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Thursday's AHL game: Barons at Texas Stars

Published: December 26, 2012

Barons at Texas Stars

When: 7 p.m. Thursday.

Where: Cedar Park Center, Cedar Park, Texas.

Radio: KXXY-FM 96.1, Jim Byers play-by-play.

Scouting report: The Barons and Stars meet for the third consecutive game. They split two games last weekend in Oklahoma City. The Barons lead the season series 3-1. ... The Barons' Justin Schultz (40 points) and Jordan Eberle (40) are tied for the AHL scoring lead with 10 more points than any other AHL player. Taylor Hall is one of the top scorers in the league in points per game with 24 points in 20 games. Cody Eakin (19 points) leads the Stars in scoring. ... Chris Nilstorp (2.12 GAA, 91.6 saves percentage) is one of the top goaltenders in the league. Nilstorp shut out OKC last Friday, but the Barons scored four first-period goals on Nilstorp in a 6-2 win on Saturday.