NLL: LeClair’s return bolsters Roughnecks for win over rival Rush

March 18, 2022

Facing a critical double-header weekend with their post-season hopes largely hanging in the balance, the Calgary Roughnecks got the start they needed and defeated the Saskatchewan Rush 14-12. Going into a rare Thursday night game (which coincided with St. Patrick’s Day), head coach Curt Malawsky held a morning video session and challenged his Roughneck players to be better. “We had some honest conversations in there. It’s not easy to do…


NLL: Church scores overtime winner for Rush

February 28, 2022

The Saskatchewan Rush picked up a much-needed victory over the Colorado Mammoth on Saturday night, taking a 10-9 win in overtime. The win improves Saskatchewan’s record to 3-6, while Colorado drops to 6-3. The Rush offence came out of the gate very aggressive and opened up an early 3-0 lead on goals from Robert Church, Chris Corbeil (his first of the season) and Austin Murphy. Colorado’s Eli McLaughlin finally responded by…


NLL: Flailing Rush pick up Penney after record falls to 2-6

February 24, 2022

The Saskatchewan Rush tallied another loss on Sunday afternoon, falling 12-10 to the Colorado Mammoth at Ball Arena. With a highly skilled and veteran lineup, the Mammoth secured second place in the NLL’s West Division as they approach the halfway point of the regular season with an impressive record of 6-2. But the Rush now sit at just 2-6; a far cry from the days of domination they’ve enjoyed for…


NLL: Schuss rebounds with six points to lead Warriors over Rush

February 14, 2022

The Vancouver Warriors faced off against the Saskatchewan Rush on Friday night at Rogers Arena in downtown VanCity. Vancouver came out on top with a 13-7 win, which improved the Warriors record to 4-3 for third place in the west. Saskatchewan fell to a record of 2-5, placing fifth in the west. All four quarters were extremely similar in scoring between these two franchises. The difference was the second quarter,…


NLL: Rush earn decisive 16-7 win over Panther City

January 31, 2022

Although they’re off to one of their worst starts in years, the Saskatchewan Rush were looking like world beaters on Saturday night, taking a 16-7 win over Panther City Lacrosse Club. The win improves the Rush to 2-4, good for fourth place in the West Division, while the expansion PCLC remain in last place in the division at 1-5. Playing in front of a home crowd, this one was never…


NLL: Seals down struggling Rush 12-11

January 15, 2022

Austin Staats scored a hat trick, along with three assists to help power the San Diego Seals to a 12-11 win over the Saskatchewan Rush on Friday night. The win improves the Seals to 4-1 on the season and has them in sole possession of first place in the West Division. The Rush drop to 1-4 and sit in fifth place in the West. Saskatchewan opened the scoring less than…


NLL: FireWolves rebound with first team win

January 10, 2022

On a chilly Saturday night in Albany, the FireWolves hosted the Saskatchewan Rush in a battle of two teams looking to get a much-needed win. The FireWolves’ Jackson Nishimura opened up the game’s scoring just 12 seconds into the first quarter thanks to a deflection from teammate Tony Malcom’s shot. Only 17 seconds later the FireWolves would score again from a Joe Resetarits bouncing shot. Less than six minutes later, Resetarits set…


NLL: Rush transition kills hopes of home opener win for Warriors

December 20, 2021

The only British Columbia-based National Lacrosse league team played their first home game of the season Friday night at Rogers Arena in a nail biter game vs the Saskatchewan Rush. The Vancouver Warriors dropped their first home game 10-9 which brings their season record to 2-1 for the 2021/2022 season. The Warriors didn’t come away with the two points, but they can take away a multitude of positives from their…


NLL: Roughnecks Survive Late Game Surge by Rush

December 12, 2021

The Calgary Roughnecks spoiled the Saskatchewan Rush’s home opener by earning an 11-10 victory Saturday night, in front of 9,112 fans at SaskTel Centre. The win improves Calgary to 1-1 on the season, while the Rush have now dropped their first two games of the season, both by a single goal. The Roughnecks opened the scoring just 35 seconds in when Tyler Pace ripped a shot over Saskatchewan goalie Adam…


NLL: Thunderbirds win thrilling OT game against Rush

December 5, 2021

Rhys Duch wasn’t even supposed to play, but his hat trick led the Halifax Thunderbirds to a 12-11 overtime victory against the Saskatchewan Rush in Halifax on Saturday night. The 13-year veteran said he was supposed to be scratched for the first time in his career until captain Cody Jamieson got hurt in warm-up. Duch was told 10 minutes before game time that he was playing. “We all gotta be…