The OKC Barons defeated the San Antonio Rampage 1-0 in a shutout last night in the Cox Arena. David LeNeveu, in his first shutout of the season, stopped all 22 shots on goal. LeNeveu’s record against San Antonio is now 3-0. The Barons will face the Rampage again tonight in their arena in San Antonio.
The first two periods remained scoreless. At 8:32 into the first period Alex Plante and Eric Selleck were both sent to the penalty box for fighting. Later in the first, OKC Barons went on a power play when Joe Devin was called for slashing at 12:41. Later at 13:56 the Rampage went on a power-play when Ryan Keller was called for hooking.
In the second period, Michael Caruso was called for interference at 3:52 and late in the second at 17:44, Kirill Tulupov and Brian Sutherby fired fans up with a quick decisive fight in the corner. (OKC fans were very happy to see the fight strap securely attached last night!)
The OKC Barons finally broke the 0-0 tie at 8:32 into the third period when Ryan Keller scored, with assists from Mark Arcobello and Triston Grant. Later in the third at 11:44, Nolan Yonkman and Triston Grant were sent to the penalty box for fighting.
Shots on goal for the night were in OKC Barons’ favor: 29 to 22. Rampage goaltender Jacob Markstrom saved 28 of 29 shots on goal and Barons’ goaltender David LeNeveu saved all 22 shots on goal.
The Barons play the Rampage again tonight in San Antonio. For all you Bedlam fans, do a bit of multi-tasking and listen to the game via radio tonight! Follow the link on the OKC Barons website.
In other news, the OKC Barons signed Triston Grant this week to a Standard Player Contract. See the OKC Barons announcement.