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TEXAS FALLS IN CHICAGO 3-1
Stars Return Home to Host Milwaukee on Wednesday at 7:30 pm



Chicago, IL – The Texas Stars (14-4-2-2, 32 points) were defeated by the Chicago Wolves (10-8-0-1, 21 points) 3-1 on Sunday afternoon in front of 7,236 fans at Allstate Arena. Chicago winger Tim Stapleton scored a power-play goal 5:22 into the third period to push the Wolves past the Stars. Texas left wing Francis Wathier scored the team’s lone goal as the Stars finished up a five-game road trip. Texas goalie Brent Krahn (10-2-0-0) made 22 saves on 25 Chicago shots, taking his first loss in his last 11 starts. Chicago goalie Drew MacIntyre (6-6-0-0) stopped 14 Stars shots in the win. Texas will host Milwaukee on Wednesday at Cedar Park Center at 7:30 pm.

The Stars scored the only goal of the first period, claiming a 1-0 lead at 7:56 of the opening frame. Right wing Greg Rallo feathered a pass to the high-slot in the Chicago zone for Francis Wathier. The Texas left wing fired a shot under the crossbar and over the shoulder of Wolves goalie Drew MacIntyre for his fifth goal of the season and a 1-0 Stars lead.

Chicago countered to tie the game 1-1 with a tally just 7:23 into the second period. Wolves’ defenseman Mike Vernace floated the puck to the Texas net and winger Anthony Stewart tipped the shot past Texas goalie Brent Krahn for his second goal of the season. Forward Kevin Doell also picked up an assist on the Chicago goal, the only score of the middle period.

In the third period, Chicago pulled in front of Texas with a power-play goal at 5:22. Forward Johnny Pohl zipped a pass to the right-wing circle for Tim Stapleton, who beat Brent Krahn on the glove side for the go-ahead goal and a 2-1 Chicago lead. Wolves’ forward Brett Sterling scored an empty-net goal to seal the victory at 17:50 for the final score of 3-1.

Texas will return home to host the Milwaukee Admirals on Wednesday, November, 25th at 7:30 and then again on Friday, November, 27th at 7:30 pm. Cedar Park Center will host College Discount Night, providing $2.00 domestic drafts and $1.00 hot dogs. Fans who present a college ID will receive a discount for either game. On Friday, the first 3,000 fans will receive a Texas Stars t-shirt.

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 11/22/09

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