With a former first-round pick at center, a right winger who played 37 NHL games this season and one of the franchise’s most intriguing prospects on the other wing, the Texas Stars’ third line isn’t your typical third-line AHL trio.
The trick, though, is taking those three talented players and creating a cohesive unit on the fly during the AHL playoffs, in which the Stars trail the Oklahoma City Barons 1-0 in their best-of-seven Western Conference semifinals.
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STARS VS. BARONS
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.