Rush ship four mainstays out at trade deadline

The Rush shipped out four familiar names at the ECHL trade deadline Thursday, including captain Riley Weselowski, a longtime fan favorite.

The Rush sent Weselowski to the Florida Everblades in exchange for rookie forwards Liam Bilton and Jack Riley plus future considerations.

The Rush also sent Shaquille Merasty to the Orlando Solar Bears in exchange for forward Taylor Crunk and rookie defenseman Myles McGurty.

Defenseman Josh Elmes has been traded to the Fort Wayne Komets in exchange for rookie forward Alex Rauter and Pierre-Luc Mercier has been traded to the Manchester Monarchs in exchange for rookie forward Dexter Dancs and future considerations.

The Rush have games Friday and Saturday against the Utah Grizzlies.