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STARS SURGE PAST WOLVES 3-2
Texas Stars Host Chicago on Tuesday at 7:30 PM

Cedar Park, TX – The Texas Stars (7-6-0-0, 14 points) defeated the Chicago Wolves (6-7-1-0, 13 points) 3-2 on Wednesday in front of 4,090 fans at Cedar Park Center. Stars left wing Francis Wathier scored the game-winning goal with 4:25 left in the third period, helping Texas get back to .500 on home ice (4-4-0-0). Stars right wing Greg Rallo also tallied as Texas improved to 2-0-0-0 against Chicago this season. Texas goalie Brent Krahn (5-4-0) stopped 20 shots in the victory, which ended the Stars four-game losing skid. Chicago goalie Edward Pasquale (5-4-0) stopped 27 of 30 shots in the defeat. The Stars will host the Wolves again on Tuesday, November 16th at 7:30 pm.

After a scoreless first period, the Wolves took a 1-0 lead with a shorthand goal by Angelo Esposito. The Chicago forward’s first goal of the season came at 12:02 with help from Jason Krog. The Stars responded 37 seconds later with a power-play goal by Francis Wathier at 12:39. Forwards Greg Rallo and Scott McCulloch both provided assists to tie the game 1-1. The goal snapped an 0-for-25 streak for Texas on the power play.

The Stars claimed their first lead of the night as Greg Rallo scored his second goal of the season just 2:34 into the final frame. The goal was set up by center Travis Morin and Scott McCulloch. Chicago left wing Frederick Pettersson tied the score with a power-play goal at 8:45, knotting the game 2-2. Texas recaptured the lead with 4:25 remaining in regulation. Wathier scored a power-play goal to give the Stars the lead for good at 3-2. The game-winning goal was set up by defenseman Maxime Fortunus and Raymond Sawada.

The Texas Stars will host the Wolves again on Tuesday, November 16th at 7:30 pm. Every Tuesday, fans may bring in any H-E-B store brand non-perishable food product to receive a $5.00 discount off the ticket price. Texas travels to Oklahoma City on Friday, November 19th at 7:05 pm to take on the Barons.

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). Season ticket packages to see the Stars play in their second season 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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Posted on 11/10/10

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