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Stars Bounce Back in Traverse City

by Staff Writer / Dallas Stars


The Stars’ prospect contingent at the Traverse City Tournament bounced back on Sunday with a 4-1 win over the St. Louis Blues. Dallas was coming off a 6-1 loss to Detroit on Saturday, and it didn’t take them long to get going on Sunday.

Tomas Vincour scored 11 seconds into the game on a deflection and never looked back.

“We needed that,” said Texas Stars head coach Glen Gulutzan, who is coaching the prospects at the tournament. “We talked about what we needed to do defensively and I thought our guys played well today.”

Dallas led, 2-1, after one period, outshooting the Blues, 16-5. Michael Neal scored Dallas’ other goal in the first.

Tristan King and Kevin King rounded out the scoring for the Stars. Tyler Beskorowany started in new for Dallas, and stopped 26-of-27 shots.

“I was happy with my effort today,” Beskorowany said. “I had a couple of turnovers in my own end playing the puck and it cost me a goal, but you learn from that.”

Gulutzan said afterwards that he felt his goalie played very calm.

“I thought he was very patient,” said Gulutzan “He had some good timing on many of his saves and he made some big ones.

“Overall I thought we played hard and disciplined. It was good to see and it is the kind of play we are looking for on our team."

The Stars have Monday off and will play Tampa Bay on Tuesday.

Boxscore: Dallas 4, St. Louis 1

Saturday's Recap: Detroit 6, Dallas 1
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