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Rush Pick up Two Draft Picks for Robinson

September 12, 2020 - National Lacrosse League (NLL) - Saskatchewan Rush News Release

Saskatchewan Rush forward Connor Robinson
Saskatchewan Rush forward Connor Robinson
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Saskatoon, SK - Saskatchewan Rush have acquired a 2020 second-round draft pick and a 2021 first-round draft pick from the Colorado Mammoth in exchange for forward Connor Robinson.

The trade, announced today by Rush General Manager Derek Keenan, lands the Rush the 26th overall selection in the 2020 NLL Entry Draft and also gives the Rush three first-round picks in the 2021 Entry Draft. The 2020 NLL Entry Draft takes place Thursday, September 17th.

"It's difficult to move a player with such great potential, but while remaining in the hunt to chase down another championship in 2021, we also need to address the future," said Keenan.

"We now have five first-round picks in the next two drafts and we also think we will find a good player with the 26th pick in this year's draft. We thank Connor for his contributions over his two seasons with the Rush and wish him the best of luck with his new team."

The Rush now have the following picks in the upcoming 2020 NLL Entry Draft:

First Round - 7th overall (from Philadelphia via Ben McIntosh-Josh Currier trade)

First Round - 12th overall (own selection)

Second Round - 26th overall (from Colorado via Connor Robinson trade)

Third Round - 43rd overall (from Philadelphia via Nick Finlay trade)

Third Round - 46th overall (from Toronto via Dan Taylor trade)

Fourth Round - 65th overall (own selection)

Fifth Round - 79th overall (own selection)

Sixth Round - 92nd overall (own selection)

Robinson was selected fifth overall in the 2018 NLL Entry Draft and played in 11 regular-season games for the Rush, collecting five goals and 11 points.

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