SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE
(45-23-7-1, third in AHL Western Conference)
2015 Calder Cup Playoffs First Round vs. Oklahoma City Barons
SAR 0 – OKC 2
Game 1 – Thu., Apr. 23 – San Antonio at Oklahoma City (5-2 L)
Game 2 – Sat., Apr. 25 – San Antonio at Oklahoma City (4-3 OTL)
Game 3 – Wed., Apr. 29 – Oklahoma City at San Antonio, 8:00 p.m. EDT
*Game 4 – Fri., May 1 – Oklahoma City at San Antonio, 8:30 p.m. EDT
*Game 5 – Sat., May 2 – Oklahoma City at San Antonio, 8:00 p.m. EDT
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The Rampage dropped the first game in the series 5-2. F Vincent Trocheck and F Rocco Grimaldi scored their first AHL postseason goals in the contest. G Dan Ellis made 33 saves on 36 shots in his first postseason game since April 13, 2011 when he played for the Anaheim Ducks (NHL).
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In the second game of the five-game series, the Silver and Black stormed into the game tallying three unanswered goals. F Connor Brickley, F Corban Knight and F John McFarland found the back of the net for San Antonio. The Rampage ultimately surrendered their 3-0 lead, allowing three consecutive power play goals to the Barons. Forcing the game into overtime, Oklahoma City topped San Antonio 4-3. G Michael Houser took over goaltending duties for the injured Ellis, stopping 35 of 39 shots.
Photo by: Rob Ferguson (OKC Barons)
The Rampage will look to rebound after two tough losses in Oklahoma City. Facing elimination on Wednesday at AT&T Center in San Antonio, the contest will be the Rampage’s first home game of the 2015 Calder Cup playoffs.
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F John McFarland goes coast-to-coast to score against Oklahoma City. The assist was credited to D Alex Petrovic. The goal was McFarland's first career AHL playoff goal.
- 2013 draft choice Christopher Clapperton (fifth round, 122nd overall) finished the regular season with 76 points (35-41—76) in 61 games and a +33 rating for Rimouski Oceanic (QMJHL). Clapperton has posted 16 points (9-7—16) in 11 playoff games for Rimouski. Clapperton and the Oceanic lead the Val-D’or Foreurs 2-0 in their third round series. Clapperton’s 16 points rank him eighth in QMJHL postseason scoring.
RIMOUSKI VS. VAL-D’OR
Rimouski leads series 2-0
Game 1 - Fri Apr 24, Rimouski vs. Val-d'Or (4-3 OTW)
Game 2 - Sat Apr 25, Rimouski vs. Val-d'Or (3-0 W)
Game 3 - Tue Apr 28, Rimouski at Val-d'Or, 7:30 PM
Game 4 - Wed Apr 29, Rimouski at Val-d'Or, 7:30 PM
Game 5 - Fri May 1, Rimouski vs. Val-d'Or 7:30 PM*
Game 6 - Sun May 3, Rimouski at Val-d'Or, 4:00 PM *
Game 7 - Tue May 5, Rimouski vs. Val-d'Or, 7:30 PM *
- 2014 draft choice Jayce Hawryluk (second round, 32nd overall) finished the regular season with 65 points (30-35—65) in 54 games and a +42 rating for the Brandon Wheat Kings (WHL). Hawryluk has recorded 12 points (7-5—12) in nine playoff games for Brandon. Hawryluk and the Wheat Kings lead the Calgary Hitmen 2-0 in their third round series. Hawryluk’s seven goals leads the Wheat Kings in playoff goals.
BRANDON vs. CALGARY
Brandon leads series 2 - 0
Game 1 - Fri Apr 24, Brandon vs. Calgary (9-4 W)
Game 2 - Sat Apr 25, Brandon vs. Calgary (3-2 OTW)
Game 3 - Tue Apr 28 Brandon at Calgary, 7:00 PM
Game 4 - Wed Apr 29, Brandon at Calgary, 7:00 PM
Game 5 - Fri May 1, Brandon vs. Brandon, 7:30 PM *
Game 6 - TBD * Brandon at Calgary
Game 7 - Tue May 5, Brandon vs. Calgary, 7:00 PM *
- 2013 draft choice Josh Brown (sixth round, 152nd overall) finished the regular season with a junior career-best 21 points (4-17—21) and plus-49 rating in 60 games with the Oshawa Generals (OHL). Brown serves as Oshawa’s Captain. Brown has recorded two points (1-1—2) and 13 penalty minutes in 12 playoff games with Oshawa. Brown and the Generals are tied 1-1 with the North Bay Battalion in their third round series.
OSHAWA vs. NORTH BAY
Series tied 1 - 1
Game 1 - Fri Apr 24 - North Bay vs. Oshawa (6-1 L)
Game 2 - Sun Apr 26 – Oshawa vs. North Bay (1-0 OTW)
Game 3 - Tue Apr 28 - Oshawa at North Bay, 7:00 PM
Game 4 - Wed Apr 29 -Oshawa at North Bay, 7:00 PM
Game 5 - Fri May 1 - North Bay at Oshawa, 7:35 PM
Game 6 - Sun May 3 - Oshawa at North Bay, 2:00 PM *
Game 7 - Mon May 4 -North Bay at Oshawa, 7:05 PM *
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