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Rampage and Barons open series tonight


The No. 3 seed San Antonio Rampage will take on the No. 6 seed Oklahoma City Barons as the two teams open their best-of-five 2015 Calder Cup Western Conference Quarterfinals series tonight at 7 p.m. inside the Cox Convocation Center.

Tonight marks the fourth playoff appearance for the silver and black in franchise history. San Antonio played the Chicago Wolves in the first round in 2012 and won the series 3-2 with a dramatic overtime win in Chicago. The Rampage and Barons met in the 2012 Western Conference Semifinals where Oklahoma City defeated San Antonio in five games and won the series 4-1.

This season, San Antonio went 9-1-2 against the Edmonton Oilers affiliate. San Antonio has a 5-1 record in Oklahoma City and a 4-0-2 record at the AT&T Center, with 39 goals for and 31 goals against. Bobby Butler led the Rampage in scoring, but is sidelined with a torn Achilles. Andrew Miller was the hot player for Oklahoma City with 27 goals.

San Antonio finished the regular season with a record of of 45-23-7-1 and 98 points for third in the Western Conference. Oklahoma City started hot, but ended the season 41-27-5-3 with 90 points.

The Rampage and Barons will drop the puck on Game 1 tonight at 7 p.m. Stephen Anderson will have a full recap following the game. Be sure to follow @andersonstevem and @RampageCentral for live updates.

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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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