Sunday, April 3, 2016
RUSH SELLOUT SASKTEL CENTRE, BEAT ROUGHNECKS 11-9
Rush President Lee Genier said, “On behalf of Rush Owner, Bruce Urban and the entire Rush organization, we are incredibly excited to announce a complete sell out for the game tonight 14,941. We thank the amazing fans that have made this happen. The entire province has embraced the Saskatchewan Rush and it has been a fantastic journey. It is an incredible honour to be able to announce this figure.
Genier credits the amazing fans, the work of his entire staff and the commitment of owner Bruce Urban to this endeavour. “We look forward to many more sellouts and to make this province extremely proud of this team they have adopted and made their own.”
On the turf, Mark Matthews scored a hat trick as the Rush got past the Roughnecks 11-9.
Ben McIntosh and Robert Church both struck twice with Brett Mydske, Riley Loewen, Jeff Cornwall and Zack Greer rounding out the attack for the Rush (10-3).
Dane Dobbie and Curtis Dickson also had hat tricks for Calgary (6-9). Garrett McIntosh, Reilly O'Connor and Jeff Shattler also chipped in.
Aaron Bold made 36 saves for the win in net as Frankie Scigliano kicked out 37-of-46 shots in 50:37. Christian Del Bianco went the rest of the way and stopped the lone shot he faced.
Saskatchewan was 5 for 7 on the power play while the Roughnecks scored twice on seven chances with the man advantage.
(With files from the Canadian Press, SaskRush.com)