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BACHMAN AND TEXAS SHUTOUT SAN ANTONIO 3-0
BACHMAN AND TEXAS SHUTOUT SAN ANTONIO 3-0

Stars Return Home to Host Hamilton at 7:00 PM on Saturday



San Antonio, TX – The Texas Stars (17-11-1-1, 36 points) defeated the San Antonio Rampage (20-8-1-0, 41 points) 3-0 on Friday night in front of 6,202 fans at the AT&T Center. Texas goalie Richard Bachman (10-4-1) stopped 41 shots in his return from the NHL’s Dallas Stars. Bachman made 18 saves in the first period and coasted to his third shutout of the year, the fourth of his AHL career. Stars forwards Greg Rallo, Luke Gazdic and Francis Wathier each scored as the Stars picked up their fourth shutout in eight all-time visits to the AT&T Center. Rampage goalie Joe Fallon (0-1-0) stopped 19 of 21 shots in the loss. The Stars return home to host the Hamilton Bulldogs at 7:00 PM at Cedar Park Center on Saturday night.



Texas scored the only goal of the first period, taking a 1-0 lead. Left wing Luke Gazdic finished off a two-on-one feed from Ondrej Roman for his fourth goal of the season. Right wing Sean Backman also assisted on the game’s first goal.



In the second period, the Stars took advantage of a San Antonio turnover in the Rampage zone. San Antonio goalie Joe Fallon misplayed the puck in his own end, turning the puck over to Texas left wing Francis Wathier. The Stars forward scored his tenth goal of the year just 35 seconds into the period for a 2-0 Texas lead.



In the third period, Greg Rallo scored his tenth goal of the year with an empty-net tally at the 19:00 mark. The team’s third goal of the night was set up by Fabian Brunnstrom and Philip Larsen for the 3-0 final.



Texas will then return home to host the Hamilton Bulldogs at 7:00 pm on Saturday, December 18th at Cedar Park Center. The first 2,500 fans receive a Texas Stars 2011 Calendar. Fans may also purchase the State Farm Family Four Pack, consisting of four hot dogs, four sodas and four tickets for $44. The Stars will host Oklahoma City on Monday at 7:30 PM at Cedar Park Center. H-E-B Monday allows fans to bring a non-perishable H-E-B food item to the Cedar Park Center box office to receive a $5.00 discount. Monday will also be a 3-2-1 night, where fans may purchase $3.00 domestic 12 oz drafts, $2.00 sodas and $1.00 hot dogs.



Texas Stars Holiday Packages are on sale now. Fans may purchase eight tickets for any upcoming 2010-11 regular season home game, one Stars fleece blanket and a limited edition autographed holiday puck for only $99.



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). Pro-rated season ticket packages to see the Stars play at the Cedar Park Center 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 12/17/10

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