Quantcast

Robak's OT winner leads Rampage past Wolves 5-4 in Game 1

Watch exclusive game highlights and post-game interviews with Coach Chuck Weber & Colby Robak below or in Rampage TV!



Box Score

CLICK HERE to listen to audio highlights

Colby Robak scored the overtime winner while Jon Matsumoto and James Wright each registered a franchise playoff record four points as the San Antonio Rampage defeated the Chicago Wolves 5-4 on Thursday night in Game 1 of their Western Conference Quarterfinal series. With the victory, the Rampage took a 1-0 lead in the best-of-five set.

The Wolves scored the first goal of the game at the 12:49 mark of the first period when the rebound of a Jordan Schroeder shot bounced off of Bill Sweatt and into the net. Sweatt’s goal put Chicago ahead 1-0.

Wright answered for the Rampage with a goal of his own nearly two minutes later. He took a feed from Bill Thomas in the slot and beat Wolves goaltender Eddie Lack to his right for the score. Wright’s first goal of the playoff campaign knotted the game at 1-1.

Just 47 seconds following Wright’s tally, Chicago restored their lead with a goal from Tim Miller. Darren Haydar found Miller cutting through the crease and Miller shot the puck through the legs of Rampage backstop Jacob Markstrom to hand the Wolves a 2-1 edge.

Chicago extended their advantage to two goals with a power-play tally before the first expired. At 18:55 Nicklas Jensen’s shot from the bottom of the right circle fluttered past Markstrom and made the count 3-1 in favor of the Wolves.

San Antonio rookie Drew Shore brought the Rampage to within one, at 3-2, 3:15 into the second on a one-time feed from Matsumoto. Shore’s shot went over Lack’s left shoulder giving him his first goal of the playoffs. Jensen scored his second goal of the contest, another power-play marker, at the 8:01 mark of the middle stanza to give Chicago a 4-2 lead. He beat Markstrom with a one-timer from the top of the crease for the score.

The back-and-forth contest continued with a Matsumoto goal for San Antonio midway through the second. With the Rampage on a power play, he tapped in a loose puck at the side of the Chicago net to cut the San Antonio deficit to 4-3.

At 5:23 of the third period Matsumoto tied the game at 4-4 with his second goal of the contest. His shot from the slot went off of a Chicago defender and into the Wolves net to knot the score.

Robak’s game-winning goal came 14:16 into the extra session while the Rampage were on a power play. He corralled the rebound of a Wright shot and ripped a slapper past Lack to hand San Antonio the 5-4 win.

Markstrom made 33 saves on 37 Wolves shots while Lack turned aside 32 of the 37 Rampage attempts he faced.

The Rampage and Wolves square off in Game 2 of their series on Saturday at 7 p.m. (CST) at the AT&T Center.
Tickets may be purchased by clicking here or calling a Rampage Representative at 210.444.5554.


Search Archive »




Browse by Year »

2015
2014
2013
2012
2011
2010
2009

Browse by Month »

February 2015
January 2015
December 2014
November 2014
October 2014
September 2014
August 2014
July 2014
June 2014
May 2014
April 2014
March 2014
February 2014
January 2014
December 2013
November 2013
October 2013
September 2013
August 2013
July 2013
June 2013
May 2013
April 2013
March 2013
February 2013
January 2013
December 2012
November 2012
October 2012
September 2012
August 2012
July 2012
June 2012
May 2012
April 2012
March 2012
February 2012
January 2012
December 2011
November 2011
October 2011
September 2011
August 2011
July 2011
June 2011
May 2011
April 2011
March 2011
February 2011
January 2011
December 2010
November 2010
October 2010
September 2010
August 2010
July 2010
June 2010
May 2010
April 2010
March 2010
February 2010
January 2010
December 2009
November 2009
Air Life