PREVIEW: Saskatchewan VS Philadelphia (Mar.28)

Mar 27, 2024

Philadelphia, PA – Thursday evening, the Saskatchewan Rush and Philadelphia Wings will battle it out for one of the final playoff spots inside Wells Fargo Center.


Saskatchewan is coming off a 9-7 loss against the Georgia Swarm at GAS South Arena. Robert Church led the squad with four goals and two assists for a second straight game. He now has 37 goals and 37 assists on the season to lead the Rush. Frank Scigliano made 44 saves in the loss, moving his save percentage to .775 and goals against average to 11.29 on the season.


Brotherly Love: In his first and only game in Philly, Ryan Keenan had a hat trick and two assists as the Rush beat the Wings 15-10. 


Philadelphia last time out, they fell 21-12 against the Vancouver Warriors. Mitch Jones had four goals and six assists on home turf. Jones leads the team with 24 goals and 59 assists this year. Between the pipes, Zach Higgins has played 746:54 this season, and posts a .782 save percentage and a 12.13 goals against average. 


Keeping Up With A Jones: Mitch Jones has carried the Wings this season and in his career against Saskatchewan, he has 49 points in 11 games.


Faceoff from Wells Fargo Center in Philadelphia is at 5:00PM Sask Time. You can listen to the full game, starting with the pre-game show on 92.9 The Bull with Cody Janzen at 4:45PM. Following the game, Cody Janzen will have the post-game show on 92.9 The Bull. Viewers in Canada can watch the game on TSN+ and those in America on ESPN+ and NBC Sports Philadelphia.

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