Rampage Rants: Rampage stumble in Manitoba

The San Antonio Rampage (1-5-0) continued to stumble in their first road games of the season, losing two consecutive games to the Manitoba Moose on Friday night and Sunday afternoon.

Let’s dive into another week of Rampage Rants as we recap the week that was for the St. Louis Blues AHL affiliate.

Friday, October 19: Rampage 1, Manitoba 4

The Rampage fell in their first road contest of the 2018-19 season, a 4-1 loss to the Moose on Friday night. Tanner Kaspick netted the lone goal of the night for San Antonio as Ville Husso stopped 26 of 29 shots in the loss.

Manitoba had goals from Jansen Harkins, Seth Griffith, and JC Lipton in the win.

Sunday, October 20: Rampage 3, Manitoba 6

San Antonio closed out their trip to Canada with a 6-3 loss to the Moose on Sunday afternoon. Mitch Reinke and Nikita Soshnikov scored their first goals of the season for the Rampage but it was not enough.

The Rampage struggled defensively and could not contain Mason Appleton’s three-goal, five-point performance.

Game Notes

  • Over the course of two games, the Rampage went 2-for-7 on the power play, breaking a 0-for-20 streak heading into Friday’s contest.
  • San Antonio’s defense continues to struggle, allowing 10 goals over the course of two games. That’s an average of 5 goals per game.

The Rampage will play Milwaukee and Rockford before returning to the AT&T Center to face the San Jose Barracuda on Friday night at 7:30 pm Central Time.

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Stephen Anderson

Stephen Anderson 24, is a journalist, social media coordinator, host, and entertainment reporter. Anderson graduated in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in communication arts (journalism concentration) from the University of the Incarnate Word. He has worked with the San Antonio Rampage, Stars, and San Antonio Futbol Club. He was the host of the Project Spurs Roundtable on NBC affiliate News 4 San Antonio from 2015-17.

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