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Rush Players Shave Heads in Support of Breast Cancer

February 14, 2011 - Central Hockey League (CHL) - Rapid City Rush News Release

(Rapid City, SD) - Today, Rapid City Rush players and staff shed their locks in support of breast cancer awareness and research.

Rush players and staff shaved their heads in support of the fight against cancer after the generous donations at 'Pink at the Rink Night'. On Friday night, Rush fans met the goal of $10,000 raised during the Rush versus Sundogs game. All of the money raised will stay in the Rapid City community.

"It's nice to be able to shave our heads for such a great cause," said Rush Captain Scott Wray. "Some people don't have the choice, so it's our way of supporting and honoring them. I would like to thank the fans for their tremendous support, without them, none of this is possible. I know I speak for the players when I say that we look forward continuing this great annual event."

Rush Players Scott Wray, Ryan Menei, Josh Beaulieu, Andrew Smale, Scott Kalinchuk and Jamie Carroll as well as General Manager Tim Hill all buzzed their heads for the cause.

"I'm very proud of not only the players, my entire staff for stepping up and sacrificing their hair for great cause," said Rush General Manager Tim Hill. "They said they were going to fully support the event and they followed through with it. As an organization, we are committed to 'Pink in the Rink' as an annual event and we strive to continue to build on the success."

The Rush play the Colorado Eagles tomorrow at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center at 6:35pm. Tickets are still available.

Other Rush News:

Playoff tickets for the 2011 postseason are now available. To purchase, call the Rush office at 716-7825.

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