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TEXAS SHUTS DOWN GRAND RAPIDS 2-0
Stars Head to Houston On Saturday


Cedar Park, TX – The Texas Stars defeated the Grand Rapids Griffins 2-0 in front of 4,316 fans at Cedar Park Center on Thursday night. Stars forward Sergei Korostin broke a scoreless tie with 1:33 remaining in the game to lift Texas to victory. Goalie Matt Climie made 25 saves for the first shutout in team history. Center Aaron Gagnon added an empty-net goal with two seconds remaining for the two-goal win. Texas will play in Houston on Saturday at 7:35 pm.

Neither team was able to score in the first two periods. After 58:27 of scoreless hockey, Stars forward Sergei Korostin broke the drought, scoring his second goal of the year with 1:33 left in regulation. Forward Warren Peters set up the goal, firing a shot from the left wing that was stopped by Grand Rapids goalie Thomas McCollum. The rebound landed in the crease and Korostin tapped it in for the go-ahead tally at 18:27. The Stars made it 2-0 when Aaron Gagnon scored an empty-net goal with two seconds left.

The Stars will play in Houston on Saturday, October 17th at 7:35 pm. Texas will begin a three-game home stand on Tuesday, October 20th at 7:30 pm against Lake Erie. The Stars host the Monsters again on Friday, October 23rd at 7:30 pm. Cedar Park Regional Medical Center is the presenting sponsor of the game and will provide “Thundersticks” to the first 2,000 fans. On Saturday, October 24th, Texas will host the Hamilton Bulldogs at 7:00 pm. State Farm presents the Family Four Pack on the 24th of October, which includes four hockey tickets, four sodas and four hot dogs for $44.00. The first 2,000 fans to the game on Saturday receive a Texas Stars Sports bottle.

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.



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