Texas Stars fall to Ontario Reign at home


The Texas Stars fell to the Ontario Reign 4-2 at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park Wednesday night.

The loss halted a three-game winning streak for the Stars.

Ontario (11-10-0-1) trailed 2-1 late in the second period but scored three unanswered goals to finish off the game.

Kevin Gravel scored and assisted on a goal while Matt Moulson had four assists on the night to lead Ontario.

Texas (16-10-0-1) took the initial lead on a goal by Mark McNeill. He was assisted by Roope Hintz and Gavin Bayreuther on a power play 3:28 into the game.

Paul LaDue tied the game with a power play goal just over five minutes later.

Curtis McKenzie notched the Stars’ second goal of the night in the middle frame. Travis Morin and Matt Mangene assisted on the power play.

With less than three minutes to go in the period, Mike Amadio tied the game for the last time.

Gravel scored on another power play to give Ontario the lead for good with just over eight minutes to play in regulation.

Sam Herr added an empty-net goal with just 30 seconds to play to halt any hope for a comeback for Texas.

Landon Bow took the loss in net, stopping 25 of 28 shots. Jack Campbell earned the win as he stopped 29 of the 31 shots he faced.

Both teams found success on the power play. Texas went 2-for-5 while Ontario was 2-for-8.



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