San Antonio Rampage Weekly Update

San Antonio Rampage

December 26, 2012 - American Hockey League (AHL) - San Antonio Rampage

News Release

THIS WEEK'S GAMES

Friday, Dec. 28 at Oklahoma City Barons Cox Convention Center, 7:00 p.m.

The Barons still sport the top two leading scorers in the league in for- ward Jordan Eberle (19 goals, 21 assists) and rookie defenseman Justin Schultz (16 goals, 24 assists). Eberle has been especially lethal against the Rampage, tallying eight goals and three assists in six games. Jona- than Sim leads the way for the Silver and Black against the Barons with four goals, including his hat trick in the last meeting between the two clubs on Dec. 15. The season series is currently tied at 3-3-0-0.

Saturday, Dec. 29 vs Houston Aeros AT&T Center, 7:00 p.m.

After winning the first of 12 games this season against the Aeros on Oct. 14, the Rampage have dropped three-straight to their in-state foe. Houston has been hot on the power play against the Rampage, going 7- for-27 in four games. Aeros rookie forward Justin Zucker has four goals and three assists against the Rampage in four games this year.

Sunday Dec. 30 vs Charlotte Checkers AT&T Center, 4:30 p.m.

The division-leading Checkers come to town on Sunday to wrap up three- in-three weekends for both clubs. Charlotte hasn't lost in regulation in their last six games (5-0-0-1) and are 3-0-0-0 against the Silver and Black on the year.

COLLEGE NIGHT - Dec. 29: Fans wearing a col- lege T-shirt to the game will get 50% off their ticket at the box office. The game will also be a KZEP Dollar Drink Night. Fans can get $1 draft beer and $1 foun- tain soda during the game.

SUNDAY FUNDAY - Dec. 30: Fans can enjoy inflat- ables and interactive activities prior to the game and a free skate starting two hours prior to the game. SHOTS IN BUNCHES: The Rampage outshot their opponents in all three games this week. Prior to the week, San Antonio had been outshot in 25 of their 28 games on the year. San Antonio's 44 shots on Saturday was a season-high, eclipsing the previ- ous mark of 36 shots on Nov. 18 against Charlotte.

SPECIAL TEAMS: The Rampage lit the lamp twice on the power play in Saturday's 5- 2 win over Hamilton (2-for-5). The multi-goal effort with the man advantage was the first for the Rampage since Nov. 16 against Charlotte. In addition, last week San Antonio held opponents to 1-for-10 on the power play in three games.

SIN BIN: Rampage forward Eric Selleck is currently fourth in the league with 126 penalty minutes in 31 games.

ICE CHIPS: Drew Shore-Forward

Drew Shore recorded a goal and an assist in Saturday's 5-2 win over Ham- ilton en route to his fourth multi-point game of the season. The goal was Shore's first since Nov. 25 against Texas, in which he lit the lamp twice.

With the assist on Saturday, Shore is tied for the team lead in helpers with 14. The Denver, Colo., native paced the Rampage in shots in Friday's 4-1 loss to Toronto with six. Shore's 20 points on the year puts him in second among Rampage players and 11th in the league among rookies. The 6-foot- 3, 190-pound forward is also a plus-1 on the season, one of only six Ram- page players to be in the positives in the plus-minus rating system.

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