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SAN ANTONIO BEATS TEXAS 4-1
Texas Hosts Syracuse on Tuesday at 7:30 PM


San Antonio, TX – The Texas Stars (20-10-2-2, 44 points) were defeated by the San Antonio Rampage (13-15-3-1, 30 points) 4-1 on Sunday afternoon in front of 4,177 fans at the AT&T Center. San Antonio goalie Josh Tordjman (6-9-0) stopped 44 shots, including 19 saves in the second period, for the Rampage’s second win over Texas. Rampage winger Ryan Hollweg scored at 15:07 of the second period for the eventual game-winner, ending the Stars’ four-game winning streak on the road. Texas center Warren Peters scored the lone goal for the Stars. Goalie Matt Climie (9-9-2) made 28 saves in the defeat. Texas will host the Syracuse Crunch on Tuesday, December 29th at 7:30 PM.

Texas took a 1-0 first-period lead during a five-on-three power-play opportunity at 12:47. Center Warren Peters received a pass in the slot from Perttu Lindgren. Peters fired a shot past San Antonio goalie Josh Tordjman, beating him on the glove side for his tenth goal of the year. The Rampage countered at 15:37, center Kyle Turris scored off a rebound in the Stars crease, tying the game 1-1

The Rampage scored the lone goal of the second period during a power play at 15:07. Left wing Ryan Hollweg tipped in a shot fired from the point by Mikkel Boedker, for a San Antonio 2-1 lead. The power-play goal was Hollweg’s first goal of the season in 23 games played.

At 11:59 of the third period, Rampage winger Brett MacLean scored his 14th goal of the year. The power-play goal gave San Antonio a 3-1 lead. Just 2:44 later, center MacGregor Sharp capitalized off a Texas turnover, extending the San Antonio lead to 4-1 with his fourth goal of the year.

Texas will host the Syracuse Crunch at 7:30 PM on Tuesday, Dec. 29th. Tuesday night will be HEB Night and Student Night. Fans who bring a non-perishable HEB-brand item to the arena will receive $5.00 off their ticket price. Also, students will receive a discount with the presentation of a college ID. The Stars travel to Manitoba for two road games. The first game is on Wednesday, Dec. 31st at 4:00 PM, and the next is on Saturday, Jan. 2nd at 7:30 PM. Texas returns to Cedar Park on January 6th for a game against the Houston Aeros at 7:30 PM.

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.

--Texas Stars--
Posted on 12/27/09

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