TORONTO – The San Antonio Rampage fell in a pair of games to the Toronto Marlies (17-4-3) at Coca-Cola Coliseum on Saturday and Sunday night in Canada.
The pair of losses see San Antonio move to 3-6-3 away from the AT&T Center so far in the 2019-20 season. The Rampage have now lost five of their last eight games overall.
In case you missed it, here’s a recap of this weekend’s games:
Saturday: Rampage 2, Toronto 3
The Rampage opened the weekend with a 3-2 loss to the Marlies on Saturday afternoon. San Antonio held a 2-1 lead but Toronto scored twice in the last two periods to take all two points.
San Antonio opened the scoring at 8:01 of the first period with Jordan Kyrou’s ninth goal of the season as he banged home a rebound off a Derrick Pouliot shot. Toronto answered back with Kenny Agostino’s first goal of the day with a tally driving to the net. The Rampage took the lead back 56 seconds later with Tanner Kaspick’s goal to make it 2-1 after 20 minutes.
Agostino gave the Marlies the lead for good at 9:49 of the second period with a one-timer past San Antonio goaltender Ville Husso.
Teemu Kivihalme’s third-period goal was the only tally of the frame as the Marlies earned the 3-2 come from behind win.
San Antonio’s penalty kill stopped all four Toronto power-plays.
Sunday: Rampage 1, Toronto 4
The Rampage closed the weekend with a 4-1 loss to Toronto on Sunday afternoon.
Toronto scored two times on their first two shots of the game. Kristians Rubins opened the scoring at 1:23 with a shot in the high slot for a wrist shot past Adam Wilcox. Rich Clune finished off an odd-man rush with a goal at 5:35, making it 2-0 after 20 minutes.
Neither team scored in the second period but Jordan Nolan’s penalty shot attempt was stopped by Joseph Woll.
Ryan Olsen finally got the Rampage on the board in the third period when he redirected a point shot past Woll, making it a 2-1 game. Jeremy Bracco gave Toronto the lead right back 48 seconds later by flipping a shot past Wilcox and Brooks added an empty-net goal to seal the 4-1 win.
The Rampage are now 10-9-7 (27 points) on the season and will return to the ice on Friday night when they welcome Tucson Roadrunners (18-5-0) at the AT&T Center with puck drop set for 7:30 p.m.