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Roughnecks’ Evans Wins Pinty’S Wingman Award

The National Lacrosse League has announced Calgary Roughnecks forward Shawn Evans as the Pinty’s Wingman of the Week award winner for Week 10 of the 2015 NLL regular season.

Evans, who ranks second in the league with 68 points (24+44) and first in points per game (7.56), posted eight points (2+6) in Calgary’s 12-11 overtime win over the Edmonton Rush this past Sunday. The 10-year NLL veteran’s 44 assists are good for third in the league while his 24 goals are tied for fifth-most among all players.

The 2013 NLL MVP, Evans is currently on pace for 136 points, which would break the NLL single-season record of 116 points set in 2012. The Peterborough, Ontario native, who played collegiately at Bellarmine University, was the second overall pick in the 2005 NLL Entry 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

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.