Texas Stars Report

February, 28, 2012
2/28/12
8:30
PM CT
The past week

The Texas Stars lost two of three (1-2-0-0) over the past week. Texas is now 24-27-2-2 on the season. Texas ranks 15th in the AHL’s Western Conference and is 11 points out of the final playoff spot.

Texas opened the week with a 5-1 loss at Oklahoma City on Wednesday. It was the seventh straight road loss for the Stars. Jordie Benn scored the lone goal for Texas. Andrew Raycroft was pulled in the second period after allowing four goals on 18 shots. It was the second time in the last three starts that Raycroft has been pulled. Tyler Beskorowany stopped 16 of 17 shots in relief.

The Stars beat Houston 3-2 at Cedar Park Center on Friday. Scott Glennie had one goal and one assist, and Angelo Esposito and Francis Wathier also scored. Beskorowany made 39 saves.

Houston beat the Stars 5-2 Saturday in Cedar Park. Brenden Dillon and Colton Sceviour scored for Texas and Beskorowany stopped 32 of 37 shots.

The week ahead

Friday March 2, at Abbotsford
Sunday March 4, at Abbotsford

Notes

*Texas has been outscored 32-12 during its seven-game road losing streak.

*Texas is 10-18-0-1 on the road this season.

*Texas’ .362 points percentage on the road is the worst in the Western Conference and second worst in the entire AHL.

Transactions

2/24: LW Matt Fraser assigned to Texas (AHL) from Dallas (NHL)

2/23: D Cameron Brodie signed to PTO

2/22: LW Matt Fraser recalled from Texas (AHL) to Dallas (NHL)

2/21: F Nick Layton recalled from Allen (CHL) to Texas (NHL)

Idaho Steelheads

The Idaho Steelheads went 0-2-0-1 over the past week and saw their winless streak hit eight games (0-6-0-2). Idaho is 23-27-2-5 on the season and in seventh place in the ECHL’s Western Conference.




Mark Stepneski

ESPNDallas.com
Mark Stepneski joined ESPNDallas.com in July 2010. A former news/special projects producer for KXAS-TV, he has run the Andrew's Dallas Stars Page website since 1997.

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