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San Antonio Rampage rout Manitoba Moose in morning start for student education day

November 13, 2018

Playing one of only two morning starts this season, the San Antonio Rampage produced their best result of the year with a 5-0 win against the Manitoba Moose on student education day Tuesday at AT&T Center.

The Rampage snapped a three-match losing streak to move to 4-12-0-0, still last in the AHL standings with 8 points.

Three of San Antonio’s victories have been by shutout, and the largest margin of victory before Tuesday was four goals. The five-goal output was the best of the year, as the Rampage still rank last in the AHL with 2.1 goals per game.

San Antonio burst out of the gates after the puck dropped at 10:42 a.m., outshooting Manitoba 20-7 during the first two periods and scoring goals by Sammy Blais at 9:12 of the first period and Jordan Nolan at 6:25 of the second.

The Rampage turned the game into a blowout in the third period. Ryan Olsen scored at 10:40, Chris Butler tallied at 16:25 and Jordan Nolan netted his second goal of the day at 18:15.

Butler and Chris Thorburn had two assists, while Tyler Wotherspoon, Mitch Reinke, Joey LaLeggia, Klim Kostin and Nolan each added one.

Jordan Binnington made 16 saves for the Rampage to preserve the shutout.

San Antonio continues its homestand when the Rockford IceHogs visit at 7 p.m. Saturday.

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