Calgary, AB – The Calgary Roughnecks Lacrosse Club has signed five of the seven players selected in the 2021 National Lacrosse League Draft. Kyle Waters has been locked up on a two-year deal, while the remaining four players have received one-year contracts.
Two draftees, Justin Inacio (Ohio State) and Dylan McIntosh (Hofstra), are returning to their respective Universities to complete their NCAA eligibility.
SIGNED CALGARY ROUGHNECKS 2021 DRAFT PICKS
KYLE WATERS, Forward
HOMETOWN: Orangeville, ON DOB: Mar 27, 1999 SHOOTS: Right
HEIGHT: 6’5” WEIGHT: 205 lbs.
2021 NLL DRAFT: First round, sixth overall
2021 TEAM: Detroit Mercy (NCAA) and Brooklin (MSL)
CARTER MCkENZIE, Defender
HOMETOWN: Fergus, ON DOB: Jan 01, 2000 SHOOTS: Right
HEIGHT: 6’4” WEIGHT: 210 lbs.
2021 NLL DRAFT: Third round, 38th overall
2021 TEAM: Queens University (NCAA) and Burlington (OLA)
ADAM BLAND, Goalie
HOMETOWN: Victoria, BC DOB: Jun 13, 2002 SHOOTS: Left
HEIGHT: 5’11” WEIGHT: 225 lbs.
2021 NLL DRAFT: Fourth round, 53rd overall
2021 TEAM: Victoria (BCLA)
DAIRE NEWBROUGH, Defender
HOMETOWN: Kitchener, ON DOB: Apr 15, 1999 SHOOTS: Left
HEIGHT: 6’3” WEIGHT: 180 lbs.
2021 NLL DRAFT: Fifth round, 68th overall
2021 TEAM: St. Bonaventure (NCAA) and Kitchener-Waterloo (OLA)
TYLER YANKO, Forward
HOMETOWN: Coquitlam, BC DOB: May 11, 1998 SHOOTS: Right
HEIGHT: 5’10” WEIGHT: 170 lbs.
2021 NLL DRAFT: Sixth round, 82nd overall
2021 TEAM: Hobart and William Smith (NCAA) and New Westminster (BCLA)
Season Tickets are now on sale for 2021-22, starting at $33.72 per game for adults. 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 403-777-4646 option 1.