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Team Facts
Plays in ECHL Team colours Black + Red + White + Gold Town Rapid City, SD, USA Founded 2008

2023-2024 Roster
# N Player A Born Birthplace HT WT S Ctrct
GOALTENDERS
#29 Jason Pawloski (G) 28 1995 Omaha, NE, USA 6'0" 198 L 23/24
#31 Matt Radomsky (G) 24 1999 Winnipeg, MB, CAN 6'2" 192 L 23/24
DEFENSEMEN
#12 Billy Constantinou (D) 22 2001 Scarborough, ON, CAN 6'0" 185 R 23/24
#22
Adam Eby (D) 26 1997 Lancaster, PA, USA 5'10" 181 L 23/24
#19 T.J. Fergus (D) 26 1997 Oakville, ON, CAN 6'0" 181 L 23/24
#8 Kenton Helgesen (D) 29 1994 Fairview, AB, CAN 6'3" 194 L 23/24
#44 Tyson Helgesen (D) 26 1997 Fairview, AB, CAN 6'3" 205 L 23/24
#3 Zack Hoffman (D) 26 1998 Newcastle, ON, CAN 6'3" 203 R 23/24
#59 Cooper Jones (D) 25 1998 Bridgewater, MA, USA 5'8" 183 R
#47 Charles Martin (D) 25 1998 Blainville, QC, CAN 6'0" 185 R 23/24
#2 Chris Perna (D) 26 1998 Pittsford, NY, USA 6'0" 201 L
FORWARDS
#42 Alex Aleardi (C/RW) 31 1992 Fort Wayne, IN, USA 5'9" 170 R 23/24
#91 Blake Bennett (F) 25 1998 Grand Island, NY, USA 5'9" 183 L 23/24
Parker Bowman (C) 24 1999 Bracebridge, ON, CAN 6'0" 185 L 23/24
#16 Simon Boyko (RW) 25 1999 Mississauga, ON, CAN 5'10" 174 R
#10
Maurizio Colella (LW) 26 1997 Tottenham, ON, CAN 6'0" 187 L 23/24
#11 Riley Ginnell (LW/C) 21 2002 Calgary, AB, CAN 6'4" 205 L 23/24
#23 Brett Gravelle (F) 28 1995 Forest Lake, MN, USA 6'1" 185 L 23/24
#77 James Hardie (LW) 22 2002 Barrie, ON, CAN 5'11" 176 L 23/24
#88 Garrett Klotz (LW) 35 1988 Regina, SK, CAN 6'5" 234 L 23/24
#14 Mason McCarty (RW) 27 1997 Blackie, AB, CAN 5'10" 185 R 23/24
#28 Logan Nelson (C) 30 1993 Rogers, MN, USA 6'1" 209 R 23/24
#13 Jimmy Soper (LW) 28 1995 Waterloo, ON, CAN 6'1" 181 L 23/24
#20 Keanu Yamamoto (RW) 27 1996 Spokane, WA, USA 5'10" 170 R 23/24
#71 Brandon Yeamans (C) 25 1998 Maple, ON, CAN 5'10" 174 R 23/24
Position: G: 2, D: 9, F: 14 | Av Age: 26.28 years | Av Ht: 6'0" | Av Wt: 189 lbs | Compare with other teams
Team Staff
Team staff history
Demographics
Nationality
Team Facts
Nationalities 16 players
9 players
Experience Rapid City Rush: 1 566 GP
SHL: 15 GP
HockeyAllsvenskan: 61 GP
AHL: 263 GP
Affiliated Team(s) Calgary Flames (NHL)
Calgary Wranglers (AHL)
Team Captains
Team captaincy history
Arena Information
Arena Name Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Location Rapid City, SD, USA Capacity 5 132 Construction Year 1977
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Latest Transactions
DATE STATUS PLAYER TEAM SOURCE
02/27/2024
02/27/2024 Confirmed Joining Parker Bowman (F) Joining from Nipissing Univ.
02/14/2024
02/14/2024 Confirmed Joining Adam Eby (D) Joining from Savannah Ghost Pirates
02/14/2024 Confirmed Joining Garrett Klotz (F) Joining from Kansas City Mavericks
02/12/2024
02/12/2024 Confirmed Joining Cooper Jones (D) Joining from Idaho Steelheads
02/09/2024
02/09/2024 Up/Down Leaving Connor Murphy (G) Leaving for Calgary Wranglers
02/01/2024
02/01/2024 Confirmed Leaving Nick Parody (D) Leaving for Savannah Ghost Pirates
01/28/2024
01/28/2024 Confirmed Joining Billy Constantinou (D) Joining from Maine Mariners
01/27/2024
01/27/2024 Up/Down Leaving Will Riedell (D) Leaving for Calgary Wranglers
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Team History and Standings
Season League GP W T L OTW OTL GF GA TP P/GP Rank Postseason
2008-2009 CHL 64 22 - 33 - 9 183 231 53 0.83 6 Did not make playoffs
2009-2010 CHL 64 43 - 14 - 7 253 197 93 1.45 1 Champion
2010-2011 CHL 66 40 - 22 - 4 210 200 84 1.27 1 Conference Final loss
2011-2012 CHL 66 38 - 22 - 6 226 176 82 1.24 4 Conference SF loss
2012-2013 CHL 66 35 - 24 - 7 177 179 77 1.17 4 Quarterfinal loss
2013-2014 CHL 66 39 - 23 - 4 220 189 82 1.24 4 Quarterfinal loss
2014-2015 ECHL 72 37 - 28 - 7 218 206 81 1.13 2 Division Final loss
2015-2016 ECHL 72 30 - 35 - 7 177 210 67 0.93 4 Did not make playoffs
2016-2017 ECHL 72 26 - 38 - 8 215 256 60 0.83 7 Did not make playoffs
2017-2018 ECHL 72 25 - 41 - 6 203 268 56 0.78 7 Did not make playoffs
2018-2019 ECHL 72 30 - 33 - 9 168 225 69 0.96 6 Did not make playoffs
2019-2020 ECHL 60 29 - 25 - 6 181 200 64 1.07 5 Playoffs Cancelled
2020-2021 ECHL 71 32 - 35 - 4 197 232 68 0.96 7 Did not make playoffs
2021-2022 ECHL 72 36 - 25 - 11 241 232 83 1.15 2 Division Final loss
2022-2023 ECHL 72 33 - 34 - 5 242 272 71 0.99 6 Did not make playoffs
2023-2024 ECHL 52 20 - 30 - 2 161 200 42 0.81 7 -
Where are they now?
# Player Season Team League GP G A TP PIM
1. Robin Soudek (F) 2023-2024 SC Riessersee Germany3 48 35 40 75 36
2. Peter Quenneville (F) 2023-2024 Storhamar Norway 40 30 37 67 8
3. Jalen Smereck (D) 2023-2024 Cincinnati Cyclones ECHL 52 12 45 57 72
4. Max Coatta (F) 2023-2024 Ritten/Renon AlpsHL 37 29 26 55 4
5. Brett Perlini (F) 2023-2024 Saale Bulls Halle Germany3 38 24 29 53 8
6. Ryan Valentini (F) 2023-2024 Dundee Stars EIHL 40 21 29 50 4
7. Matt Ustaski (F) 2023-2024 Quad City Storm SPHL 33 24 25 49 16
8. Devon LeBlanc (F) 2023-2024 Virden Oil Kings THHL 14 22 27 49 29
9. Dante Salituro (F) 2023-2024 EC Hannover Indians Germany3 44 21 28 49 36
10. Brenden Walker (F) 2023-2024 Ste-Anne Aces SEMHL 15 18 30 48 24
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Franchise All-Time Points
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jesse Schultz (F) 234 99 176 275
2. Scott Wray (F) 314 106 130 236
3. Riley Weselowski (D) 517 39 156 195
4. Konrad Reeder (F) 153 87 107 194
5. Les Reaney (F) 186 70 124 194
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Franchise All-Time Goals
# Player GP G A TP
1. Scott Wray (F) 314 106 130 236
2. Jesse Schultz (F) 234 99 176 275
3. Konrad Reeder (F) 153 87 107 194
4. Les Reaney (F) 186 70 124 194
5. Derek LeBlanc (F) 171 70 60 130
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Franchise All-Time Assists
# Player GP G A TP
1. Jesse Schultz (F) 234 99 176 275
2. Riley Weselowski (D) 517 39 156 195
3. Scott Wray (F) 314 106 130 236
4. Les Reaney (F) 186 70 124 194
5. Logan Nelson (F) 202 67 121 188
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Franchise All-Time PIM
# Player GP G TP PIM
1. Riley Weselowski (D) 517 39 195 440
2. Justin Sawyer (D) 119 5 18 405
3. Garrett Klotz (F) 159 12 35 394
4. Scott Wray (F) 314 106 236 359
5. Kevin Harvey (F) 93 14 36 358
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Franchise All-Time Games played
# Player GP G A TP
1. Riley Weselowski (D) 517 39 156 195
2. Scott Wray (F) 314 106 130 236
3. Jesse Schultz (F) 234 99 176 275
4. Logan Nelson (F) 202 67 121 188
5. Winston Day Chief (F) 202 63 86 149
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Franchise All-Time Points per Game
# Player GP G TP PPG
1. Hudson Elynuik (F) 2 1 3 1.50
2. Kelly Klima (F) 3 4 4 1.33
3. Ryan Menei (F) 66 39 87 1.32
4. Konrad Reeder (F) 153 87 194 1.27
5. Shawn Limpright (F) 65 28 81 1.25
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Franchise All-Time Points per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Ryan Menei (F) 2010-2011 CHL 66 39 48 87 1.32 31
2. Les Reaney (F) 2009-2010 CHL 64 28 58 86 1.34 150
3. Jesse Schultz (F) 2013-2014 CHL 66 23 62 85 1.29 26
4. Konrad Reeder (F) 2011-2012 CHL 65 37 45 82 1.26 37
5. Shawn Limpright (F) 2011-2012 CHL 65 28 53 81 1.25 83
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Franchise All-Time Goals per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Ryan Menei (F) 2010-2011 CHL 66 39 48 87 1.32 31
2. Konrad Reeder (F) 2011-2012 CHL 65 37 45 82 1.26 37
3. Jesse Schultz (F) 2014-2015 ECHL 70 34 43 77 1.10 65
4. Konrad Reeder (F) 2013-2014 CHL 55 34 36 70 1.27 35
5. Scott Wray (F) 2009-2010 CHL 64 31 47 78 1.22 70
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Franchise All-Time Assists per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Jesse Schultz (F) 2013-2014 CHL 66 23 62 85 1.29 26
2. Les Reaney (F) 2009-2010 CHL 64 28 58 86 1.34 150
3. Shawn Limpright (F) 2011-2012 CHL 65 28 53 81 1.25 83
4. Ryan Menei (F) 2010-2011 CHL 66 39 48 87 1.32 31
5. Scott Wray (F) 2009-2010 CHL 64 31 47 78 1.22 70
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Franchise All-Time PIM per Season
# Player Season League GP G A TP PPG PIM
1. Justin Sawyer (D) 2012-2013 CHL 59 0 2 2 0.03 238
2. Kevin Harvey (F) 2010-2011 CHL 37 4 4 8 0.22 194
3. Jason Goulet (D) 2008-2009 CHL 52 0 6 6 0.12 165
4. Colt King (F) 2009-2010 CHL 52 28 22 50 0.96 163
5. Garrett Klotz (F) 2018-2019 ECHL 39 8 7 15 0.38 161
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Average Height, Weight, Age per Season
Season Roster Height Weight Age
2023-2024 6'0" 189 lbs 26.28
2022-2023 6'1" 193 lbs 26.00
2021-2022 6'1" 197 lbs 26.51
2020-2021 6'0" 191 lbs 26.61
2019-2020 6'0" 189 lbs 25.47
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