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Texas Stars/Idaho Steelheads report

The past week

The Texas Stars went 0-2-0 over the past week. The Stars are now 21-13-4 and are in fourth place in the AHL’s West Division based both on points and points percentage.

In San Antonio on Friday, Fabian Brunnstrom ran his goal scoring streak to four games when he tallied 4:20 into the game to give Texas a 1-0 lead. But San Antonio scored five unanswered goals the rest of the way to beat Texas 5-1, ending the Stars’ seven-game points streak. Richard Bachman made 17 saves.

Saturday at Cedar Park Center, Lake Erie scored early in the second and two more times in the third period to build a 3-0 lead on the Stars. Aaron Gagnon scored with 2:40 remaining to make it a 3-1 final score. Bachman stopped 26 of 29 shots.

The Stars hit the road this week for three games.

The week ahead

Wednesday January 12, at Chicago

Friday January 14, at Rockford

Saturday January 15, at Peoria

Notes

*G Richard Bachman ranks ninth in the AHL with a 2.21 goals against average and is seventh with a .926 save percentage.

*The Stars are averaging 2.87 goals per game, which ranks 17th in the AHL.

*The Stars are giving up 2.68 goals per game, which ranks 9th in the AHL.

*Texas ranks 19th in the AHL in power play efficiency at 16.0 percent.

*Texas ranks 27th in the AHL in penalty killing at 77.6 percent.

*G Brent Krahn (leg) and D Severin Blindenbacher (undisclosed) remain out for Texas.

Transactions

*1/8: D Guillaume Monast recalled to Texas (AHL) from Idaho (ECHL)

*1/6: D Philip Larsen recalled by Dallas

Idaho Steelheads

The Idaho Steelheads went 2-2-0 this past week and are 15-15-7 on the season. The Steelheads currently rank third in the Mountain Division and fifth in the Western Conference. LW Michael Neal picked up three assists in four games last week.

Here are the statistics for the Texas Stars and Dallas players in Idaho.

Texas Stars Statistics

2010-11 Texas Stars statistics. Asterisk (*) indicates Dallas Stars player.

Idaho Steelheads Statistics

2010-11 statistics for Dallas Stars players with the Idaho Steelheads of the ECHL.