Game Recap: Ducks too strong in 6-1 loss for Rampage

A first period hat trick by the Ducks and a strong performance in the net is too much for the Rampage who fall 6-1 in game two of the weekend doubleheader.

The tables turned from the previous night with the Ducks coming out flying in the opening period with Ryan Ruddle getting on the scoresheet for his sixth of the season to put Melbourne up 1-0 at 13:26.

Less than five minutes later, Ruddle scored his second of the game assisted by import Hector Vrielynck, which would become a theme for the night, to go up 2-0.

The Ducks were not done there.

Ruddle would then score a natural hat trick with his third goal of the period with 5:35 left on the clock again assisted by Hector Vrielynck for his third point.

The second period picked up where the first period left off with Corey Stringer getting on the scoresheet for his first goal of the season.

Hector Vrielynck would get his fourth point of the game with a primary assist on Todd Cutter’s second goal of the season with just 46 seconds left in the second period.

Rampage goalie Nick Novysedlak would finish his night after the second period with Luca D’Arsié coming in to start the last.

The third period would see Ryan Ruddle get his fourth goal of the game just a few minutes into play to push the lead out to 6-0 in favour of Melbourne.

The lead was insurmountable for the Rampage who could would finally get on the board at 2:16 left in the contest to spoil Melbourne’s shutout hopes.

Nick Jones scored his first goal of the season with a nice rebound goal past Davis. The score would finish with a 6-1 victory to the Ducks.

Rampage are back in action with a their first road trip to Adelaide to take on the Avalanche in a weekend doubleheader.

Scoring Summary

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