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Markstrom returns as Rampage host Comets

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Former San Antonio Rampage goaltender Jacob Markstrom will make his return to the friendly confines for the first time since being traded to the Vancouver Canucks last season when the Utica Comets pay the silver and black a visit tonight.

The Rampage (2-0-0-0, 4 points) are off to their best start in seven years after sweeping opening weekend with a pair of 3-2 wins over Iowa and Oklahoma City last weekend. Rookie Rocco Grimaldi tallied his first professional goal and in a big way as it was the game winner in San Antonio’s overtime win over the Barons last Saturday.

Utica (1-0-1-0, 3 points) enter Friday after splitting two games with the Toronto Marlies. The Comets won their opener, but dropped a 3-2 decision to Toronto on Sunday afternoon. Over his career, Markstrom wons a 12-27-5 record with a 3.19 GAA. Rampage fans will remember the 24-year-old for his playoff series against the Chicago Wolves and Barons a few seasons ago.


San Antonio fans will be able to see Marky work his magic again if he suits up tonight, but are hoping he is off his game a bit.

The Rampage and Comets will drop the puck tonight at 7:30 p.m. at the AT&T Center. Check back later for Stephen Anderson’s game recap. Be sure to follow @RampageCentral and @andersonstevem for live updates from the arena.

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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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