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OKC Barons: Barons try to wrap up playoff berth Friday and Saturday

Iowa is last in the Western Conference, but it will try and play the spoiler the next two days for Oklahoma City.
By Mike Baldwin Published: April 17, 2014
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Iowa at Barons

•When: 7 p.m. Friday; 7 p.m. Saturday

•Where: Cox Convention Center.

•Radio: KXY 96.1 FM. Jim Byers play-by-play. Doug Sauter color analyst.

•Promotions: Friday ($1 hot dogs, $2 beers); Saturday (car giveaway)

•Tickets: Available at Cox Center. Prices range between $10 and $38.

•Scouting report: OKC is in eighth in the American Hockey League Western Conference, two standings points in front of Rockford and Charlotte for the final playoff berth with two games left in the regular season. Iowa has been eliminated from playoff contention...Roman Horak (53 points) leads the Barons in scoring. Brad Hunt (50 points) owns the team record for points by a defenseman. Team captain Anton Lander (49 points in 44 games)... The Wild, Minnesota’s Triple-A affiliate, is led by Brad Winchester (36 points). He is not ranked among the AHL’s top 100 scorers...Iowa’s top goalie is Johan Gustafsson (12-19-4 with a 2.99 goals against average and .903 saves percentage).