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STARS SHINE IN OKLAHOMA CITY WITH 2-1 WIN
Texas Hosts Abbotsford on Saturday at 7:00 PM

Oklahoma City, OK – The Texas Stars (26-15-3-2, 57 points) defeated the Oklahoma City Barons (25-17-2-5, 57 points) 2-1 on Friday night in front of 5,321 fans at the Cox Convention Center. Forward Colton Sceviour scored the game-winner and set up the first goal of the night to lead the Stars to victory. Texas goalie Richard Bachman (17-10-2) stuffed the Barons attack with a 28 saves on the night, including 15 saves in the third period to preserve the win. Stars forward Aaron Gagnon also scored, as Texas improved to 21-11-1-2 against the West Division. Oklahoma City goalie Jeff Drouin-Deslauriers (7-8-2) made 32 saves in the defeat, as the Barons fell to 1-3-0-2 against Texas this season. The Stars return home to host the Abbotsford Heat at 7:00 PM on Saturday night.

The Stars opened the scoring at 7:11 of the second period with a power-play goal by Aaron Gagnon for the 1-0 lead. Forwards Colton Sceviour and Francis Wathier each picked up an assist on the rebound goal, Gagnon’s tenth goal of the season. The Barons countered to tie the game 1-1, Teemu Hartikainen snapped a wrist shot past Stars goalie Richard Bachman for his 14th goal of the year at 9:12. Texas moved back in front 56 seconds later as Sean Backman slipped a pass to Colton Sceviour at the Barons blueline. Sceviour rifled a shot over the shoulder and past the glove of Barons’ goalie Jeff Drouin-Deslauriers for his ninth goal of the year and a 2-1 Stars lead.

The Stars host the Abbotsford Heat on Saturday, January 29th at 7:00 PM. The first 2,500 fans will receive a Texas Stars player card set. Also, fans may purchase the State Farm Family Four Pack for the game, which includes four hot dogs, four sodas and four tickets for $44.

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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