000 971 992 .159 SA 342 266 608

SV% .790 .773 .780

SOG 118 112 81 92 52 77 24 16 20 31 11 9 8 9 7 18 14 11 0 0 9 5 4 4 2 2 1 737

LB 5 5 10

AST 9 4 13

SEASON NOTES

The Minnesota Swarm completed its second NLL campaign with an 8-8 record and qualified for the playoffs for the first time in franchise history finishing in a tie for fourth place in the East...Minnesota was whistled for 309 PIM this year (19.3/game) which was the third fewest in the NLL and lowest in the East. The club led the NLL in PIM last year with 460....The Swarm ranked fifth in the NLL in power play percentage converting 45 of 105 man advantages (42.9%). The club’s penalty killing ranked 10th in the league allowing 42 goals in 91 chances (53.8%)...The club allowed 171 goals against this year, the second fewest in the NLL for an average of 10.69 per game. Minnesota scored 158 goals this year, the third fewest in the NLL, for an average of 9.88 per game...The Swarm finished the final regular season with a 4-7 record against the East Division including a 2-4 mark at Xcel Energy Center... Minnesota’s loss to Portland in the regular season finale was its first this season against a West opponent. The club posted a 4-1 against the West this year...The Swarm went 5-3 on the road this season outscoring its opponents 83-81. The club posted a 3-5 mark at home and was outscored 90-75 at Xcel Energy Center...Minnesota’s roster featured seven players that were on the 2005 Mann Cup champion Victoria Shamrocks team this summer: Ryan Cousins, Kelly Hall, Nolan Heavenor, Riley Kemp, Sean Pollock, Noah Talbot and Ryan Ward...The Swarm’s 2006 season-ending roster included eight new players from its inaugural season squad: Kasey Beirnes, Andrew Biers, Nolan Heavenor, Dean Hill, Spencer Martin, Rory McDade, Mark Miyashita, Noah Talbot...Minnesota’s roster included eight players selected in the first round of the NLL Entry Draft: Ryan Cousins (fifth overall by Columbus in 2001); Chad Culp (ninth overall by New York in 2002); Matt Disher (seventh overall by Buffalo in 1998); Kelly Hall (10th overall by San Jose in 2003), Spencer Martin (sixth overall by Columbus in 2001), Mark Miyashita (first overall by Vancouver in 2004), Jamie Taylor (ninth overall by Toronto in 2000) and Ryan Ward (third overall by Philadelphia in 2003).

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Scoring by Period Power GW/Tying Goalie Date Opp. 1 2 3 4 OT F SOG Plays PIM Goal (Saves-Shots) Attn 1/1 MIN 3 7 1 1 - 12 44 2-10 22 Conn (1) Disher (41-52) @ROC 3 3 2 3 - 11 52 3-8 25 O’Toole (32-44) 8,532 1/15 MIN 4 5 4 2 - 15 43 3-5 33 Disher (45-63) @TOR 6 4 5 4 - 19 64 5-11 19 Wilson Watson (28-43) 17,229 1/21 BUF 6 3 1 5 - 15 49 3-6 29 Powless Dietrich (45-55) @MIN 2 4 0 4 - 10 55 3-9 21 Patterson (3-9); McCLELLAN (31-39) 13,198 1/22 MIN 3 0 3 3 - 9 32 4-12 29 Susheski (1) Disher (38-46) @SJ 4 1 1 2 - 8 46 0-9 31 Cosmo (23-32) 5,059 1/28 ANA 1 4 1 2 - 8 48 3-6 14 Morgan KING (30-32); Roik (4-9) @MIN 5 0 1 1 - 7 41 4-6 14 Disher (40-48) 12,514 2/11 TOR 3 4 4 4 - 15 51 4-10 38 Doyle WATSON (30-37); Wetherup (1-3) @MIN 4 0 2 3 - 9 40 3-8 54 DISHER (26-37); Patterson 10-14) 9,109 2/18 MIN 4 4 4 4 0 16 46 6-7 29 Disher (36-53) @ARZ 4 4 3 5 1 17 53 6-8 17 Derks Miron (5-12); MONTOUR (25-34) 6.448 2/20 PHI 2 5 9 2 - 18 63 6-11 18 Morley Eliuk (36-53) @MIN 4 4 5 4 - 17 53 4-8 24 Disher (45-63) 8,106 3/5 MIN 2 3 1 2 - 8 52 2-6 109 Patterson (4-5); DISHER (41-55) @PHI 5 4 1 5 - 15 60 3-6 91 Finck Eliuk (44-52) 10,846 3/11 BUF 4 7 5 7 - 23 68 5-7 26 Shannon DIETRICH (34-45); General (5-10) @MIN 2 5 3 6 - 16 55 4-8 21 DISHER (38-58); Attwood (7-10) 8,254 3/18 MIN 4 3 3 1 - 11 48 4-9 15 Disher (43-56) @BUF 3 6 2 2 - 13 56 2-4 30 Crosbie Dietrich (37-48) 9,116 3/25 ROC 2 2 5 2 - 11 48 3-6 21 O’Toole (31-43) @MIN 5 1 3 3 - 12 43 7-10 16 Culp (1) Disher (37-48) 7,764 3/26 MIN 1 4 3 3 - 11 41 4-8 29 DISHER (20-35); Attwood (14-19) @ROC 3 8 4 5 - 20 54 6-7 28 Hasen O’TOOLE (28-37); Campbell (2-4) 8,557 4/1 COL 3 5 5 2 - 15 48 2-4 22 Sims Nash (35-44) @MIN 4 2 3 0 - 9 44 5-9 12 DISHER (32-47); Attwood (1-1) 10,054 4/9 MIN 2 2 1 6 1 12 50 1-6 12 Taylor (1) Disher (30-41) @ANA 3 4 1 3 0 11 41 3-5 14 Roik (38-50) 4,967 4/15 PHI 4 2 3 3 - 12 57 5-8 16 Schroeder (30-44) @MIN 3 5 2 4 - 14 44 6-6 20 Pollock (1) Patterson (45-57) 13,524 TOTALS Scoring by Period Power Goalie 1 2 3 4 OT F SOG Plays PIM (Record; Saves-Shots) Opponent 56 66 52 56 1 231 850 58-116 439 – Minnesota 52 49 39 47 1 188 731 62-127 460 Disher (4-10, 512-702); McLellan (0-1, 31-39); Patterson (1-0, 62-85); Attwood (0-0, 22-30)

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2005 FINAL STATISTICS P OS NO. F 11 F 44 F 10 F 14 F 40 F 66 F 56 F 17 F 84 D 77 D 24 D 50 D 15 D 19 D 12 F 9 D 23 D 34 D 93 F 37 F 37 D 55 D 22 D 7 D 47 F 5 F 33

PLAYER KELLY HALL RYAN WARD CHAD CULP RYDER BATEMAN JAMIE TAYLOR D’ARCY BERTHIAUME CRAIG CONN SEAN POLLOCK KERRY SUSHESKI RILEY KEMP BROCK BOYLE RYAN COUSINS ANDREW MARTIN TEDDY JENNER ERIC PACEY JON HARASYM JON SULLIVAN SHAWN NADELEN NEIL DODDRIDGE TONY HENDERSON JAYME BRYDE MIKE KILBY RAY GUZE SCOTT CAMPBELL TRAVIS HILL TRENT SMALLEY SHAWN SUMMERFIELD

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GOALTENDER JOHN MCLELLAN MIKE ATTWOOD MATT DISHER NICK PATTERSON TOTALS

GP 2 3 14 4 16

GP 13 11 14 14 15 13 8 13 14 16 15 16 10 8 13 2 9 5 4 3 1 14 11 7 5 2 1

G 27 19 18 20 9 14 14 9 15 8 9 5 2 4 2 3 2 2 2 3 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 MIN 51 40 789 89 960

A PTS PIM PPG SHG GWG 21 48 34 19 0 0 25 44 2 7 1 0 23 41 17 3 3 1 19 39 20 11 0 0 27 36 17 1 1 1 18 32 20 3 0 0 17 31 17 7 0 1 16 25 17 5 0 1 7 22 22 4 0 1 12 20 27 0 1 0 3 12 18 0 0 0 4 9 45 0 0 0 6 8 15 0 1 0 3 7 12 1 0 0 5 7 14 0 1 0 3 6 0 0 1 0 4 6 16 1 0 0 2 4 0 0 0 0 2 4 10 0 0 0 2 5 2 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 3 3 45 0 0 0 1 1 35 0 0 0 1 1 23 0 0 0 0 0 8 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 W 0 0 4 1 5

L 1 0 10 0 11

GA 8 8 190 23 239

GAA 9.36 12.09 14.45 15.47 14.44

SV 39 30 702 85 658

LB SHOTS 47 135 53 104 87 114 56 90 52 91 88 59 78 82 42 76 47 101 94 23 44 30 48 14 54 5 31 21 37 12 9 15 22 3 30 7 13 11 4 13 3 4 26 7 29 2 43 3 22 4 2 4 1 0 SA 31 22 512 62 897

SV% .795 .733 .729 .729 .731

SPCT .200 .183 .158 .222 .099 .237 .171 .118 .149 .348 .300 .357 .400 .190 .167 .200 .667 .286 .182 .231 .250 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000 .000

SOG 99 70 85 67 57 37 57 56 71 17 24 12 2 17 10 8 3 6 5 11 2 5 1 2 2 4 0

AST 1 0 11 0 12

PIM 0 0 0 0 0

SEASON NOTES

Minnesota went 3-8 against the East Division in 2005 and was outscored 172-135 in those contests...Minnesota was outscored 59-53 in its five games against the West Division...The Swarm went 3-5 on the road and 2-6 at home...The club averaged 11.75 goals/game on the road and 11.75 goals/game at Xcel Energy Center. Minnesota allowed 14.62 goals/game at home and 14.25 goals/game on the road as shown below...Overall, the Swarm averaged 11.75 goals/game and allowed 14.43 goals/game...The club allowed a league-high 231 goals against and ranked eighth in goals scored with 188...Minnesota scored a league-leading 62 power play goals on the season. Overall, the Swarm went 62-for 127 with the man advantage, which ranked third in the league at 48.8%. The team ranked first in home power play percentage converting 36 of 64 power-play chances at Xcel Energy Center (56.3%)...The club collected at least two power-play goals in every game but one, April 9 at Anaheim (1-for-6). Minnesota tallied a season-high seven power-play goals in ten chances March 25 vs. Rochester...The Swarm was whistled for a league-leading 460 penalty minutes in 2005 for an average of 28.75 penalty minutes per game...The team also allowed an NLL-high 59 power play goals against. Minnesota’s penalty killing unit ranked ninth in the League allowing 59 goals in 116 shorthanded chances (49.1%)...Minnesota ranked fourth in the NLL in attendance as 82,523 fans attended a game at Xcel Energy Center during its inaugural season for an average of 10,315 fans per game...The NLL average attendance for the 2005 season was 10,236...The Swarm became just the third NLL expansion team since 1995 to win its first game in franchise history when it defeated the Rochester Knighthawks, 12-11, on the road January 1. Montreal (2002) and Rochester (1995) also earned wins in their NLL debuts.

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ALL-TIME SWARM AWARD WINNERS NLL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR Ryan Cousins, 2007 Ryan Cousins, 2008 ALL-PRO TEAM Ryan Cousins, 2007 (First Team) Nick Patterson, 2007 (Second Team) Nick Patterson, 2006 (Second Team) ROOKIE OF THE YEAR Craig Point, 2008 ALL-ROOKIE TEAM Ryder Bateman, 2005 Kevin Buchanan, 2009 NLL ALL-STARS Ryan Cousins, 2009 Nick Inch, 2009 Ryan Cousins, 2008 Nick Patterson, 2008 Andy Secore, 2008 Ryan Cousins, 2007 Ryan Ward, 2007 Ryan Cousins, 2006 Ryan Cousins, 2005 NLL PLAYER OF THE MONTH Nick Patterson, February 2006 NLL Dverall PLAYER OF THE WEEK Craig Conn, Week 1 (2005) Chad Culp, Week 7 (2006) Sean Pollock, Week 5 (2008) Callum Crawford, Week 7 (2010) NLL offensive PLAYER OF THE WEEK Craig Conn, Week 1 (2005) Chad Culp, Week 7 (2006) Ryan Ward, Week 12 (2006) Sean Pollock, Week 5 (2008) Ryan Ward, Week 15 (2008) Callum Crawford, Week 12 (2010) NLL DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE WEEK Matt Disher, Week 4 (2005) Nick Patterson, Week 16 (2005) Nick Patterson, Week 6 (2006) Nick Patterson, Week 7 (2006) Matt Disher, Week 10 (2006) Nick Patterson, Week 16 (2007) Nick Patterson, Week 3 (2008) Kevin Croswell, Week 1 (2009)

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NLL ROOKIE OF THE WEEK Riley Kemp, Week 3 (2005) Ryder Bateman, Week 7 (2005) Ryder Bateman, Week 16 (2005) Craig Point, Week 3 (2008) Craig Point, Week 6 (2008) Craig Point, Week 7 (2008) Craig Point, Week 12 (2008) Andrew Watt, Week 1 (2009) Kevin Buchanan, Week 9 (2009) Kevin Buchanan, Week 11 (2009) GENERAL MANAGER OF THE YEAR Marty O’Neill, 2007 Marty O’Neill, 2008 EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR Tom Garrity, 2008 John Arlotta, 2009 MARKETING EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR Tom Garrity, 2007 John Maher, 2005 TICKET SALES EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR Joel Jordan, 2008

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ALL-TIME MARGINS AND STREAKS ALL-TIME GAMES WITH LARGEST MARGINS BIGGEST WINS Margin Date of Victory Opponent 2/20/10 10 goals vs. COL 2/24/07 8 goals @CHI 1/12/08 7 goals vs. TOR 2/8/08 7 goals vs. NY 1/20/06 4 goals @CGY 3/14/08 4 goals vs. CHI 1/3/09 4 goals @POR 2/13/10 4 goals @WAS 3/26/10 4 goals @CGY

Score 15-5 19-11 11-4 16-9 12-8 13-9 11-7 16-12 17-13

BIGGEST LOSSES Margin Date of Victory Opponent 4/7/07 10 goals @ROC 4/3/09 10 goals @SJ 3/26/05 9 goals @ROC 1/20/07 9 goals @BUF 2/22/08 9 goals @ PHI 3/13/10 9 goals @PHI 3/5/05 7 goals @PHI 3/11/05 7 goals vs. BUF 3/23/07 7 goals vs. TOR

Score 19-9 18-8 20-11 22-13 17-8 20-11 15-8 23-16 13-6

ALL-TIME RECORD STREAKS WINNING STREAKS Longest Winning Streaks Longest Home Winning Streaks 8 games (4/13/07-2/10/08) 7 games (4/14/07-4/12/08) 4 games (2/2-2/24/07) 2 games (2/13-2/20-10) 2 games (1/19-2/18/07) 4 games (4/9/05-2/3/06) 3 games (2/13-2/27/10) 2 games (4/1-4/9/06) 2 games (1/14-1/20/06) 2 games (4/9-4/15/05) 2 games (2/3-2/10/06) 2 games (3/4-3/17/06) 2 games (4/3/08-1/10/09) LOSING STREAKS Longest Losing Streaks Longest Home Losing Streaks 7 games (1/28-3/18/05) 5 games (1/21-3/11/05) 6 games (3/27-4/24/10) 4 games (1/24-3/28/09) 5 games (1/24-2/21/09) 4 games (4/3-4/24/10) 3 games (3/22-4/3/09) 3 games (1/6-1/29/06) 2 games, 7x, last, (4/11-4/18/09) 3 games (4/19/08-1/10/09) 2 games (3/23-3/31/07) 2 games (4/11-4/18/09)

Longest Road Winning Streaks 4 games (4/13/07-2/2/08) 4 games (2/2-4/6/07) 3 games (2/27-3/14/09) 2 games, (3/4-3/17/06)

Longest Road Losing Streaks 4 games (2/18-3/26/05) 4 games (2/16 -3/29/08) 3 games (2/6-2/21/09) 3 games (1/10-2/5/10) 2 games (2/18-3/3/06) 2 games (1/20-1/27/07) 2 games (3/22/09-current)

SEASON-BY-SEASON STREAKS Season 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010

Longest Winning Streak 1 game (five times) 2 games (three times) 4 games (2/2-2/24) 6 games (1/11-2/10) 3 games (2/27-3/14) 3 games (2/13-2/27)

Longest Losing Streak 7 games (1/28-3/18) 2 games (two times) 2 games (two times) 3 games (2/16-3/8) 5 games (1/24-2/21) 6 games (3/27-4/24)

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NLL ENTRY DRAFT 2010 NLL Entry Draft, September 1, 2007 ROUND OVERALL 1 4 2 15 2 18 3 27 4 No Selection 5 45 6 55

PLAYER Andrew Suitor Scott Rodgers Josh Gillam Ryan Hurley

POS. T G F F

HT. 5-11 6-4 6-0 6-3

WT. 190 245 180 185

BORN 4/26/89 2/17/87 N/A 6/3/86

2009 CLUB R.I.T. St. John’s Univ. Dartmouth Univ. Cornell Univ.

John McClure Steve Waldeck

F D

5-10 6-1

190 185

10/2/86 12/12/87

Downing College Stony Brook Univ.

BORN 2/12/86

2009 CLUB Bryant Univ.

2009 NLL Entry Draft, September 1, 2007 ROUND OVERALL 1 3 2 No Selection 3 No Selection 4 36 5 44 6 54

PLAYER Zack Greer

Kevin Colleluori Cody Johnson Matt Kelly

POS. F

HT. 6-2

WT. 190

F F D

5-7 5-9 6-0

180 10/29/86 Colgate College 170 11/18/84 Onondafa Community Coll. 2000 10/26/86 Univ. of Virginia

2008 NLL Entry Draft, September 1, 2007 ROUND OVERALL 1 8 13 2 24 3 No Selection 4 40 5 No Selection 6 73

PLAYER Andrew Watt Joe Cinosky Tom Michaelson

POS. F D F

HT. 6-1 6-3 6-2

WT. 205 220 215

BORN 1/9/84 12/12/85 9/14/85

2008 CLUB Robert Morris Univ. U. of Maryland St. John’s Univ.

Justin Haworth

F

6-0

205

6/9/86

Limestone College

Bruce Bickford

G

5-10

185

8/24/85

Drexel University

2007 NLL Entry Draft, September 1, 2007 ROUND OVERALL 1 9 2 18 23 27 3 No Selection 4 51 5 60 6 79

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PLAYER Justin Norbraten Brandon Swamp Marc Jackson Chris Courtney

POS. F

HT. 6-0

WT. 190

BORN 1/30/84

2007 CLUB Langley (WLA)

F D

6-1 5-11

185 195

3/4/86 11/18/87

Whitby (OJLA) Six Nations (OJLA)

Angus Goodleaf Brad Favero Mike Paul

G D

6-0 5-10

240 180

3/16/87 11/18/84

Burnaby (BCJLA) Canisius (NCAA)

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NLL ENTRY DRAFT 2006 NLL Entry Draft, September 13, 2006 ROUND OVERALL 1 No Selection 2 No Selection 3 30 31 4 44 5 57 63 6 70

PLAYER

Tyler Hass Kevin Croswell Kevin Milkowski Andrew Witt Dave Ellis Hugh Johnson

POS.

HT.

WT.

BORN

2006 CLUB

F G F F D F

6-4 6-4 6-1 6-3 5-11 5-9

215 Victoria (BCJLA) 205 10/21/85 Port Coquitlamn (BCJLA) 195 Victoria (BCLJA) 195 New Westminster (BCLJA) 190 Six Nations (OJLA) 160 Six Nations (OJLA)

2005 NLL Entry Draft, august 28, 2005 ROUND OVERALL 1 No Selection 2 17 3 No Selection 4 37 38 5 48 6 59

PLAYER

POS.

HT.

WT.

BORN

2005 CLUB

Nolan Heavenor

D

5-9

180

5/30/82

Victoria (WLA)

Nate Andres Tyler Perry Dean Hill Mike Leong

D D F D

6-0 5-9 6-3 6-1

190 1/14/84 185 5/22/84 225 10/26/84 195

Whitby (OJLA) Whitby (OJLA) Spartan (OJLB) Surrey (BCLA)

2004 NLL Entry Draft, October 26, 2004 ROUND OVERALL 1 6 2 10 3 No Selection 4 No Selection 5 44 6 55

PLAYER Ryder Bateman Scott Campbell Kyle Ross Mike Attwood

POS. F D

HT. 6-0 6-0

WT. 195 225

BORN 2/18/80 10/23/81

2004 CLUB Victoria (WLA) Brooklin (OLA)

D G

5-10 5-11

178 200

9/12/86 10/9/84

Port Coquitlam (BCJLA) St. Catharines (OJLA)

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NLL DISPERSAL DRAFT orlando Dispersal Draft august 6, 2010

RD OVERALL PLAYER 1 4 Rory Smith 1 6 Tim O’Brien 2 24 Matt Bocklet

BOSTON/ARIZONA Dispersal Draft NOVEMBER 5, 2007

POS. D D D

Portland Dispersal Draft july 7, 2009

RD OVERALL PLAYER 1 3 Scott Stewart 1 6 Rich Morgan 2 14 Tim Campeau 3 25 Bruce Alexander

POS. D D F F

RD OVERALL PLAYER 1 5 Andy Secore 1 8 Ryan Avery 2 17 Mike Grimes 3 32 Mark Tinning

POS. F G D F

RD OVERALL PLAYER 1 4 Bruce Murray 2 15 Ryan Powell

POS. D F

CHCAGO Dispersal Draft DECEMBER 12, 2008 RD OVERALL PLAYER 1 10 Kevin Fines 2 20 Drew Candy

Vancouver Dispersal Draft December 15, 2004 POS. D D

ARIZONA Dispersal Draft JUNE 30, 2008 RD OVERALL PLAYER 1 11 Chris McKay 2 25 Brad Dairon

Anaheim Dispersal Draft July 20, 2005

RD OVERALL PLAYER 1 1 Craig Conn 1 6 Nick Patterson 2 10 D’Arcy Berthiaume

POS. F G F

POS. D F

2004 NLL Expansion Draft, October 19, 2004 PLAYER Cam Bergman Sean Pollock Jason Clark Matt King Curtis Smith Sean Nadelen Jon Harasym Dan Teat Rusty Kruger Bruce Alexander

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POSITION Defense Forward Forward Goalie Forward Defense Forward Forward Forward Defense

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TEAM Anaheim Storm Arizona Sting Buffalo Bandits Calgary Roughnecks Colorado Mammoth Philadelphia Wings Rochester Knighthawks San Jose Stealth Toronto Rock Vancouver Ravens


ALL-TIME ATTENDANCE TOP SINGLE-GAME ATTENDANCE FIGURES RK 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

YEAR 2005 2006 2007 2008 2009 2010 TOTAL

DATE 4/14/07 vs. ARZ 4/15/05 vs. PHI 4/18/09 vs. NY 1/21/05 vs. BUF 1/10/09 vs. SJ

ATT. 14,144 13,524 13,219 13,198 13,094

YEAR-BY-YEAR ATTENDANCE FIGURES TOTAL 82,523 66,981 75,244 91,247 98,465 76,706 491,166

DATES 8 8 8 8 8 8 48

AVERAGE 10,315 8,372 9,405 11,406 12,308 9,588 10,232

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RECORD BOOK WINS & LOSSES Most Wins 10 - 2008 Most Home Wins 6 - 2008 Most Road Wins 5 - 2006; 2007 Fewest Wins 5 - 2005; 2010 Fewest Home Wins 2 - 2005; 2009 Fewest Road Wins 2 - 2010 Most Losses 11 - 2005; 2011 Most Home Losses 6 - 2005; 2009 Most Road Losses 6 - 2010 Fewest Losses 7 - 2007 Fewest Home Losses 2 - 2008 Fewest Road Losses 3 - 2006, 2007 Longest Winning Streak 8 - 4/13/07-2/10/08 Longest Home Winning Streak 7 - 4/14/07-4/12/08 Longest Road Winning Streak 4 - 4x, last, 4/13/07-2/2/08 Longest Losing Streak 7 - 1/28-3/18/05 Longest Home Losing Streak 5 - 1/21-3/11/05 Longest Road Losing Streak 4 - 2/18-3/26/05 - 2/16-3/29/08

MARGINS Largest Margin of Victory 10 - 2/27/10 in 15-5 win vs COL Largest Margin of Defeat 10 - 4/7/07 in 19-9 loss at ROC - 4/3/09 in 18-8 loss at SJ

GOALS Most Goals, Season 200 - 2007 Most Goals at Home, Season 103 - 2010 Most Goals on Road, Season 105 - 2007 Fewest Goals, Season 158 - 2006 Fewest Goals at Home, Season 75 - 2006

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Fewest Goals on Road, Season 83 - 2006 Most Goals, Game 19 - 2/24/07 in 19-11 win at CHI Most Goals, Home Game 17 - 2/20/05 in 18-17 loss vs. PHI - 2/18/07 in 17-14 win vs. NY Most Goals, Road Game 19 - 2/24/07 in 19-11 win at CHI Fewest Goals, Game 6 - 1/21/06 in 12-6 loss vs. ROC - 3/23/07 in 13-6 loss vs. TOR Fewest Goals, Home Game 6 - 1/21/06 in 12-6 loss vs. ROC - 3/23/07 in 13-6 loss vs. TOR Fewest Goals, Road Game 7 - 2/03/06 in 7-6 win at EDM - 3/08/08 in 11-7 loss at BUF - 1/10/10 in 12-7 loss at CGY - 1/30/10 in 11-7 loss at BUF Most Goals, Quarter 9 - 4/14/07 vs. ARZ (2nd) Most Goals at Home, Quarter 9 - 4/14/07 vs. ARZ (2nd) Most Goals on Road, Quarter 7 - 3x, last, 2/16/08 at BUF (2nd) Most Goals Against, Season 231 - 2005 Most Goals Against at Home, Season 117 - 2005 Most Goals Against on Road, Season 115 - 2008 Fewest Goals Against, Season 171 - 2006 Fewest Goals Against at Home, Season 81 - 2008 Fewest Goals Against on Road, Season 81 - 2006 Most Goals Against, Game 23 - 3/11/05 in 23-16 loss vs. BUF Most Goals Against, Home Game 23 - 3/11/05 in 23-16 loss vs. BUF Most Goals Against, Road Game 22 - 1/20/07 in 22-13 loss at BUF Fewest Goals Against, Game 4 - 1/12/08 in 11-4 win vs. TOR Fewest Goals Against, Home Game 4 - 1/12/08 in 11-4 win vs. TOR Fewest Goals Against, Road Game 6 - 2/03/06 in 7-6 win at EDM Most Goals Against, Quarter 11 - 2/22/08 at PHI (4th) Most Goals Against at Home, Quarter 9 - 2/20/05 vs. PHI (3rd) Most Goals Against on Road, Quarter 11 - 2/22/08 at PHI (4th) Most Goals Combined, Game 39 - 3/11/05 in 23-16 loss vs. BUF

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RECORD BOOK

Most Goals Combined, Quarter 14 - 2/20/05 (MIN-5, PHI-9) Fewest Goals Combined, Game 13 - 2/03/06 in 7-6 win at EDM Fewest Goals Combined, Quarter 0 - 1/10/09 vs. SJ (MIN-0, SJ-0)

SPECIAL TEAMS Most Power-Play Goals, Season 62 - 2005 Fewest Power-Play Goals, Season 32 - 2009 Most Power-Play Goals, Game 7 - 3/25/05 in 12-11 win vs. ROC - 1/27/07 in 15-14 loss at CGY Most Power-Play Goals Against, Season 59 - 2005 Fewest Power-Play Goals Against, Season 34 - 2010 Most Power-Play Goals Against, Game 9 - 1/20/07 in 22-13 loss at BUF Most Short-handed Goals, Season 9 - 2005 Fewest Short-handed Goals, Season 4 - 2006 Most Short-Handed Goals, Game 3 - 2/18/05 in 17-16 loss at ARZ Most Short-Handed Goals Against, Season 14 - 2007 Fewest Short-Handed Goals Against, Season 5 - 2006

Most Short-Handed Goals Against, Game 4 - 3/31/07 in 11-9 loss vs. COL 4 - 1/27/07 in 15-14 loss at CGY Most Power-Play Goals Combined, Game 12 - 2/18/05 at ARZ (MIN-6, ARZ-6) 12 - 1/20/07 at BUF (MIN-3, BUF-9) Most Short-Handed Goals Combined, Game 5 - 2/18/05 at ARZ (MIN-3, ARZ-2)

PENALTY MINUTES Most Penalty Minutes, Season 460 - 2005 Fewest Penalty Minutes, Season 262 - 2009 Most Penalty Minutes, Game 109 - 3/05/05 in 15-8 loss at PHI Fewest Penalty Minutes, Game 2 - 4/11/09 in 19-14 loss vs. POR Most Penalty Minutes Against, Season 439 - 2005 Fewest Penalty Minutes Against, Season 272 - 2010 Most Penalty Minutes Against, Game 91 - 3/05/05 in 15-8 loss at PHI Fewest Penalty Minutes Against, Game 4 - 4/17/10 in 20-11 loss at PHI Most Penalty Minutes Combined, Game 200 - 3/05/05 at PHI (MIN-109, PHI-91) Fewest Penalty Minutes Combined, Game 10 - 4/11/09 vs. POR (MIN-2, POR-8) - 4/17/10 at PHI (MIN-6, PHI-4)

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RECORD BOOK SHOTS ON GOAL Most Shots On Goal, Season 826 - 2008 Fewest Shots On Goal, Season 731 - 2005 Most Shots On Goal Against, Season 858 - 2005 Fewest Shots On Goal Against, Season 778 - 2009 Most Shots On Goal, Game 67 - 1/24/09 in 10-9 loss vs. BUF Fewest Shots On Goal, Game 32 - 1/22/05 in 9-8 win at SJ Most Shots On Goal Against, Game 77 - 2/22/08 in 17-8 loss at PHI Fewest Shots On Goal Against, Game 30 - 2/20/10 in 15-5 win vs. COL Most Shots On Goal Combined, Game 126 - 4/3/10 vs. EDM (MIN-60, EDM-66) Fewest Shots On Goal Combined, Game 72 - 2/20/10 vs COL (MIN-42, COL-30)

FASTEST GOALS Fastest Goal To Start A Game 0:14 - 2/10/08 vs. POR (Craig Point) - 4/24/10 vs. ORL (Callum Crawford) Fastest Goal Against To Start A Game 0:16 - 2/20/09 vs. BOS (Daryl Veltman) Fastest Goal To Start A Quarter 0:07 - 2/13/10 vs WAS (Jay Thorimbert) Fastest Goal Against To Start A Quarter 0:06 - Jacobs, 1/14/06 at PHI (3rd) Fastest Overtime Goal 0:44 - Ryan Cousins, 2/10/08 vs. POR Fastest Overtime Goal Against 00:24 - Thompson, 4/24/10 vs. ORL Latest Overtime Goal 7:03 - Taylor, 4/09/05 at ANA Latest Overtime Goal Against 11:34 - Derks, 2/18/05 at ARZ

LOOSE BALLS Most Loose Balls, Season 1,145 - 2010 Fewest Loose Balls, Season 971 - 2006 Most Loose Balls, Game 104 - 4/3/10 in 13-12 loss vs. EDM Fewest Loose Balls, Game 37 - 4/09/05 in 9-8 win vs. SJ

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Most Loose Balls Against, Game 114 - 2/22/08 in 17-8 loss at PHI Fewest Loose Balls Against, Game 31 - 4/15/06 in 13-8 loss vs. POR Most Loose Balls Combined, Game 198 - 2/22/08 at PHI (MIN-84, PHI-114) Fewest Loose Balls Combined, Game 89 - 4/09/06 vs. SJ (MIN-37, SJ-52)

INDIVIDUAL RECORDS GAMES

Most Games Played, Career 89 - Sean Pollocl, 2005-current Most Games Played, Career, Forward 89 - Sean Pollock, 2005-current Most Games Played, Career, Defenseman 88 - Jon Sullivan, 2005-current Most Games Played, Season 16 - 22 players tied Most Games Played, Consecutive 55 - Noah Talbot, 2007-10

GOALS Most Goals, Career 122 - Sean Pollock, 2005-current Most Goals, Career, Defenseman 30 - Brock Boyle, 2005-07 Most Goals, Season 40 - Aaron Wilson, 2010 Most Goals, Season, Forward 40 - Aaron Wilson, 2010 Most Goals, Season, Defenseman 13 - Brock Boyle, 2006 Most Goals, Season, Rookie 27 - Craig Point, 2008 Most Goals, Game 5 - 8x, last, Callum Crawford, 4/3/10 vs. EDM Most Goals Against, Game 6 - 8x, last, A. Iannucci, 2/22/08 at PHI

POWER-PLAY GOALS Most Power-Play Goals, Career 46 - Sean Pollock 2005-current Most Power-Play Goals, Season 19 - Kelly Hall, 2005 Most Power-Play Goals, Season, Rookie 11 - Ryder Bateman, 2005 Most Power-Play Goals, Game 4 - Dean Hill, 3/4/07 vs. BUF

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RECORD BOOK SHORT-HANDED GOALS Most Short-Handed Goals, Career 5 - Ryan Ward, 2005-current Most Short-Handed Goals, Career, Defenseman 4 - Andrew Watt, 2009-current Most Short-Handed Goals, Season 4 - Andrew Watt, 2009-current Most Short-Handed Goals, Season, Defenseman 4 - Andrew Watt, 2009-current Most Short-Handed Goals, Game 1 - 37x, last, Ryan Benesch, 4/17/10 vs. PHI

GAME-WINNING GOALS Most Game-Winning Goals, Career 7 - Sean Pollock, 2005-current Most Game-Winning Goals, Career, Defenseman 2 - Brock Boyle, 2005-07 - Ryan Cousins, 2005-current - Mark Miyashita, 2006-current Most Game-Winning Goals, Season 5 - Sean Pollock, 2008 Most Game-Winning Goals, Season, Defenseman 2 - Brock Boyle, 2006 - Ryan Cousins, 2008

ASSISTS Most Assists, Career 196 - Ryan Ward, 2005-current Most Assists, Career, Defenseman 36 - Ryan Cousins, 2005-current Most Assists, Season 64 - Callum Crawford, 2010 Most Assists, Season, Defenseman 14 - Ryan Cousins, 2007 14 - Andrew Biers, 2007 Most Assists, Season, Rookie 34 - Craig Point, 2008 Most Assists, Game 9 - Ryan Benesch, 3/26/10 at CGY Most Assists Against, Game 10 - 3x, last, Colin Doyle, 4/3/09 at SJ

POINTS Most Points, Career 317 - Ryan Ward (119g-198a), 2005-current Most Points, Career, Defenseman 65 - Ryan Cousins (29g-36a), 2005-current Most Points, Season 96 - Callum Crawford (32g-64a), 2010 Most Points, Season, Defenseman 24 - Brock Boyle (13g-11a), 2006

Most Points, Season, Goaltender 11 - Matt Disher (11a), 2005 Most Points, Season, Rookie 61 - Craig Point (27g-34a), 2008 Most Points, Game 11 - Ryan Benesch (2g-9a), 3/26/10 at CGY Most Points Against, Game 13 - John Tavares (3g-10a), 1/20/07 at BUF - Colin Doyle (3g-10a), 4/3/09 at SJ

SHOTS ON GOAL Most Shots On Goal, Career 555 - Sean Pollock, 2005-current Most Shots On Goal, Career, Defenseman 88 - Brock Boyle, 2005-07 Most Shots On Goal, Season 129 - Aaron Wilson, 2010 Most Shots On Goal, Season, Defenseman 40 - Brock Boyle, 2007 Most Shots On Goal, Game 17 - Ryan Ward, 4/09/05 at ANA Most Shots On Goal, Game, Opponent 27 - A. Iannucci, 2/22/08 at PHI

PENALTY MINUTES Most Penalty Minutes, Career 165 - Ryan Cousins, 2005-current Most Penalty Minutes, Forward 154 - Sean Pollock, 2005-current Most Penalty Minutes, Season 86 - Travis Hill, 2008 Most Penalty Minutes, Game 27 - Sean Pollock, 2/13/10 vs. WAS

LOOSE BALLS Most Loose Balls, Career 428 - Ryan Cousins, 2005-current Most Loose Balls, Career, Forward 361 - Chad Culp, 2005-current Most Loose Balls, Season 152 - Jay Thorimbert, 2010 Most Loose Balls, Season, Forward 89 - Chad Culp, 2008 - Ryan Sharp, 2009 Most Loose Balls, Game 23 - Mark Miyashita, 2/18/07 vs. NY

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RECORD BOOK APPEARANCES BY GOALTENDER Most Games, Career 72 - Nick Patterson, 2005-current Most Games, Season 16 - Nick Patterson, 2008; 2010 Most Games Played, Consecutive 18 - Nick Patterson, 1/11-4/24/10

MINUTES Most Minutes Played, Career 3,370 - Nick Patterson, 2005-08 Most Minutes Played, Season 905 - Nick Patterson, 2008

WINS & LOSSES Most Wins, Career 31 - Nick Patterson, 2005-current Most Wins, Season 10 - Nick Patterson, 2008 Most Wins, Consecutive 8 - Nick Patterson, 4/6/07-2/10/08 Most Losses, Career 23 - Nick Patterson, 2005-current Most Losses, Season 10 - Matt Disher, 2005 Most Losses, Consecutive 7 - Nick Patterson, 1/28-3/18/05

Most Shots Faced, Season 779 - Nick Patterson, 2008 Most Shots Faced, Game 72 - Nick Patterson, 3/26/10 at CGY Most Shots Faced Against, Game 67 - Mike Thompson, 1/24/09 vs. BUF

GOALS ALLOWED Most Goals Allowed, Career 675 - Nick Patterson, 2005-current Most Goals Allowed, Season 190 - Matt Disher, 2005 Most Goals Allowed, Game 20 - Matt Disher, 3/11/05 vs. BUF Fewest Goals Allowed, Game 4 - Nick Patterson, 1/12/08 vs. TOR

GOALS AGAINST AVERAGE Lowest Goals Against Average, Career (min. 5 G) 11.45 - Kevin Croswell, 2008-current Lowest Goals Against Average, Season 10.40 - Nick Patterson, 2006

SAVE PERCENTAGE Highest Save Percentage, Career .763 - Kevin Croswell, 2008-current Highest Save Percentage, Season (Min. 5 G) .790 - Nick Patterson, 2006

WINNING PERCENTAGE Highest Winning Percentage, Career .574 - Nick Patterson, 2005-current Highest Winning Percentages, Season .714 - Nick Patterson, 2008 Lowest Winning Percentage, Career (10 decisions) .312 - Kevin Croswell, 2009-10 Lowest Winning Percentages, Season .333 - Kevin Croswell, 2009

SAVES Most Saves, Career 2,140 - Nick Patterson, 2005-current Most Saves, Season 598 - Nick Patterson, 2008 Most Saves, Game 59 - Nick Patterson, 3/26/10 at CGY Most Saves Against, Game 58 - Mike Thompson, 1/24/09 vs. BUF

SHOTS FACED Most Shots Faced, Career 2,815 - Nick Patterson, 2005-current

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ALL-TIME LEADERS GAMES PLAYED

1. Sean Pollock 2. Jon Sullivan 3. Ryan Cousins 4. Eric Pacey 5. Nick Patterson Ryan Ward 7. Chad Culp 8. Noah Talbot 9. Mike Kilby 10. Riley Kemp

GOALS

1. Sean Pollock 2. Ryan Ward 3. Chad Culp 4. Kelly Hall 5. Dean Hill 6. Kasey Beirnes 7. Brock Boyle 8. Ryan Cousins Craig Point 10. Andy Secore

ASSISTS

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8.

Ryan Ward Sean Pollock Chad Culp Aaron Wilson Callum Crawford Ryan Benesch Jamie Taylor Kevin Ross Kasey Beirnes Andy Secore

POINTS

1. Ryan Ward 2. Sean Pollock 3. Chad Culp 4. Aaron Wilson 5. Callum Crawford 6. Kasey Beirnes 7. Kelly Hall Dean Hill 9. Kevin Ross 10. Ryan Benesch

PENALTY MINUTES

1. Ryan Cousins 2. Travis Hill

89 2005-10 88 2005-10 84 2005-10 75 2005-10 73 2005-10 73 2005-09 71 2005-09 78 2006-10 45 2005-07 44 2005-07, 09

122 114 86 51 49 47 30 29 29 28

2005-10 2005-09 2005-09 2005-07 2006-09 2006-07 2005-07 2005-10 2008-09 2008

196 182 137 76 64 55 51 48 48 48

2005-09 2005-10 2005-09 2009-10 2010 2010 2005-06 2009-10 2006-07 2008

310 304 223 114 96 95 90 90 85 83

2005-09 2005-10 2005-09 2009-10 2010 2006-07 2005-07 2006-09 2009-10 2010

165 155

2005-10 2005-10

3. Sean Pollock 4. Ryan Sharp 5. Eric Pacey 6. Mike Kilby 7. Jon Sullivan 8. Chad Culp 9. Riley Kemp 10. Kelly Hall

LOOSE BALLS

1. 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9.

Ryan Cousins Chad Culp Sean Pollock Jon Sullivan Noah Talbot Travis Hill Ryan Ward Mark Miyashita Ryan Sharp Riley Kemp

POWER-PLAY GOALS

1. Sean Pollock 2. Ryan Ward Kelly Hall 4. Dean Hill 5. Aaron Wilson 6. Chad Culp 7. Kasey Beirnes 8. Craig Point 9. Ryder Bateman 10. Craig Conn Spencer Martin

SHORT-HANDED GOALS

1. Ryan Ward 2. Chad Culp Andrew Watt Sean Pollock 5. Jon Sullivan 6. Brock Boyle Kasey Beirnes Ryan Cousins Kevin Ross 10. 14 Players Tied

151 2005-10 138 2007-10 130 2005-10 119 2005-07 97 2005-10 75 2005-09 68 2005-07, 09 60 2005-07

428 2005-10 361 2005-09 355 2005-10 325 2005-10 309 2006-10 275 2005-10 248 2005-09 228 2006-08 225 2005-10 225 2005-07, 09

46 30 30 22 16 15 14 12 11 7 7

2005-10 2005-09 2005-07 2006-09 2009-10 2005-09 2006-07 2008-09 2005 2005 2006-07

5 4 4 4 3 2 2 2 2 1

2005-09 2005-09 2009-10 2005-10 2005-10 2005-07 2006-07 2005-10 2005-10

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ALL-TIME LEADERS GAME-WINNING GOALS

1. 2. 3. 5.

Sean Pollock Chad Culp Dan Marohl Jamie Taylor Tim Campeau Ryan Cousins Ryan Ward Brock Boyle Kelly Hall Mark Miyashita

SHOTS ON GOAL

1. Sean Pollock 2. Ryan Ward 3. Chad Culp 4. Aaron Wilson 5. Kelly Hall 6. Kevin Ross 7. Kasey Beirnes 8. Dean Hill 9. Craig Point 10. Callum Crawford

7 6 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2

2005-10 2005-09 2008-09 2005-07 2010 2005-09 2005-09 2005-07 2005-07 2006-08

555 527 426 231 206 176 167 165 146 128

2005-10 2005-09 2005-09 2009-10 2005-07 2009-10 2006-07 2006-09 2008-09 2010

APPEARANCES BY GOALTENDER

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Nick Patterson Matt Disher Kevin Croswell Mike Atwood John McLellan

MINUTES PLAYED

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Nick Patterson Matt Disher Kevin Croswell John McLellan Mike Atwood

WINS BY GOALTENDER

1. Nick Patterson 2. Matt Disher 3. Kevin Croswell

LOSSES BY GOALTENDER

1. 2. 3. 4.

Nick Patterson Matt Disher Kevin Croswell John McLellan

80 2 0 1 1

72 29 24 3 2

2005-10 2005-07 2008-10 2005 2005

3,374 1,519 799 51 40

2005-10 2005-07 2008-10 2005 2005

31 8 4

2005-10 2005-07 2008-10

24 18 10 1

2005-10 2005-07 2008-10 2005

WINNING PERCENTAGE

1. Nick Patterson 2. Matt Disher 3. Kevin Croswell

SAVES

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Nick Patterson Matt Disher Kevin Croswell John McLellan Mike Atwood

SHOTS FACED

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Nick Patterson Matt Disher Kevin Croswell John McLellan Mike Atwood

GOALS AGAINST

1. 2. 3. 4.

Nick Patterson Matt Disher Kevin Croswell John McLellan Mike Atwood

.564 .444 .286

2005-10 2005-07 2008-10

2,254 947 507 31 22

2005-10 2005-07 2008-10 2005 2005

2,906 1,296 660 39 30

2005-10 2005-07 2008-10 2005 2005

652 349 153 8 8

2005-10 2005-07 2008-10 2005 2005

GOALS AGAINST AVERAGE (8 g minimum)

1. Kevin Croswell 2. Nick Patterson 3. Matt Disher

11.24 11.58 13.79

SAVE PERCENTAGE (8 g minimum)

1. Nick Patterson 2. Kevin Croswell 3. Matt Disher

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.776 .768 .731

2008-09 2005-09 2005-07

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OUTSTANDING INDIVIDUAL PERFORMANCES Five Goals In One Game Ryan Ward Sean Pollock Mike Hominuck Dean Hill Ryan Ward Kevin Buchanan Aaron Wilson Callum Crawford

4/9/05 at ANA 2/2/07 at POR 2/17/07 at NY 3/4/07 vs. BUF 1/11/08 at TOR 2/27/09 at TOR 2/28/09 at BUF 4/3/10 vs. EDM

Seven+ Assists In One Game Ryan Ward, 7 3/17/06 at POR Ryan Ward, 7 2/17/07 at NY Ryan Benesch, 9 3/26/10 at CGY NINE+ Points In One Game Ryan Ward, 10 (3g, 7a) Ryan Ward, 10 (4g, 6a) Sean Pollock, 9 (3g, 6a) Ryan Ward, 9 (2g, 7a) Ryan Ward, 9 (3g, 6a) Sean Pollock, 9 (3g, 6a) Craig Point, 9 (4g, 5a) Sean Pollock, 9 (3g, 6a) Callum Crawford, 9 (4g, 5a) Callum Crawford, 9 (2g, 7a) Callum Crawford, 10 (5g, 5a) Ryan Benesch, 11 (2g, 9a)

3/17/06 at POR 1/27/07 at CGY 2/17/07 at NY 2/17/07 at NY 2/24/07 at CHI 1/26/08 at ROC 2/10/08 vs. POR 2/28/09 at BUF 2/20/10 vs. COL 3/26/10 at CGY 4/3/10 vs. EDM 3/26/10 at CGY

15+ LOOSE BALLS in a Game Mark Miyashita, 23 Travis Hill, 21 Mark Miyashita, 20 Mark Miyashita, 20 Mark Miyashita, 17 Travis Hill, 17 Jay Thorimbert, 17 Jay Thorimbert, 16 Travis Hill, 16 Mark Miyashita, 15

2/18/07 vs. NY 4/25/08 vs. CHI 4/15/06 vs. POR 3/4/07 vs. BUF 2/17/07 at NY 4/14/07 vs. ARZ 4/3/10 vs. EDM 4/9/10 vs. ROC 3/14/08 vs. CHI 4/1/06 vs. TOR

45+ Saves in a Game Nick Patterson, 59 Nick Patterson, 54 Nick Patterson, 50 Nick Patterson, 53 Nick Patterson, 47 Nick Patterson, 47

3/26/10 at CGY 2/22/08 at PHI 1/19/07 vs. ROC 4/3/10 vs. EDM 1/20/06 at CGY 4/13/07 at PHI

Matt Disher, 46 Matt Disher, 46 Kevin Croswell, 46 Matt Disher, 45 Matt Disher, 45 Nick Patterson, 45 Nick Patterson, 45

3/4/06 at BUF 4/8/06 at ROC 4/4/09 at EDM 1/15/05 at TOR 2/20/05 vs. PHI 4/15/05 vs. PHI 1/14/06 at PHI

40-goal seasons Aaron Wilson, 40

2010

30-goal seasons Ryan Ward, 33 Dean Hill, 32 Callum Crawford, 32

2008 2007 2010

60-ASSIST seasons Callum Crawford, 64

2010

50-ASSIST seasons Ryan Benesch, 55 Ryan Ward, 52

2010 2007

40-ASSIST seasons Aaron Wilson, 49 Andy Secore, 48 Ryan Ward, 47 Sean Pollock 41

2010 2008 2006 2007

90-POINT seasons Callum Crawford, 96

2010

80-POINT seasons Aaron Wilson, 89 Ryan Benesch, 83

2010 2010

70-POINT seasons Andy Secore, 76 Ryan Ward, 75

2008 2007

60-POINT seasons Ryan Ward, 69 Sean Pollock, 67 Ryan Ward, 66 Sean Pollock, 65 Craig Point, 61 Sean Pollock, 60

2008 2007 2006 2009 2008 2008

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SINGLE-SEASON LEADERS GOALS

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Aaron Wilson Ryan Ward Callum Crawford Dean Hill Ryan Benesch

40 33 32 32 28

ASSISTS

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Callum Crawford Ryan Benesch Ryan Ward Tim Campeau Andy Secore

64 55 52 49 48

POINTS

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Callum Crawford Aaron Wilson Ryan Benesch Andy Secore Ryan Ward

96 89 83 76 75

Travis Hill Ryan Sharp Mike Kilby Sean Pollock Ryan Cousins

86 72 56 46 45

Jay Thorimbert Ryan Cousins Travis Hill Mark Miyashita Riley Kemp

POWER-PLAY GOALS

1. 2. 4. 5.

Kelly Hall Aaron Wilson Dean Hill Ryder Bateman Sean Pollock

SHORT-HANDED GOALS

1. 2.

Andrew Watt Chad Culp Ryan Ward Sean Pollock Jon Sullivan

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2010 2010 2010 2008 2007

1. Sean Pollock 2. Dan Marohl 3. Five Players Tied

SHOTS ON GOAL

1. 2. 4. 5.

Aaron Wilson Callum Crawford Ryan Ward Ryan Benesch Craig Point

2008 2008 2007 2010 2005

152 108 108 98 94

2010 2007 2008 2007 2005

19 12 12 11 11

2005 2010 2007 2005 2007

4 3 3 3 3

2009 2005 2008 2008 2010

5 3 2

2008 2009

129 128 128 125 125

2010 2010 2006 2010 2008

APPEARANCES BY GOALTENDER

1. 3. 4.

Nick Patterson Nick Patterson Matt Disher Nick Patterson Nick Patterson Kevin Croswell

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Nick Patterson Nick Patterson Nick Patterson Matt Disher Two Players Tied

LOSSES BY GOALTENDER

LOOSE BALLS

1. 2. 4. 5.

2010 2010 2007 2010 2008

GAME-WINNING GOALS

WINS BY GOALTENDER

PENALTY MINUTES

1. 2. 3. 4. 4.

2010 2008 2010 2007 2010

1. 2. 4. 5.

Matt Disher Nick Patterson Matt Disher Nick Patterson Nick Patterson Nick Patterson

16 16 14 14 12 12

2010 2008 2005 2007 2009 2009

10 7 6 4 3

2008 2007 2006 2005

10 7 6 5 5 4

2005 2010 2006 2009 2007 2008

GOALS AGAINST AVERAGE (4 g minimum)

1. 2. 3. 4. 5.

Nick Patterson Matt Disher Kevin Croswell Nick Patterson Nick Patterson

10.40 10.92 11.21 11.43 11.99

SAVE PERCENTAGE (4 g minimum)

1. 2. 3. 5.

Nick Patterson Nick Patterson Matt Disher Kevin Croswell Nick Patterson

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.790 .775 .773 .773 .768

2006 2006 2009 2007 2008

2006 2007 2006 2009 2008


PLAYOFF RECORDS TEAM RECORDS Playoff Appearances 4 - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010 Total Games Played 1 - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010 Total Games Won 0 - 2006, 2007 Total Games Lost 1 - 2006, 2007, 2008, 2010

margins Largest Margin of Victory - None Largest Margin of Defeat 6 - 4/22/07 in 14-8 loss at BUF

GOALS Most Goals, Game 10 - 2x, last, 5/1/10 in 14-10 loss at WAS Fewest Goals, Game 8 - 4/22/07 in 14-8 loss at BUF - 5/3/08 in 11-8 loss vs. NY Most Goals, Quarter 5 - 5/1/10 at WAS (2nd) Fewest Goals, Quarter 0 - 4/22/07 at BUF (3rd) 0 - 4/22/07 at BUF (4th) Most Goals Against, Game 14 - 2x, last, 5/1/10 in 14-10 loss at WAS Fewest Goals Against, Game 11 - 4/23/06 in 11-10 loss at BUF - 5/3/08 in 11-8 loss vs. NY Most Goals Against, Quarter 5 - 4/23/06 at BUF (2nd) Fewest Goals Against, Quarter 1 - 4/23/06 at BUF (4th) Most Goals Combined, Game 24 - 5/1/10 in 14-10 loss at WAS Fewest Goals Combined, Game 19 - 5/3/08 in 11-8 loss vs. NY Most Goals Combined, Quarter 8 - 2x, 4/22/07 at BUF (1st) (BUF-4, MIN-4) Fewest Goals Combined, Quarter 3 - 2x, 5/3/08 vs. NY (3rd) (NY-2, MIN-1) Most Power-Play Goals, Game 3 - 5/3/08 in 11-8 loss vs. NY Most Power-Play Goals Against, Game 2 - 3x, last, 5/1/10 in 14-10 loss at WAS Most Short-Handed Goals, Game 2 - 4/23/06 in 11-10 loss at BUF Most Short-Handed Goals Against, Game

2 - 2x, last, 5/1/10 in 14-10 loss at WAS

shots on goal Most Shots on Goal, Game 59 - 2x, last, 5/1/10 in 14-10 loss at WAS Fewest Shots on Goal, Game 45 - 5/3/08 in 11-8 loss vs. NY Most Shots on Goal Against, Game 55 - 4/22/07 in 14-8 loss at BUF Fewest Shots on Goal Against, Game 44 - 5/3/08 in 11-8 loss vs. NY Most Shots on Goal Combined, Game 112 - 4/23/06 at BUF (MIN-59, BUF-53) Fewest Shots on Goal Combined, Game 89 - 5/3/08 vs. NY (MIN-45, NY-44)

PENALTY MINUTES Most Penalty Minutes, Game 15 - 5/3/08 in 11-8 loss vs. NY Most Penalty Minutes, Quarter 9 - 5/3/08 in 11-8 loss vs. NY (2nd) Most Penalty Minutes Against, Game 19 - 4/23/06 in 11-10 loss at BUF Most Penalty Minutes Against, Quarter 6 - 5x, last, 5/1/a0 in 14-10 loss at WAS (2nd) Most Penalty Minutes Combined, Game 31 - - 5/3/08 vs. NY (MIN-16, NY-15)

FASTEST GOALS Fastest Goal from Start of Game 2:44 - Culp, 4/22/07 at BUF Fastest Goal Against from Start of Game 0:51 - Tavares, 4/23/06 at BUF Fastest Goal from Start of Period 1:05 - Pollock, 5/1/10 at WAS (2nd) Fastest Goal Against from Start of Period 0:48 - McLellan, 5/3/08 vs. NY (3rd)

INDIVIDUAL RECORDS POINTS

Most Points, Career 10 - Chad Culp (1g-9a), 2006-08 Most Points, Season 6 - Secore (3g-3a), 2008 Most Points, Game 6 - Secore (3g-3a), 5/3/08 vs. NY Most Points, Quarter 3 - Ward, 4/23/06 at BUF (3rd) - Wilson, 5/1/10 at WAS (3rd)

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PLAYOFF RECORDS goals Most Goals, Career 3 - Ryan Ward, 2006-08 - Andy Secore, 2008 - Aaron Wilson, 2010 Most Goals, Season 3 - Andy Secore, 2008 - Aaron Wilson, 2010 Most Goals, Game 3 - Andy Secore, 5/3/08 vs. NY Most Goals, Quarter 3 - Aaron Wilson, 5/1/10 at WAS (3rd) Most Power-Play Goals, Game 1 - 5x, last, Ryan Benesch, 5/1/10 at WAS Most Short-Handed Goals, Game 1 - 3x, last, Ryan Sharp, 5/3/08 vs. NY

assists Most Assists, Career 9 - Chad Culp Most Assists, Season 5 - Chad Culp, 2008 Most Assists, Game 5 - Chad Culp, 5/3/08 vs. NY Most Assists, Quarter 2 - Jamie Taylor, 4/23/06 at BUF (4th) - Nick Patterson, 4/22/07 at BUF (2nd) - Chad Culp, 5/3/08 vs. NY (4th)

shots on goal Most Shots on Goal, Career 22 - Sean Pollock Most Shots on Goal, Season 13 - Sean Pollock, 2006 Most Shots on Goal, Game 13 - Sean Pollock, 4/23/06 at BUF

penalty minutes Most Penalty Minutes, Career 7 - Jamie Taylor Most Penalty Minutes, Season 7 - Jamie Taylor, 2006 - Jon Sullivan, 2008 Most Penalty Minutes, Game 7 - Jamie Taylor, 4/23/06 at BUF - Jon Sullivan, 5/3/08 vs. NY

15 - Travis Hill, 2008 Most Loose Balls, Game 15 - Travis Hill, 5/3/08 vs. NY

APPEARANCES BY GOALTENDER Appearances, Career 3 - Nick Patterson Appearances, Season 1 - Nick Patterson, 2010, 08, 07, 06 1 - Matt Disher, 2006

saves Most Saves, Career 92 - Nick Patterson Most Saves, Season 41 - Nick Patterson, 2007 Most Saves, Game 41 - Patterson, 4/22/07 at BUF

sHOTS FACED Most Shots Faced, Career 116 - Nick Patterson Most Shots Faced, Season 55 - Nick Patterson, 2007 Most Shots Faced, Game 55 - Patterson, 4/22/07 at BUF

goals allowed Most Goals Allowed, Career 38 - Nick Patterson Most Goals Allowed, Season 14 - Nick Patterson, 2010, 2007 Most Goals Allowed, Game 14 - 2x, last, Nick Patterson, 5/1/10 at WAS Fewest Goals Allowed, Game (Full Game) 11 - Nick Patterson, 5/3/08 vs. NY Most Goals Allowed, Quarter 4 - 3x, Nick Patterson, 5/3/08 vs. NY (4th) Fewest Goals Allowed, Quarter 1 - Matt Disher, 4/23/06 at BUF (4th)

minutes Most Minutes Played, Career 158:26 - Nick Patterson Most Minutes Played, Season 60:00 - Nick Patterson, 2008

loose balls Most Loose Balls, Career 18 - Noah Talbot Most Loose Balls, Season

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PLAYOFF FIRSTS FIRST GAME Home: 5/3/08 vs. NY Road: 4/23/06 at BUF First win Home: None Road: None First OT WIN Home: None Road: None First LOSS Home: 5/3/08 vs. NY Road: 4/23/06 at BUF First OT LOSS Home: None Road: None FIRST GOAL Home: Craig Point, 6:39 of 1st (11-8 loss), 5/3/08 vs. NY Road: Chad Culp, 4:38 of 1st (1110 loss), 4/23/06 at BUF FIRST ASSISTS Home: Chad Culp and Andy Secore, 12:09 of 1st (11-8 loss), 5/3/08 vs. NY Road: Sean Pollock and Jamie Taylor, 4:38 of 1st (11-10 loss), 4/23/06 at BUF First GAME-WINNING GOAL Home: None Road: None First OT GOAL Home: None Road: None First POWER-PLAY GOAL Home: Craig Point, 6:39 of 1st (11-8 loss), 5/3/08 vs. NY Road: Ryan Ward, 8:12 of 4th (1110 loss), 4/23/06 at BUF First SHORT-HANDED GOAL Home: Ryan Sharp, 12:39 of 2nd (11-8 loss), 5/3/08 vs. NY Road: Jamie Taylor, 10:11 of 2nd (11-10 loss), 4/23/06 at BUF First PENALTY SHOT

Home: None Road: Zack Greer, 14:17 of 4th (14-10 loss), 5/1/10 at WAS First PENALTY SHOT against Home: None Road: None first penalty Home: Jon Sullivan (checking from behind), 13:41 of 1st (11-8 loss), 5/3/08 vs. NY Road: Jamie Taylor (holding the stick), 7:18 of 2nd (11-10 loss), 4/23/06 vs. BUF first minor penalty Home: Jon Sullivan (checking from behind), 13:41 of 1st (11-8 loss), 5/3/08 vs. NY Road: Jamie Taylor (holding the stick), 7:18 of 2nd (11-10 loss), 4/23/06 vs. BUF first mAJOR penalty Home: Jon Sullivan (high stick), 10:51 of 2nd (11-8 loss), 5/3/08 vs. NY Road: Jamie Taylor (high stick), 11:51 of 4th (11-10 loss), 4/23/06 vs. BUF first PP ATTEMPT Home: 0:37 of 1st (11-8 loss), 5/3/08 vs. NY Road: 2:24 of 1st (11-10 loss), 4/23/06 at BUF first PENALTY KILL Home: 13:41 of 1st (11-8 loss), 5/3/08 vs. NY Road: 7:18 of 2nd (11-10 loss), 4/23/06 at BUF first three-goal GAME Home: Andy Secore (3-3=6) vs. NY (11-8 loss), 5/3/08 Road: Sean Pollock (3-0=3) at BUF, (14-8 loss), 4/22/07 first FOUR-goal GAME Home: None

Road: None first FIVE-goal GAME Home: None Road: None first FOUR-POINT GAME Home: None Road: Jamie Tayor (1-3=4) at BUF (11-10 loss), 4/23/06 first FIVE-POINT GAME Home: Chad Culp (0-5=5) vs. NY (11-8 loss), 5/3/08 Road: Ryan Ward (2-3=5) at BUF (11-10 loss), 4/23/06 first SIX-POINT GAME Home: Andy Secore (3-3=6) vs. NY (11-8 loss), 5/3/08 Road: None GOALTENDER FIRSTS FIRST WIN Home: None Road: None FIRST LOSS Home: Nick Patterson, vs. NY (118 loss), 5/3/08 Road: Matt Disher, at BUF (11-10 loss), 4/23/06 FIRST GOAL ALLOWED Home: Nick Patterson, 7:43 of 1st (11-8 loss), 5/3/08 vs. NY Road: Nick Patterson, 0:51 of 1st (11-10 loss), 4/23/06 at BUF FIRST PENATY SHOT FACED Home: None Road: None FIRST POINT Home: Nick Patterson, 12:39 of 2nd (11-8 loss), 5/3/08 vs. NY Road: Nick Patterson, 3:31 of 2nd (14-8 loss), 4/22/07 at BUF FIRST PENALTY Home: None Road: None

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SOMETHING OR OTHER

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NLL DIRECTORY NATIONAL LACROSSE LEAGUE 53 West 36th Street, Suit 406 New York, NY 10018 212.764.1390 - PHONE 917.510.9890 - FAX nll.com

2011 NATIONAL LACROSSE LEAGUE DIRECTORY

Commissioner..............................................................................................George Daniel Vice President of Lacrosse Operations......................................................... Brian Lemon Vice President of Communications..................................................................Doug Fritts Operations Executive.................................................................................... Justin Rubino Executive ADministrator................................................................................Risa Whipple

2011 NLL DIVISIONAL ALIGNMENT EASTERN DIVISION

WESTERN DIVISION

Boston Blazers Buffalo Bandits Philadelphia Wings Rochester Knighthawks Toronto Rock

Calgary Roughnecks Colorado Mammoth Edmonton Rush Minnesota Swarm Washington Stealth

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NLL OPPONENTS BOSTON BLAZERS 200 Portland Street, Suite 301 • Boston, MA 02114 Ph: 617.904.0600 • Fx: 617.0904.0559 • Web: blazerslacrosse.com

DIRECTORY

ALL-TIME RESULTS (0-2)

SWARM: 0-1 HOME, 0-1 ROAD DATE AT RESULT 2/20/09 MIN L, 16-12 4/10/10 BOS L, 13-8

ALL-TIME SERIES NOTES

Overtime Games: None Playoff Meetings: None

Owner................................................................................................... Tim Armstrong President & General Manager..................................................................Doug Reffue Head Coach..................................................................................................Tom Ryan Assistant Coach & General Manager...................................................... Randy Fraser Assistant General Manager & Director of Operations.............................Matt Nielsten Marketing & Event Operations Director....................................................Krista Olson Senior Director of Ticket Sales....................................................................Eric Reddy Account Executives............ Michael Harold, Katie O’Sullivan, Tyler Smith, Joe Zmuda Team Doctor..................................................................................Dr. Robert NIcoletta Atheletic Trainer....................................................................................Adam Thomas

TEAM INFORMATION

2010 Record.......................................................................................................... 8-8 Founded..............................................................................................................2007 Home Arena (Capacity):..............................................TD Banknorth Garden (19,000) Championships................................................................................................... None Colors....................................................................................... Red, Black, and White

BUFFALO BANDITS One Seymour H. Knox Plaza • Buffalo, NY 14203 Ph: 716.855.4184 • Fx: 716.855.4122 • Web: bandits.com

DIRECTORY

ALL-TIME RESULTS (2-11)

SWARM: 0-5 HOME, 2-6 ROAD DATE AT RESULT 1/21/05 MIN L, 15-10 3/11/05 MIN L, 23-16 3/18/05 BUF L, 13-11 2/18/06 BUF L, 14-9 3/04/06 BUF W, 11-8 3/26/06 MIN L, 13-11 1/20/07 BUF L, 22-13 3/04/07 MIN L, 18-14 2/16/08 BUF L, 16-14 3/08/08 BUF L, 11-7 1/24/09 MIN L, 10-9 2/28/09 BUF W, 16-15 1/30/10 BUF L, 7-11

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Owner...........................................................................................B. Thomas Golisano C.O.O / Minority Owner / Governor...........................................................Daniel DiPofi Alternate Governor.....................................................................................Dave Zygaj Director of Operations..............................................................................Scott Loffler Associate General Manager....................................................................Derek Grahm Head Coach / Assistant Manager.......................................................... Darris Kilgour Assistant Coaches................... Duane Jacobs, Rich Kilgour, Ron Henry, Chuck Brown Public and Media Relations Manager...............................................................Ian Ott Athletic Trainer.......................................................................... ....Dr. Sherri Lashomb Massage Therapist....................................................................................Matt Meyer

TEAM INFORMATION

2010 Record.......................................................................................................... 8-8 Founded..............................................................................................................1992 Home Arena (Capacity):.............................................................HSBC Arena (18,690) Championships.....................................................................1992, 1993, 1996, 2008 Colors....................................................................... Black, Orange, Purple and White

ALL-TIME SERIES NOTES Overtime Games: None Playoff Meetings: None

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NLL OPPONENTS CALGARY ROUGHNECKS Building A, Unit 9B, 6120 – 2nd St. SE • Calgary, AB T2H 2L8 Ph: 403.294.9244 • Fx: 403.206.4888 • Web: calgaryroughnecks.com

DIRECTORY

ALL-TIME RESULTS (3-4)

SWARM: 1-1 HOME, 2-3 ROAD DATE AT RESULT 1/20/06 CGY W, 12-8 1/27/07 CGY L, 15-14 2/06/09 CGY L, 13-8 3/28/09 MIN L, 13-10 1/10/10 CGY L, 12-7 1/15/10 MIN W, 12-10 3/26/10 CGY W, 17-13

President / General Manager / Governor................................................ Brad Banister C.F.O. / Alternate Governor.......................................................................Terry Britton Head Coach................................................................................................. Dave Rym Assistant Coaches........................................................... Rod Jensen, Curt Malawsky Media Relations Manager...................................................................Allana Minchau Head Trainer............................................................................................. Neil Hergott Equipment Manager....................................................................................Craig Tate Game Day Operations......................................................................Cori Lynne Mercier

TEAM INFORMATION

2010 Record........................................................................................................ 10-6 Founded..............................................................................................................2001 Home Arena (Capacity):..........................................Scotiabank Saddledome (19,289) Championships...................................................................................................2004 Colors................................................................................Red, White, Black and Grey

ALL-TIME SERIES NOTES Overtime Games: None Playoff Meetings: None

COLORADO MAMMOTH 1000 Chopper Circle • Denver, CO 80204 Ph: 303.405.1100 • Fx: 720.931.2059 • Web: coloradomammoth.com

DIRECTORY

ALL-TIME RESULTS (2-7)

SWARM: 1-5 HOME, 1-2 ROAD DATE AT RESULT 4/01/05 MIN L, 15-9 3/31/07 MIN L, 11-9 2/07/09 MIN L, 13-8 3/22/09 COL L, 13-11 1/22/10 MIN L, 15-14 2/20/10 MIN W, 15-5 2/27/10 COL W, 13-12

ALL-TIME SERIES NOTES

Overtime Games: One; 1/22/10 at MIN (15-14 win) Playoff Meetings: None

Owner............................................................................................. E. Stanley Kroenke President / General Manager / Governor.................................................. Steve Govett Assistant General Manager...........................................................................Bill Hallz Executive Assistant to the GM................................................................Don Sunblade Head Coach.............................................................................................. Bob Hamley Assistant Coaches..................................................................Ed Comeau, Sean Ferris Special Assistant to the Head Coach.................................................Ward Sanderson Athletic Trainer......................................................................................... Craig Magri Equipment Manager.............................................................................. Greg Martinez Director of Business Operations/Public Relations...................................... Josh Gross Manager, Marketing & Public Relations....................................................Scott Gales

TEAM INFORMATION

2010 Record........................................................................................................ 4-12 Founded.................................................1986 (Washington), relocated in 2002 (COL) Home Arena (Capacity):............................................................Pepsi Center (18,007) Championships.........................................................................................1987, 2006 Colors.....................................................................Burgundy, Black, Silver and White

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NLL OPPONENTS EDMONTON RUSH LeMarchard Mansion #312, 11523-100 Av • Edmonton, AB T8H 2J6 Ph: 780.732.7874 • Fx: 780.732.7834 • Web: edmontonrush.com

DIRECTORY

ALL-TIME RESULTS (2-2)

SWARM: 1-1 HOME, 1-1 ROAD DATE AT RESULT 2/03/06 EDM W, 7-6 4/04/09 MIN W, 9-7 3/27/10 EDM L, 14-16 4/3/10 MIN L, 12-13

ALL-TIME SERIES NOTES

Overtime Games: One; 4/3/10 at MIN (13-12 win) Playoff Meetings: None

Owner & Governor................................................................................... Bruce Urban President..................................................................................................Gord Sawyer Governor.............................................................................................................Al Ryz Director of Communications............................................................... Pauline Hughes General Manager/Head Coach...............................................................Derek Keenan Assistant Coaches..........................................................Jeremy Tallevi & Todd Lorenz Athletic Trainer........................................................................................ Maria Novak Equipment Manager................................................................................Marc Bourret Director of Communications.............................................................. Pauline Hughes Controller............................................................................................ Myrna Januario

TEAM INFORMATION

2010 Record........................................................................................................ 10-6 Founded..............................................................................................................1996 Home Arena (Capacity):............................................................ Rexall Place (16,839) Championships................................................................................................... None Colors......................................................................................Black, Silver and White

PHILADELPHIA WINGS 3601 South Broad Street • Philadelphia, PA 19148 Ph: 215.389.9464• Fx: 215.952.5304 • Web: wingslax.com

DIRECTORY

ALL-TIME RESULTS (7-5)

SWARM: 4-3 HOME, 4-3 ROAD DATE AT RESULT 2/20/05 MIN L, 18-17 3/05/05 PHI L, 15-8 4/15/05 MIN W, 14-12 1/06/06 MIN L, 15-11 1/14/06 PHI W, 13-10 2/10/06 MIN W, 11-10 3/18/07 MIN W, 11-9 4/13/07 PHI W, 11-8 2/22/08 PHI L, 17-8 4/12/08 MIN W, 15-14 2/21/09 PHI L, 13-12 3/14/09 PHI W, 13-12 3/13/10 PHI L, 20-11 4/17/10 MIN L, 13-12

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President/Owner......................................................................................... Russ Cline Executive Vice-President/Co-Owner............................................................Chris Fritz Executive Vice-President/Co-Owner....................................................Michael French General Manager/Head Coach................................................................ Dave Huntley Assistant Coach................................................................................ Chris Sanderson Director of Marketing and Game Presentation.........................................Mike Soriano Senior Marketing Manager......................................................................Lara Toscani Athletic Trainer...................................................................................Jennifer Massey Equipment Manager.................................................................................Michael Fox

TEAM INFORMATION

2010 Record........................................................................................................ 5-11 Founded..............................................................................................................1986 Home Arena (Capacity):..................................................... Wachovia Center (12,096) Championships.................................................1989, 1990, 1994, 1995, 1998, 2001 Colors........................................................................................ Red, Black and Silver

ALL-TIME SERIES NOTES Overtime Games: None Playoff Meetings: None

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NLL OPPONENTS ROCHESTER KNIGHTHAWKS One Memorial Square • Rochester, NY 14614 Ph: 585.454.5335 • Fx: 585.454-3954 • Web: knighthawks.net

DIRECTORY

ALL-TIME RESULTS (4-7)

SWARM: 2-4 HOME, 2-3 ROAD DATE AT RESULT 1/01/05 ROC W, 12-11 3/25/05 MIN W, 12-11 3/26/05 ROC L, 20-11 1/21/06 MIN L, 12-06 1/29/06 MIN L, 10-09 4/08/06 ROC L, 10-09 1/19/07 MIN W, 11-10 4/07/07 ROC L, 19-09 1/26/08 ROC W, 18-17 4/19/08 MIN L, 11-08 4/9/10 MIN L, 12-11

Owner/GM..................................................................................................Curt Styres President.................................................................................................Lewis Staats Assistant General Manager.................................................................. Landon Miller Head Coach.................................................................................................. Paul Gait Assistant Coaches.............................. ..Mike Hansen, Cam Bomberry, Jason Johnson Offensive Coordinator............................................................................. Don Chrysler Vice President of Communications...................................................Craig Rybczynski Athletic Trainer.............................................................................................Mike Katz Equipment Manager..................................................................... Christain Shognosh

TEAM INFORMATION

2010 Record.......................................................................................................... 7-9 Founded..............................................................................................................1995 Home Arena (Capacity):...The Blue Cross Arena at the Rochester War Memorial (11,200) Championships.........................................................................................1997, 2007 Colors.......................................................................................Purple, Teal and White

ALL-TIME SERIES NOTES Overtime Games: None Playoff Meetings: None

TORONTO ROCK 416 North Service Road East, Suite 100 • Oakville, ON L6H 5R2 Ph: 416.596.3075 • Fx: 905.339.3473 • Web: torontorock.com

DIRECTORY

ALL-TIME RESULTS (5-4)

SWARM: 2-2 HOME, 3-2 ROAD DATE AT RESULT 1/15/05 TOR L, 19-15 2/11/05 MIN L, 15-9 3/03/06 TOR L, 13-8 4/01/06 MIN W, 10-9 3/23/07 MIN L, 13-6 4/06/07 TOR W, 13-11 1/11/08 TOR W, 17-16 1/12/08 MIN W, 11-4 2/27/09 TOR W, 13-10

President & Owner.................................................................................Jamie Dawick General Manager................................................................................ Terry Sanderson Head Coach......................................................................................... Troy Cordingley Assistant Coaches................................................................John Lovell, Matt Sawyer Business Manager................................................................................Terri Gilberson Communications...................................................................................Mike Hancock

TEAM INFORMATION

2010 Record.......................................................................................................... 9-7 Founded........................................................1998 (Ontario), relocated in 1999 (TOR) Home Arena (Capacity):...................................................Air Canada Centre (18,800) Championships...........................................................1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2005 Colors.......................................................................................... Blue, Red and White

ALL-TIME SERIES NOTES Overtime Games: None Playoff Meetings: None

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NLL OPPONENTS Washington STEALTH WASHINGTON

2000 Hewitt Ave. Ste.300 • Everett, WA 98291 Ph:(877)MY-75-TIX • Fx:(425) 460-9895 • Web: stealthlax.com

DIRECTORY

ALL-TIME RESULTS (5-3)

SWARM: 3-0 HOME, 2-3 ROAD DATE AT RESULT 1/22/05 SJ W, 9-8 4/09/06 MIN W, 9-8 2/02/07 SJ W, 14-12 1/10/09 MIN W, 10-7 4/03/09 SJ L, 18-8 2/5/10 WAS L, 12-9 2/13/10 MIN W, 16-12 5/1/10 WAS L, 14-10

Owner.....................................................................................Bill and Denise Watkins President...............................................................................................David Takata General Manager......................................................................................Doug Locker Executive Vice President.....................................................................David Wilkinson Vice President, Lacrosse Operations............................................................Chris Hall Director of Communications............................................................. Michael Kennett Director of Community Relations.......................................................Breanna Kernan Head Coach................................................................................................. Chris Hall Assistant Coaches............................Art Webster, Dan Stroup, Rick Lum, Dave Evans

TEAM INFORMATION

2010 Record........................................................................................................ 11-5 Founded............................1999 (Albany), relocated in 2003 (SJ), 2009 (Washington) Home Arena (Capacity):......................................... Comcast Arena at Everett (8,500) Championships................................................................................................... None Colors........................................................................................ Black, Red and White

all-time series notes

Overtime Games: None Playoff Meetings: One; 5/1/10 vs MIN (14-10 win)

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NLL OPPONENTS NATIONAL LACROSSE LEAGUE FRANCHISE HISTORY Albany Attack (1999-2003) Anaheim Storm (2003-2005) Arizona Sting (2003-2007) Baltimore Thunder (1987-1999) Boston Blazers (1992-1997, 2008-Present) Buffalo Bandits (1992-Present) Calgary Roughnecks (2002-Present) Charlotte Cobras (1996) Chicago Shamrox (2007-2008) Colorado Mammoth (2003-Present) Columbus Landsharks (2001-2003) Detroit Turbos (1989-1994) Edmonton Rush (2005-Present) Minnesota Swarm (2004-Present) Montreal Express (2002) New England Blazers (1989-1991) New Jersey Saints (1987-1988) New Jersey Storm (2002-2003)

New York Saints (1989-2003) New York Titans (2007-2009) Ontario Raiders (1998) Orlando Titans (2010) Ottawa Rebel (2001-2003) Philadelphia Wings (1987-Present) Pittsburgh Bulls (1990-1993) Pittsburgh (2000) Portland Lumberjax (2005-2009) Rochester Knighthawks (1995-Present) San Jose Stealth (2003-2009) Syracuse Smash (1998-2000) Toronto Rock (1999-Present) Vancouver Ravens (2002-2004) Washington Stealth (2010-Present) Washington Wave (1987-1989) Washington Power (2001-2002)

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2010 STANDINGS AND LEADERS 2010 FINAL NLL STANDINGS WEST Washington Edmonton Calgary Minnesota Colorado

W 11 10 10 5 4

L 5 6 6 11 12

GB 1 1 6 7

PCT .688 .625 .625 .312 .250

GF 211 186 193 189 167

GA 179 201 169 201 201

HOME 6-2 5-3 5-3 3-5 0-8

AWAY 5-3 5-3 5-3 2-6 4-4

EAST Orlando Toronto Boston Buffalo Rochester Philadelphia

W 11 9 8 8 7 5

L 5 7 8 8 9 11

GB 2 3 3 4 6

PCT .688 .562 .500 .500 .438 .312

GF 172 197 161 169 155 168

GA 154 156 162 170 181 194

HOME 5-3 6-2 5-3 4-4 4-4 3-5

AWAY 6-2 3-5 3-5 4-4 3-5 2-6

2010 NLL SCORING LEADERS PLAYER

GP

G

Josh Sanderson, CGY

16

34

70 104

2

12

1

3

67

172

.198

133

Lewis Ratcliff, WAS

16

46

51

97

4

13

3

3

63

198

.232

164

Callum Crawford, MIN

16

32

64

96

2

3

1

1

68

182

.176

128

Mark Steenhuis, BUF

16

36

54

90

27

11

0

1

99

238

.151

175

Aaron Wilson, MIN

16

40

49

89

6

12

0

0

73

189

.212

129

Dan Dawson, BOS

16

36

52

88

36

4

2

4

75

190

.189

140

Rhys Duch, WAS

16

33

53

86

4

6

1

1

70

174

.190

120

Colin Doyle, TOR

16

22

62

84

21

10

0

0

68

184

.120

148

John Grant, ROC

15

39

44

83

17

11

2

0

85

263

.148

197

Garrett Billings, TOR

16

33

50

83

2

11

0

1

56

198

.167

138

Ryan Benesch, MIN

15

28

55

83

2

5

1

0

85

157

.224

125

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2010 STATISTICAL LEADERS GOALS Lewis Ratcliff, WAS Casey Powell, ORL Aaron Wilson, MIN John Grant, ROC Dane Dobbie, CGY

46 44 40 39 38

SHOTS ON GOAL John Grant, ROC Mark Steenhuis, BUF Casey Powell, ORL Lewis Ratcliff, WAS Drew Westervelt, PHI

197 175 166 164 158

ASSISTS Josh Sanderson, CGY Callum Crawford, MIN Colin Doyle, TOR Jordan Hall, ORL Ryan Benesch, MIN

70 64 62 58 55

GOALS AGAINST AVERAGE Bob Watson, TOR Anthony Cosmo, BOS Matt Vinc, ORL Mike Poulin, CGY Mike Thompson, BUF

9.31 9.50 9.51 9.79 9.92

PENALTY MINUTES Rory Smith, ORL Geoff Snider, PHI Scott Evans, ROC Matt Beers, WAS Paul Dawson, BOS

104 79 74 67 65

POWER-PLAY GOALS Lewis Ratcliff, WAS Josh Sanderson, CGY Aaron Wilson, MIN Several tied

13 12 12 11

SHORT-HANDED GOALS Several tied GAME-WINNING GOALS Dan Dawson, BOS Gary Gait, ROC Several tied LOOSE BALLS Geoff Snider, PHI Brodie Merrill, EDM Steve Toll, ROC Jay Thorimbert, MIN Jeff Shattler, CGY

3

4 4 3

GOALTENDER WINS Matt Vinc, ORL Matt Disher, EDM Bob Watson, TOR Anthony Cosmo, BOS Matt Rolk, WAS

10 8 7 7 6

SAVE PERCENTAGE Matt Vinc, ORL Mike Thompson, BUF Anthony Cosmo, BOS Bob Watson, TOR Ken Montour, BUF

.810 .809 .799 .789 .788

MINUTES PLAYED Matt Vinc, ORL Anthony Cosmo, BOS Brandon Miller, PHI Matt Disher, EDM Nick Patterson, MIN

902 890 885 808 757

245 190 153 152 141

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2010 TEAM STATISTICS TEAM STATISTICS

GP

LB

Shots

SH%

SOG

SOG%

FO

FO PCT

Boston

16

1,156

1,053

.153

773

.208

202-389

.519

Buffalo

16

1,049

981

.172

716

.236

143-404

.354

Calgary

16

1,183

1,106

.175

827

.233

249-429

.580

Colorado

16

1,035

1,038

.161

765

.218

203-437

.465

Edmonton

16

1,059

1,064

.175

762

.244

202-455

.444

Minnesota

16

1,145

1,071

.176

768

.246

189-454

.416

Orlando

16

1,085

962

.179

711

.242

205-390

.526

Philadelphia

16

1,281

1,140

.147

800

.210

312-426

.732

Rochester

16

1,247

1,052

.147

772

.200

162-405

.400

Toronto

16

1,245

1,125

.175

864

.228

196-419

.468

Washington

16

1,200

1,067

.198

801

.263

268-454

.590

POWER PLAY

GP

PCT

SHGA

PENALTY KILL

GP PPGA TSH

PCT

Boston

16

28

90

.311

9

Boston

16

35

93

.624

8

Buffalo

16

34

72

.472

4

Buffalo

16

40

91

.560

10

Calgary

16

42

98

.429

12

Calgary

16

43

88

.511

8

Colorado

16

23

77

.299

14

Colorado

16

32

63

.492

4

Edmonton

16

31

75

.413

5

Edmonton

16

36

79

.544

8

Minnesota

16

36

70

.514

5

Minnesota

16

34

76

.553

8

Orlando

16

33

77

.429

7

Orlando

16

38

89

.573

6

Philadelphia

16

26

85

.306

9

Philadelphia

16

40

82

.512

7

Rochester

16

35

83

.422

9

Rochester

16

39 104

.625

8

Toronto

16

53

96

.552

6

Toronto

16

23

61

.623

6

Washington

16

42

79

.532

3

Washington

16

23

76

.697

3

2010 ATTENDANCE

PPG ADV

SHG

TOTAL

DATES

AVERAGE

Buffalo

132,836

8

16,605

Colorado

120,299

8

15,037

Calgary Toronto

83,349 80,532

8 8

10,419 10,067

Minnesota

76,706

8

9,588

Philadelphia

75,664

8

9,458

Boston

66,478

8

8,310

Edmonton

60,465

8

7,558

Rochester

57,037

8

7,130

Orlando

56,283

8

7,035

31,559 841,208

8 88

3,945 9,559

Washington TOTAL

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ABOUT THE NLL MOST VALUABLE PLAYER Casey Powell, Orlando DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR Sandy Chapman, Toronto TRANSITION PLAYER OF THE YEAR Brodie Merrill, Edmonton

ALL-ROOKIE TEAM Stephan Leblanc, Toronto Garrett Billings, Toronto Alex Gajic, Colorado Curtis Manning, Calgary Matt Beers, Washington Chris Corbeil, Buffalo

GOALTENDER OF THE YEAR Matt Vinc, Orlando

LES BARTLEY AWARD (Head Coach of the Year) Derek Keenan, Edmonton Chris Hall, Washington

ROOKIE OF THE YEAR Stephan LeBlanc, Toronto

GENERAL MANAGER OF THE YEAR Derek Keenan, Edmonton

ALL-PRO FIRST TEAM Casey Powell, Orlando Josh Sanderson, Calgary Dan Dawson, Boston Brodie Merrill, Edmonton Sandy Chapman, Toronto Matt Vinc, Orlando

SPORTSMANSHIP AWARD Shawn Williams, Rochester EXECUTIVE OF THE YEAR David Takata, Washington TOM BORRELLI AWARD (Writer of the Year) Paul Tutka, NLLInsider.com/Inside Lacrosse

ALL-PRO SECOND TEAM Colin Doyle, San Jose Lewis Ratcliff, Washington Rhys Duch, Washington Jordan Hall, Orlando John Orsen, Orlando Anthony Cosmo, Boston

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ABOUT THE NLL WHAT IS THE NLL?

The league played its inaugural game in January of 1987, and was first known as the Eagle Pro Box Lacrosse League. In 1988, the name was changed to the Major Indoor Lacrosse League (MILL). The MILL became the National Lacrosse League (NLL) following the 1997 season. All of the statistics and records in this book encompass all 24 seasons of the league’s existence. Therefore, a League Record is one that covers all three names and the league’s entire 24-year history. A complete timeline of the major events in league history can be found in this book. The National Lacrosse League plays indoor lacrosse. The game is a hybrid, combining parts of box lacrosse (played inside the confines of an ice hockey rink on a turf surface or concrete surface, more prevalent in Canada) with field lacrosse (played on an outdoor field, either on grass or turf, more prevalent in the United States). Indoor lacrosse was designed to combine the most exciting elements of box and field lacrosse. The game is played inside the confines of an ice hockey rink, with glass and rink boards intact. The playing surface is artificial turf, which is placed directly over the arena’s ice surface. Each team plays with five runners and a goaltender. The combination of the confined playing area and the physical play leads many fans to describe indoor lacrosse as “like hockey, on foot, with more scoring.” 25 goals are scored in the average NLL game. Indoor lacrosse is similar to basketball in terms of its frequent scoring, use of a shot clock (30 seconds), and use of the over-and-back rule. When teams are on offense, they often spread the floor and pass the ball around in a manner similar to that of basketball.

where the first team to score wins the game. There are no tie games and there are no points or credit awarded for an “overtime loss” in the NLL. The standings and team records are strictly Wins-Losses. Each team plays a 16-game regular season schedule. The NLL schedule is structured in a similar fashion to that of the National Football League. All games are played on the weekends. The weekends of the schedule are numbered. Opening weekend of the season is Week #1. As the League has grown, so has the schedule. Here is a look at schedule growth in recent League history: 1996: 10-game schedule 1997: 12-game schedule 2001: 14-game schedule 2002: 16-game schedule The Champion’s Cup Playoffs are single-game elimination. An explanation of the Playoff Format can be found on the next page.

THE PLAYERS OF THE NLL

Each team consists of a 23-man roster. On game day, the head coach chooses eighteen of the twenty-three players to play in the game. The other six are scratched from the lineup, similar to hockey. Of the 18 players, 16 are runners (forwards or defensemen) and two are goaltenders. Each team has five runners and a goaltender on the floor during the game. Of the five runners, teams traditionally use three forwards and two defensemen. In the waning moments of the game, the team trailing will often opt to pull the goaltender for an extra runner.

The NLL game is also played in four quarters, each 15 minutes in length. Games that are tied at the end of regulation are decided in overtime,

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ABOUT THE NLL Minor and major penalties during the game lead to power plays of two minutes and five minutes, respectively. A 30-second shot clock is used to keep the action moving. The clock resets after a shot on goal, or a change of possession. The National Lacrosse League features the best lacrosse talent in the world. Approximately 75% of the League’s players are from Canada. The majority of these players grew up playing box lacrosse in Canada’s Junior Lacrosse program. Box lacrosse is played inside the confines of an ice hockey rink, with the glass and boards intact. The playing surface is concrete. In cities and towns across Canada, box lacrosse is a popular sport to play in the spring and summertime months, when the ice is removed from the local hockey rink. Many of the League’s Canadian players grew up playing ice hockey during the fall and winter months, and then played box lacrosse at their hometown rinks during the spring and summer months. There are two “hotbed” areas that produce the greatest concentration of lacrosse talent in Canada. The province of Ontario, especially within 75 miles/125 kilometers radius of the city of Toronto. Approximately one half of the League’s players are from this region. The other is in the province of British Columbia, within a radius of 50 miles/75 kilometers to the city of Vancouver. Approximately one-fourth of the League’s players are from this region. NLL expansion into Calgary has led to a surge in youth participation in the province of Alberta and other areas of Western Canada. Media members and team media relations officers will often refer to a Canadian player’s junior lacrosse experience prior to joining the NLL. The following is a partial list of teams in the Ontario Lacrosse Association and British Columbia Junior Lacrosse League. The two leagues produce a

considerable share of the league’s players. The League also features the top college lacrosse talent in the United States. The “hotbeds” of US lacrosse talent are primarily in the Northeast. The Baltimore-Washington DC region, Long Island, and upstate New York are the primary areas. The game of lacrosse is also emerging at the scholastic level in regions across the country, including the San Francisco Bay Area, Denver, St. Louis, and Texas. The players who have excelled in the traditional outdoor or field lacrosse setting take their skills and converting them to the indoor game. The major adjustments an outdoor player makes when going to the indoor game are: A smaller goal to shoot on. The outdoor goal is six feet high and six feet wide. The indoor goal is four feet high and four feet and nine inches wide. The goalies of the indoor game also wear more equipment, taking away more of the shooting space than an outdoor goalie. A faster moving game. With a smaller playing surface and 30-second shot clock, the pace of the NLL game is faster than the pace of field lacrosse. The League also has a prominent contingent of Native American players. These players are primarily from the Six Nations of Ontario, and from several tribes in Western and Central parts of upstate New York. Native American players make up approximately six percent of the player pool in the NLL. The great majority of the League’s players have full-time jobs during the week. Many of the League’s fans will tell you they enjoy a closeness to the players because they have everyday jobs like they do. Some of the teams use this bond as part of their marketing appeal to the fans.

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NLL RULES Assist – Awarded to the player or players (maximum of

an attacking player “without” possession of the ball.

two) who touched the ball prior to the goal, provided no defender plays or possesses the ball in between.

Outlet Pass – The first pass from the goaltender that

Body Check – Slowing or stopping an opponent in pos-

Penalty Box – Off-field area, near midfield, where

session of the ball. The check must be above the waist and below the shoulders.

Breakaway – One-on-one scoring opportunity with the offensive player and the goaltender.

Cradling (the ball) - The back and forward motion of the stick with the ball in the pocket. The cradling keeps the ball inside the pocket, making it difficult for the defender to dislodge or take it away.

Crease - Nine-foot radius area which surrounds the goals at each end of the playing surface. A goal is disallowed if a player scores while standing inside this area or steps on the line that defines the crease.

Cross Check - Using the shaft of the stick between his hands, the defensive player tries to push on the opponent’s arm forcing a poor pass or shot.

Face-Off - At the start of the game, any quarter of play, and after a goal is scored, the ball is placed in the center circle and two opposing players face each other in a scrum of possession. Goal - Awarded to the last player on the scoring club to touch the ball prior to the ball entering the net.

Hidden Ball Play – A player without the ball starts to cradle his stick drawing the attention of the defense while another teammate candidly passes the ball or shoots. Loose Ball – There is no possession and the ball is bouncing, rolling or rebound off the boards or goaltender.

Major Penalty – Five minutes in length. Penalty time expires on the scoring of two goals, but penalized player must remain in penalty box for full five minutes.

Man Down – A team is considered this, or short-

begins the transition from defense to offense. players serve penalty time.

Pick - Legal interference by an offensive player from a set position on a defensive player who is playing defense on the ball carrier. If two players execute the pick, it is referred to as a double pick.

Power Play - When a team has a(n extra) man advantage because of a penalty situation against the opposing team. Power plays can take the form of five-on-four, fiveon-three, or four-on-three. Following are some examples of what is and is not considered a power-play goal: • If a club scores on a delayed penalty, the goal is not a power-play goal. • If a club has an advantage due to a five-minute major penalty, that club is always credited with having one more advantage than the number of power-play goals it scores during that advantage; because the penalty does not expire, a new advantage begins after such a powerplay goal. For example, if Team A scores one goal during a major penalty, it is credited with two advantages. • If a club is on a power play for any length of time, it is considered to have had an advantage. • A double minor constitutes two opportunities.

Screen Shot - A shot on goal that is difficult for the goaltender to see because of the high amount of player traffic in front of the crease area. Short-Handed Goal - scored by a club while it is at a manpower disadvantage due to a penalty. Shot On Goal - if a player shoots the ball with the intention of scoring and if that shot would have gone in the net had the goaltender not stopped it, the shot is recorded as a shot “on goal”. Shots which hit either of the goalposts or the crossbar are also credited as a shot on goal.

handed, when they must send out a four- or three-man unit as a result of having one or two of their players in the penalty box.

Technical Penalty - Result in loss of possession of

Minor Penalty - Two minutes in length. Penalty ex-

the ball. Minor violation; no time penalty.

pires upon the scoring of a goal; penalized player returns to floor.

Tenths Of A Second - if a penalty or goal occurs

Offensive Screen – Legal action by an attacking player to impede the defensive coverage of a defender on

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in the last minute of a quarter, the time is rounded off to the previous second (i.e. - if a penalty is called with 14.6 seconds left in the quarter, the time is indicated as 14:45, and not 14:46.

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NLL RULES Rosters – 23-man roster, each team dresses 18 players for games (16 runners and two goalies). A team shall be composed of six (6) players on the floor, who are under contract to the club they represent. Time Format – Four 15-minute quarters; two minutes between quarters; 12 minute halftime. Time Outs – Each team may take two 45-second timeouts per half. Sudden-Death Overtime – Games ending regulation play with a tie score are decided by sudden death overtime period five minutes in length. Play continues until a goal is scored. More than one overtime period is played if necessary. 10-Second Violation – Occurs when team on offense fails to advance the ball past midfield within 10 seconds after taking possession at their end. Face-Offs – To determine possessions at the start of each quarter and after every goal, two players face their sticks at midfield with a referee placing the ball between the heads of the sticks. Shot Clock – A 30-second clock begins (counting down) when a team assumes possession of the ball. The offensive team must put a shot on goal during that time or they will lose possession. If they do shoot on goal (without scoring) and recover possession of the ball (via rebound/ loose ball recovery), the clock is reset for a new 30 seconds. Minor Penalties – On two-minute personal fouls, the penalized player is released from the penalty box if a goal is scored before the expiration of the penalty. Major Penalties – On five-minute major personal fouls, the penalized player stays in the box for the duration of the penalty, though the offending team returns to full strength if two goals are scored against them during the five minutes. When a second major penalty is imposed on the same player in a game, an automatic game misconduct penalty shall be imposed.

Use of Penalty Shot – Since a team cannot be more than two men down at a time, if a third penalty is called, the official will award a penalty shot to the unpenalized team. Ejection From Game – Players can be ejected from a game for several reasons including being the third man participating in an altercation in which there is a penalty assessed or accumulating two major penalties in one game. Slow Whistle (Delayed Penalty) – If a defending player commits a personal or major penalty against an opponent in possession of the ball where there is offensive momentum and the opponent doesn’t lose possession, the official raises his hand and does not blow the whistle until a shot is taken, the 30-second shot clock expires, a goal is scored or possession is lost. Coincidental Penalties – When each team is given the same amount of penalty time arising out of the same incident, the offending players shall not be released until the expiration of the penalty. Teams do not lose floor strength, and the ball is awarded to the team who was in possession prior to the fouls. Field & Goals – Indoor lacrosse is played on a hockey rink covered by an artificial turf playing surface, which is usually referred to as the floor or the carpet (as opposed to the field). There must be boards around the sides of a minimum height of 3’ high. Dimensions are 200’ x 85’ but may be altered. Goals are 4’ (high) x 4’9” (wide). The circle around the goal known as the crease is 9’3” in diameter. An offensive player is not allowed to intentionally step into the crease area. The large box around the crease is the offensive/ defensive zone. Any penalty called against a defender in this area by an official is accompanied by a raised hand followed by a whistle blown only after the offensive scoring opportunity has ended.

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HOW TO FIGURE... by the total number of shorthanded situations.

Assist - An assist is awarded to the player or players (maximum of two) who touched the ball prior to the goal, provided no defender plays or possesses the ball in between.

Power-Play Percentage - Total number of power-play goals divided by total number of power-play opportunities.

Game Played - A player receives credit for playing in a game if: 1.) he steps on the turf during time played or; 2.) serves any penalty.

Save Percentage - Subtract goals allowed (GA) from shots against (SA) to determine saves. Then divide saves by shotsagainst.

Game-Winning Goal - After the final score has been determined, the goal which leaves the winning Club one goal ahead of its opponent is the game-winning goal (example: if Team A beats Team B 8-3, the player scoring the fourth goal for Team A receives credit for the game-winning goal).

Shooting Percentage - Divide the number of goals scored by the number of shots taken.

Game-Tying Goal - The final goal in a tie game. Goal - A goal is awarded to the last player on the scoring Club to touch the ball prior to the ball entering the net. Goals-Against Average - Multiply goals allowed (GA) by 60 and divide by minutes played (MINS). Goaltender of Record - A goaltender receives a win, tie or loss if he is on the turf when either the game-winning or gametying goal is scored. Penalty-Killing Pct. - Subtract total number of power-play goals allowed from total number of shorthanded situations to get total number of power-plays killed. Divide the total number of power-plays killed

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Short-Handed Goal - A goal scored by a Club while it is at a manpower disadvantage. The same cases apply for shorthand as for power-play goals, but in the opposite manner. Shot on Goal - If a player shoots the ball with the intention of scoring and if that shot would have gone in the net had the goaltender not stopped it, the shot is recorded as a “shot on goal”. Shutout - If two goaltenders combine for a shutout, neither receives credit for the shutout. Instead it is recorded as a Club shutout. Tenths of a Second - If a penalty or goal occurs in the last minute, the time is rounded off to the previous second (ex: if a penalty is called with 12.4 seconds left in a period, the time is indicated as 19:47 and not 19:48.­­

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2011 SWARM PERFORMANCE TEAM

2011 PERFORMANCE TEAM FRONT ROW: BETSY, BETH MIDDLE ROW: GINGER, JES, KELLY BACK ROW: JENNA, KAYLA, KARA, ANNALISA, KRISTIN Coached by Tami Krause and Allison Drusch

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MEET “BUZZ” #45 BUZZ

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS Buzz is a local boy raised in St. Paul, Minnesota with a passion for lacrosse. Buzz doesn’t go anywhere without his stick and is always ready to get in the game. With his collegiate field lacrosse career complete, he’s joined the NLL to test his skills in the Indoor game.

POSITION FORWARD

Buzz led his university team in scoring with 88 points in 17 games and was second team All-American. When Buzz isn’t playing the game, you can find him running camps and clinics in the community. Buzz is always sharing his passion for lacrosse with youth across Minnesota. A cool, laid back guy, Buzz loves to make kids laugh when he’s not with the team. If you don’t catch him at a game you can see him at local youth lacrosse events, local hospitals, festivals and schools. His next goal... bringing the Cup back to Saint Paul.

HEIGHT 6-2

SHOOTS RIGHT

WEIGHT 190 BIRTHDATE JANUARY 10 HOMETOWN SAINT PAUL, MINNESOTA

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LACROSSE FOR LIFE CAMP After the first ever “Lax-4-Life” camp concluded on the Fond du Lac Reservation in Northeastern Minnesota, smiles were abundant among campers, staff and community members who participated in the weeklong camp. And after spending hours learning the fundamentals of lacrosse, a sense of accomplishment from an athletic standpoint had only a portion to do with all the excitement. More importantly through the game of lacrosse, tribes miles apart were united and a rich tradition to the Native people was rekindled. “We told these kids at the beginning of the camp that lacrosse was in their blood whether they knew it or not,” said Swarm defenseman Travis Hill. “We came out here to revitalize that interest in their blood and they it showed it too. They were just naturals when they picked up a stick and knew exactly what to do with it.” Hill, who has spent his entire career in Minnesota and is one of the league’s most recognized Native American players, was thrilled when the camp finally hit the ground running. “We are actually starting to see the light at the end of the tunnel. It put a big smile on my face knowing that this camp is actually happening and that we are making a difference in these communities.” Hill along with Swarm Assistant Coach Aime Caines directed the camp, which ran from July 26-30 and featured 26 campers from five different reservations in Minnesota and Wisconsin. For many kids, this was the first time a lacrosse stick had been placed in their hands. “These kids were amazing,” said Caines. “In all of the camps I’ve ever done, especially with beginners, these kids picked up the sport the fastest. We were able to have a full contact scrimmage at the end of the camp where the kids were able to showcase all the skills they learned this week. That was rewarding to see.” Even when the campers were away from the field, Caines was impressed with the groups’ mentality towards improving their skills. “We would go back to the campsite and all the kids would have a stick in their hands practicing stick moves. As beginners they were doing stuff you never thought they could do. They were throwing and catching balls behind their back and balancing the ball on their stick. I think it just feels natural for them.” The campers stayed overnight at the University of Minnesota’s Forestry Center and then traveled to the Brookston Community Center for daily camp activities. While out on the field, basic fundamentals were stressed such as proper stick grip, shooting, passing, and collecting loose balls. More strategic play such as pick and rolls, skill moves and team play were introduced as the camp progressed. Swarm Co-Owner and Vice President Andy Arlotta spearheaded the Swarm’s efforts to re-connect the Native people with their ancestral game. At the camps’ end, Arlotta made it clear that his vision stretches far beyond last week’s events. “My vision is to get an all Native American team playing at all levels in the state,” said Arlotta. “Whether it’s youth, high school, or outdoor. We want them competing in the Swarm Youth Box League as well.” Arlotta also had a special message for the camper’s after they had just finished their final five-on-five scrimmage of the week. “I want to draft you guys to come to play for the Minnesota Swarm one day,” Arlotta told the group. Each camper also walked away with two top of the line Harrow lacrosse sticks valued at $140 a piece, with the intention being that they can use one for themselves and one to share with someone in their communities to help grow the sport.

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HOMEGROWN LACROSSE

Founded in 2003, Homegrown Lacrosse is a nonprofit organization dedicated to encouraging positive change in the lives of youth lacrosse players and supporters and supporting the growth of the sport in Minnesota. Through community-based programming, Homegrown Lacrosse uses the sport of lacrosse to provide opportunities for individuals to get involved, understand and implement the values of teamwork, commitment, determination, self-respect, responsibility, selflessness and humility. Led and staffed by experienced collegiate lacrosse players, Homegrown Lacrosse holds clinics, leagues and K-12 educational programming throughout the year.

“My son goes to Northeast Middle School in Minneapolis. He has never been interested in any sports until this week when one of the Minnesota Swarm players introduced him to the sport of Lacrosse. He really enjoyed the game and would like to learn more about the sport. With your help, we hope to have him join a team.” – Karyn in Minneapolis

For more information, please visit: homegrownlacrosse.org or call 612.823.3919

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XCEL ENERGY CENTER

Regarded as one of America’s most intimate arenas, Xcel Energy Center is a one-of-a-kind multi-purpose sports and entertainment facility located in the heart of downtown Saint Paul, adjacent to the Saint Paul RiverCentre complex and The Legendary Roy Wilkins Auditorium. Situated on a six-acre site and encompassing 650,000 square feet, Xcel Energy Center is home to the National Hockey League’s Minnesota Wild, the National Lacrosse League’s Minnesota Swarm, and more than 150 spectacular entertainment events annually. Xcel Energy Center first opened its doors on September 29, 2000, when the expansion Minnesota Wild defeated the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim 3-1. Since its victorious beginnings, the hockey club has sold out every game ever played at the arena. With four separate concourses on four seating levels, plus the Al Shaver Press Box on the fifth level, Xcel Energy Center’s open concourses are fan friendly, measuring as much as 70 feet in width providing an open view of the ice. The venue seats 18,064 for hockey games, and each of its four levels were strategically positioned to create great sightlines. There are 74 executive suites; 12 on the main concourse and 62 on the Club Cambria Executive Suite Level. One level above is the Treasure Island Resort & Casino Club Level, which boasts approximately 3,000 luxury seats, an exclusive merchandise store, and upscale food and beverage options anchored by Headwaters, a full-service bar and restaurant. Xcel Energy Center has been recognized as one of the best venues worldwide for sporting events, concerts and family shows. ESPN The Magazine has twice ranked the eight-year-old venue No. 1 for “Best Stadium Experience”(2003, 2007). Xcel Energy Center was named “Best NHL Arena” by SportsBusiness Journal/ SportsBusiness Daily in its 2006 Reader Survey and recognized for the “Best Fan Experience” by Forbes magazine in its 2006 “Business of Hockey” report. Sports Illustrated named the arena its “top choice” among NHL buildings in its 2006 NHL Preview issue. In addition to hockey, Xcel Energy Center has been nominated six times (2001, 2002, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007) for “Arena of the Year” by leading concert-industry publication Pollstar magazine.

Xcel Energy Center is in the midst of an incredible year. In addition to hosting the 2008 U.S. Figure Skating Championships this past January, the arena welcomed the 2008 Republican National Convention from Sep. 1-4. Other major events previously hosted by the facility include the 2004 NHL All-Star Weekend, 2004 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Cup of Hockey, 2006 U.S. Gymnastics National Championships and the 2002 NCAA Men’s Frozen Four, which will return in 2011. Each spring, Xcel Energy Center becomes Minnesota’s epicenter of activity, hosting five straight weeks of athletic tournaments. Two of the most storied events include the Minnesota State High School League Boys’ Hockey Tournament and the Western Collegiate Hockey Association Red Baron Final Five. Attendance marks are routinely broken as hockey-crazed fans clamor for tickets to these destination events each year. The first-ever concert at Xcel Energy Center featured the Barenaked Ladies and The Corrs on Sept. 30, 2000. To date, some of the world’s most legendary performers have performed at Xcel Energy Center, including the Police, the Rolling Stones, Barbra Streisand, Paul McCartney, Pavarotti, Elton John, Billy Joel, Rod Stewart, Tim McGraw & Faith Hill, Kenny Chesney, Neil Diamond, Bruce Springsteen, John Mellencamp, Bon Jovi, Simon & Garfunkel, and three consecutive sold-out shows by hometown-favorite, Prince. In addition to the great concerts and sporting events, many incredible family shows pass through Xcel Energy Center each year, including favorites like the World’s Toughest Rodeo, Smucker’s Stars on Ice, Disney Live! and Disney On Ice. Xcel Energy Center is owned by the City of Saint Paul and managed by the Saint Paul Arena Company, an affiliate of Minnesota Sports & Entertainment. For more information, visit xcelenergycenter.com.

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TICKET INFORMATION

2011 INDIVIDUAL TICKET PRICES* STINGERS (OTG)

$82

CLUB LEVEL

$47

THE COLONY

$42

WORKER BEES

$29

SWARM TROOPERS

$24

(Lower-Level End Zone, Rows 2-13)

(Lower-Level End Zone, Rows 14-26) *All tickets will be charged a $2 facility fee.

To Purchase Individual Tickets

All Minnesota Swarm individual game tickets are sold at the Xcel Energy Center Box Office, located at 175 West Kellogg Blvd.,Gate One entrance. The Box Office is open Monday through Friday from 10 am to 6 pm and three hours prior to event time. Individual game tickets are also sold through Ticketmaster outlets including Marshall Field’s. To charge tickets by phone, call Ticketmaster at (651) 989-5151 or by Internet at www.ticketmaster.com.

Season And Group Ticket Information For season ticket information for the Minnesota Swarm or group ticket information, please call (888)-MNSWARM, or e-mail us at seasontickets@mnswarm.com or grouptickets@mnswarm.com.

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GROUP TICKET INFORMATION

MORE SWARM FOR LESS Group tickets are broken into three pricing zones in the Xcel Energy Center: Club Level, Colony and Swarm Troopers. Groups must meet the 20 ticket minimum to qualify for these great rates. *Prices include a $2 Xcel Energy Center facility fee.

2011 GROUP TICKET PRICES* CLUB LEVEL

GATE PRICE $47

GROUP PRICE $27

THE COLONY

$42

$22

SWARM TROOPERS

$29

$17

*All tickets will be charged a $2 facility fee.

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2011 MINNESOTA SWARM SEASON DAY SATURDAY

DATE JAN. 8

OPPONENT ROCHESTER KNIGHTHAWKS

TIME 7:30 PM

FRIDAY

JAN. 14

@WASHINGTON STEALTH

SATURDAY

JAN. 22

EDMONTON RUSH

7:30 PM

SATURDAY

JAN. 29

WASHINGTON STEALTH

7:30 PM

@BUFFALO BANDITS

6:30 PM

FRIDAY

FEB. 4

10:00 PM

SATURDAY

FEB. 12

@ROCHESTER KNIGHTHAWKS

6:30 PM

SATURDAY

FEB. 19

BOSTON BLAZERS

7:30 PM

SUNDAY

FEB. 20

@COLORADO MAMMOTH

7:00 PM

FRIDAY

MAR. 4

@COLORADO MAMMOTH

8:00 PM

FRIDAY

MAR. 25

@EDMONTON RUSH

8:00 PM

SUNDAY

MAR. 27

BUFFALO BANDITS

4:00 PM

FRIDAY

APR. 1

@CALGARY ROUGHNECKS

8:30 PM

SATURDAY

APR. 2

CALGARY ROUGHNECKS

6:00 PM

SATURDAY

APR. 9

@WASHINGTON STEALTH

9:30 PM

SATURDAY

APR. 16

PHILADELPHIA WINGS

7:30 PM

SATURDAY

APR. 23

COLORADO MAMMOTH

7:30 PM

All times Central. Game times and dates subject to change. Check mnswarm.com for the latest schedule information.

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2011 Minnesota Swarm Media Guide