Rush Sale to Blades a Good Move for Both Sides

July 6, 2021

The recent announcement that the Saskatchewan Rush have been sold by Bruce Urban to the Saskatoon Blades surprised many. But in the long term, this is a move that should be good for everyone involved. Urban bought the team in 2005 and moved it to his hometown of Edmonton, AB. The franchise was originally the Syracuse Smash, operating in New York from 1998-2000 before moving to Ottawa and being renamed…


NLL: Saskatchewan Rush add depth to their roster in draft

September 26, 2020

The Saskatchewan Rush came away from this year’s NLL draft with seven prospects that have the potential to add significant depth to an already strong core on both ends of the floor. The Rush had two first-round picks, in the seventh and 12th spots overall. With the seventh-overall pick, they selected Marshall Powless. The younger brother of the Toronto Rock’s Johnny Powless, the lefty sniper declared early for the draft,…


NLL: Rush explode for 17 goals in win over Warriors

March 8, 2020

The Saskatchewan Rush offense has struggled to find offensive consistency this season, but finally put things together on Saturday night when they handed the Vancouver Warriors a 17-7 drubbing. The win improves the Rush record to 7-3, keeping them locked into first place in the West Division, while the Warriors continue to struggle, sitting in last place in the division at 4-9. Saskatchewan got off to a quick lead, going…


NLL: Second half surge gives Rock 9-8 win over Rush

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March 2, 2020

A strong second half, powered by Reid Reinholdt’s hat trick, erased a four-goal deficit and gave the Toronto Rock a 9-8 win over the Saskatchewan Rush Saturday night. The win improves the Rock to 7-3, maintaining their hold on first place in the North Division. The Rush remain in first place in the West Division in spite of the loss, but drop to 6-3 on the season. The Rush’s Ryan…


NLL: Late Game Rally Gives Rush the Win Over Mammoth

February 10, 2020

After three evenly contested quarters, the hometown Saskatchewan Rush scored four times in the final frame to defeat the Colorado Mammoth by a 9-7 score Saturday night. Colorado drew first blood on the very first possession of the game when Jacob Ruest snapped a shot at a bad angle on net late in the shot clock. The shot snuck past Rush goaltender Evan Kirk, putting the Mammoth on top just 33 seconds…


NLL: Mammoth trounce Rush 12-6

January 20, 2020

The Colorado Mammoth took a convincing win from the Saskatchewan Rush Saturday night in Saskatoon, with a 12-6 final score. The win improves the Mammoth to 4-3 on the season while the Rush drop to 3-2. Saskatchewan got off to a quick and encouraging start, sniping three goals in the first five minutes of the game. That’s when Colorado took the game over. The Mammoth would score seven times in…


NLL: Rush cruise to 11-4 win over Riptide

December 29, 2019

The Saskatchewan Rush made quick work of the New York Riptide in New York’s home opener, jumping out to an early 6-0 lead and earning an 11-4 victory. The Rush improve to 2-1 with the win while the expansion Riptide continue to struggle, sitting at 0-4 so far. Robert Church sniped the first goal of the game for Saskatchewan at the 3:47 mark of the first quarter. Rookie Holden Garlent…


Black Wolves Pounce on the Road, Beating Rush 12-8

December 15, 2019

The New England Black Wolves improved to 2-0, with both wins coming on the road, as they defeated the Saskatchewan Rush 12-8 in NLL Week 2 action. Coming off a 12-8 win in Toronto last week, the Black Wolves attack was hot early, running up a quick lead, while goalie Doug Jamieson made key stops to allow his team to maintain momentum. The Rush fall to 1-1 on the season…


NLL Season in Review: Saskatchewan Rush

July 7, 2019

Most teams would consider finishing the regular season in first place to be a success, especially after a bit of upheaval in the organization. But most teams aren’t the Saskatchewan Rush. The 2019 season saw the Rush miss the NLL finals for the first time since 2015 when they won their very first title while still located in Edmonton. This year they were bounced from the postseason in the first round,…


Mammoth Outlast Rush for 11-10 OT Win

May 6, 2019

There will be a new champion in the NLL this year. The Colorado Mammoth upset the defending champion Saskatchewan Rush 11-10 in overtime on Friday night. The win marked the first time the Mammoth have won a postseason game against the Rush and the first time they have ever won a game of any kind in Saskatoon. For the Rush, it was the abrupt end to a season that had…