The Rapid City Rush held the lead heading into the 3rd period Friday night but the defending Kelly Cup Champ Colorado Eagles pulled away in an intense final period for the 4-2 victory.
Each teams' respective netminder held court between the pipes Wednesday night as it took extra time for the Colorado Eagles to squeeze out a 2-1 victory over the Rapid City Rush.
The Rapid City Rush and Utah Grizzlies continued their suspended game from Friday night. While the Grizzles started the 2nd period with a 3-1 advantage it was the Rush who celebrated a 7-5 decision Sunday afternoon and a weekend sweep.
After Friday night's game was against the Grizzlies suspended to Sunday for player safety issues, the Rush dug in their heels to earn "a night of firsts" win on Saturday night.
A three-goal middle frame gave the Rush a 3-2 lead heading into the final 20min of regulation but the Eagles forced OT and an unfortunate penalty gave them a powerplay opportunity for the 4-3 win Saturday night.
The Rapid City Rush held the lead the majority of the contest Friday night but the visiting Colorado Eagles rallied to steal the win.
The Rapid City Rush get an early Christmas present as they top the visiting Idaho Steelheads 3-1 to end their 10-game slump.
Despite having a 2-0 lead deep into the 2nd period the Rapid City Rush suffered their 10th straight defeat as the Idaho Steelheads rallied for a 3-2 victory Friday night.