The 10,655 who spent Sunday afternoon at the Air Canada Centre learned something even the folks in the Alberta capital have been slow to realize: The 2014 Edmonton Rush is something special.
Despite improving its record to 13-0 with a 13-10 win over the Toronto Rock, the Rush still average a pathetic 7,500 fans per home game, so the folks out there might want to wake up and realize what they have been missing thus far.
What they showed Sunday, still a bit bruised after their win in Rochester less than 18 hours prior and a rough commute complete with a snowstorm in the Buffalo area last night, is that unless they have a major meltdown in the playoffs, the remainder of the National Lacrosse League is fighting for second place.
Rush coach Derek Keenan gave all the credit to his players for the longest single-season winning streak in league history.
“It’s about them,” he said. “They keep their composure. And it was a learning process. They’ve been together for th