Calgary, AB – The Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse Club today announced its 21-player active roster and practice roster for the 2022-23 National Lacrosse League season.

The active roster includes 17 returning players, two veteran off-season acquisitions, Jeff Cornwall and Brett Hickey and two rookies, forward Seth Van Schepen, the Roughnecks first round pick in the 2022 entry draft and goaltender Adam Bland.

“We had a very competitive camp and after some tough decisions for coaches and management, we are excited to name our roster for the 2022-23 season” said Roughnecks General Manager Mike Board. “We like the make-up of the team, which has size and athleticism and a nice mix of veterans and some young, upcoming players. We will be a team that brings a strong work ethic to every game.”

2022-23 Calgary Roughnecks Active Roster

Forwards (9): Brett Hickey, Haiden Dickson, Jesse King, Seth Van Schepen, Dan Taylor, Tanner Cook, Kyle Waters, Zach Herreweyers, Tyler Pace

Defenders (4): Liam LeClair, Curtis Manning, Jeff Cornwall, Ethan Ticehurst

Defender/Transition (6): Zach Currier, Eli Salama, Shane Simpson, Mitch Wilde, Reece Callies, Harrison Matsuoka

Goaltenders (2): Christian Del Bianco, Adam Bland


2 Reece Callies D R 1995 Langley, BC Calgary Roughnecks
3 Jeff Cornwall D L 1991 Coquitlam, BC Saskatchewan Rush
10 Curtis Manning D R 1987 Calgary, AB Calgary Roughnecks
11 Brett Hickey F R 1990 Windsor, ON San Diego Seals
12 Tanner Cook F L 1998 Courtice, ON Calgary Roughnecks
13 Eli Salama D R 1996 Coquitlam, BC Calgary Roughnecks
16 Seth Van Schepen* F L 2000 Brampton, ON Brampton Excelsiors (OJALL)
18 Harrison Matsuoka D L 1998 Calgary, AB Calgary Roughnecks
19 Jesse King F L 1992 Victoria, BC Calgary Roughnecks
21 Kyle Waters F R 1999 Orangeville, ON Calgary Roughnecks
22 Shane Simpson D R 1994 Hamilton, ON Calgary Roughnecks
23 Liam LeClair D L 1998 Windsor, ON Calgary Roughnecks
26 Dan Taylor F L 1993 Calgary, AB Calgary Roughnecks
55 Mitch Wilde D R 1991 Brooklin, ON Calgary Roughnecks
68 Tyler Pace F R 1995 Coquitlam, BC Calgary Roughnecks
71 Zach Herreweyers F L 1994 Strathroy, ON Calgary Roughnecks
74 Ethan Ticehurst D R 1998 Coquitlam, BC Calgary Roughnecks
77 Zach Currier D L 1994 Peterborough, ON Calgary Roughnecks
97 Haiden Dickson F R 2000 Delta, BC Calgary Roughnecks
35 Christian Del Bianco G R 1997 Coquitlam, BC Calgary Roughnecks
45 Adam Bland* G L 2002 Victoria, BC Calgary Roughnecks

*Denotes rookie

Defenseman Kellen LeClair (third round, 25th overall, 2015) has been traded to Buffalo Bandits in exchange for a 2023 second round pick.

Forward Dylan McIntosh (second round, 22nd overall, 2017) has been placed on the practice roster to start the season. Defender Justin Inacio has been placed on the physically unable to perform list.

Calgary will open their 2022-23 NLL campaign at home on WestJet Field on Saturday, December 10th against Vancouver, before travelling to meet the Warriors for Game 2 in Vancouver on December 16th.

The Roughhouse will be rockin’ December 10 with doors open at 6:00pm for a 7:30pm face off. Fans who arrive to the ‘Dome early will be treated to Taco’s & Tequila in the TELUS Club, as well as Happy Hour on the concourse featuring $6, 14oz draft beer, 6oz wine and 1oz highballs, as well as pizza, cheeseburgers and hotdogs.


2022-23 Home Game Schedule

Sat Dec 10       vs Vancouver               7:30PM

Fri Dec 30        vs San Diego                7:00PM

Sat Jan 14        vs San Diego                7:00PM

Sat Jan 28        vs Toronto                    7:00PM

Fri Feb 10         vs Saskatchewan          7:00PM

Sat Feb 11        vs Colorado                  7:00PM

Fri Mar 17         vs Saskatchewan          7:00PM

Sat Apr 8          vs Panther City             7:00PM

Fri Apr 14         vs Las Vegas               7:00PM


Tickets for 2022-23 Roughnecks home games are on sale now! Visit Ticketmaster or the Scotiabank Saddledome box office, or call 1-855-985-5000 for tickets! For fans that want to party with the ‘Necks all winter long, Season Tickets are now on sale at


“Come for the Party…Stay for the Game!”


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