The San Antonio Rampage announced today they will open the 2010-11 season on Friday, October 8 at the AT&T Center. The American Hockey League (AHL) also announced the conference and division alignment for the AHL’s 2010-11 season.
The Rampage will remain in the Western Conference’s West Division and face their division opponents 58 times. The Rampage will face off against their two Texas rivals, the Stars and Aeros, a total of 10 times each, and will meet the Oklahoma City Barons, the new affiliate of the Edmonton Oilers, in 10 games as well. In addition, the Rampage will play 20 games against North Division teams and two games against the East Division’s Syracuse Crunch, the only Eastern Conference team the Rampage will face for a second consecutive year.
The breakdown of the Rampage’s 2010-11 schedule format is as follows:
Bridgeport Sound Tigers (0)
Hartford Wolf Pack (0)
Manchester Monarchs (0)
Portland Pirates (0)
Providence Bruins (0)
Springfield Falcons (0)
Worcester Sharks (0)
Adirondack Phantoms (0)
Albany Devils (0)
Binghamton Senators (0)
Charlotte Checkers (0)
Hershey Bears (0)
Norfolk Admirals (0)
Syracuse Crunch (1 home/1 away)
Wilkes-Barre/Scranton Penguins (0)
Abbotsford Heat (2 home/2 away)
Grand Rapids Griffins (2 home/2 away)
Hamilton Bulldogs (1 home/1 away)
Lake Erie Monsters (2 home/2 away)
Manitoba Moose (2 home/2 away)
Rochester Americans (0)
Toronto Marlies (1 home/1 away)
Chicago Wolves (3 home/3 away)
Houston Aeros (5 home/5 away)
Milwaukee Admirals (4 home/4 away)
Oklahoma City Barons (5 home/5 away)
Peoria Rivermen (4 home/4 away)
Rockford IceHogs (3 home/3 away)
San Antonio Rampage
Texas Stars (5 home/5 away)
The Rampage’s complete schedule will be announced later this summer.
In operation since 1936, the AHL continues to serve as the top development league for all 30 National Hockey League teams. More than 85 percent of today’s NHL players are American Hockey League graduates, and for the ninth year in a row, more than 6 million fans attended AHL games across North America in 2009-10.
Rampage ticket packages for the 2010-11 season are now on sale and start as low as $89. Ticket packages can be purchased by calling a Rampage representative at (210) 444-5554 or online at sarampage.com.