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Owen Newkirk Heads Stars Broadcasts for 2012-13
Owen Newkirk Heads Stars Broadcasts for 2012-13
Team To Unveil New Look TexasStarsHockey.Com

CEDAR PARK, TX – The Texas Stars, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Dallas Stars, announced Tuesday the broadcasting information for the 2012-13 season. The Stars also announced that they will soon be launching an all-new version of their website TexasStarsHockey.com; in addition, a new online merchandise site is being developed.

New “Voice of the Stars” Owen Newkirk will provide live play-by-play coverage of all Texas Stars games. As in past seasons, the pre-season games will not be broadcast; catch Newkirk in action for the first time during the team’s 2012-13 season opener when the Texas Stars visit San Antonio on October 13th. Each broadcast will begin 15 minutes before the scheduled opening faceoff with the Texas Stars pre-game show, featuring the latest team news, coaches interviews, starting lineups and scratches.

With the sale of several radio stations in the greater Austin area over the summer, the Texas Stars find themselves without a flagship radio station for the upcoming season. As a result, the Texas Stars will be airing their games exclusively online during the upcoming season. The free audio only broadcasts will be available through TexasStarsHockey.com and AHLLive.com. Stars fans also have the option to purchase streaming video broadcasts of each Texas Stars game, home and road, via AHL Live. For more information on single game and full season AHL Live packages, please visit AHLLive.com.

Texas also announced that the team website TexasStarsHockey.com will be getting a face lift courtesy of 360 Interactive Media Inc. The redesign of the site will be officially unveiled before the regular season opener. The new-look TexasStarsHockey.com will feature a more user friendly interface to deliver the in-depth Texas Stars coverage and information in the best way possible. A new merchandise website will also be launched soon.

Texas will open their three-game preseason schedule at Cedar Park Center on Wednesday, October 3rd as they host the Houston Aeros for a 7:00 p.m. face off. The Stars will also play host to the San Antonio Rampage for an exhibition game on Friday, October 5th at 7:00 p.m. and will travel to San Antonio on Saturday, October 6th for a 4:00 p.m. game. Tickets for both Stars home preseason games are available at the Cedar Park Center Box Office, by calling (512) GO-STARS (467-8277) or by logging on to www.TexasStarsHockey.com.

The Stars open the 2012-13 AHL season on Saturday, October 13th at San Antonio and their home opener comes on Sunday, October 14th as they host the Charlotte Checkers for a 7:00 p.m. face off at Cedar Park Center. 2012-13 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.
Posted on 10/02/12

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