2009 Edmonton Rush season

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2009 Edmonton Rush
Division 6th West
2009 record 5-11
Home record 4-4
Road record 1-7
Goals for 159
Goals against 200
General Manager Bob Hamley
Coach Bob Hamley
Captain Chris McElroy
Alternate captains Jimmy Quinlan
Rory Glaves
Arena Rexall Place
Average attendance 8,347
Team leaders
Goals Dan Teat (28)
Assists Dan Teat (41)
Points Dan Teat (69)
Penalties in minutes Ryan McNish (44)
Loose Balls Ian Hawksbee (150)
Wins Chris Levis (4)
Goals against average Chris Levis (11.27)

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The Edmonton Rush are a lacrosse team based in Edmonton playing in the National Lacrosse League (NLL). The 2009 season was the 4th in franchise history.

Regular season[edit]

Conference standings[edit]

Reference: [1]

East Division
P Team GP W L PCT GB Home Road GF GA Diff
1 New York Titansxy 16 10 6 0.625 0.0 5–3 5–3 190 180 +10
2 Buffalo Banditsx 16 10 6 0.625 0.0 5–3 5–3 223 170 +53
3 Boston Blazersx 16 10 6 0.625 0.0 4–4 6–2 181 168 +13
4 Rochester Knighthawksx 16 7 9 0.438 3.0 6–2 1–7 169 197 -28
5 Philadelphia Wings 16 7 9 0.438 3.0 4–4 3–5 188 193 -5
6 Toronto Rock 16 6 10 0.375 4.0 3–5 3–5 194 218 -24
West Division
P Team GP W L PCT GB Home Road GF GA Diff
1 Calgary Roughnecksxyz 16 12 4 0.750 0.0 5–3 7–1 206 167 +39
2 Portland LumberJaxx 16 9 7 0.563 3.0 4–4 5–3 181 177 +4
3 San Jose Stealthx 16 7 9 0.438 5.0 5–3 2–6 200 185 +15
4 Colorado Mammothx 16 7 9 0.438 5.0 4–4 3–5 172 184 -12
5 Minnesota Swarm 16 6 10 0.375 6.0 2–6 4–4 174 198 -24
6 Edmonton Rush 16 5 11 0.313 7.0 4–4 1–7 159 200 -41

x–Clinched playoff berth; c–Clinched playoff berth by crossing over to another division; y–Clinched division; z–Clinched best regular season record; GP–Games Played; W–Wins; L–Losses
GBGames back; PCT–Win percentage; Home–Record at Home; Road–Record on the Road; GF–Goals scored; GA–Goals allowed; Diff–Difference between goals scored and allowed

Game log[edit]

Reference:[2]

Game Date Opponent Location Score OT Attendance Record
1 January 10, 2009 @ Calgary Roughnecks Pengrowth Saddledome L 9–10 OT 11,197 0–1
2 January 16, 2009 Portland LumberJax Rexall Place W 11–10 8,017 1–1
3 January 23, 2009 @ Portland LumberJax Rose Garden L 10–15 6,894 1–2
4 January 24, 2009 @ Colorado Mammoth Pepsi Center W 11–9 16,734 2–2
5 January 29, 2009 Buffalo Bandits Rexall Place L 8–13 6,298 2–3
6 January 31, 2009 @ San Jose Stealth HP Pavilion at San Jose L 6–16 3,256 2–4
7 February 7, 2009 @ Toronto Rock Air Canada Centre L 9–16 13,468 2–5
8 February 22, 2009 Colorado Mammoth Rexall Place W 10–9 7,249 3–5
9 February 27, 2009 Philadelphia Wings Rexall Place L 9–14 14,710 3–6
10 March 13, 2009 Calgary Roughnecks Rexall Place L 10–22 8,136 3–7
11 March 21, 2009 @ San Jose Stealth HP Pavilion at San Jose L 10–11 4,034 3–8
12 March 28, 2009 Toronto Rock Rexall Place W 16–12 7,356 4–8
13 April 3, 2009 Portland LumberJax Rexall Place W 11–10 6,517 5–8
14 April 4, 2009 @ Minnesota Swarm Xcel Energy Center L 7–9 12,476 5–9
15 April 11, 2009 Calgary Roughnecks Rexall Place L 13–14 8,500 5–10
16 April 17, 2009 @ Colorado Mammoth Pepsi Center L 9–10 16,727 5–11

Player stats[edit]

Reference: [1]

Runners (Top 10)[edit]

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; LB = Loose Balls; PIM = Penalty Minutes

Player GP G A Pts LB PIM
Dan Teat 16 28 41 69 55 4
Andy Secore 16 23 40 63 52 9
Mike Hominuck 13 15 32 47 47 6
Ryan Benesch 14 17 27 44 71 2
Callum Crawford 13 19 22 41 48 0
Jimmy Quinlan 15 16 15 31 60 31
Jason Wulder 7 7 12 19 34 2
Ian Hawksbee 16 3 11 14 150 16
Scott Self 16 5 8 13 90 14
Totals 250 409 301 1033 35

Goaltenders[edit]

Note: GP = Games Played; MIN = Minutes; W = Wins; L = Losses; GA = Goals Against; Sv% = Save Percentage; GAA = Goals Against Average

Player GP MIN W L GA Sv% GAA
Chris Levis 16 596:08 4 6 111 .777 11.17
Steve Dietrich 10 295:45 1 4 69 .742 14.00
Brandon Atherton 6 72:27 0 1 18 .714 14.91
Totals 5 11 200 .759 12.50

Transactions[edit]

New players[edit]

  • Cam Bergman - acquired in trade
  • Andrew Biers - acquired in trade
  • Steve Dietrich - acquired in trade
  • Greg Hinman - acquired in trade
  • Spencer Martin - acquired in trade
  • Chris McKay - acquired in trade
  • Tim O'Brien - signed as free agent
  • Lindsay Plunkett - acquired in trade

Players not returning[edit]

  • Mac Allen - traded
  • Troy Bonterre - traded
  • Kyle Goundrey - released
  • Kris Hartzell - traded
  • Matt King - traded
  • Ben Prepchuk - not playing in 2009[3]
  • Dan Stroup - released
  • Brendan Thenhaus - traded
  • Kurtis Wagar - traded

Trades[edit]

June 30, 2008 To Edmonton Rush
Lindsay Plunkett
Matt Brown
To Rochester Knighthawks
Troy Bonterre
Mac Allen
3rd round pick in 2008 Entry Draft - Brendan Loftus
July 1, 2008 To Edmonton Rush
Chris McKay
To Minnesota Swarm
Conditional 2nd round pick in 2008 Entry Draft
July 2, 2008 To Edmonton Rush
Greg Hinman
To Buffalo Bandits
*3rd round pick in 2009 Entry Draft - Ben Hunt
July 8, 2008 To Edmonton Rush
Steve Dietrich
**1st round pick in 2008 Entry Draft - Andrew Watt
To Calgary Roughnecks
Matt King
Kris Hartzell
1st round pick in 2008 Entry Draft - Matt Danowski
July 24, 2008 To Edmonton Rush
Cam Bergman
To Boston Blazers
Brenden Thenhaus
Kurtis Wagar
September 7, 2008 To Edmonton Rush
Andrew Biers
1st round pick in 2008 Entry Draft - Ryan Campbell
To Minnesota Swarm
1st round pick in 2008 Entry Draft - Andrew Watt
September 15, 2008[4]
To Edmonton Rush
Spencer Martin
To Portland LumberJax
Matt Brown
October 2, 2008[5]
To Edmonton Rush
Ryan McNish
3rd round pick in 2010 Entry Draft - Alexander Kedoh Hill
To Calgary Roughnecks
***1st round pick in 2010 Entry Draft - David Brock
January 14, 2009[6]
To Edmonton Rush
Ryan Benesch
Derek Suddons
To Toronto Rock
1st round pick in 2009 Entry Draft - Joel Dalgarno
**2nd round pick in 2010 Entry Draft - Josh Gillam
March 17, 2009[7]
To Edmonton Rush
2nd round pick in 2009 Entry Draft - Dane Stevens
To Toronto Rock
Steve Dietrich

*Later traded to the Washington Stealth
**Later traded to the Minnesota Swarm
***Later traded to the Boston Blazers

Entry draft[edit]

The 2008 NLL Entry Draft took place on September 7, 2008.[8] The Rush selected the following players:

Round Overall Player College/Club
1 4 Jamie Floris Bellarmine University
1 10 Ryan Campbell Dowling College
3 27 Kelly Kilpatrick Coquitlam, BC
5 51 Myles Kenny Victoria, BC
6 64 Adam Foss New Westminster, BC

Roster[edit]

2009 Edmonton Rush roster
Active (23-man) roster Inactive roster Coaches
Goaltenders
Defensemen
  • 55 Canada Shayne Bennett
  • 18 Canada Andrew Biers
  • 43 Canada Rory Glaves (A)
  • 36 Canada Chris McKay
  • 11 Canada Ryan McNish
  •  6 Canada Scott Self
  •  7 Canada Derek Suddons
  • 29 Canada Buck Stobart
Forwards
Transition
  • 88 Canada Ian Hawksbee
  • 15 Canada Chris McElroy (C)
  •  8 Canada Chris Seller
Practice Squad
  • -- Canada Mike MacLeod
Injured Reserve
  •  5 Canada Ian Crashley
Holdout
  • -- United States Dave Cutten
  • -- Canada Curt Morwick
  • 12 Canada Lindsay Plunkett
Restricted list
Head Coach
Assistant Coaches
  • Chris Stachniak

Legend
  • * Suspended list
  • (C) Captain
  • (A) Alternate captain


NLL Transactions

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "National Lacrosse League - 2009 Regular Season - Standings". NLL.com. Retrieved May 3, 2012. 
  2. ^ "Edmonton Rush – National Lacrosse League". NLL.com. Retrieved May 6, 2012. 
  3. ^ Tutka, Paul (November 20, 2009). "Ben Prepchuk not playing in NLL during 2009 season". NLLInsider.com. Archived from the original on 8 January 2009. Retrieved 2008-11-26. 
  4. ^ "Brown To Portland, Martin To Edmonton". NLL.com. September 15, 2008. Archived from the original on 18 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-15. 
  5. ^ "Roughnecks Trade McNish To Rush". NLL.com. October 2, 2008. Archived from the original on 4 October 2008. Retrieved 2008-10-02. 
  6. ^ "Rock Trade Benesch & Suddons to Rush". NLL.com. January 14, 2009. Archived from the original on 21 January 2009. Retrieved 2009-01-15. 
  7. ^ "Recap of Trade Deadline Moves". NLL.com. March 17, 2009. Archived from the original on 23 March 2009. Retrieved 2009-03-17. 
  8. ^ "Daryl Veltman Selected First By Boston". NLL.com. September 7, 2008. Archived from the original on 7 September 2008. Retrieved 2008-09-08.