The Texas Stars, the top seed in the AHL playoffs, rallied from a 2-0 deficit midway through the second period to take a 1-0 lead in a best-of-5, first-round Western Conference series. Game 2 is 8 p.m. Saturday at the Cox Center.
Game 1: Texas at Barons
When: 7 p.m. Wednesday
Where: Cox Convention Center.
Radio: KXXY-FM 96.1. Jim Byers play-by-play. Doug Sauter color.
Scouting report: This is the first game of a best-of-five series. ... Texas won the season series 8-4. The Barons were 23-12-1 at home, Texas was...
Having clinched a playoff berth Friday night, coach Todd Nelson rested many of his top players Saturday night. Several kids who recently completed college or junior hockey got significant ice time in a 3-2 shootout win over Iowa in front of 4,837 fans at the Cox Convention Center.
Before the overtime period began Friday night, Oklahoma City Barons coach Todd Nelson informed the players on the bench they had clinched a playoff berth.
In a dramatic turn of events, the Barons rallied for a 4-3 overtime win over the Iowa Wild in front of 4,344 fans at the Cox Convention...
During pregame ceremonies on Friday night, general manager Bill Scott announced the Barons’ annual fan appreciation awards: 2013-14 team MVP—Anton Lander; Rookie of the Year—Andrew Miller; Offensive Player of the Year—Lander; Defensive Player of the Year—Brad Hunt; Fan favorite—C.J....