Roughnecks put Burnaby righty on 2017 NLL roster

The Calgary Roughnecks have announced the active roster for the 2017 Season

| Published: 12/19/2016 at 4:02:17 PM 

CALGARY, AB - The Calgary Roughnecks today announced the team’s 20-player active roster and practice roster for the 2017 National Lacrosse League season. 

[caption id="" align="alignleft" width="400"]digby Tyler Digby is closing in on NLL milestones with Calgary in goals, assists and total points as he enters his fourth pro season. Garrett James photo[/caption]

The active roster includes 17 returning players and three new faces in forwards Holden Cattoni, selected fifth overall in the 2016 NLL Draft, Riley Loewen, acquired from the Saskatchewan Rush, along with defenceman Chad Cummings, drafted 36th overall in 2012.  Cummings was on the club’s holdout list while finishing his collegiate hockey career as a member of the Golden Eagles at The College at Brockport. 
2017 Calgary Roughnecks Active Roster

Forwards (7): Wesley Berg, Holden Cattoni, Curtis Dickson, Tyler Digby, Dane Dobbie, Riley Loewen, Jeff Shattler
Defencemen (11): Tyson Bell, Tyler Burton, Mike Carnegie, Scott Carnegie, Chad Cummings, Greg Harnett, Jon Harnett, Kellen LeClair, Karsen Leung, Dan MacRae, Curtis Manning  
Goaltenders (2): Christian Del Bianco, Frank Scigliano

PlayerPOSSHYOBHometown2016 Season
Bell, TysonDL1994St. Catharines, ONCalgary Roughnecks
Berg, WesleyFR1993Coquitlam, BCCalgary Roughnecks
Burton, TylerDR1988London, ONCalgary Roughnecks
Carnegie, MikeDR1984London, ONCalgary Roughnecks
Carnegie, ScottDR1985London, ONCalgary Roughnecks
Cattoni, HoldenFL1994DeWinton, ABJohns Hopkins University (NCAA)
Cummings, ChadDL1991Caledon, ONCobourg Kodiaks (MSL)
Del Bianco, ChristianGR1997Coquitlam, BCCalgary Roughnecks
Dickson, CurtisFR1988Port Coquitlam, BCCalgary Roughnecks
Digby, TylerFR1991New Westminster, BCCalgary Roughnecks
Dobbie, DaneFL1986Elora, ONCalgary Roughnecks
Harnett, GregDL1990Orangeville, ONCalgary Roughnecks
Harnett, JonDL1988Orangeville, ONCalgary Roughnecks
LeClair, KellenDL1995Windsor, ONCalgary Roughnecks
Leung, KarsenDR1990Victoria, BCCalgary Roughnecks
Loewen, RileyFL1989Burnaby, BCSaskatchewan Rush
MacRae, DanDL1988Oakville, ONCalgary Roughnecks
Manning, CurtisDR1987Surrey, BCCalgary Roughnecks
Scigliano, FrankGR1992Coquitlam, BCCalgary Roughnecks
Shattler, JeffFL1984Toronto, ONCalgary Roughnecks

Named to the practice roster, pending league approval, are defencemen Garrett McIntosh, Keegan Rittinger and Bob Snider.  Defender Vaughn Harris remains on the physically unable to perform list.
Calgary will open the 2017 NLL campaign at home against the Vancouver Stealth on Friday, Jan. 6 at 7:00 p.m., at the Scotiabank Saddledome.  The Roughnecks tailgate party returns for all home games, giving fans the opportunity to Come for the Party & Stay for the Game as Dutton’s Lounge and the Chrysler Club open two hours before faceoff and remain open following the game.