ROUGHNECKS VICTORIOUS IN HOME OPENER
Calgary, AB - The Calgary Roughnecks used two six-goal quarters to power past the Vancouver Stealth by a score of 15-12 on Friday evening at the Scotiabank Saddledome.
Leading the offensive surge for the home side was alternate captain Curtis Dickson with three goals and a trio of helpers. Holden Cattoni and Riley Loewen also added hat-tricks for the Riggers who picked up their first win in six home opener battles against the Stealth.
For the visitors, Logan Schuss found the back of the net on five occasions while adding three assists to finish the night with a game-high eight points.
Frank Scigliano went the distance between the pipes for Calgary, turning aside 51 of the 63 shots he faced.
The Roughnecks, now 1-1 on the young season, next see action on Friday, December 29, when the Colorado Mammoth visit the 'Dome (7:00 p.m., NLL TV). New this year, the party in the Rough House begins with a $5 Happy Hour featuring food and beverage specials on the concourse. The $5 menu will run from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m. during all home games.
$5 Happy Hour Menu
Beverages: 14 oz. Domestic Draught, 6 oz. Wine and 1 oz. Highballs
Food: Cheeseburgers and Pizza by the Slice
Following next Friday's game, fans are encouraged to remain seated for a fireworks display before heading down to the turf for autographs and photos with the Roughnecks.
Single game tickets are available for as low as $38.75 for adults, $29 for students and $22 for children (excludes applicable fees). 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 1-855-985-5000.
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