By: Laura Barker – 02.11.23

The Calgary Roughnecks will begin preparation for the 2023-24 National Lacrosse League season on Friday, November 3, when training camp opens with medicals and fitness evaluations ahead of weekend practices.

The 2023 Roughnecks Training camp welcomes 34 players consisting of 3 goalies, 18 defenders and 13 forwards.



2 Reece Callies Right   12 Tanner Cook Left
3 Jeff Cornwall Left   19 Jesse King Left
5 Evan Soucy Left   24 Logan Schuss Left
7 Jesse Gillespie Left   26 Dan Taylor Left
8 Kieran McKay Left   27 Josh Currier Right
11 Connor Cook Right   29 Riley Isaacs Left
13 Eli Salama Right   47 Dylan McIntosh Right
16 Seth Van Schepen Left   68 Tyler Pace Right
18 Harrison Matsuoka Left   79 Thomas Vela Left
21 Bennett Smith Left   81 Clay Scanlan Left
22 Shane Simpson Right   91 Thomas Hoggarth Right
23 Liam LeClair Left   93 Jake Foster Right
30 Justin Inacio Right   97 Haiden Dickson Right
33 Jacob Motiuk Right        
37 Robert Hudson Left   GOALTENDERS SHOOTS
74 Ethan Ticehurst Right   35 Christian Del Bianco Right
77 Zach Currier Left   39 Steve Fryer Right
85 Cordell Hastings Right   45 Adam Bland Left

Four draftees from the 2023 NLL Entry Draft will be in attendance including first round pick Bennett Smith, as well as Connor Cook, Evan Soucy and Riley Isaacs. New to the 2023-24 extended roster are Robert Hudson, acquired in a trade from the Georgia Swarm; Thomas Hoggarth and Thomas Vela, both acquired in a trade with the Rochester Knighthawks, and Logan Schuss, acquired as a free agent (previously Vancouver Warriors). Justin Inacio re-joins the squad after an absence in the 2022-23 season due to injury.

The team will practice Saturday, November 4th at 9:15am and 2:45pm, and Sunday, November 5th at 9:15am, at the Calgary Soccer Centre.

Saturday, Nov. 4 On-Field Sessions

Calgary Soccer Centre, 7000 48 Street SE (Main – East Field)

Session 1: 9:15 – 11:15 a.m.

Session 2: 2:45 – 4:45 p.m.

Sunday, Nov. 5 On-Field Session

Calgary Soccer Centre, 7000 48 Street SE (Main – East Field)

Session 3: 9:15 – 11:15 a.m.

Roughnecks training camp continues in Vancouver, November 11th-12th, before the squad heads to Moose Jaw for a preseason matchup with the Saskatchewan Rush on November 25th. The Riggers begin the 2023-24 regular season on the road in Rochester, Saturday December 2nd at 5pm mst – fans can catch all the action on TSN Direct.

For fans that want to party with the Roughnecks all winter long, season tickets are on sale now at!

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