CALGARY, AB — The Calgary Roughnecks today announced their 20-player active roster for the 2016 National Lacrosse League season.

The roster includes 13 players from the 2015 campaign and seven new players in forward Tyler Digby, acquired from the New England Black Wolves, and 2015 draft picks Wesley Berg (first round, fourth overall), Reilly O’Connor (first round, seventh overall), Mitch de Snoo (second round, 13th overall), Christian Del Bianco (second round, 15th overall), Tyson Bell (third round, 24th overall) and Kellen LeClair (third round, 25th overall).

2016 Calgary Roughnecks Roster

Forwards (6): Wesley Berg, Curtis Dickson, Tyler Digby, Dane Dobbie, Reilly O’Connor, Jeff Shattler

Transition (4): Karsen Leung, Curtis Manning, Dan MacRae, Garrett McIntosh

Defencemen (7): Tyson Bell, Mike Carnegie, Scott Carnegie, Mitch de Snoo, Greg Harnett, Jon Harnett, Kellen LeClair

Goaltenders (3): Christian Del Bianco, Mike Poulin, Frankie Scigliano

Practice Squad (1): Patrick O’Meara (D)

Injured Reserve (1): Peter McFetridge (T)
Name POS SH YOB Hometown 2015 Season
Berg, Wesley F R 1993 Coquitlam, BC Oakville Rock (MSL)
Bell, Tyson D L 1994 St. Catharines, ON St. Catharines Athletics (OLA JR. A)
Carnegie, Mike D R 1984 London, ON Calgary Roughnecks
Carnegie, Scott D R 1985 London, ON Calgary Roughnecks
de Snoo, Mitch D L 1992 Oshawa, ON Oakville Rock (MSL)
Dickson, Curtis F R 1988 Port Coquitlam, BC Calgary Roughnecks
Digby, Tyler F R 1991 New Westminster, BC Vancouver Stealth
Dobbie, Dane F L 1986 Elora, ON Calgary Roughnecks
Del Bianco, Christian G R 1997 Coquitlam, BC Coquitlam Adanacs (BCLA)
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
LeClair, Kellen D L 1995 Windsor, ON Six Nations Arrows (OLA JR. A)
O’Connor, Reilly F L 1993 Whitby, ON Brooklin Redmen (MSL)
MacRae, Dan T L 1988 Oakville, ON Calgary Roughnecks
Manning, Curtis T R 1987 Surrey, BC Calgary Roughnecks
McIntosh, Garrett T R 1989 Coquitlam, BC Calgary Roughnecks
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

Fans will have an opportunity to see the 2016 lineup on Sunday, Dec. 20, at the Roughnecks Holiday Party Showcase featuring a pre-season game against the Vancouver Stealth at the Scotiabank Saddledome. The event opens at 12:00 p.m. with Select-a-Seat, providing fans with an opportunity to view the best available seat locations, receive a complimentary photo with Santa and enter to win prizes including a team-signed Roughnecks jersey. The showcase continues at 2:00 p.m. with the Roughnecks-Stealth exhibition matchup. Fans attending are encouraged to bring a new, unwrapped toy for KiSS 95.9’s Toy Angels in support of the Salvation Army’s Family Assistance Christmas Program. All toys collected through this initiative will be donated to deserving families over the holiday season.

Tickets to the Roughnecks Holiday Party Showcase are available at Ticketmaster and the Scotiabank Saddledome box office for only $10 (plus applicable fees).

Calgary opens the 2016 NLL regular season at home against the defending champion Saskatchewan Rush (formerly Edmonton) on Saturday, Jan. 2, at 7:00 p.m. at the Scotiabank Saddledome. The Roughnecks tailgate party returns for all home games, giving fans the opportunity to Come for the Party & Stay for the Game as Dutton’s Lounge and the Chrysler Club open two hours before faceoff and remain open following the game.

Roughnecks season tickets, starting at $268 for a reserved seat at nine weekend games, are now on sale along with single game tickets for as low as $38 for adults and $21 for children (plus applicable fees). For more ticket information, group pricing options and details on the exclusive privileges offered to Roughnecks season seat holders, click here or contact customer service at 403-777-4646.

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