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FORD AND STARS CRUISE TO 3-0 SHUTOUT OVER MONSTERS
Texas Stars Return to Cedar Park Center on Tuesday at 7:30 PM to Face Milwaukee

Cleveland, OH – The Texas Stars (24-13-3-4, 55 points) defeated the Lake Erie Monsters (21-21-0-4, 46 points) 3-0 on Saturday afternoon in front of 6,593 fans at the Quicken Loans Arena. Goalie Todd Ford (2-0-1) recorded his second straight shutout, stopping all 26 Lake Erie shots for the victory. Center Perttu Lindgren scored twice and defenseman Maxime Fortunus also scored, as Texas ended its six-game losing skid on the road. Lake Erie goalie Billy Sauer (3-4-0) stopped 26 Texas shots in the defeat. The Stars return home on Tuesday to meet the Milwaukee Admirals at 7:30 PM.

Texas scored the only goal of the opening period, finishing off the first power play of the day. Defenseman Andrew Hutchinson found Stars forward Perttu Lindgren on a back-door feed at 10:19. Lindgren snapped a wrist shot past Lake Erie goalie Billy Sauer for his seventh goal of the year and a 1-0 Texas lead after one period of play

Texas expanded its lead to 2-0 at 14:52 of the second period. Stars defenseman Maxime Fortunus picked up the puck on the right-wing wall and snapped a wrist shot to the Lake Erie net. The puck deflected off a defender’s skate and into the net for the 2-0 Texas lead. Stars forwards Colton Sceviour and Sergei Korostin assisted on the second goal of the night.

In the third period, Lindgren added an empty-net goal with seven seconds remaining in regulation for the 3-0 final.

The Stars return home on Tuesday, Jan. 26 at 7:30 PM against the Milwaukee Admirals. Fans who bring an H-E-B Store Brand non-perishable item will receive a $5.00 discount. Texas will host Abbotsford on Friday, Jan 29 and Saturday, Jan. 30. The first 2,000 fans to the 7:30 PM Friday game receive a Texas Stars Calendar and the team will participate in a post-game autograph session. Also, the Cedar Park Center will sell $2.00 domestic drafts and $1.00 hot dogs. The first 2,000 fans for Saturday’s 7:00 pm start will receive a Texas Stars youth t-shirt. Also, fans may purchase the State Farm Family four-pack for Saturday’s game (four tickets, four sodas and four hot dogs for $44). All games can be heard on the Stars flagship station ESPNAustin 104.9 FM “The Horn” or ESPNAustin 1530-AM.

Tickets for any of the Stars 40 regular season home games at Cedar Park Center are on sale, starting as low as $9.00 a seat. Individual game tickets may be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at (800) 745-3000, by going online at www.ticketmaster.com or by visiting any local Ticketmaster outlet.

Season ticket packages to see the Stars play their Inaugural season at the Cedar Park Center are on sale now, starting as low as $12.00 a seat. 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 01/23/10

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