SAN ANTONIO – The Los Chimuelos de San Antonio saw their losing streak continue as they suffered a 2-1 loss to the San Jose Barracuda (6-1-1) in front of 7,703 fans at the AT&T Center on Friday night.

The loss was eighth straight for San Antonio, who have not won since their 4-0 season opener against the Grand Rapids Griffins. The Rampage changed their identity for one night only as part of a celebration of the city’s Hispanic culture.

“Teams go through this type of adversity,” Rampage center Robby Fabbri. “That’s a tough group of guys in that locker room and I see them getting through it.”

After a scoreless first period, the visiting team was the first to light the lamp. With San Antonio down two men, Francis Perron beat Rampage goaltender Ville Husso at the 5:50 mark of the second period. The goal would stand as the lone marker of the period.

Adam Musil tied the game up 1-1 when he took a pass from Nolan Stevens and beat San Jose netminder Josef Korenar for his second goal of the 2018-19 season. Just over two minutes later, the Barracuda took the lead for good on Matt Fonteyne’s first professional goal.

Husso stopped 19 of 21 shots in the loss.

“We played a solid game but had a bad bounce at the end,” Rampage right wing Sam Blais said. “We just have to keep grinding hard and I’m sure the wins will come.”


The Rampage are now 1-8-0 (2 points) on the season and will return to the ice on Sunday afternoon when they welcome the Chicago Wolves (6-1-0-1, 13 points) at 3 pm Central Time 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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