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In the Pipeline 10.20.14

by Mike Lewis / Florida Panthers


(3-1-0, fifth in AHL Western Conference)
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Last Two
Oct. 17 - San Antonio Rampage vs. Utica Comets (3-0 L)
Oct. 18 - San Antonio Rampage at Oklahoma City Barons (5-4 W)

First Win on the Road

After falling in a 3-0 shutout against the Utica Comets, the Rampage hit the road to face the Oklahoma City Barons, topping their division rivals 5-4.

Vincent Trocheck led the way with three points (1-2-3) in the game. After falling behind to a 3-0 deficit, the Rampage stormed back with a goal by Shane O’Brien, assisted by Trocheck before Trocheck chipped in with a goal of his own. The Barons got one past Michael Houser but two unanswered goals by Connor Brickley and Ryan Martindale tied the game before John McFarland potted the game winner on the power play.

O’Brien (1-1-2) and Drew Shore (0-2-2) both recorded two points in the contest.

The Kids Are Alright

Twelve skaters on the Rampage were drafted by the Florida Panthers. Eight of those players have recorded at least one point so far this season.

-Vincent Trocheck, five points (2-3-5)
-Drew Shore three points (0-3-3)
-Rocco Grimaldi two points (1-1-2)
-John MacFarland two points (1-1-2)
-Connor Brickley one point (1-0-1)
-Garrett Wilson one point (1-0-1)
-Alex Petrovic one point (1-0-1)
-Logan Shaw one point (0-1-1)

Numbers to Know

Vincent Trocheck has had a strong start to the year leading the team in goals and points with five points (2-3-5). Trocheck has played well defensively as well, owning a team-leading plus-five rating.

Trocheck, Bobby Butler and Drew Shore tie for the team lead in assists with three each.
Shore and Butler both reached their 50th career AHL assist on Saturday (Oct.18) against the Barons.

Next Up

Oct. 24 - San Antonio Rampage at Utica Comets (6:00pm)
Oct. 25 - San Antonio Rampage at Hamilton Bulldogs (6:00pm)
Oct. 26 – San Antonio Rampage at Hamilton Bulldogs (2:00pm)

(Eastern Conference, ECHL)
(1-0-0, sixth in ECHL Eastern Conference)

Starting off with a Win

The Cyclones opened their season with a 4-1 win over the Toledo Walleye. Joe Basaraba posted three points (1-2-3), two PIMs and finished with a plus-three rating, to lead the way for the Cyclones.

Andrew Yogan set up a Basaraba goal in his debut, finishing the game with a plus-two rating while Wade Megan capped off the game’s scoring with a goal and a plus-two rating.
Next Up

Oct. 25 – Cincinnati Cyclones vs. Kalamazoo Wings (7:30pm)
Oct. 31 – Cincinnati Cyclones at Quad City Mallards (6:05pm)

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- 2013 draft choice Christopher Clapperton (fifth round, 122nd overall) has posted 13 points (5-8-13) in 11 games with a plus-ten rating for Rimouski Oceanic (QMJHL).

- 2014 draft choice Jayce Hawryluk (second round, 32nd overall) has posted 13 points (9-4-13) in nine games for the Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL).


- 2011 draft choice Kyle Rau (third round, 91st overall) has posted four points (1-3-4) in two games for the University of Minnesota.

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