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.
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
Forwards: Defensemen: Goaltenders:
Whitney – Vogelhuber – Sislo Lindholm – Goloubef Martin
Greer – Nantel – Bourque Siemens – Boikov Simpson
Bourke – Belzile – Nunn Lashoff – Jardine
Henley – Perfetto – St. Amant
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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