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ABBOTSFORD BEATS TEXAS 3-1
ABBOTSFORD BEATS TEXAS 3-1
Texas Travels to San Antonio on Sunday at 3:30 P.M.

Cedar Park, TX - The Texas Stars (6-6-0-1, 13 points) were defeated by the Abbotsford Heat (10-4-1-0, 21 points) 3-1 in front of 6,226 fans at the Cedar Park Center on Saturday night. Abbotsford goalie Leland Irving (10-4-0) stopped 35 of 36 shots to secure the victory. Abbotsford right wing Jon Rheault registered two goals on the night, helping the Heat improve to 8-1-0-0 on the road this season. Defenseman Jordie Benn scored the lone Texas goal in the defeat. Texas goalie Tyler Beskorowany (1-3-0) stopped 37 of 40 shots faced. The Stars travel to San Antonio on Sunday at 3:30 P.M. to take on the Rampage.

After a scoreless first period, Abbotsford opened the second period with a goal by right wing Jon Rheault. Center Ben Walter set up the Heat’s first goal of the night at 1:05 for the 1-0 lead. Texas quickly tied it 1-1, 18 seconds later with a shot from defenseman Jordie Benn. Defenseman Brad Lukowich and center Ryan Garbutt each helped on the tying goal at 1:23. The Heat responded at 2:43, regaining the lead at 2-1. Left wing Raitis Ivanans beat Beskorowany to score his first goal of the season. Defenseman Patrick Cullity and left wing Lance Bouma each had an assist on the play. Abbotsford rounded out the night with a shorthanded goal by Rheault at 15:58. His second goal of the night went unassisted, giving the Heat a 3-1 victory.

On Sunday, November 13th, the Stars travel to the AT&T Center to take on the San Antonio Rampage at 3:30 P.M. Texas will travel to Houston on Friday, November 18th for a 7:35 P.M. faceoff against the Aeros. The Stars return home on Saturday, November 19th to battle the Houston Aeros at Cedar Park Center at 7:00 P.M. Saturday is a State Farm Family Four Pack night (4 tickets, 4 hot dogs, 4 sodas starting at $48).Saturday also includes the third annual Teddy Bear Toss. Fans are encouraged to bring new stuffed animals to throw on the ice in support of local charities.

Individual tickets for all games are on sale now. Tickets are available online at www.TexasStarsHockey.com or by calling 512.GO.STARS (467.8277).

2011-12 season seat packages are on sale now. For more information on Texas Stars season tickets call (512) GO-STARS (467-8277) or visit www.TexasStarsHockey.com. Anyone interested in purchasing season tickets, suites, group tickets or mini-plans may call the Texas Stars front office.

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Posted on 11/12/11

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