Nov 22, 2011

Cedar Park, TX – The Texas Stars traded wins with the Houston Aeros last weekend, starting with a 3-2 overtime victory on Friday at the Toyota Center. On Saturday night, the Stars dropped a 5-1 decision at Cedar Park Center to the Aeros.

This Week’s Games
The Stars will host the Chicago Wolves on Wednesday at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday is an HEB Night, where fans may bring an HEB store brand non-perishable food item to receive $5 off the ticket price. Wednesday is also a Winning Wednesday. If the Stars win, fans in attendance will receive a free ticket to the next Winning Wednesday game. Texas travels to Houston on Friday to play at 7:35 p.m. The team returns home on Saturday at 7:00 p.m. to face the Aeros. The first 2,500 fans to Saturday’s game will receive a Texas Stars scarf presented by State Farm. Saturday also features the State Farm Family Four Pack (4 tickets, 4 hot dogs and 4 sodas for $48).

Week of Nov. 22nd – Nov. 29th
Tuesday, Nov. 22
Practice: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Cedar Park Center
Wednesday, Nov. 23
Skate: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Game vs. Chicago at 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, Nov. 24
Practice: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Cedar Park Center
Friday, Nov. 25
Skate: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Game in Houston at 7:35 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 26
Skate: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 a.m.
Game vs. Houston at 7:00 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 27
Off Day
Monday, Nov. 28
Practice: 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. at Cedar Park Center

Game Recaps
Houston 5 at Texas 1 11/19/11
The Texas Stars were defeated by the Houston Aeros 5-1 in front of 4,930 fans at Cedar Park Center on Saturday night. Four Houston skaters had multi-point nights, including centers Casey Wellman, Chad Rau and defenseman Jeff Penner. Each Aero had a goal and an assist for Houston. Right wing Jon DiSalvatore registered two assists as Houston moved to 6-1-0-1 on the road. Houston goalie Dennis Endras stopped 24 of 25 shots to seal the Aeros’ victory. Right wing Tomas Vincour scored the lone Texas goal in the first period. Texas goalie Richard Bachman stopped 14 of 18 shots before he was relieved by Tyler Beskorowany in the third. Beskorowany stopped six of the seven shots he faced.

Texas 3 at Houston 2 OT 11/18/11
The Texas Stars defeated the Houston Aeros 3-2 in overtime in front of 9,036 fans at the Toyota Center on Friday night. Texas right wing Raymond Sawada put in a rebound 1:30 into overtime, scoring his fifth goal of the year and lifting the Stars to a road victory over their in-state rivals. Center Travis Morin and defenseman Maxime Fortunus each had two assists, as the Stars improved to 4-4-0-0 on the road this season. Forward Tomas Vincour and defenseman Jordie Benn also scored, as Texas took home its third overtime win of the season. Vincour extended his goal scoring streak to six straight road games this season. Texas goalie Richard Bachman picked up the win with 21 saves. Houston goalie Matt Hackett made 32 saves in the defeat.

Vincour Earns Call to Dallas
The Dallas Stars announced on Sunday that the club has recalled right wing Tomas Vincour from the Texas Stars, Dallas’ primary affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).

Vincour celebrated his 21st birthday with his tenth goal of the season on Saturday against Houston. The right wing leads the Texas Stars with ten goals in 15 games played. In all, he is tied for third on the team with 13 points. He had a five-game goal scoring streak from Oct. 27 – Nov. 6. Vincour’s streak tied Warren Peters’ team record for consecutive games with a goal.

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). Tickets may also be purchased at the Cedar Park Center box office.

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