Big team wins by Philadelphia Wings (4-9) and Minnesota Swarm (3-9) has tightened the battle for the third playoff position in the NLL East. Toronto Rock (5-8) still hold the spot, but have lost four of their past five games.
In the West, Edmonton Rush (11-0) rolled over Buffalo 14-5 and have established themselves as the best team in the NLL.
Our NLL | National Lacrosse League Three Stars of Week 13:
3) Mike Poulin, Calgary Roughnecks – 45 saves, .849 save%; 8 GA. Solid performance in net helped Calgary snap a 2-game losing streak.
2) Dane Dobbie, Calgary Roughnecks – 4 goals, 4 assists – league-leading goal scorer keeps the pace as the Roughnecks (7-5) solidify their second place spot in the West.
1) Kevin Crowley Philadelphia Wings – 6 goals, 3 assists – a difficult season for both the Wings and individually, Crowley exploded last week in leading the Wings to a 14-13 victory over Toronto.