National Lacrosse League (NLL) Retro Game Of The Week

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A playoff game in San Jose pits the Calgary Roughnecks against the San Jose Stealth from 2004.

Who will move on to play the Western Division’s Top Seed Colorado Mammoth?

Calgary is led by Tracey Kelusky, Lewis Ratcliff, and Kaleb Toth, with Curtis Palidwor in net.

The Roughnecks finished the season 3rd in the west with a 10-6 record, but were putting it all together at the right time for coach Chris Hall.

San Jose had Dan Teat, Josh Sanderson, Gary Rosyski, and Mike Regan in this high flying offense, with Brandon Miller in net.

Finishing 2nd in the west with an 11-5 record Coach John Mouradian was looking for big things from this potent Stealth lineup.

This game lived up to it’s billing coming right down to the wire.

Sit back, relax, and enjoy this game in it’s entirety.

Gary Groob
Gary Groob

Gary Groob has been involved with Lacrosse for the majority of his life, whether playing, coaching, or covering the sport for the media.

An avid fan, with a real drive about helping to “grow the game”, Gary became part of podcasts about the game in 2010. Through the podcasts, Mr. Groob was given an opportunity to write about lacrosse, and the rest as they say, is history.

Through many miles (flying and driving) Gary has made inroads with the National Lacrosse League, Major Series Lacrosse League, the Ontario Lacrosse Association, as well as the Arena Lacrosse League, covering the leagues, their teams, and players, working for, and in concert with all of them.

In the year 2020, Mr. Groob was made the media person for the Arena Lacrosse League, voted onto the board of directors of the Brampton Excelsiors Lacrosse Club, as well as being made administrator of the Lacrosse page “Global Lacrosse” with a membership of 9000 members in over 90 Countries. Gary was also made an administrator of Lacrosse History Past Present and Future in 2022.

Mr. Groob co-hosts a weekly Lacrosse show on Spanglish Sports World, and ZingoTV channel 250, as well as writes a weekly lacrosse column for La Portada Canada News (both in print, and online).

Gary also hosts a Lacrosse talk show and podcast for The Edge of Philly Sports Network, seen live Sunday nights at 9pm (ET), and archived on the Edge of Philly YouTube page, as well as Spotify.

Mr. Groob’s other sports interests include Hockey, Football, Boxing, Wrestling, and Baseball, competing competitively in Boxing and Wrestling for many years.