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
|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.