Stars Earn Point in Road Shootout Loss to Chicago

Stars Earn a Point in Road Shootout Loss, 4-3

Feb 26, 2018


Three Stars:
1. Tynan (CHI)
2. Pirri (CHI)
3. Kolesar (CHI)

Stars - 23
Wolves - 45

W - Dansk
L - Bow

ROSEMONT, Ill. - For the third time in four matchups this season, the Texas Stars and Chicago Wolves went beyond regulation, but for the first time this year it was the Wolves walking away with a 4-3 shotoout win in front of 15,426 fans at Allstate Arena on Tuesday afternoon.

In the third round, TJ Tynan scored the shootout-winning goal and Oscar Dansk denied Texas' Brent Regner to seal the game. Denis Gurianov stayed hot for the Stars (29-19-5-3) with a goal and an assist, and Texas tied a franchise record with their 19th overtime game of the season.

The Stars visit the Rockford IceHogs Wednesday night at 7 p.m. CST.

Tied at 2-2 entering the third, Keegan Kolesar put the Wolves in front with a breakaway goal at 5:19, but Gurianov tapped home Andrew Bodnarchuk's centering feed at the top of the goal crease to force overtime with just over four minutes to play in regulation.

Things got off to a rough start for the Stars as Bryce Gervais scored 24 seconds into the game for his fifth of the season and a 1-0 lead for Chicago (29-18-6-2).

In the second, two quick goals in the pushed the Stars in front before Brandon Pirri tied things again for Chicago. Roope Hintz stuffed home a rebound goal at 4:16 of the period for his 15th of the season Twenty-three seconds later, Brent Regner burned his old team with a slap-shot goal from the right circle for his sixth of the year.

The Wolves outshot Texas by a 45-23 margin in the game and the Texas penalty-kill unit stayed hot stopping all five power-play chances for Chicago. The Stars went 0-for-1 on the man-advantage.

Photo Credit: Chicago Wolves

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