Last season saw the Roughnecks set a number of significant personal milestones, including Jeff Shattler becoming the team’s all-time points leader, Dane Dobbie and Curtis Dickson scoring their 300th career goals and many more.
The 2017-18 season is shaping up so that fans will see some of the team’s top players hit new, bigger milestones.
Let’s see what may occur this season:
|Tyson Bell||21 loose balls from 200|
|Tyler Burton||28 loose balls from 400
24 FOW from 500
|Zach Currier||Next goal: 1st career goal|
|Mike Carnegie||3 games played from passing Kaleb Toth for 3rd in franchise history
44 loose balls from passing Andrew McBride for 3rd in franchise history
|Curtis Dickson||51 points from 600
11 loose balls from 400
79 points from passing Kaleb Toth for 3rd in franchise history
|Tyler Digby||51 points from 400|
|Dane Dobbie||44 points from 700
18 points from tying Jeff Shattler with most points in franchise history
7 games played to reach 150
18 games played from passing Kaleb Toth for 3rd in franchise history
5 PIM’s from passing Scott Carnegie for 3rd in franchise history
|Greg Harnett||15 games played to reach 100|
|Vaughn Harris||Next goal: 1st career goal|
|Anthony Kalinich||Next goal: 1st career goal|
|Riley Loewen||23 assists to 100|
|Dan MacRae||22 points to 100
82 loose balls to 600
|Curtis Manning||5 loose balls to 500
1 caused turnover to 100
|Tyler Pace||Next goal: 1st career goal|
|Creighton Reid||15 loose balls to 500|
|Frank Scigliano||86 minutes to 2500
830 min. played from passing Curtis Palidwor for 2nd in franchise history
|Mitch Wilde||14 loose balls to 200|
Opponents by games this season:
4 – Vancouver
3 – Colorado, Saskatchewan
2 – Toronto, Buffalo, Rochestor
1 – New England
During the team’s 16-year history, the Roughnecks have only had three seasons with a losing record on home turf.
The average age of the Roughnecks active 20-man roster is 25.9. Including the practice roster players, those on the Physically Unable to Perform list (PUP), the Injured Reserve and the Protected Player list, the average age of a Roughneck is 25.7.
Defender Creighton Reid has changed his number from number 18 to 8 for the upcoming season.
With three wins this season, coach Curt Malawsky will pass Chris Hall to become the winningest coach in Roughnecks franchise history. His sixth win of the year will also be his 50th as a coach.