When the Texas Stars open their Western Conference semifinals series with Oklahoma City on Thursday, they’ll luckily be facing a Barons team without its “big four.”
Jordan Eberle, Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Taylor Hall and Justin Schultz were Oklahoma City’s quartet, a traveling rock show on ice that electrified AHL arenas during the NHL lockout.
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STARS VS. BARONS
Game 1, 7:30 Thursday, Cedar Park Center
Game 2, 7:30 Saturday, Cedar Park Center
Game 3, 7 Monday, Oklahoma City
Game 4, May 15, 7, Oklahoma City
Note: Game 5 (May 16, Oklahoma City), Game 6 (May 20, Cedar Park Center) and Game 7 (May 21, Cedar Park Center) only if needed.