The San Antonio Rampage used their power-play unit to their advantage as they took three of four points from the Wilkes-Barre Scranton Penguins (4-4-1) over the weekend at Mohegan Sun Arena.

In case you missed it, here’s a recap of the pair of games.

Friday: RAMPAGE 5, Wilkes-Barre Scranton 3

The Rampage began the weekend with a 5-3 come from behind win on Friday. The home team raced out to a 3-0 lead but Nate Walker cut into that deficit with his first goal of the night.

San Antonio pulled within one as Walker got loose for a breakaway, beating Penguins goaltender Emil Larmi. Walker set up the next goal as he fed Klim Kostin, who put the puck past Larmi to make it 3-3. Mitch Renieke put the Rampage ahead for good with a shot from the blue line that found its way through Larmi’s legs.

Nick Lappin finalized the scoring with his third goal of the season at 12:16 of the third period.

Saturday: RAMPAGE 4, Wilkes-Barre Scranton 5 (OT)

The next night saw the Rampage battle to overtime but fall 5-4. Stefan Noesen scored twice on the power play for the Penguins, making it the first time the Rampage have given up multiple goals on the man advantage.

Overall, San Antonio has had power-player play goals in their last four games.


The Rampage are now 4-1-3 (11 points) on the season and will return to the ice on Wednesday night when they face the Rockford Ice Hogs at the BMO Harris Bank Center at 7:05 p.m.

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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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