Texas Stars top Rampage 4-2 on the road


The Texas Stars scored twice in the final period to take a 4-2 win over the San Antonio Rampage Friday night in San Antonio.

Denis Gurianov scored twice and Mike McKenna made 33 saves to lead the Stars to the win.

Texas (38-24-8-5) fell behind 1-0 through the first period, but scored twice in the second frame. Andrew O’Brien tied the game at 13:46 into the period. It came on a power play and garnered McKenna’s first assist of the season.

Gurianov scored his first of the night to give Texas the lead just over two minutes later. Michael Paliotta and Roope Hintz assisted on the score. Hintz had two assists on the night.

Colin Markison made it 3-1 for the Stars at 5:18 into the third period on a shorthanded goal.

The Rampage (34-31-10-0) tried to claw back into the game with a goal by Felix Girard to make it 3-2.

Gurianov answered with his second goal in less than a minute to give the Stars some cushion. Robbie Payne assisted on the play for his first career point.

San Antonio went 1-for-3 on the power play, including a score by A.J. Greer in the first period. Texas went 1-for-6.

The Stars close out the regular season at the H-E-B Center at Cedar Park when they host San Antonio on Saturday at 7 p.m.



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