San Antonio Signs Phoenix’s Ortmeyer

PHOENIX – The Phoenix RoadRunners announced that defenseman Jake Ortmeyer has signed a professional tryout offer with the San Antonio Rampage of the American Hockey League.

The RoadRunners are the ECHL affiliate of the Rampage of the AHL and the Phoenix Coyotes of the National Hockey League.

The 29-year-old, who becomes the first non-contracted Phoenix player to be called up to San Antonio, played in the Rampage’s 5-3 win against Hamilton on Saturday.

Ortmeyer is tied for the league lead among ECHL defensemen with three goals, scoring his first professional hat trick in the RoadRunners 3-2 season-opening win against Utah on Oct. 20, and is tied for second among league defensemen with seven points in four games.

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