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Barons: Conference champion Barons will play Houston Aeros in first round of AHL playoffs

OKC opens Thursday at Houston. First game at Cox Center is 7:05 p.m. Sunday. Tickets are on sale at Cox Center or
FROM STAFF REPORTS Published: April 15, 2012

Game 3 will be 7 p.m. Sunday at Oklahoma City; Game 4, if necessary, will be 7 p.m. Tuesday, April 24 at Oklahoma City; and, if necessary, Game 5 will be 7 p.m. Wednesday, April 25 at Oklahoma City.

Playoff tickets for the Barons' home games are on sale at the Cox Center box office or All upper bowl tickets will be $10 for the first-round series.

Oklahoma City (45-22-9) won seven of eight games vs. Houston (35-25-16) this season, including a 2-1 victory Friday at the Toyota Center.

On Sunday at San Antonio, the game's only goal came with 12:57 left the first period. The Rampage's Mark Cullen pumped home a rebound off a Yann Danis pad. The Barons had several chances to tie, and it appeared Teemu Hartikainen scored in the first period, but neither referee Jean Hebert nor the goal judge behind the end boards glass could determine if the puck indeed crossed the goal line.