First Round Playoff Schedule Announced

Apr 14, 2018

CEDAR PARK, Texas – The Texas Stars, American Hockey League affiliate of the NHL’s Dallas Stars, announced Saturday the team’s first-round playoff schedule for the 2018 Calder Cup Playoffs.

The Stars will square off against the Ontario Reign in their opening-round series. Tickets for the first two games at H-E-B Center will go on sale at a later date. Call 512-GO-STARS or visit for updated information.

Pacific Division Semifinals – Series “H” (best-of-5)
Game 1 – Thursday, Apr. 19 – Ontario at Texas, 7 p.m. CST
Game 2 – Friday, Apr. 20 – Ontario at Texas, 7 p.m. CST
Game 3 – Sunday, Apr. 22 – Texas at Ontario, 5 p.m. CST
*Game 4 – Tuesday, Apr. 24 – Texas at Ontario, 9 p.m. CST
*Game 5 – Monday, Apr. 30 – at higher seed, 7 p.m. local time
*if necessary

Entering both teams’ final games of the season tonight, home-ice advantage still has not been determined for the series. Texas can clinch home-ice advantage if one of the following happens:

1. A Texas win vs. San Antonio
2. An Ontario regulation loss at Bakersfield
3. A Texas overtime/shootout loss vs. San Antonio AND an Ontario overtime/shootout loss at Bakersfield

If the Stars earn home-ice advantage in the first round, they will host Ontario at H-E-B Center on April 30th at 7 p.m. CST in a deciding fifth game, if necessary.

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