Thank you Rampage Fans!



The Rampage have wrapped up their 10th Anniversary season and would like to salute you, the fans, for your support during a fantastic year!

Some of the highlights of the 2011-12 season:

-The Rampage beat Toronto 6-1 on Face-off Against Kids Cancer Night on Nov. 5 and raised $26,000 in a post game auction to benefit the childhood cancer program.

-On Nov. 15, the Rampage hosted 10,534 fans, their fourth-best all-time attendance mark, when they played Abbotsford on Cool School Kids Day.

-The Rampage defeated Peoria 2-1 on Salute to the Badges Night on Dec. 10. That night the team raised $21,000 in a post game jersey auction to benefit The Little Fighter Foundation.

-On Jan. 4, defenseman Colby Robak was named the 11th player in team history to be nominated to the 2012 AHL All-Star Classic.

-On Jan. 14, the Rampage beat Rockford 2-1 on 10th Anniversary Night. With their jersey auction following the game, the team raised more than $40,000 to benefit Silver & Black Give Back and the San Antonio Youth Hockey Association.

- A total of 842 dogs came out to see the Rampage beat Peoria 5-1 on Pucks and Paws Night on Jan. 21. In addition, 25 canines were adopted on-site at the AT&T Center during the course of the night.

-San Antonio went on a seven-game winning streak from Jan. 14 to Jan. 28. The Rampage run tied for the longest in franchise history.

-Rampage backstop Dov Grumet-Morris set a new franchise record for most consecutive wins by a goaltender on Jan. 28 with his seventh straight victory. In those seven games, Grumet-Morris allowed a total of 12 goals and maintained a save percentage of .937.

-The Rampage recorded their first-ever sellout on Feb. 3 when they played Lake Erie on Pink in the Rink Night. A total of 16,151 fans came out to the AT&T Center as San Antonio skated on pink ice and afterward auctioned off their pink themed jerseys to support the San Antonio Affiliate of Komen for the Cure. The jersey auction raised a franchise record $48,000.

-The Rampage concluded their 10th annual Rodeo road trip in grand fashion on Feb. 29. They beat Chicago that night to close out their February trek with a mark of 7-3-0-1, tying for the most wins in the history of their yearly winter excursion and finishing with their best-ever Rodeo road trip winning percentage at .682.

-On Mar. 3, the Rampage topped Houston, 2-1, on their 9th annual Military Appreciation Night. The team raised more than $47,000 in a postgame jersey auction to benefit Operation Comfort and the Rampage Sled Hockey Team. A total of 11,382 fans came out to the AT&T Center that night as San Antonio established their third-best all-time attendance mark.

-Defenseman Sean Sullivan broke the franchise record for most games played in a Rampage uniform on Mar. 17 against Rockford to surpass Brett MacLean’s record of 201 contests with the team. His current mark of games played with San Antonio stands at 212.

-With their win at Rockford on Mar. 31, the Rampage set a franchise record for most road victories in a season at 20.

-On Apr. 15, the Rampage beat Oklahoma City and clinched their third playoff berth in franchise history on Fan Appreciation Day. That day the team gave away over $50,000 in total prize value.

-Roman Derlyuk was the hero in the Rampage’s Game 5 double overtime victory over the Chicago Wolves on Apr. 27. His goal 5:28 into the second extra session gave San Antonio their first ever playoff series win as the Rampage eliminated the Wolves 3-2 in the Western Conference Quarterfinals.

-The Rampage’s line of Bracken Kearns, Bill Thomas, and Mark Cullen was the team’s most productive threesome this season. In 39 games together the trio produced 104 points (42 goals, 62 assists), and maintained a rating of plus-49.

-Right wing Bill Thomas finished 2011-12 second in goals (64), tied for third in assists (73), second in points (137), second in shorthanded goals (3), and third in games played (187) on the Rampage’s all-time list.

-Captain Nolan Yonkman’s Face-Off Against Kids Cancer buddy from last season, Yadira Medrano, lost her battle with cancer on Oct. 4, 2011. The team honored her by wearing her initials, “YM”, on their helmet for the remainder of the season. In addition, forward Bracken Kearns pledged to donate $20 for each goal he scored this season to benefit his Face-Off Against Kids Cancer buddy. He finished the year with a goal count of 22 for a total donation of $440.

-The Rampage drew 7,134 fans per home contest (ranking seventh overall in the AHL) to shatter their previous average attendance mark of 6,411.



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