Rampage snap road skid, split games against Penguins
A week after a tough trip to Tucson, San Antonio split their games against the Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins and earned three points, keeping them in a tie for second in the Central Division standings. After falling behind 3-1, San Antonio scored four unanswered goals to win by the final margin. Once again, Walker dazzled, posting another three-point night, as San Antonio built a 2-1 lead after 1. "It's nice when your power play is scoring," said head coach Drew Bannister. "If you score once on the power play, you believe you can score all the time."
Rampage fall short in shootout loss to Wolves
SAN ANTONIO - The good news: four games into the regular season, the San Antonio Rampage are still undefeated in regulation. In front of a packed AT&T Center with the Stanley Cup in the venue for St. Louis Blues Night, the Rampage came up short in their first shootout of the season, 2-1 to the Chicago Wolves. The Wolves still managed to break the ice six minutes into the third period thanks to a turnover in the San Antonio zone. It's a little disappointing get one point instead of two, but overall I thought it was a good game." "Adam had a really good game," head coach Drew Bannister said.
Rampage stay hot at home, top Wolves 3-0
SAN ANTONIO - Tack on another win for the Rampage. Thanks to an impressive performance in net from goaltender Ville Husso and two goals from forward Nathan Walker, San Antonio topped the Chicago Wolves 3-0, improving to 3-0 on the young season. San Antonio ended the period by killing off a 5-on-3 Wolves power play to head into the first intermission up 1-0. Derrick Pouliot added his first goal of the season in the second period, also on the power play. The Rampage will return to action in the AT&T Center on Saturday night for their second straight game against the Wolves.
Veteran presence powers Rampage to 2-0 start
Two games and two wins later, San Antonio has shown there's plenty to like about the product on the ice. We've got some good players in there, guys that are working for each other out there, and we've shown some good resiliency." I think we've shown a lot of character, and we've played pretty calm." "It puts a little bit more pressure on everyone because everyone wants to make the team in St. Louis," Nolan said. "They've elevated their game down here, they've brought some good players in and I think the competition is a lot harder.
Rampage open season with 2-1 victory over Manitoba
SAN ANTONIO - Throughout the offseason, Rampage staff and players have been adamant that the 2019-2020 season will be different. If their first game is any indication, San Antonio fans will be in for a treat. Center Mike Vecchione and left winger Nathan Walker each tallied goals, while Ville Husso notched 22 saves, as the Rampage Antonio won their season opener 2-1 over the Manitoba Moose. This is the third straight season that San Antonio has opened their season with a home victory. Walker doubled the Rampage's lead in the second period with a well-placed wrister on a breakaway.