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:

Player Milestones:

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

Fast Facts

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.