Niagara Gazette

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March 22, 2013

Bandits host Edmonton

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Niagara Gazette — Edmonton can clinch the playoffs with a pair of wins and a Colorado loss this weekend. The Rush are coming off a win over defending NLL champion Rochester, the team that beat them to earn that title last season.

"Regardless of the win, it doesn't feel as good as if we would have won last year," Rush goalie Aaron Bold said of the team's win over Rochester. "Besides that, I think we've been playing very consistent as a team. The camaraderie is really coming together. This weekend is a very typical situation for us and we're looking to come out on top."

Kilgour said that the Bandits may stand pat and not make many changes to the lineup for tonight's game. Forward Derek Hopcroft made his season debut last weekend, contributing three goals and two assists.

"It's so great to finally get in the lineup," Hopcroft said. "I felt that I needed to come in and help contribute with the offense, put up some numbers and try to get the win for our team. Personally, with the goals and assists I put up this week, it definitely felt great to feel that I'm part of this offense and I want to continue to be a part of this offense. 

Alex-Kedoh Hill has yet to join the club, Kilgour noted. The team traded defenseman Scott Self for the forward at the trade deadline last week.

"We're working on getting (Hill) on to the roster," Kilgour said. "It's a work in progress right now." 

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