NLL: Rush crush Stealth 20-10 in one-sided contest

April 14, 2018

The Vancouver Stealth (2-14) got on the board first but that was the end of the good news for the last-place team in the NLL. The Saskatchewan Rush (13-3) responded by scoring nine straight goals en route to an easy 20-10 victory. The Rush started third-string goalie Adam Shute and after the shaky start—giving up a goal to Vancouver’s Tony Malcom just 35 seconds into the game—he settled in and…

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Rush Prove To Be Bad Xmas Hosts, Crush Black Wolves 24-11

December 24, 2017

Former Saskatchewan Rush goalie Aaron Bold was given a rude welcome back to SaskTel Centre Saturday night as his former team handily beat the New England Black Wolves 24-11. The win keeps Saskatchewan (2-0) in a tie for first place with the Colorado Mammoth in the NLL West Division, while the Black Wolves drop to 1-1 and a second-place tie in the East. The Rush came out strong, getting off…

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Kirk and Carlson Together Again

November 15, 2017

Evan Kirk and Tyler Carlson have been reunited as a goaltending duo with the Saskatchewan Rush after Kirk came to the team during the offseason in a blockbuster trade with the New England Black Wolves. Kirk and Carlson entered the National Lacrosse League as a goaltending tandem for the Minnesota Swarm in 2012. Kirk was the sixth-overall pick in the draft leading up to that season and highly touted; Carlson…

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Saskatchewan Rush Will Win the Champion’s Cup

June 4, 2017

Prior to the start of the 2017 season, I predicted that the Saskatchewan Rush would three-peat in the Champion’s Cup. However with the finals just days away, the Rush appear to be the underdogs and the Georgia Swarm look to be the unstoppable force destined to win it all. But let’s not count the Rush out just yet. Saskatchewan is a combined plus-10 in two playoff games so far this…

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Rush Outlast Bandits 11-9 in Game 1 of Champion’s Cup

May 29, 2016

The Saskatchewan Rush are one huge step closer to repeating as NLL champions with last night’s 11-9 win over the Buffalo Bandits. The win puts Saskatchewan in the driver’s seat in the best-of-three series as the two teams head west to Saskatoon for Game 2. In spite of a combined 26 shots on goal in the first quarter, both goalies frustrated the opposition offenses with rock solid performances. Aaron Bold…

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Rush Look to Bury Roughnecks in Game 2 of West Finals

May 21, 2016

After earning a decisive win in Game 1 of the West Division Finals, the Saskatchewan Rush will seek to move on to their second straight Champion’s Cup when they take on the Calgary Roughnecks in Saskatoon tonight. Game 1 was tied 8-8 after three quarters, but the Rush went on a three-goal run to open the fourth and build up a lead the Roughnecks had no answer for en route…

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Second Round of NLL Playoffs Opens With Roughnecks Hosting Rush

May 14, 2016

The Calgary Roughnecks (8-10) take on the Saskatchewan Rush (13-5) tonight in the Scotiabank Saddledome in Game 1 of the NLL West Division Finals.  This is the third year in a row that this matchup determines the West champion, with the teams splitting the previous two series. Saskatchewan has to be considered the favourite in this series by a pretty wide margin. They tied with the Buffalo Bandits for the…

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Defending Champion Rush Take Season Opener 10-8 Over Roughnecks

January 3, 2016

  The Saskatchewan Rush spoiled the Calgary Roughnecks’ home opener on Saturday night, taking a 10-8, come-from-behind victory in front of a crowd of 11,977 fans. The new-look Roughnecks got off to a quick start when defenseman Dan McRae picked up a goal on transition following a forced turnover just 1:21 into the game. And that was the story for much of the first quarter—Calgary’s defense was able to intercept…

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2016 NLL Breakout Player Predictions: Saskatchewan Rush

August 19, 2015

As the season approaches, we have a great opportunity to look at a few other players, aside from Aaron Bold, who have the ability to become breakout players in 2016 for the Saskatchewan Rush. This roster no doubt is loaded with talent, so it should come as no surprise that potential is there. But who will step to the foreground and help carry this team in 2016? Let’s start with…

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