You can look at the Texas Stars' recent swing through California one of two ways. One, that they picked up points in three of four games, or, two, that they lost three of four games.
Either way, they went 1-1-2 in the first four games of a six-game road trip that concludes with two tilts in Manitoba this week. Texas is 20-15-6 on the season and is in fourth place in the AHL's Pacific Division.
Here's an update on the AHL affiliate of the Dallas Stars.