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Grimaldi’s goal lifts Rampage to second straight win

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The San Antonio Rampage knew Friday’s effort would need to be improved if they wanted a win this weekend. And that’s what they got in the final game of their three game weekend.

Rocco Grimaldi’s overtime goal lifted the Rampage to a 3-2 overtime win over the Rockford IceHogs at the AT&T Center on Sunday night.

Rockford got on the scoreboard first in the opening frame when Gustav Forsling scored his first AHL goal, putting the visitors up by a goal after 20 minutes.


San Antonio responded with two goals in the second period to take the lead. Jim O’Brien and Garry Nunn scored minutes apart, making it 2-1. The IceHogs tied things up just before intermission thanks to a Sam Carrick goal.

After a scoreless third period, Grimaldi’s goal with 15 seconds remaining in the overtime frame would give the Rampage their second win of the weekend.

Up next: The Rampage are now 18-20-4-0 on the season and will return to the ice on Wednesday when they face the IceHogs at 7 p.m. at the AT&T Center.

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Stephen Michael 26, is a journalist, social media coordinator, host, and entertainment reporter. Michael graduated in 2017 with a bachelor’s degree in Communication Arts and earned a Master's Degree in Digital Media in 2020 from the University of the Incarnate Word. He has worked covering the San Antonio Rampage, Stars, and San Antonio Futbol Club. He was the host of the Project Spurs Roundtable on NBC affiliate News 4 San Antonio from 2015-17.

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