Texas Stars coach Glen Gulutzan started Brent Krahn in goal attempting to break up the 3 straight losses Matt Climie suffered in Cedar Park, but the Hershey Bears scored early and often to tally a dominating 4-0 win on their home ice.â†µ
In the end the Stars couldn’t overcome the scoring drought of phenom Jamie Benn or the continuing absence of defensive cog Andrew Hutchinson. The Bear woke up … and the Bear ate us. Video highlightsâ†µ
What a first season though for the noobs near Austin – lotsa tradition and community goodwill was established. The Dallas Stars have got to be thrilled at seeing their primary farm team root themselves into the Heart of Texas like that.â†µ
The NHL draft is June 25/26. I’ll put together a preview package for it – full of links and skeds and mocks and stuff. Defending Big D and Andrews should have plenty of info to corral and present for seasonal hockey twits like us. Until then ... Matt Treanor, y'all.