The Rebel recovered from a 3-0 deficit in the first period and 5-4 at halftime to win its second game of the season. Ottawa forward Jason Clark scored six times and added one assist (recorded 13 shots on goal) in the best performance on offence by a Rebel player this season.
The Mammoth got off to a fast start, scoring first with goals by Kevin Stewardson, Del Halladay and Ted Dowling.
Mammoth scoring was led by Dowling with three goals and one assist. Halladay scored two goals and three assists. Also scoring twice were Al Truant and Tom Phair. Josh Simms also scored and added an assist. The goals by Phair, Stewardson and Simms were their first of the season.
Team captain Gary Gait had six assists, with one assist each by John Rosa, Erik Miller, and Matt Ogelsby. Mammoth goalie Erik Miller played the entire game, recording 40 saves.
The Mammoth was 3 of 6 on extra man scoring opportunities; the Rebel was 3 of 8. Jason Clark led the scoring for the Rebel, with six goals and one assist.
The win marked the first time Ottawa recorded back-to-back wins in the team's three-year history. The Rebel beat New York 16-12 on Jan. 4 on Long Island. The victory was also the teams first home win at the Civic Centre, since moving from the Corel Centre last year.
Colorado returns to the Pepsi Center next Saturday, January 18, to host the division rival Philadelphia Wings.