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Roughnecks’ Dickson Wins Pinty’S Wingman Award

The National Lacrosse League has announced Calgary Roughnecks forward Curtis Dickson as the “Pinty’s Wingman of the Week” award winner for Week 12 of the 2015 NLL regular season.

Dickson, who leads the league with an average of three goals per game, is currently tied for second in the NLL with 33 goals and ranks 12th overall with 58 points (33+25). He earned the weekly award by notching 11 points including seven assists in Calgary’s 20-9 win over New England this past Friday.

The 26-year-old has posted over 30 goals and 50 points in all five of his NLL seasons to date and has recorded three or more goals and three-plus points in 10 of his 11 games so far in 2015. Dickson’s nine power play goals are tied for second-most in the league while his seven goals in Week 8 are the most by an NLL player in a single game this season.

The Port Coquitlam, British Columbia native, who played collegiately at the University of Delaware, was selected by the Roughnecks with the third overall pick of the 2010 NLL Draft.

Pinty’s is an official partner for the NLL on TSN during the 2015 season. Each week, an NLL player will receive the “Pinty’s Wingman of the Week” award based on their performance with respect to passing prowess and playmaking abilities. The weekly award winners will be entered into the pool of finalists for the “Pinty’s Wingman of the Year” award at the end of the season.

Week 1) Josh Sanderson – Toronto Rock
Week 2) Josh Sanderson – Toronto Rock
Week 3) Ryan Benesch – Buffalo Bandits
Week 4) Adam Jones – Colorado Mammoth
Week 5) Dan Dawson – Rochester Knighthawks
Week 6) Dhane Smith – Buffalo Bandits
Week 7) Cody Jamieson – Rochester Knighthawks
Week 8) Rob Hellyer – Toronto Rock
Week 9) Josh Sanderson – Toronto Rock
Week 10) Shawn Evans – Calgary Roughnecks
Week 11) Jeremy Noble – Colorado Mammoth
Week 12) Curtis Dickson – Calgary Roughnecks

About Pinty’s
Established in 1943, Pinty’s Delicious Foods Inc. has long been recognized as a poultry industry builder, innovator, and leader. The company provides a complete range of premium quality, value-added fresh and frozen chicken products to the Retail and Food Service Industry. The Burlington, Ont.-based food manufacturer has added the NLL to an extensive list of sports sponsorships that includes the NFL, NASCAR, Tennis Majors on TSN, and athletes Team Jacobs and Team Homan. Pinty’s is also the title sponsor of TSN’s annual All-Star Curling Skins Game.