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Rheault scored 16G/17A through 47 games for the Abbottsford Heat.
The Panthers organization [is what's ahead for the Rampage]. The young talent that's on the horizon, the veterans that care. I couldn't be more proud as a coach with these guys all year.
Nice non-move by Rampage coach Chuck Weber for staying with Markstrom after the fourth Barons goal in the second period. If Sparky Anderson were coaching the Rampage, Markstrom would have been gone after the second goal, but [coach Chuck] Weber showed extreme patience with his future NHL netminder.
I think Florida's pretty high on him. The key will be his decision-making and passing, how he develops both of those things over time. If he stays healthy, he's got a bright future.
Most guys when you ask them what their goals are, they say they want to play in the NHL, but Jacob's response was, "I want to be the best goalie in the world." It was refreshing. You usually don't get a lot of guys aspiring to do that at such a young age.
Not sure about you, but I’ve come to find out here in these parts that Texans hate two things: anyone or anything from Oklahoma, and quitters, and part two of that equation is the thought that lingers in (San Antonio) Rampage fans' throats the most about the Panthers organization, especially that player air-mail stunt. So, if you know me, there’s a silver lining everywhere, and on the surface here, it will take some digging, but here goes (...)