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In The Pipeline 11.3.14

by Mike Lewis / Florida Panthers takes a look at Panthers in the pipeline in San Antonio (AHL), Cincinnati (ECHL) and more in Nov. 3's prospect report.


(5-5-0, eighth in AHL Western Conference)

Last Three

Oct. 29 - San Antonio Rampage at Adirondack Flames (7-6 L)

Oct. 31 - San Antonio Rampage vs. Rockford Icehogs (6-3 L)

Nov. 1 – San Antonio Rampage vs. Rockford Icehogs (5-1 L)

Turning it Around

After a disappointing week for San Antonio, the Rampage look to return to the win column after dropping their last three games to their opponents.

Panthers draft choices combined for ten points (4-6-10) in the last three games for San Antonio. Logan Shaw (1-1-2), Drew Shore (0-2-2), Connor Brickley (1-0-1), Rocco Grimaldi (1-0-1), ), John McFarland (0-1-1), Alex Petrovic (0-1-1), Vincent Trocheck (0-1-1) and Garrett Wilson (1-0-1) all recorded points in the last three Rampage matchups.

Moving on Up

Rocco Grimaldi and Vincent Trocheck have both earned call-ups to the Panthers. Grimaldi made his NHL debut Nov.1 vs. Philadelphia, while Trocheck made his season debut that night as well.

Numbers to Know

Bobby Butler leads the Rampage in scoring with ten points (4-6-10). Butler and Garrett Wilson lead the team's goal scoring with four goals each.

Butler, Shane O’Brien and Drew Shore lead San Antonio in assists with six each.

Next Up

Nov. 7 - San Antonio Rampage vs. Toronto Marlies (7:30pm)

Nov. 9 - San Antonio Rampage vs. Oklahoma City Barons (7:30pm)


(3-1-0, ninth in ECHL Eastern Conference)

Cyclones Sweep Weekend Against Mallards

The Cyclones won both contests against Quad City in back-to-back fashion.

On Halloween, Joe Basaraba recorded two points (1-1-2) to lead the Cyclones to the win, while goaltender Sam Brittain earned a win in his first professional game, making 20 saves on 22 shots.

Basaraba struck again Nov.1 against the Mallards with three points (1-2-3) but it was Andrew Yogan who stole the show with four points (1-3-4) in the game, while Brittain turned aside 27 of 31 shots in the high-scoring contest.

Basaraba was called up to San Antonio on Nov. 2.

Next Up

Nov. 7 – Cincinnati Cyclones vs. Indy Fuel (7:30pm)

Nov. 8 – Cincinnati Cyclones vs. Wheeling Nailers (7:30pm)


- 2013 draft choice Christopher Clapperton (fifth round, 122nd overall) has posted 20 points (8-12-20) in 17 games with a plus-11 rating for Rimouski Oceanic (QMJHL).

- 2014 draft choice Jayce Hawryluk (second round, 32nd overall) has posted 23 points (11-12-23) in 16 games for the Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL).


- 2011 draft choice Kyle Rau (third round, 91st overall) has posted nine points (3-6-9) in six games for the University of Minnesota.

- 2013 draft choice Michael Matheson (first round, 23rd overall) has four points (1-3-4) in six games for Boston College.

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