ROSEMONT – The San Antonio Rampage continued their losing streak as they fell 4-1 to the Chicago Wolves (13-15-2) at Allstate Arena on Tuesday morning.
The loss is the fourth straight for San Antonio, who has a 1-5-1 record in their last seven games.
San Antonio struck first as Mitch Reinke put home his third goal of the season when his shot from the point found its way past Chicago goaltender Oscar Dansk at 10:27 of the second period. A Rampage turnover in their own zone led to a Chicago breakaway attempt as Nicolas Roy put home his first goal of the day, tying the game up 1-1 going into the final period.
Roy put the Wolves up for good 7:00 into the third period when Chicago took advantage of another Rampage turnover as the Wolves went on a 3-on-2 advantage with Roy depositing the puck past San Antonio goaltender Adam Wilcox, making it 2-1 Wolves. After a major penalty on Rampage captain Jordan Nolan, Brandon Pirri made it 3-1 with a power-play tally and Roy completed the hat-trick with an empty-net goal later in the period.
San Antonio finished the game 1-for-3 on the power play, while Chicago was 1-for-4. The Rampage now have a record of 0-4-1 in their last five games.
The Rampage are now 10-11-8 (28 points) on the season and will return to the ice on Saturday when they open a two-game series with the Manitoba Moose (14-15-0) at 6 p.m. at the MTS Centre.