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Barons End Stars’ Streak, Beat Texas 2-0
Stars Return home Sunday to Host Rockford at 5:00 PM

Oklahoma City, OK – The Texas Stars (40-25-4-6, 90 points) were defeated by the Oklahoma City Barons (38-28-2-9, 87 points) 2-0 in front of 8,833 fans at Cox Convention Center on Saturday night. Oklahoma City goalie Jeff Drouin-Deslauriers (15-13-4) made 22 saves for his second consecutive shutout. Despite 33 saves, Texas goalie Richard Bachman (27-17-5) suffered the loss. Oklahoma City defenseman Kevin Montgomery and forward Alexandre Giroux each scored for the Barons, ending the Stars five-game winning streak. The Stars head home to meet Rockford for a 5:00 PM meeting with the IceHogs on Sunday night.

After a scoreless first period, the Barons opened the scoring at 2:20 of the second frame. Defenseman Kevin Montgomery snapped a shot from the left point past Stars goalie Richard Bachman. Montgomery’s fourth goal of the season was set up by Milan Kytner and Philippe Cornet for the 1-0 lead.

Barons made it a 2-0 game at 16:09 of the third period off a goal by Alexandre Giroux. Forward Mark Arcobello and defenseman Bryan Helmer each picked up an assist on Giroux’s 32nd goal of the year.

Texas returns home to face the Rockford IceHogs Sunday, April 3rd at 5:00 PM. On Sunday, the Stars host Pucks and Paws Night sponsored by Banfield Pet Hospital. Fans are allowed to bring their dog to Cedar Park Center for $5 per dog. Those who are planning on attending with their dog must call 512-GO-STARS in advance for the specialty ticket. The first 2,500 will receive a Texas Stars pet bowl, compliments of Camp Bow Wow.

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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photo credit: Steven Christy
Posted on 04/02/11

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