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Well, it’s on to next year for the LumberJax, who scored an National Lacrosse League-low 153 goals. • Colorado plays Arizona and Calgary faces San Jose in the West Division playoffs; the winners meet to earn the division’s berth in the NLL finals. • Del Halladay, 34, retired after last Friday’s game. “We had no idea,” owner Angela Batinovich says. Halladay says he decided at the start of the season to retire. He had 26 goals in 29 games for Portland and 218 goals in his 10-year NLL career. • The announced crowd of 10,037 rocked the Rose Garden for last week’s season finale. “I can’t wait until the day it’s filled up and it really rocks,” forward Ryan Powell says. • Derek Keenan, coach-general manager, on the 14-10 win over Edmonton: “(Players) did everything we asked them do. They followed the game plan. They played hard and with pride, and smart.” — Jason Vondersmith