CALGARY, AB – The Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse Club today announced its 20-player active roster and practice roster for the 2017-18 National Lacrosse League season.

The active roster includes 17 returning players and three new faces from Calgary’s 2017 draft class: defencemen/transition players Zach Currier (first round, third overall) and Tyler Pace (first round, ninth overall) along with defenceman Anthony Kalinich (second round, 21st overall). 

2017-18 Calgary Roughnecks Active Roster
Forwards (6): Holden Cattoni, Curtis Dickson, Tyler Digby, Dane Dobbie, Vaughn Harris, Riley Loewen

Defencemen (3): Greg Harnett, Anthony Kalinich, Curtis Manning

Defencemen/Transition (9): Tyson Bell, Tyler Burton, Chad Cummings, Zach Currier, Dan MacRae, Garrett McIntosh, Tyler Pace, Creighton Reid, Mitch Wilde

Goaltenders (2): Christian Del Bianco, Frank Scigliano

 

NO PLAYER POS SH YOB HOMETOWN 2017 SEASON
3 MacRae, Dan D/T L 1988 Oakville, ON Calgary Roughnecks
6 McIntosh, Garrett D/T R 1989 Coquitlam, BC Calgary Roughnecks
7 Burton, Tyler D/T R 1988 London, ON Calgary Roughnecks
8 Reid, Creighton D/T L 1987 Milton, ON Calgary Roughnecks
10 Manning, Curtis D R 1987 Surrey, BC Calgary Roughnecks
11 Harnett, Greg D L 1990 Orangeville, ON Calgary Roughnecks
17 Dickson, Curtis F R 1988 Port Coquitlam, BC Calgary Roughnecks
19 Cattoni, Holden F L 1994 DeWinton, AB Calgary Roughnecks
23 Digby, Tyler F R 1991 New Westminster, BC Calgary Roughnecks
25 Cummings, Chad D/T L 1991 Caledon, ON Calgary Roughnecks
28 Harris, Vaughn F R 1992 Six Nations, ON Calgary Roughnecks
35 Del Bianco, Christian G R 1997 Coquitlam, BC Calgary Roughnecks
44 Dobbie, Dane F L 1986 Elora, ON Calgary Roughnecks
55 Wilde, Mitch D/T R 1991 Brooklin, ON Calgary Roughnecks
68 Pace, Tyler D/T R 1995 Coquitlam, BC University of Denver (NCAA)
77 Currier, Zach D/T L 1994 Peterborough, ON Princeton University (NCAA)
81 Kalinich, Anthony D R 1998 Maple Ridge, BC Langley Thunder (BCJALL)
89 Loewen, Riley F L 1989 Burnaby, BC Calgary Roughnecks
92 Scigliano, Frank G R 1992 Coquitlam, BC Calgary Roughnecks
94 Bell, Tyson D/T L 1994 St. Catharines, ON Calgary Roughnecks

 

Named to the practice roster are defenceman/transition player Bob Snider, defenceman Steph Charbonneau and forward Ryan Martel. Charbonneau (fifth round, 45th overall) and Martel (first round, 11th overall) were both selected by Calgary in the 2017 NLL Draft. Defenceman Kellen LeClair remains on the injured reserve list after sustaining a lower-body injury ahead of the 2017 season. Defender Mike Carnegie has been moved to the physically unable to perform list while forward Wesley Berg is on the club’s protected player list.

The Roughnecks will open their 2017-18 home schedule on Friday, December 15, against the West Division rival Vancouver Stealth.  Scotiabank Saddledome doors will welcome fans at 5:30 p.m. for the new $5 Happy Hour featuring food and beverage specials at all concourse concessions.  The $5 menu will run from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. during all nine weekend home games. 

$5 Happy Hour Menu

  • Beverages: 14 oz. Domestic Draught, 6 oz. Wine and 1 oz. Highballs
  • Food: Cheeseburgers and Pizza by the Slice

2017-18 Home Game Schedule

  • Friday, December 15 vs. Vancouver, 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, December 29 vs. Colorado, 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, January 13 vs. Georgia, 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, January 27 vs. Saskatchewan, 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, February 10 vs. Colorado, 7:00 p.m.
  • Friday, February 16 vs. Vancouver, 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 17 vs. Rochester, 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, March 24 vs. Toronto, 7:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, April 14 vs. Buffalo, 7:00 p.m.

For more ticket information, including the exclusive privileges offered to Roughnecks season seat holders that ensures no ticket goes unused, visit CalgaryRoughnecks.com or contact customer service at 403-777-4646.