Calgary, AB – The Calgary Roughnecks today announced their protected player list ahead of the 2019 National Lacrosse League Expansion Draft on Tuesday, July 9.

Each team is allowed to designate 11 protected players who are exempt from selection in the draft. Under Expansion Draft rules, each team will surrender no more than two players.

2019 Calgary Roughnecks Protected Player List

No. Player Position
1 Christian Del Bianco Goaltender
2 Wesley Berg Offence
3 Dane Dobbie Offence
4 Curtis Dickson Offence
5 Jesse King Offence
6 Tyler Pace Offence
7 Reece Callies Defence
8 Eli Salama Defence
9 Zach Currier Defence
10 Tyson Bell Defence
11 Mitch Wilde Defence

The Rochester Knighthawks will select 1st overall followed by the New York Riptide as a result of the Expansion Draft Coin Toss. There will be 11 rounds and a maximum of 22 players selected.

Roughnecks 2019-20 season tickets are now available for as low as $32.11/seat for adults and $23/seat for children and students (plus applicable taxes and fees). Visit Ticketmaster or the Scotiabank Saddledome box office to join the Rough House party. Fans can also secure a seat online at or by calling 1-855-985-5000. 

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