For 5 straight seasons, the Saskatchewan Rush breezed by means of the common season, ending first within the West Division with ease.
This yr, to assert the highest spot within the west, took a victory of their common season finale. The Rush jumped out to an unimaginable 11-1 lead by means of the primary half, en path to a 13-Eight victory over the Colorado Mammoth on Saturday. Saskatchewan has gained the West Division yearly since transferring from Edmonton, a straight six general.
“It simply exhibits the consistency of our staff, our gamers, and the onerous work they put in, the group as a complete,” head coach Derek Keenan mentioned. “We’ve had some adversity this yr and there all the time is, however this yr’s been a troublesome yr, so we’ve needed to battle some ups and downs.”
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Though Saturday’s contest featured many extra ups than downs for the Rush, the staff is aware of that they’ll have a a lot more durable time in opposition to Colorado when the 2 meet on Friday within the West Division semifinal.
“It’s not simple to beat a staff 4 occasions [in] a season,” Keenan mentioned. “So, we’re going to need to be actually good. Clearly we bought a extremely good have a look at them tonight, however we’ll have one other have a look at them this week to see if we have to make any changes.”
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“It was a bit little bit of a press release to have the ability to get this win in opposition to them,” Rush ahead Marty Dinsdale mentioned. “However we’re going to going to need to do it once more. It doesn’t imply something except we will get the win subsequent weekend. So we’ll have a look at movie, have a look at what made us profitable [in] this sport and attempt to repeat it.”
Since transferring to Saskatchewan the Rush have been practically unbeatable at Sasktel Centre with a file of 6-1.
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