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Texas Stars Announce Full 2013-14 Game Schedule
Texas Stars Announce Full 2013-14 Game Schedule

Stars’ Fifth Anniversary Season Rapidly Approaching

CEDAR PARK, Texas – The Texas Stars, proud AHL affiliate of the Dallas Stars, announced today their complete 2013-14 regular season schedule.

Attached below is the PDF version of the Stars’ schedule.

The Stars will open the 2013-14 season with a two-game weekend at Cedar Park Center beginning on Saturday, October 5th at 7:00 p.m. against the Chicago Wolves, followed by a Sunday, October 6th 5:00 p.m. matinee against the Rockford IceHogs. The Stars will close out their 76-game regular season schedule on Saturday, April 19, 2014, at home against the Abbotsford Heat at 7:00 p.m.

Home game start times at Cedar Park Center will continue to be 7:30 p.m. for all weeknight games (Monday-Friday), while Saturdays will start at 7:00 p.m. and Sundays begin at 5:00 p.m., with the exception of the February 2nd game against Oklahoma City, which will start at 1:00 p.m.

Highlights of the home schedule include Texas Stars’ Stars & Stripes Weekend presented by Sport Clips, which will be held on November 8th and 9th as the team hosts the Milwaukee Admirals for two games. Pink in the Rink Weekend presented by Cedar Park Regional Medical Center falls on February 21st and 22nd with games against the Charlotte Checkers, the first visit of the season for the West Division rival.  The Stars will hold Military Appreciation Weekend presented by Round Rock Auto Group on March 21st and 22nd when the Oklahoma City Barons come to town.

Popular returning promotions include H-E-B Nights (Monday – Thursday); Winning Wednesdays and Texas Lottery Lucky Row Nights (Saturday).  The Family Four Pack returns for Saturday games, presented by new partner Coca-Cola.  On Friday nights, a favorite promotion has been expanded as the Texas Stars will now present $3 Beer & $4 Wine specials. The Stars’ full promotional calendar will be released at a later date.

The Stars’ longest homestands of the year will be a pair of seven games stretches, the first spanning from January 22nd vs. Iowa to February 4th vs. Oklahoma City and the second running from March 21st vs. Oklahoma City to April 11 vs. San Antonio. Texas’ longest road trips will be three separate five-game spans. Their longest single road trip will be a five-game, ten-day Midwestern trip from October 25th to November 3rd, while the Stars also have a stretch where they play 13-of-17 games away from Cedar Park Center, spanning from February 8th to March 19th.

The Stars’ entire 76-game schedule will be against fellow Western Conference opponents. Texas will face their West Division colleagues a total of 40 times, while the remaining 36 games come against the Midwest (20 games) and the North (16 games) Divisions. Their most frequent adversaries this season will be intra-division rivals San Antonio and Oklahoma City, both of whom they will face twelve times, while they will play eight games each against Abbotsford and Charlotte.

Unlike last season, this year Texas will play two school-day morning games, both on the road. The Stars will face the Lake Erie Monsters for a 10:45 a.m. ET faceoff on February 25th at Quicken Loans Arena and then will battle the Abbotsford Heat for a 10:30 a.m. PT start on Tuesday, March 4th at the Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre. Texas will only have three occurrences of the dreaded three-in-three, consisting of three games in three straight days; they are spread out between once in October, February and April.

The Stars play a fairly balanced home vs. road schedule this year. The first half of the season, which spans from October 5th through January 11th, will see Texas play 18 home games and 20 road games. During the second half, which goes from January 15th to April 19th, has the Stars playing 20 home games and 18 road games. Texas’ busiest month of the season will be November when the team plays 13 games, while their busiest day of the week remains Saturday, which totals 25 home and road games.

Stars Schedule Breakdown by Day & Month
Home Games by Day: Mon. – 0, Tue. – 2, Wed. – 8, Thu. – 0, Fri. – 10, Sat. – 14, Sun. – 4.
Road Games by Day: Mon. – 1, Tue. – 6, Wed. – 5, Thu. – 0, Fri. – 7, Sat. – 11, Sun. – 8.
Home Games by Month: Oct. – 5, Nov. – 6, Dec. – 5, Jan. – 7, Feb. – 5, Mar. – 6, Apr. – 4
Road Games by Month: Oct. – 5, Nov. – 7, Dec. – 6, Jan. – 4, Feb. – 7, Mar. – 6, Apr. – 3

Stars Schedule Breakdown by Opponent
West Division (40): ABB – 8, CHA – 8, OKC – 12, SA – 12.
Midwest Division (20): CHI – 4, GR – 4, IA – 6, MIL – 4, RFD – 2.
North Division (16): HAM – 4, LE – 4, RCH – 2, TOR – 4, UTI – 2.

2013-14 Texas Stars Season Tickets are now on sale and the 2013-14 Season Opener is scheduled for Saturday, October 5th against the Chicago Wolves at 7:00 p.m. at Cedar Park Center. To reserve the best available seats and received all of the exclusive season ticket holder benefits for the 2013-14 season, purchase your season ticket package today. For more information on Texas Stars season tickets call (512) GO-STARS (467-8277) or visit www.TexasStarsHockey.com.

Download PDF Calendar: CLICK HERE.

Download Outlook/iCal Calendar: CLICK HERE.

To add the Texas Stars schedule to your Google calendar:
(The Google calendar is maintained by Google and 2013-14 dates should be added soon!)
In Google Calendar, click the arrow button for "Other calendars" and select Browse Interesting Calendars.
Select the Sports tab at the top.
Click Hockey, then American Hockey League - AHL.
Scroll down to Texas Stars and click Subscribe.

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Posted on 08/22/13

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