SAN ANTONIO (KTSA News) — Spurs Sports and Entertainment announced Thursday it has sold its American Hockey League franchise, the San Antonio Rampage, to the NHL’s Vegas Golden Knights.
The Spurs said in a statement the Rampage will finish their current season at the AT&T Center before moving to Nevada for the 2020-21 season.
We are extremely grateful to our staff, our fans and our partners who have supported the Rampage for the last 18 years,” said SS&E CEO RC Buford. “While this was a difficult decision to make, we believe this move is best for the long-term success of Spurs Sports & Entertainment.”
The Rampage are averaging the 12th best attendance in the 31-team American Hockey League at 5,938 fans per game. The rival Texas Stars average the 16th best attendance in the league with 5,423 fans per game.