San Antonio Rampage Weekly Update
THIS WEEK'S GAMES
Tuesday, April 1 vs Lake Erie Monsters
AT&T Center, 7:00 p.m.
The Rampage and the Monsters play the third game in the four-game season series on Tuesday night, which is also an All You Can Eat Night at the AT&T Center. San Antonio is 2-0-0-0 against Lake Erie so far this season, and Tuesday will mark the first time the teams meet at the AT&T Center this year. Joey Crabb leads the Rampage with two goals and an assist in the first two contests against the Monsters. Friday, April 4 vs Charlotte Checkers
AT&T Center, 7:30 p.m.
San Antonio wraps up the season series with the Checkers on Friday night, also a Dollar Drink Night. The Rampage are 2-4-0-1 against Charlotte this season, including a 1-1-0-1 record at the AT&T Center. San Antonio topped Charlotte 4-2 in the last meeting between the teams as Bobby Butler recorded the first four-point game of the season for the Rampage.
Saturday, April 5 vs Lake Erie Monsters
AT&T Center, 7 p.m.
The Silver and Black play the Monsters for the last time this season on Saturday night, which will also be a Dollar Dog Night. Lake Erie will head up to Cedar Park to take on the Texas Stars Friday before heading back to the AT&T Center for this Saturday night matchup.
SHOTS FROM THE POINT
WEEK IN REVIEW: The Rampage wrapped up a five-game road trip at Oklahoma City on Tuesday night. Anthony Luciani scored the lone goal in a 2-1 loss. San Antonio returned home for a Friday/Sunday weekend series against the Hamilton Bulldogs. The Rampage fell 6-3 on Friday night and 4-3 on Sunday. Michael Houser tied a career high with 44 saves on Friday night.
MILESTONES REACHED: Mike Mottau recorded his 300th AHL point with the primary assist on Matt Gilroy's power play goal on Sunday. John Lee played in his 100th Pro/AHL game and Garrett Wilson played in his 100th AHL game.
The Rampage continue to have success in Sunrise, Fla. Vincent Trocheck has now tallied three goals and four points in 13 games with the Panthers, while Quinton Howden has three goals and an assist in nine games. Forward Joey Crabb and defenseman Ryan Whitney were reassigned to San Antonio on March 26. Crabb tallied his first goal since his return in the Rampage's 4-3 loss to Hamilton on Sunday evening.
ICE CHIPS: Wade Megan - Rampage Center
With the secondary assist on Matt Gilroy's power play goal Sunday evening against the Hamilton Bulldogs, Wade Megan extended his point streak to three games. Megan now has four goals and two assists in his last five games with three goals and an assist coming in that three-game streak. Megan started the season with the club's ECHL affiliate, the Cincinnati Cyclones where he tallied 13 goals and seven assists in 16 games. He was recalled to San Antonio on December 19 and has 11 goals and five assists in 37 games with the Rampage.
FACE OFF AGAINST KIDS CANCER FINALE
Saturday, April 5
The Face Off Against Kids Cancer program will culminate its 2013-14 season efforts on April 5 as the Rampage host the Lake Erie Monsters at 7 p.m. at the AT&T Center. The Rampage will wear a Face Off Against Kids Cancer decal on their helmets for the game and the families in the program will be recognized on the ice prior to the game. It will also be Scout Night at the AT&T Center.
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