Barons vs. Texas Stars
When: 7 p.m. Friday, Saturday
Where: Cox Convention Center
Tickets: Available at the Cox Center box office. Prices range between $18 and $40.
Radio: KXY 96.1 FM, Jim Byers play-by-play
Scouting report: The Barons (13-9-4) are tied for seventh overall in the tightly packed, 15-team Western Conference, two points behind the Stars (13-8-4). ... The Barons' Justin Schultz (36 points) and Jordan Eberle (36) are tied for the AHL scoring lead. Taylor Hall is one of the top scorers in the American Hockey League in points per game with 23 points in 18 games. Cody Eakin (18 points) leads the Stars in scoring. ... OKC has won both meetings this season, 6-4 and 4-2. ... Texas is one of the top defensive teams in the league, having allowed only 65 goals (2.5 per game).