Curtis Knight had four goals and an assist, Chris Corbeil scored three times and added two assists, Jarett Davis had two goals, and Robert Church and John LaFontaine had a goal apiece for the Rush (3-0). Riley Loewen chipped in with four assists.
Dane Dobbie scored three and helped on another, Scott Ranger had two goals, and Tor Reinholdt, Geoff Snider, and Jeff Shattler had a goal apiece for Calgary (1-2). Karsen Leung and Shawn Evans had three assists each.
Calgary's goaltenders Mike Poulin and Frankie Scigliano combined to make 34 saves. Poulin stopped 14-of-23 shots in 20:50, while Scigliano allowed six goals on 26 shots in 39:10.
Edmonton goaltender Aaron Bold made 31 saves for the win.