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TEXAS FALLS IN HOUSTON 4-1, SCEVIOUR RECALLED BY DALLAS
Texas to Host Oklahoma City at 7:00 PM on Saturday

Houston, TX - The Texas Stars (26-16-3-3, 58 points) were defeated by the Houston Aeros (29-19-1-3, 62 points) 4-1 in front of 6,277 fans at the Toyota Center on Friday night. Forward Patrick O’Sullivan scored two power-play goals to lead the Aeros to their seventh win over Texas this season. Houston goalie Anton Khudobin (16-9-1) made 31 saves in the victory. Stars goalie Brent Krahn (5-5-0) stopped 32 of 35 in the loss, his first start since November 10th. Texas left wing Luke Gazdic scored the team’s lone goal, as the Stars slid to 13-9-0-1 on the road this season. Texas returns home to face Oklahoma City at 7:00 PM.



After a scoreless first period, the Aeros netted the only goal of the second period. Forward Patrick O’Sullivan took a backhand pass in the crease from Jon DiSalvatore at 6:18 and beat Brent Krahn for his fourth goal of the year. Former Star Warren Peters picked up an assist on the power-play goal for the 1-0 Houston lead.



In the third period, O’Sullivan tallied his second power-play goal of the night at 9:19, giving Houston a 2-0 lead. Center Jarod Palmer made it 3-0 just 36 seconds later at 9:57 for his fifth goal of the year. Texas ended Anton Khudobin’s shutout bid with 4:54 remaining in regulation. Left wing Luke Gazdic scored off a rebound for his sixth goal of the year and a 3-1 score. Aeros defenseman Maxim Noreau tallied an empty-net goal at 18:52 for the 4-1 final.



Prior to the game, the Dallas Stars announced that the club has recalled right wing Colton Sceviour from the Texas Stars, Dallas' development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).



Sceviour, 21, is looking to make his NHL debut. He has appeared in 47 games for Texas this season, scoring nine goals and 16 assists for 25 points with four penalty minutes and a +6 rating. A native of Red Deer, Alberta, Sceviour was originally selected by Dallas in the fourth round (112 overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.



Texas returns home to host the Oklahoma City Barons on Saturday, February 5th at 7:00 PM. Every Saturday, fans may purchase the State Farm Family Four Pack consisting of 4 tickets, 4 hot dogs and 4 sodas for $44. The first 2,500 fans receive a Texas Stars team poster and the team will hold a post-game autograph session on the concourse. Texas hosts Houston on Tuesday, February 8th at 7:30 PM. Every Tuesday fans may bring any H-E-B food item to receive $5 off their ticket price. Tuesday is also 3-2-1 night with $3 drafts, $2 regular sodas and $1 hot dogs.



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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