Tuesday, January 12, 2010

FOX Sports Southwest to broadcast three total Texas Stars games; two home games

Good news everyone!! The Texas Stars, the Houston Aeros, and the San Antonio Rampage will be coming to your home TV screens via FOX Sports Southwest this spring. Very exciting! Here's the release:
In conjunction with State Farm, FSN, the Houston Aeros and San Antonio Rampage, Texas Stars President Rick McLaughlin announced on Tuesday that State Farm is the title sponsor of the Lone Star Faceoff and six games of the in-state rivalry will be televised by FSN.

FSN will televise the State Farm Lone Star Faceoff live in the greater Austin area, Dallas, Houston and San Antonio on a combination of FOX Sports Southwest, FOX Sports Houston and FOX Sports Plus. The home team is responsible for providing the play-by-play talent, while FSN analyst and former NHL defenseman, Brent Severyn will broadcast all six games. Joe O’Donnell, the voice of the Aeros, will broadcast two games with Severyn in Houston. Stars broadcaster, Josh Fisher, will broadcast both games at Cedar Park Center with Severyn. The Rampage will supply the play-by-play talent to partner with Severyn for their home broadcast.

"As part of our 'Hockey Night in Texas' initiative, we’re excited to showcase the talented AHL teams and players across the state," said FOX Sports Southwest Senior Vice President/General Manager Jon Heidtke. "This series will give fans throughout the state a chance to witness the exciting style of hockey played in Texas and will allow them to follow the future stars of the NHL on television. We look forward to a successful partnership as we continue to promote hockey in Texas."

FSN Broadcast Schedule

Texas at Houston on Saturday, Feb. 27 at 7:35 PM
San Antonio at Texas on Sunday, Feb. 28 at 5:00 PM
Houston at San Antonio on Wednesday, Mar. 3 at 7:00 PM
San Antonio at Houston on Friday, Mar. 5 at 7:35 PM
Houston at Texas on Saturday, Apr. 3 at 7:00 PM
Houston at San Antonio on Thursday, Apr. 8, 7:00 PM

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