San Antonio Falls Short in San Jose 5-3
SAN JOSE, Calif. (Nov. 22, 2017) – The San Jose Barracuda (7-7-0-1) registered three power-play goals in the first and second periods to defeat the San Antonio Rampage (11-6-1-0) 5-3 on Wednesday at the SAP Center.
Rourke Chartier opened the scoring for San Jose 6:20 into the first period after hitting a slap shot past Rampage goaltender Sam Brittain. San Jose took a one-goal lead into the first intermission as the remainder of the period went scoreless.
The Silver and Black tied the game at one 45 seconds into the middle frame when Brendan Ranford fired a wrister into the back of the net. San Jose took advantage of a 5-on-4 power play 3:16 into the second stanza when Jeremy Roy finished a pass from Marcus Sorensen. John McCarthy extended the Barracuda lead to two with his second goal of the season at the 6:38 mark, giving San Jose a 3-1 advantage. The Rampage cut the lead to one 16:27 into the second period when A.J. Greer finished a backdoor pass from Tage Thompson.
San Antonio tied the game 6:54 into the final stanza when Nicolas Meloche fired a shot past Barracuda netminder Antoine Bibeau. Julius Bergman recorded the game winner for the Barracuda with a slap shot 11:10 into the final period, while Filip Sandberg added an empty-net goal at 19:14 as San Jose held on to defeat San Antonio 5-3.
Forwards: Defensemen: Goaltenders:
Greer – Agozzino – Thompson Butler – Schmaltz Brittain
Blais – Jost – Grimaldi Geertsen – Warsofsky Martin
Ranford – Girard – Petryk Siemens – Meloche
Kostinb – Musil – Vogelhuber
San Antonio continues its four-game road trip with a contest against the Bakersfield Condors on Saturday, Nov. 25 at 9 p.m. CT at Rabobank Arena. Rampage IncrediBull Holiday Deals, presented by SeaWorld, are available for purchase at SARampage.com/holiday or by calling a Rampage representative at 210-444-5554. Packages include any regular season home game and are available on the Plaza and Charter Levels in four, six or 10-pack deals with pricing starting at just $59. In addition, each 10 pack will include tickets to SeaWorld's Christmas Celebration as well as holiday-themed Rampage items. Each pack is completely customizable, allowing fans to use the full set of tickets at one game or to disperse them throughout multiple games. The 2017-18 season is presented by H-E-B and Wells Fargo.