Opening Night Roster

By: Alex DiFilippo
10/08/2012 4:23 PM -

 

The San Antonio Rampage open their 11th season Saturday night with 26 players on their roster, including 15 forwards, eight defensemen and three goaltenders. The Rampage will host the Texas Stars at 7 p.m. at the AT&T Center. 
 
The Rampage will begin the season with 14 returning players from last year’s squad, along with 11 rookies. This year’s Opening Night roster has a combined experience of 3,626 American Hockey League games and 468 National Hockey League games. 
 
The Rampage, the Florida Panthers’ top affiliate, open the 2012-13 season with the following players:
 
 
1 Dov Grumet-Morris – G  
2 Michael Caruso – D  
3 Alex Petrovic – D 
4 Josh McFadden – D 
5 Tyson Strachan – D 
6 Jason DeSantis – D 
7 John Lee – D 
9 Jonathan Hazen – RW  
10 Josh Birkholz – RW  
12 Jared Gomes – C  
14 Jean-Francois Jacques – LW 
15 Eric Selleck – LW
16 Andre Deveaux – RW 
17 Casey Wellman – C  
18 John McFarland – RW  
24 Quinton Howden – LW 
25 Colby Robak – D 
26 John Rheault – RW 
27 Greg Rallo – C 
28 James Wright – C
29 Michael Houser – G 
30 Jacob Markstrom – G 
32 Scott Timmins – C 
36 Drew Shore – C 
39 Justin Vaive – LW 
43 Nolan Yonkman – D 
 
 
The first 5,000 fans through the doors on Saturday will receive an exclusive 2012-13 Rampage schedule magnet. In addition, Saturday is KZEP Dollar Drink Night where fans can enjoy $1 beer and sodas. Following the game, an Overtime performance from Adam Johnson, a blues performer from San Marcos, TX, will take place in the Bud Light Courtyard, presented by Sam’s Burger Joint. 
 
Individual tickets for Opening Night, and all season long, start at $10 and can be purchased at the AT&T Center Southeast Box Office, by calling a Rampage representative at 210.444.5554 or online at sarampage.com.  Buy Now!
 
ABOUT THE RAMPAGE 
The Rampage is one of four professional sports franchises owned and operated by Spurs Sports & Entertainment – the San Antonio Spurs (NBA), the Silver Stars (WNBA) and the Austin Toros (NBA D-League) – and plays its home games at the SS&E operated AT&T Center. The 2012-13 season marks the Rampage’s 11th season in the AHL. In operation since 1936, the AHL continues to serve as the top development league for all 30 National Hockey League teams with more than 87 percent of today's NHL players being AHL graduates.
 


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