|Loss to Alaska eliminates Rapid City Rush from playoffs
Sports Staff - March 27, 2017
RAPID CITY, S.D. - A loss to the Alaska Aces Sunday means the Rapid City Rush are eliminated from the postseason.
The Rush fell 4-2 to the Aces in the final meeting between the two teams. The Aces announced they are folding at year's end.
The loss drops the Rush to 25-34-8 with 68 points. With only five games remaining, they will not be able to catch the eighth seeded Aces for playoff contention.
It is the second straight season Rapid City will miss the playoffs.