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Rampage sign Brittain and Atkinson to AHL contracts

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SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Rampage have signed goaltender Sam Brittain and defenseman Josh Atkinson to AHL contracts for the 2017-18 season, the team announced on Monday afternoon.

Brittain returns to San Antonio after spending the 2016-17 season with he Springfield Thunderbirds and ECHL’s Manchester Monarchs. He posted a 905 save percentage and 2.42 goals-against average in 10 games with Springfield and a .896 save percentage and 3.28 goals-against average in 36 games with Manchester.

The 25-year-old played in seven games during the 2014-15 season, posting four wins, a .943 save percentage and 1.76 goals-against average.


Atkinson, spent a majority of the 2016-17 season with the ECHL’s Atlanta Gladiators. He posted 10 goals and 40 assists in 66 games. The 24-year-old appeared in two games with the Chicago Wolves and signed a Professional Tryout Contract with the Rampage on April 10.

The Rampage will open the 2017-18 season on Saturday, October 7 at the AT&T Center at 7 p.m. against the Ontario Reign.

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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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