SAN ANTONIO (Aug. 22, 2016) – The San Antonio Rampage will open their 15th American Hockey League season on Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016 at 7 p.m. against the Milwaukee Admirals and will host the Admirals on Sunday, Oct. 16 to close out opening weekend.
The Rampage will play a total of 76 regular season games (38 home, 38 away) with a home schedule that features 30 weekend dates (12 Fridays, 10 Saturdays and 8 Sundays). All regular season games can be heard on the Rampage’s flagship station KTKR “The Ticket” 760 AM (subject to conflicts) with Dan Weiss serving as the voice of the Rampage.
Home start times this season for Friday games will be 7:30 p.m., while midweek and Saturday games will begin at 7 p.m. and Sunday games will have a 3 p.m. puck drop. Once again, fans can enjoy draft beer and fountain soda for only one dollar during each of the Rampage’s 12 Friday night games as part of the Bud Light $1 Drink Night promotion.
All 76 of the Rampage’s regular season games will be against teams in the Western Conference, which is made up of two divisions – Central and Pacific. San Antonio will tackle 32 games against the Central Division, taking on each of the division’s teams four times (two home, two away), and 44 games against the Pacific Division.
The Rampage play in-state rival the Texas Stars 14 times (seven home, seven away) and will welcome the Tucson Roadrunners to the schedule, giving them 15 opponents throughout the season. The Silver and Black will play six contests each (three home, three away) against the Ontario Reign, San Jose Barracuda and Roadrunners while squaring off against the rest of their division opponents – San Diego Gulls, Stockton Heat and Bakersfield Condors – four times each (two home, two away). San Antonio’s schedule features three sets of three games in three days and 23 back-to-back contests.
San Antonio will play five of their eight games in October inside the friendly confines of the AT&T Center and will close out the regular season with multiple home contests, playing 13 of their final 21 games following the Rodeo Road Trip at home and 16 inside the state of Texas.
The Silver and Black will play 10 consecutive home games from Jan. 13 through Feb. 3, which will mark the longest home stand of the season and will tie for the second longest in franchise history (11-game home stand in 2007-08, 10-game in 2005-06).
This year’s Rodeo Road Trip will be a nine-game journey covering 6,493 miles over the course of 23 days. The Rampage will take on six different opponents on the annual excursion, including Texas, Chicago, Rockford, Milwaukee, Grand Rapids and Manitoba.
HOME DATES TO REMEMBER
— October 15: Season opener against the Milwaukee Admirals
— November 15: Enjoy breakfast with the Rampage as they host the San Jose Barracuda in the annual school day game at 10:30 a.m.
— January 16: The Rampage welcome the Texas Stars in a Martin Luther King Jr. Day matinee game
— February 3: Don’t miss the pink ice at the AT&T Center when the Rampage host the Texas Stars in the seventh annual Pink in the Rink, presented by On Time Elmer, to support breast cancer awareness and research efforts
— March 3: San Antonio returns from the Rodeo Road Trip and salutes our armed services with the annual Military Appreciation Night, presented by On Time Elmer, against the Grand Rapids Griffins
SAN ANTONIO RAMPAGE 2016-17 REGULAR SEASON SCHEDULE
|DATE||OPPONENT||TIME (CT)||DATE||OPPONENT||TIME (CT)|
|Sat., Oct. 15||Milwaukee||7:00 PM||Fri., Feb. 3||Texas||7:30 PM|
|Sun., Oct. 16||Milwaukee||3:00 PM||Sat., Feb. 4||@Texas||7:00 PM|
|Sat., Oct. 22||Chicago||7:00 PM||Fri., Feb. 10||@Chicago||7:00 PM|
|Sun., Oct. 23||Chicago||3:00 PM||Sat., Feb. 11||@Rockford||7:00 PM|
|Tue., Oct. 25||@Texas||7:30 PM||Sun., Feb. 12||@Chicago||3:00 PM|
|Thu., Oct. 27||@Cleveland||6:00 PM||Wed., Feb. 15||@Milwaukee||7:00 PM|
|Fri., Oct. 28||@Cleveland||6:00 PM||Fri., Feb. 17||@Grand Rapids||6:00 PM|
|Sun., Oct. 30||Ontario||3:00 PM||Sat., Feb. 18||@Grand Rapids||6:00 PM|
|Sat., Feb. 25||@Manitoba||7:00 PM|
|NOVEMBER||Sun., Feb. 26||@Manitoba||2:00 PM|
|Wed., Nov. 2||@Bakersfield||9:00 PM|
|Sat., Nov. 5||@San Jose||3:15 PM||MARCH|
|Sun., Nov. 6||@San Jose||5:00 PM||Fri., Mar. 3||Grand Rapids||7:30 PM|
|Wed., Nov. 9||@Ontario||9:00 PM||Sun., Mar. 5||Texas||3:00 PM|
|Fri., Nov. 11||@Stockton||9:30 PM||Tue., Mar. 7||Grand Rapids||7:00 PM|
|Sat., Nov. 12||@Stockton||9:30 PM||Sun., Mar. 12||Cleveland||3:00 PM|
|Tue., Nov. 15||San Jose||10:30 AM||Mon., Mar. 13||@Texas||7:30 PM|
|Fri., Nov. 18||Charlotte||7:30 PM||Tue., Mar. 14||Cleveland||7:00 PM|
|Sat., Nov. 19||Charlotte||7:00 PM||Fri., Mar. 17||San Diego||7:30 PM|
|Fri., Nov. 25||Texas||7:30 PM||Sat., Mar. 18||San Diego||7:00 PM|
|Sat., Nov. 26||@Texas||7:00 PM||Tue., Mar. 21||Tucson||7:00 PM|
|Fri., Mar. 24||@Ontario||9:00 PM|
|DECEMBER||Sat., Mar. 25||@Ontario||8:00 PM|
|Sat., Dec. 3||San Jose||7:00 PM||Tue., Mar. 28||@Tucson||9:05 PM|
|Sun., Dec. 4||San Jose||3:00 PM||Fri., Mar. 31||Stockton||7:30 PM|
|Wed., Dec. 7||@Rockford||7:00 PM|
|Fri., Dec. 9||@Iowa||7:00 PM||APRIL|
|Sat., Dec. 10||@Iowa||7:00 PM||Sat., Apr. 1||Stockton||7:00 PM|
|Mon., Dec. 12||@Milwaukee||7:00 PM||Tue., Apr. 4||@Charlotte||6:00 PM|
|Fri., Dec. 16||Tucson||7:30 PM||Wed., Apr. 5||@Charlotte||6:00 PM|
|Sat., Dec. 17||Tucson||7:00 PM||Fri., Apr. 7||Bakersfield||7:30 PM|
|Wed., Dec. 21||@Texas||7:30 PM||Sun., Apr. 9||Bakersfield||3:00 PM|
|Thu., Dec. 22||Texas||7:00 PM||Wed., Apr. 12||@Texas||7:30 PM|
|Tue., Dec. 27||Texas||7:00 PM||Fri., Apr. 14||Texas||7:30 PM|
|Fri., Dec. 30||@Tucson||8:05 PM||Sat., Apr. 15||@Texas||7:00 PM|
|Sat., Dec 31||@Tucson||7:05 PM|
|Wed., Jan. 4||@San Jose||9:00 PM|
|Fri., Jan. 6||@San Diego||9:00 PM|
|Sat., Jan. 7||@San Diego||9:00 PM|
|Tue., Jan. 10||@Bakersfield||9:00 PM|
|Fri., Jan. 13||Iowa||7:30 PM|
|Sat., Jan. 14||Iowa||7:00 PM|
|Mon., Jan. 16||Texas||3:00 PM|
|Fri., Jan. 20||Manitoba||7:30 PM|
|Sat., Jan. 21||Manitoba||7:00 PM|
|Sun., Jan. 22||Rockford||3:00 PM|
|Wed., Jan. 25||Rockford||7:00 PM|
|Fri., Jan. 27||Ontario||7:30 PM|
|Sat., Jan 28||Ontario||7:00 PM|
Note: All times Central. All dates and times of this schedule announced August 22 are subject to change.
Below is a team-by-team and month-by-month breakdown of the Rampage home and away schedule:
|Grand Rapids (CEN)||2||2||4|
|San Diego (PAC)||2||2||4|
|San Jose (PAC)||3||3||6|
Season tickets for 2016-17 are now on sale and start as low as $10 per game. Season ticket holders receive a variety of benefits, including the opportunity to exchange any unused ticket for any regular season home game. The Rampage also have a 22-game package or “Flex Plans” made to fit a variety of schedules. Season tickets can be purchased by calling a Rampage representative at 210-444-5554 or online at sarampage.com.