Toronto Rock Best Edmonton Rush 16-15 in OT

February 28, 2015

When the No. 1 teams in each division face each other, you hope for a down-to-the-wire contest and that’s what we got on Friday night when the Toronto Rock beat the Edmonton Rush 16-15 in overtime. The Rock improve to 8-1 on the season—best in the NLL—while the Rush drop to 4-3 and are now tied with the Colorado Mammoth for first in the West Division. The first quarter saw…


Rush Host Mammoth in 2nd Game of Weekend Series

February 15, 2015

After earning an 11-7 victory on Friday night in Colorado, the Edmonton Rush host the Mammoth on Sunday in the second game of their weekend series. Following Edmonton’s Friday win, they are now tied with Colorado for first place in the West Division, both at 3-2, so this game is of particular importance to both teams. On Friday the two teams had a see-saw battle in the first half with…


Rush and Roughnecks Battle to Climb Out of the Cellar

January 24, 2015

After finishing the 2014 season as the top two teams in the NLL West Division, both the Calgary Roughnecks and the Edmonton Rush have stumbled out of the blocks in 2015. They are currently tied for dead last in the division with 0-2 records. Tonight they face each other in Calgary for the first time this season—one team will break the goose egg and one team will be facing a…


Edmonton Rush Get Set for Their Home Opener Against the Swarm

January 10, 2015

The Edmonton Rush did not have the start to their season that they were hoping for when they dropped their season opener 9-8 to the Buffalo Bandits. This week they’ll try to redeem themselves when they host their home opener against the Minnesota Swarm. The Swarm also lost their season opener last weekend when the Colorado Mammoth poured in 11 fourth-quarter goals to take a convincing 20-13 win. For the…


Edmonton Rush Preseason Recap

December 28, 2014

The 2015 NLL season is just days away and the Edmonton Rush appear to be tuned up and ready to go. The Rush played two scrimmages in the preseason and won them both decisively. They beat the Vancouver Stealth on Dec. 8 by a 13-6 score, then took out their cross-provincial rivals, the Calgary Roughnecks, by an 11-3 score last weekend. All signs are currently pointing to the Rush looking…


Analyzing the Edmonton Rush’s Announced Roster

December 23, 2014

The Edmonton Rush announced their opening day roster on Friday then soundly defeated the Calgary Roughnecks by an 11-3 score, seeming to send a message that the 2015 edition of the Rush were ready for action. The biggest change to the roster will be the absence of forward Curtis Knight, who led the team in goals (35) and was second in total points (72) last year. Knight will be lost…


Ben McIntosh Has Strong Debut for Rush

December 9, 2014

The Edmonton Rush soundly defeated the Vancouver Stealth 13-6 in their first scrimmage of the preseason. The Rush were led by Mark Matthews, who scored a hat trick, while sophomore Robert Church added a pair of goals. But the player many people had their eyes on was the first overall pick in this year’s draft, Ben McIntosh. The rookie forward did not disappoint, adding two goals of his own in…


Stealth and Rush Prepare in Pre Season

December 6, 2014

The Vancouver Stealth will host the Edmonton Rush Saturday night at the Langley Events Centre in a pre-season scrimmage that will pit the best regular-season team in the NLL last year against the worst. The Rush compiled a 16-2 record in the 2014 season, including a record-setting 14-game winning streak to start the year, before getting stopped in their tracks by the Calgary Roughnecks in the West Division Finals. The…


Jarrett Davis Given Long Term Security by Rush

November 10, 2014

Edmonton Rush forward Jarrett Davis is entering his fifth season in the NLL and coming off his best year ever in the league. In his second season with the Rush, Davis tied his career best with 16 goals and added a personal best 37 assists for a total of 53 points. He has now compiled 146 points over 61 games, split evenly between Edmonton and the Rochester Knighthawks. The Bellarmine…


Offseason Recap: Edmonton Rush

November 4, 2014

The Edmonton Rush set an NLL record in 2014 by reeling of 14 consecutive wins en route to the best record in the league (16-2).  Having earned the best record in team history, the stage was set for the Rush to get back to the Champion’s Cup for the second time in three years and win their first title. Unfortunately, it was not to be. The Calgary Roughnecks ousted the…