Tag: vancouver rush

Re-tooled Vancouver Rush Compete Hard but Win Just One Match in 2024 Eastern Split

There may not have been much to crow about for the Vancouver Rush at the Eastern Split, however they did beat a tough Prairie Pronghorns team for their only victory. General Manager Warren Forsythe will have much to review, but also blocks to build from, including re-signed veterans Brett Forsythe (6-12 in nine matches) and […]

2024 CNPL Draft Recap

Lions Start Rebuild by Selecting Montreal Native Ernesto Fajardo 1st Overall While it wasn’t a huge surprise, considering his showing at the East qualifier, the Montreal Lions began the process of rebuilding their entire team with area native Ernesto Fajardo. He was followed closely by the only other pick in the first round, veteran Jessica […]

CNPL Trade Alert!

Vancouver Rush and East Toronto Smash Finally Seal Long-Awaited Trade In a move that has been eagerly anticipated by pickleball enthusiasts across the Canadian National Pickleball League (CNPL), the Vancouver Rush and East Toronto Smash have finally come to an agreement on a significant trade that promises to bring about a seismic shift in the […]

Fifteen Players Re-Signed to CNPL Teams

In the Canadian National Pickleball League’s buildup to its second season, Toronto United, the reigning champions, have made bold moves to secure their position at the top. Among the 15 players re-signed league-wide, Toronto United leads the pack with four essential talents staying put. Matt Kawamoto, recognized for his agility and strategic finesse, spearheads the […]

CNPL Trade Announcement

Rush trade Nathan Choi to Brewers for Christina Chin The Southwestern Ontario Brewers are excited to announce the acquisition of the Rocky Mountain Rush’s Nathan Choi. In exchange, the Brewers have sent Christina Chin to the Rush. Choi, who was drafted 21st overall by the Rush, had a great year in 2023, winning Player of […]

CNPL – Team Managers Announcement

Team Managers Announcement With a great 2023 season behind us and an even more intriguing 2024 campaign ahead, the Canadian National Pickleball League announces this year’s returning and interim managers. Returning Managers Jay Devilliers – Montreal Lions The Lions, under Devilliers, will be looking to improve on a 2023 season that saw them finish seventh […]