NLL: Roughnecks win 17-12, handing Rush third-straight loss

February 11, 2019

This is unfamiliar territory for the Saskatchewan Rush. The defending NLL champions lost their third-straight game on Saturday night as the Calgary Roughnecks easily bested them by a 17-12 score. The win moves the Roughnecks (5-4) up to a tie with the San Diego Seals for first place in the West Division, while the Rush (3-4) slide to third place in the division. The Rush took a commanding lead early,…

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NLL: Rock stay on top with win over Rush

February 5, 2019

After winning their sixth game this season 16-13 against Saskatchewan Rush on Friday night at Scotiabank Arena, the Toronto Rock stay comfortably seated atop the NLL standings. Opening up the game with back-to-back goals – something we have come to expect of the Rock this year, Toronto took the lead early on. The Rush would not take this too kindly as the 2018 NLL Cup winners rallied to score three…

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NLL: Thompson’s 300th point leads Swarm over Rush

January 29, 2019

After recording their first two loses of the season last week the Georgia Swarm bounced back at home in big way taking down the defending champions Saskatchewan Rush 13-10. Georgia got in the game very early as Lyle Thompson scored the first goal just 22 seconds into the first quarter. Thompson’s goal was just the start of an early offensive explosion for the Swarm. With Georgia holding a 5-0 lead…

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NLL: Third quarter surge gives Rush 12-7 win over Knighthawks

January 20, 2019

If you don’t count the third quarter, the Rochester Knighthawks played the Saskatchewan Rush to a 7-7 stalemate in Saturday’s game. But you do count the third quarter, the Rush went on a 5-0 run during those 15 minutes to take the 12-7 victory. With the win, Saskatchewan remains in first place in the NLL’s West Division with a 3-1 record. Rochester drops to 1-3 and remain in fifth place…

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Rush Take 14-10 Victory Over Warriors

January 13, 2019

The Saskatchewan Rush continued their winning ways Saturday night with a 14-10 win over the Vancouver Warriors. With the win, the Rush (2-1) maintain their hold on first place in the NLL West Division, while the Warriors (1-4) remain in fourth place in the division. Saskatchewan got off to a quick start, scoring twice in the first minute of the game and adding two more over the first five minutes….

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NLL: Rush earn 16-12 win over Seals in home opener

January 6, 2019

After raising their 2018 NLL championship banner, the Saskatchewan Rush won every quarter against the expansion San Diego Seals to take a 16-12 win at home. The victory puts the defending champs at 1-1 on the season, while the Seals drop to 1-2. Prior to the game, there was a banner raising to celebrate the Rush’s 2018 championship, their third in the last four years. Additionally, the four members of…

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NLL: Black Wolves rush in for win

December 31, 2018

The Saskatchewan Rush were narrowly defeated by the New England Black Wolves 12-11 on Friday night at Mohegan Sun and, in the process, shocked many in the lacrosse community who expected the defending NLL champions to soundly, and maybe easily, defeat the Wolves. Saskatchewan went down quickly in the game but then seemed to turn things around and dominate as they went on a run while the Black Wolves to…

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NLL Preview: Saskatchewan Rush

December 17, 2018

What does a franchise do to top winning its third championship in four years? That’s the question for the Saskatchewan Rush going into this season. General Manager/Head Coach Derek Keenan has continued to make moves designed to keep the Rush at the top of the standings for this year and beyond. Offseason recap Keenan has always been a defence-first guy and the offseason moves made by the Rush continued to…

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NLL Protected Player Lists

July 4, 2018

PHILADELPHIA, July 3, 2018 – The National Lacrosse League (NLL), the largest men’s professional indoor lacrosse league in North America, today announces the protected player lists from each team in advance of the 2018 NLL Expansion Draft on July 16th. The Philadelphia Wings hold the 1st overall selection in the 2018 Expansion Draft. Both the Wings and the San Diego Seals will make alternating picks throughout 9 rounds (18 total selections). No current NLL…

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NLL: Rush dynasty intact with third title in four years

June 13, 2018

Saskatchewan Rush champions again, third title in four years. Jeff Shattler named Most Valuable Player. Saturday night the Saskatchewan Rush claimed their third championship in the last four years as they defeated the Rochester Knighthawks 15-10 in front of 13,645 fans at Sasktel Centre. Jeff Shattler was named Most Valuable Player with another four goal performance in game three. Shattler finished the playoffs with eight goals and seven assists. “I’ve been…

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