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…

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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…

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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…

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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…

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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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