Kaleb Toth scored the game-winning goal 55 seconds into the sudden death overtime to give the Calgary Roughnecks a 14-13 win over the New Jersey Storm in National Lacrosse League action before 5,550 at Continental Airlines Arena. The win was Calgary?s third in a row, while New Jersey (1-7) dropped its fifth straight contest.
Toth?s game-winner was his league-leading 20th goal of the season. The Calgary native scored four of the Roughnecks? 13 goals in Friday?s contest and has now scored four goals in games versus the Storm this season.
The Roughnecks stormed back to score five unanswered goals in the fourth quarter and overtime. The deciding goal was Calgary?s first lead since the 3:24 mark of the first quarter. Billy LeFeurve?s three first half goals gave New Jersey a 9-8 half time lead, and the Storm led by as much as 13-10 in the fourth quarter. LeFeurve scored four goals in the game.
The Roughnecks (4-3) moved over .500 and swept the season series from New Jersey. Calgary won the first meeting 20-11 at the Pengrowth Saddledome on December 21st.