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RAMPAGE OUTLAST BARRACUDA 4-3 IN SEVEN-ROUND SHOOTOUT

Goaltender Spencer Martin Stops Six-of-Seven Shootout Attempts

SAN ANTONIO (Dec. 3, 2016) – The San Antonio Rampage (9-10-1-0) defeated the San Jose Barracuda (7-5-0-3) 4-3 after a seven-round shootout during the Silver and Black’s annual Teddy Bear Toss Game at the AT&T Center.

Defenseman Cody Goloubef made his Rampage debut, recording one assist in the second period. Defenseman Anton Lindholm recorded his first professional point in North America with an assist on the game-tying goal with 85 seconds remaining. Forward Troy Bourke landed the go-ahead shootout goal in the seventh round, as Spencer Martin made the game-winning save to secure San Antonio’s ninth victory. Martin finished game with 41 saves and stopped six-of-seven shootout attempts, earning him the Third Star of the Game.

San Jose opening the scoring at the 8:11 mark when John McCarthy finished a loose puck in front of the net, as Ryan Carpenter and Rourke Chartier registered assists on the play. Just over two minutes later, the San Antonio teddy bears flew onto the ice when forward Julien Nantel scored a back-door goal off a pass from Gabriel Bourque at the 10:27 mark. The Rampage tacked on a second goal at 18:15 as Bourque buried a drop-pass from A.J. Greer and Goloubef.

Despite a scoreless second period, the scoring resumed late in the third period when San Jose rattled off back-to-back goals at 12:04 and 17:35. Timo Meier found the back of the net twice, as Barclay Goodrow, Mirco Mueller, Kevin Lebanc, and Daniel O’Regan collected assists. Down 3-2 with 85 seconds remaining, forward Joe Whitney went upstairs on San Jose’s Mantas Armalis, sending the contest into extra time.

After a scoreless five-minute overtime period, the Rampage secured the victory in the seventh round of the shootout.

Shootout Attempts

San Jose:                      Score                                                        San Antonio:                                         Score

62 Kevin Lebanc            No                                                          17 Mike Sislo                                          No

52 Adam Helewka          No                                                         10 Joe Whitney                                     Yes

40 Ryan Carpenter        Yes                                                         24 A.J. Greer                                           No

65 Daniel O’Regan         No                                                          57 Gabriel Bourque                               No

82 Nikolay Goldobin       No                                                          18 Cody Goloubef                                 No

28 Timo Meier                No                                                          20 Julien Nantel                                      No

23 Barclay Goodrow       No                                                          11 Troy Bourke                                      Yes

Tonight's Lines

Forwards:                                             Defensemen:                                      Goaltenders:

Whitney – Vogelhuber – Sislo         Lindholm – Goloubef                          Martin

Greer – Nantel – Bourque               Siemens – Boikov                               Simpson

Bourke – Belzile – Nunn                  Lashoff – Jardine

Henley – Perfetto – St. Amant

Up Next

The Rampage will continue the back-to-back series with the Barracuda on Sunday, Dec. 4. All Rampage games can be heard on Ticket 760 and SARampage.com. Individual and season tickets are available and can be purchased by calling a Rampage representative at 210-444-5554 or online at SARampage.com. The 2016-17 season is presented by Wells Fargo.

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