Texas Stars Report: March 26

The Texas Stars went 2-1-0-0 over the past week as they continue to battle the Syracuse Crunch for the best record in the AHL. Through Monday’s games the Crunch have a one-point lead over the Stars, who are 37-17-5-6 (85 points) on the season. Texas is tops in both the Western Conference and the South Division.

Tuesday March 19, San Antonio at Texas: Stars 4, Rampage 3

The Stars rallied from a 3-1 deficit, scoring three unanswered goals in the third period, to defeat San Antonio, 4-3, at Cedar Park Center. Matt Fraser, Colton Sceviour and Justin Dowling tallied in the third period for the Stars, who won for the sixth time this season when trailing after two periods (6-16-2-0). Fraser scored in the first period as well. Richard Bachman, assigned to Texas from Dallas to get some playing time, stopped 23 of 26 shots.

Friday March 22, Rochester at Texas: Stars 2, Americans 1

Bachman stopped 29 of 30 shots and Scott Glennie and Luke Gazdic scored goals for the Stars, who ran their points streak to six games (4-0-1-1). Gazdic, in his first game back after missing a month with a hand injury, scored the game-winner midway through the second period. Glennie, who has missed considerable time due to injury this season, scored his first goal since November 25.

Saturday March 23, Charlotte at Texas: Checkers

The Stars had their points streak snapped with a 4-2 loss to Charlotte at Cedar Park Center. The Stars lead 1-0 after one period, but Charlotte scored four unanswered over the next two periods to build a 4-1 lead. Taylor Vause scored both Texas goals in the game. Jack Campbell, back from a brief stint in Dallas, started in goal and stopped 23 of 27 shots.

Week ahead

Tuesday March 26, Texas at Houston, 7:05 p.m.
Saturday March 30, Grand Rapids at Texas, 7:00 p.m.

Notes

*Matt Fraser’s two goals last week gave him 31 for the season. He ranks second in the AHL in goal scoring.

*RW Colton Sceviour has 15 points (5 goals, 10 assists) over his last 11 games.

*Texas ranks in the top ten in the AHL in several key statistical categories. Here’s a look:

 Category  Stat  Rank
 Goals/Game 2.98 10th
 Goals Against/Game 2.60 8th
 Power Play 20.4 4th
 Penalty Kill 81.7 22nd
 Shots/Game 31,9 5th
 Shots Against/Game 26.9 3rd

Injury notes

C Tom Wandell has missed the last two games.

D Patrik Nemeth has been out since February 15th with an upper body injury.

G Cristopher Nilstorp has been out since March 13th with an upper body injury.

Transactions

*3/26: LW Reilly Smith assigned to Texas from Dallas

*3/26: D Joe Morrow assigned to Texas from Dallas

*3/26: LW Austin Fyten released from PTO

*3/25: G Josh Robinson recalled from Idaho (ECHL)

*3/25: G Tyler Beskorowany assigned from Texas to Idaho (ECHL)

Idaho Steelheads

The Idaho Steelheads, Dallas’ ECHL affiliate, went 1-2-0-0 over the last week. The Steelheads, who have already clinched a playoff spot, are 43-19-1-6 on the season.

Texas Stars Statistics

*Indicates player under contract to Texas Stars. x-Indicates not currently on roster

No. PLAYER POS GP G A PTS +/- PIM PP SH SOG S%
25 Matt Fraser LW 60 31 13 44 15 26 15 0 177 17.5
7 Colton Sceviour RW 52 18 25 43 19 13 3 4 170 10.6
29 Alex-Chiasson RW 55 12 20 32 -1 43 3 0 119 10.1
23 Travis Morin C 49 7 23 30 8 12 2 0 100 7.0
6 Jamie Oleksiak D 49 6 23 29 19 23 2 0 78 7.7
17 x-Tomas Vincour RW 47 13 15 28 1 20 2 1 105 12.4
28 Reilly Smith LW 38 11 16 27 5 18 3 1 78 14.1
26 Mike Hedden* LW 50 10 15 25 1 24 3 0 73 13.7
20 x-Cody Eakin C 35 12 12 24 8 14 4 2 88 13.6
19 Toby Petersen C 64 7 16 23 -13 6 0 0 129 5.4
18 Maxime Fortunus D 58 6 17 23 -5 16 4 0 97 6.2
8 x-Jordie Benn D 40 7 14 21 7 33 5 0 106 6.6
27 x-Antoine Roussel C 43 8 11 19 4 107 3 1 59 13.6
10 Justin Dowling C 27 10 8 18 6 4 4 0 70 14.3
38 Francis Wathier C 50 3 14 17 -2 68 0 0 82 3.7
13 Taylor Vause* C 46 4 11 15 -6 6 0 0 44 9.1
4 x-Brenden Dillon D 37 3 11 14 -1 45 0 0 72 4.2
12 Patrik Nemeth D 46 1 11 12 11 38 0 0 48 2.1
34 Luke Gazdic LW 48 3 6 9 -4 68 0 0 50 6.0
22 x-Cam Barker* D 23 3 5 8 -5 24 1 0 66 4.5
15 Scott Glennie C 26 3 5 8 1 8 0 0 19 15.8
5 Tyler Sloan D 37 2 6 8 5 49 0 0 19 10.5
2 William Wrenn* D 14 2 4 6 3 21 0 0 16 12.5
22  Carl Sneep D 23 2 4 6 6 10 0 0 36 5.6
11 Bretton Cameron* RW 16 1 4 5 3 21 0 0 15 6.7
3 Gord Baldwin* D 29 0 5 5 -9 33 0 0 34 0.0
21 Tom Wandell C 11 0 4 4 -4 4 0 0 25 0.0
9 x-Austin Smith RW 16 2 1 3 1 6 0 0 27 7.4
24 x-Jace Coyle D 10 0 3 3 2 2 0 0 9 0.0
14 Hubert Labrie D 27 0 3 3 4 45 0 0 22 0.0
 9 x-Doug Jones* RW 4 1 1 2 1 0 1 0 5 20.0
16 x-Austin Fyten* LW 11 0 2 2 4 4 0 0 13 0.0
40 Mathieu Tousignant C 17 1 0 1 -4 10 0 0 16 6.3
39 x-Jacob Johnston* D 4 0 1 1 2 0 0 0 3 0.0
1 Jack Campbell G 33 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0.0
41 Cristopher Nilstorp G 35 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0.0
16 x-Joey Martin* LW 4 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0.0
31 x-Richard Bachman G 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0
No. GOALIE GP MINS W L SOL SO GA GAA SA SVS SV%
41 Cristopher Nilstorp 35 1904:58 18 10 3 4 72 2.27 795 723 0.909
31 x-Richard Bachman 6 363:26 5 1 0 0 14 2.31 175 161 0.920
1 Jack Campbell 33 1681:46 14 11 3 2 74 2.64 770 696 0.904

Idaho Steelheads Statistics

Stats of Dallas players in Idaho

No. PLAYER POS GP G A PTS +/- PIM PP SHG SOG S%
27 Austin Smith F 36 27 20 47 +21 15 2 2 148 18.2
81 x-Tristan King F 35 18 19 37 +8 30 7 0 94 19.1
5 Jace Coyle D 35 8 19 27 +12 32 3 0 88 9.1
88 x-Mathieu Tousignant F 28 4 15 19 +5 77 1 0 62 6.5
55 x-Hubert Labrie D 22 2 3 5 +10 46 1 0 21 9.5
No. GOALIE GP MINS W L SOL SO GA GAA SA SVS SV%
35 Tyler Beskorowany 30 1820 16 11 3 1 85 2.80 955 870 .911

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