The Texas Stars picked up five of a possible six points (2-0-1-0) over the past week, bolstering their lead in the AHL’s Western Conference with a 35-16-5-6 record.
The Stars have a four-point lead in both the Western Conference and the South Division. Their 81 points rank second in the AHL and their .653 points percentage ranks second as well.
Wednesday March 13, Abbotsford at Texas: Stars 4, Heat 3
Texas snapped a five-game winless streak with a 4-3 win over Abbotsford at Cedar Park Center. Mike Hedden scored two goals for Texas. Matt Fraser and William Wrenn also scored. Alex Chiasson and Justin Dowling each had two assists. Texas lost goaltender Cristopher Nilstorp early in the second period after he was run into by Heat forward Mike Testwuide. Jack Campbell played the rest of the way and stopped 17 of 18 shots. Nilstorp, who stopped eight of ten shots, picked up the victory.
Friday March 15, Texas at Charlotte: Stars 7, Checkers 3
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