Calgary, AB – The Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse Club today announced its 21-player active roster and practice roster for the 2019-20 National Lacrosse League season.
The active roster includes 18 returning players and three new faces from Calgary’s 2019 draft class: defender Liam LeClair (first round, seventh overall), forwards Haiden Dickson (first round, eighth overall) and Marshal King (second round, 22nd overall), round out the 2019-20 Roughnecks active roster.
2019-20 Calgary Roughnecks Active Roster
Forwards (8): Curtis Dickson, Haiden Dickson, Dane Dobbie, Jesse King, Marshal King, Ryan Martel, Tyler Pace, Dan Taylor
Defenders (4): Greg Harnett, Anthony Kalinich, Liam LeClair, Curtis Manning
Defence/Transition (7): Tyson Bell, Tyler Burton, Chad Cummings, Zach Currier, Eli Salama, Shane Simpson, Mitch Wilde
Goaltenders (2): Christian Del Bianco, Tyler Richards
|00||Richards, Tyler||G||L||1986||Coquitlam, BC||Calgary Roughnecks|
|3||King, Marshal*||F||R||1997||Victoria, BC||Victoria Shamrocks (WLA)|
|7||Burton, Tyler||D/T||R||1988||London, ON||Calgary Roughnecks|
|10||Manning, Curtis||D||R||1987||Surrey, BC||Calgary Roughnecks|
|11||Harnett, Greg||D||L||1990||Orangeville, ON||Calgary Roughnecks|
|13||Salama, Eli||D/T||R||1996||Coquitlam, BC||Calgary Roughnecks|
|14||Martel, Ryan||F||L||1998||Aldergrove, BC||Calgary Roughnecks|
|17||Dickson, Curtis||F||R||1988||Port Coquitlam, BC||Calgary Roughnecks|
|19||King, Jesse||F||L||1992||Victoria, BC||Calgary Roughnecks|
|22||Simpson, Shane||D/T||R||1994||Hamilton, ON||Calgary Roughnecks|
|23||LeClair, Liam*||D||R||1998||Windsor, ON||Six Nations Arrows (OJALL)|
|25||Cummings, Chad||D/T||L||1991||Caledon, ON||Calgary Roughnecks|
|26||Taylor, Dan||F||L||1993||Calgary, AB||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||F||R||1995||Coquitlam, BC||Calgary Roughnecks|
|77||Currier, Zach||D/T||L||1994||Peterborough, ON||Calgary Roughnecks|
|81||Kalinich, Anthony||D||R||1998||Maple Ridge, BC||Calgary Roughnecks|
|94||Bell, Tyson||D/T||L||1994||St. Catharines, ON||Calgary Roughnecks|
|97||Dickson, Haiden*||F||R||2000||Delta, BC||Delta Islanders/Coquitlam Adanacs (BCJALL)|
Forwards Sean Tyrrell (fifth round, 56th overall, 2018) and Travis Getz (sixth round, 89th overall, 2019), defender Nick Scott (third round, 40th overall, 2019) and goaltender Landon Kells (third round, 46th overall, 2019) have been named to the practice roster. Forward Rhys Duch has been moved to the physically unable to perform list after sustaining a lower body injury while defender Reece Callies has been placed on the injured reserve list with a lower body injury.
Calgary will open their 2019-20 NLL campaign on Saturday, November 29 in Vancouver against the Warriors and then have a two-week bye before hosting the Colorado Mammoth for their Home Opener on Saturday, December 21. The Roughnecks will raise the 2019 NLL Championship banner with the first 3,000 fans in the building receiving mini replica banners. Scotiabank Saddledome doors open at 6:00 p.m. for the $5 Happy Hour featuring food and beverage specials at all concourse concessions. $5 Happy Hour Menu
- Beverages: 14 oz. Budweiser and Bud Light, 6 oz. House Wine and 1 oz. Highballs
- Food: Cheeseburger, slice of Pizza, and Hot Dog with Pop Combo
2019-20 Home Game Schedule
- Saturday, December 21 vs. Colorado, 7:30 p.m.
- Saturday, December 28 vs. Philadelphia, 8:00 p.m.
- Saturday, January 25 vs. Halifax, 7:30 p.m.
- Saturday, February 8 vs. New York, 7:30 p.m.
- Saturday, February 29 vs. San Diego, 7:30 p.m.
- Friday, March 13 vs. Saskatchewan, 7:30 p.m.
- Saturday, March 28 vs. Vancouver, 7:30 p.m.
- Friday, April 3 vs. Buffalo, 7:30 p.m.
- Friday, April 17 vs. Saskatchewan, 7:30 p.m.
New this year, the Saddleroom Grill located above section 212, will be open before all Roughnecks home games. The pre-game meal, which begins two hours prior to puck drop, features a brand new Roughnecks menu with great prices including platters that start at just $13 per person. Visit Roughnecks.com/Saddleroom or call (403) 777-3694 for more information.
Single game tickets are now on sale, visit Ticketmaster or the Scotiabank Saddledome box office to join the Rough House party. Fans can also secure a seat online at CalgaryRoughnecks.com or by calling 1-855-985-5000.