CALGARY, AB – The Calgary Roughnecks today announced their 20-player active roster for the 2015 National Lacrosse League season. The roster includes 19 names from the 2014 season with free-agent defenceman Jeff Moleski completing the active list.
The returning players include Dane Dobbie, who led the league with a career-high 51 goals last season, captain Andrew McBride, the franchise leader in games played (182), and transition player Geoff Snider, who finished the 2014 regular season with a league-leading 317 face-off wins. Moleski, who spent six seasons with Calgary from 2005-10, played 17 games with the Vancouver Stealth last season.
2015 Calgary Roughnecks Roster
Forwards (5): Curtis Dickson, Matthew Dinsdale, Dane Dobbie, Jeff Shattler, Daryl Veltman
Transition (5): Travis Cornwall, Karsen Leung, Curtis Manning, Peter McFetridge, Geoff Snider
Defencemen (8): Mike Carnegie, Scott Carnegie, Greg Harnett, Jon Harnett, Dan MacRae, Andrew McBride, Garrett McIntosh, Jeff Moleski
Goaltenders (2): Mike Poulin, Frankie Scigliano
Practice Squad (4): Connor Goodwin (F), Patrick O’Meara (D), Tor Reinholdt (T), Tyson Roe (T)
Physically Unable to Perform (1): Shawn Evans (F)
Name POS SH YOB Hometown 2014 Season
Carnegie, Mike D R 1984 London, ON Calgary Roughnecks
Carnegie, Scott D R 1985 London, ON Calgary Roughnecks (IR)
Cornwall, Travis T L 1990 Coquitlam, BC Calgary Roughnecks
Dickson, Curtis F R 1988 Port Coquitlam, BC Calgary Roughnecks
Dinsdale, Matthew F R 1991 Coquitlam, BC Calgary Roughnecks
Dobbie, Dane F L 1986 Elora, ON Calgary Roughnecks
Harnett, Greg D L 1990 Orangeville, ON Calgary Roughnecks
Harnett, Jon D L 1988 Orangeville, ON Calgary Roughnecks
Leung, Karsen T R 1990 Victoria, BC Calgary Roughnecks
MacRae, Dan D L 1988 Oakville, ON Calgary Roughnecks
Manning, Curtis T R 1987 Surrey, BC Calgary Roughnecks
McBride, Andrew D R 1982 Ladner, BC Calgary Roughnecks
McFetridge, Peter T R 1986 Vancouver, BC Calgary Roughnecks
McIntosh, Garrett D R 1989 Coquitlam, BC Calgary Roughnecks
Moleski, Jeff D L 1982 Prince George, BC Vancouver Stealth
Poulin, Mike G R 1985 Kitchener, ON Calgary Roughnecks
Scigliano, Frankie G R 1992 Coquitlam, BC Calgary Roughnecks
Shattler, Jeff F L 1984 Toronto, ON Calgary Roughnecks
Snider, Geoff T R 1981 Calgary, AB Calgary Roughnecks
Veltman, Daryl F L 1985 Georgetown, ON Calgary Roughnecks
The Roughnecks will hit the turf Saturday, Dec. 20, for an exhibition game against the Edmonton Rush at 7:00 p.m. at the Scotiabank Saddledome. Tickets are available at all Ticketmaster locations and the Scotiabank Saddledome box office for only $10 (plus applicable fees). Order online here or by calling 1-855-985-5000.
The Roughnecks Showcase Weekend continues Sunday, Dec. 21 with a Select-a-Seat event, giving fans the chance to choose from the best available seat locations for the 2015 NLL season, starting at 10:00 a.m., and Train Like A Pro workshops, providing 150 minor lacrosse players with the opportunity to get on the turf to practice their lacrosse skills.
The Roughnecks open the 2015 NLL regular season at home on Saturday, Jan. 3 when the Vancouver Stealth visit the Scotiabank Saddledome for a 7:00 p.m. start. Be sure to Come for the Party & Stay for the Game as the Roughnecks tailgate party opens two hour before face-off and continues post-game in Dutton’s Lounge and the Chrysler Club. Pre and post-game events are open to all ages.