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Matthews has seven points as Rush down Roughnecks

The Canadian Press

1/18/2014 12:40:49 AM

EDMONTON -- Mark Matthews scored four goals and added three assists as the Edmonton Rush downed the Calgary Roughnecks 15-8 in National Lacrosse League action on Friday.

Curtis Knight had four goals and an assist, Chris Corbeil scored three times and added two assists, Jarett Davis had two goals, and Robert Church and John LaFontaine had a goal apiece for the Rush (3-0). Riley Loewen chipped in with four assists.

Dane Dobbie scored three and helped on another, Scott Ranger had two goals, and Tor Reinholdt, Geoff Snider, and Jeff Shattler had a goal apiece for Calgary (1-2). Karsen Leung and Shawn Evans had three assists each.

Calgary's goaltenders Mike Poulin and Frankie Scigliano combined to make 34 saves. Poulin stopped 14-of-23 shots in 20:50, while Scigliano allowed six goals on 26 shots in 39:10.

Edmonton goaltender Aaron Bold made 31 saves for the win.