Klima scores 4 goals in home opener to lift Rush over the Grizzlies
RAPID CITY, S.D. – The hockey season is back.
The Rapid City Rush hosted Utah on Friday night.
Kelly Klima scored all four of Rapid City’s goals and the Rush won their home opener 4-3 over the Grizzlies.
Klima, who was just assigned to the Rush from Tucson on Friday morning, tied a franchise record for the most goals in a game.
Josh Dickinson led Utah with two goals and now has a total of nine goals on the season.
Erik Kallgren stopped 27 of 30 shots for the Rush, winning back-to-back starts.
The Rush conclude their home-opening weekend with a rematch against the Utah Grizzlies on Saturday night. The puck drop is slated for 7:05 p.m. at the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center Ice Arena.
Following the game on Saturday, the Rush will auction off the 10th Anniversary Championship throwback jerseys that the team is wearing this weekend.