Rosemont, IL –
The Texas Stars were defeated by the Chicago Wolves 2-0 on Sunday afternoon in front of 3,316 fans at the Allstate Arena in Game 6 of the West Division Finals. Chicago goalie Drew MacIntyre (1-1) made 28 saves for the victory, tying the series 3-3 and forcing Game 7 on Tuesday night in Chicago at 7:00 pm. Wolves forwards Anthony Stewart and Joey Crabb each scored in the Chicago win. Stars goalie Brent Krahn
(7-3) made six saves before he was knocked out of the game by a collision in front of the Texas net at 14:59. Goalie Matt Climie
relieved Krahn and stopped 26 of 27 in the defeat. Wolves forwards Matt Anderson and Tim Stapleton set up both Chicago goals.
Chicago scored the lone goal of the first period. The Wolves struck on the power play at 12:28 for the 1-0 lead. Chicago’s Matt Anderson centered to the Texas crease and winger Anthony Stewart redirected the puck past Texas goalie Brent Krahn
for the first goal of the night, his ninth of the postseason. Tim Stapleton also added an assist on the only goal of the first period. Krahn was injured at 14:59of the period and was taken out of the game. Goalie Matt Climie
replaced Krahn with 5:01 left in the first frame.
After a scoreless second period, the Wolves extended their lead to 2-0 at 6:06 of the third period. Winger Joey Crabb chipped the puck to the Texas next and it bounced past Climie for Crabb’s sixth goal of the postseason and a 2-0 final score. West Division Finals Schedule (best of seven)
Game 1 - Texas 4 at Chicago 3 (OT)
Game 2 - Texas 3 at Chicago 4 (OT)
Game 3 - Chicago 5 at Texas 3
Game 4 - Chicago 2 at Texas 3
Game 5 - Chicago 3 at Texas 5
Game 6 – Texas 0 at Chicago 2 (Series tied 3-3) Game 7 - Tues., May 11 - Texas at Chicago, 7:00 p.m.
To purchase a Calder Cup playoff package, which offers fans the same seat for all 16 possible home games, fans may call 512-GO-STARS. To rent a suite for a home playoff game or book a group, those interested may call 512-GO-STARS. Individual tickets for playoff games at Cedar Park Center also can be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at 1-800-745-3000, visiting any Ticketmaster outlet or the Cedar Park Center box office, or online at ticketmaster.com.
2010-11 Season ticket packages to see the Stars play in their second season at the Cedar Park Center are on sale now, starting as low as $12.00 a seat. For more information on Texas Stars season tickets call (512) GO-STARS (467-8277) or visit www.TexasStarsHockey.com
. Anyone interested in purchasing season tickets, suites, group tickets or mini-plans may call the Texas Stars front office.