Roughnecks open training camp on Friday with team meetings and medicals at the 'Dome
The Calgary Roughnecks today announced the National Lacrosse League club will open training camp for the 2014 NLL season on Friday, Nov. 29 with team meetings and medicals at the Scotiabank Saddledome.
The Roughnecks will hit the turf for three sessions over the first weekend of training, beginning on Nov. 29 at 4:00 p.m. at the Calgary Soccer Centre (7000 - 48 Street SE). Two on-field sessions will follow on Saturday, Nov. 30, starting at 9:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. at the Calgary Soccer Centre.
Training camp will continue in Langley, British Columbia, on December 6-7 and will conclude in Oakville, Ontario, over the weekend of December 13-15. The camp schedule is highlighted by three pre-season scrimmages against the Vancouver Stealth (Dec. 7), Minnesota Swarm (Dec. 14) and Rochester Knighthawks (Dec. 15).
The Roughnecks will trim the training camp roster to 20 players on Monday, Dec. 16.
Pre-Season Scrimmage Schedule
|Sat., Dec. 7
||Langley Events Centre, Langley, BC
|Sat., Dec. 14
||Toronto Rock Athletic Centre (TRAC), Oakville, ON
|Sun., Dec. 15
||Iroquois Lacrosse Arena, Hagersville, ON
The Roughnecks will open their 13th NLL season on the road when Calgary visits the Toronto Rock on Friday, Jan. 3, with a 5:30 p.m. MT face-off at Air Canada Centre. The Roughnecks return to the Scotiabank Saddledome for the 2014 home opener on Friday, Jan. 10 when they host the Colorado Mammoth at 7:00 p.m. For ticket information, call customer service at 403-777-4646.