2020 Calgary Roughnecks season

The Calgary Roughnecks are a lacrosse team based in Calgary, Alberta. The team plays in the National Lacrosse League (NLL). The 2020 season is the 19th in franchise history. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the season was suspended on March 12, 2020.[1] On April 8, the league made a further public statement announcing the cancellation of the remaining games of the 2020 season and that they would be exploring options for playoffs once it was safe to resume play.[2][3]

2020 Calgary Roughnecks
LeagueNLL
DivisionWest
2020 record5-5
Home record1-4
Road record4-1
Goals for122
Goals against111
General ManagerMike Board
CoachCurt Malawsky
CaptainDane Dobbie
ArenaScotiabank Saddledome
2021 season →

On June 4th, the league confirmed that the playoffs would also be cancelled due to the pandemic.[4]

Final standingsEdit

Reference: [5]

North Division
PTeamGPWLPCTGBHomeRoadGFGADiffGF/GPGA/GP

1Halifax Thunderbirds1284.6670.06–12–3139126+1311.5810.50
2Toronto Rock1174.6360.54–23–2122106+1611.099.64
3Buffalo Bandits1174.6360.54–23–2130118+1211.8210.73
4Rochester Knighthawks12210.1676.02–30–7115165-509.5813.75
East Division
PTeamGPWLPCTGBHomeRoadGFGADiffGF/GPGA/GP

1New England Black Wolves1183.7270.04–34–0135101+3412.279.18
2Georgia Swarm1275.5831.52–45–1149126+2312.4210.50
3Philadelphia Wings1486.5711.53–35–3151134+1710.799.57
4New York Riptide13112.0778.01–50–7116177-618.9213.62
West Division
PTeamGPWLPCTGBHomeRoadGFGADiffGF/GPGA/GP

1Saskatchewan Rush1073.7000.02–35–011193+1811.109.30
2Colorado Mammoth1376.5381.54–23–4128125+39.859.62
3San Diego Seals1266.5002.03–33–3138131+711.5010.92
4Calgary Roughnecks1055.5002.01–44–1122111+1112.2011.10
5Vancouver Warriors1349.3084.52–42–5117160-439.0012.31

x: Clinched playoff berth; c: Clinched playoff berth by crossing over to another division; y: Clinched division; z: Clinched best regular season record; GP: Games Played
W: Wins; L: Losses; GBGames back; PCT: Win percentage; Home: Record at Home; Road: Record on the Road; GF: Goals scored; GA: Goals allowed
Differential: Difference between goals scored and allowed; GF/GP: Average number of goals scored per game; GA/GP: Average number of goals allowed per game

Regular seasonEdit

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
1 November 29, 2019 @ Vancouver Warriors Rogers Arena W 12–7 7,456 1–0
2 December 21, 2019 Colorado Mammoth Scotiabank Saddledome L 7–8 OT 12,072 1–1
3 December 27, 2019 @ San Diego Seals Pechanga Arena W 16–11 4,088 2–1
4 December 28, 2019 Philadelphia Wings Scotiabank Saddledome L 7–8 11,352 2–2
5 January 18, 2020 @ Rochester Knighthawks Blue Cross Arena L 12–13 4,505 2–3
6 January 25, 2020 Halifax Thunderbirds Scotiabank Saddledome L 12–15 15,362 2–4
7 February 8, 2020 New York Riptide Scotiabank Saddledome W 13–9 12,384 3–4
8 February 22, 2020 @ Georgia Swarm Infinite Energy Arena W 18–17 7,818 4–4
9 February 29, 2020 San Diego Seals Scotiabank Saddledome L 12–13 12,217 4–5
10 March 8, 2020 @ Toronto Rock Scotiabank Arena W 13–10 7,826 5–5

Cancelled gamesEdit

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
11 March 13, 2020 Saskatchewan Rush Scotiabank Saddledome
12 March 15, 2020 @ New England Black Wolves Mohegan Sun Arena
13 March 20, 2020 @ Colorado Mammoth Pepsi Center
14 March 28, 2020 Vancouver Warriors Scotiabank Saddledome
15 April 3, 2020 Buffalo Bandits Scotiabank Saddledome
16 April 17, 2020 Saskatchewan Rush Scotiabank Saddledome
17 April 18, 2020 @ Saskatchewan Rush SaskTel Centre
18 April 25, 2020 @ San Diego Seals Pechanga Arena

RosterEdit

Calgary Roughnecks roster
Active (21-man) roster Inactive roster Coaches
Goaltenders
  • 35   Christian Del Bianco
  • 00   Tyler Richards
Defensemen
Forwards
  • 21   Chris Boushy
  •  8   Carter Dickson
  • 44   Dane Dobbie (A)
  • 18   Rhys Duch
  • 89   Riley Loewen
  • 88   Ryan Martel
  • 68   Tyler Pace
  • 26   Dan Taylor
Transition
  • 94   Tyson Bell
  •  7   Tyler Burton
  •  2   Reece Callies
  • 25   Chad Cummings
  • 77   Zach Currier
  •  3   Dan MacRae (C)
  • 22   Shane Simpson
  • 55   Mitch Wilde
Practice Squad
  • 41   Bob Snider
  • 47   Sean Tyrrell
Injured Reserve
Protected list
Head Coach
Assistant Coaches

Legend
  • * Suspended list
  • (C) Captain
  • (A) Alternate captain

[1] updated 2017-12-09
NLL Transactions

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "NLL Statement on game play (March 12, 2020)". NLL.com. March 12, 2020. Retrieved July 5, 2020.
  2. ^ "National Lacrosse League cancels remainder of season due to COVID-19". Sportsnet. Sportsnet.
  3. ^ "National Lacrosse League announces cancellation of remaining regular season games". NLL.com. April 8, 2020. Retrieved July 5, 2020.
  4. ^ Saelhof, Todd. "NLL cancels playoffs, moves on to 2021 season". Calgary Sun.
  5. ^ "2020 National Lacrosse League Standings". Pointstreak Stats.