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Life on the Road photo journal: Moms tour city, game night vs. Preds

The moms visit the Country Music Hall of Fame and the Stars face off against Nashville presented by Toyota

by Sean Berry @DallasStars /

As the Stars continue this season's 'Mom's Trip' through Nashville and Arizona, take an exclusive, behind-the-scenes look at what life is like on the road through the lens of team photographer Sean Berry. For more, follow @seanberryphoto on Instagram.

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Thursday, Feb. 7: Moms visit Country Music Hall of Fame

1:45 p.m.

Following morning skate, the Stars' moms boarded a bus for the Country Music Hall of Fame and historic RCA Studio B in Nashville. There, they were treated to a tour of the museum, which has amassed one of the world's most extensive musical collections.


Game night vs. Nashville

5:15 p.m.

To get loose before the game, several Stars players warm up by kicking a soccer ball in the loading dock of Bridgestone Arena.


5:30 p.m.

With Jason Spezza looking on, captain Jamie Benn runs with a resistance band held by head strength and conditioning coach, Brad Jellis.


6 p.m.

The moms arrive to Bridgestone Arena for the game -- each wearing a personalized jersey with their son's name and number on the back.


6:29 p.m.

Down the long tunnel leading to the ice, goaltender Anton Khudobin awaits the signal to lead the Stars out for pregame warmups.


6:31 p.m.

Blake Comeau and Mattias Janmark knock the stack of pucks near the bench onto the ice as warmups begin.


6:40 p.m.

To get stretched out, Benn props his leg atop the boards in front of the Stars' bench.


6:45 p.m. 

Before heading back into the dressing room, Tyler Seguin tosses his stick over the glass to a lucky Stars fan.


6:55 p.m.

As introductions begin, the Stars' moms find their seats in a special suite.


6:58 p.m.

Spezza pauses at the end of the visitor's tunnel before the Stars return to the ice for the national anthem and the start of the game.


8:21 p.m.

Roman Polak and former Stars defenseman Dan Hamhuis exchange shoves behind the Predators' net, leading to minor penalties on both players.


9:03 p.m.

After being stonewalled by Nashville netminder Juuse Saros through two periods, rookie defenseman Miro Heiskanen breaks through in the the third and is met by a swarm of teammates in celebration of his 10th goal of the season.


9:15 p.m.

After the Predators score to take a 2-1 advantage, Taylor Fedun nets the equalizer, which helps push the game to overtime. Though the Stars lost in the extra frame, they were happy to take a hard-earned point before departing for Arizona.

This story was not subject to the approval of the National Hockey League or Dallas Stars Hockey Club.

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