Saturday, December 1, 2012

Gameday Preview: Stars at Grand Rapids Griffins

Texas Stars
9-7-1-1, 20 pts
#9 Western Conference
atGrand Rapids Griffins
10-6-1-1, 22 pts
#3 Western Conference
December 1st at 6:00 PM
Van Andel Arena, Grand Rapids, MI

A shorter preview today since Texas just played the Griffins last night.

Texas will probably face Petr Mrazek tonight and it's a 50/50 on whether Nilstorp gets a second start and Campbell goes tomorrow or vice versa.

The Stars showed solid character with last night's win and are playing very loose hockey. Reilly Smith has picked up his play along with the return of Cody Eakin and Tomas Vincour to the scoresheet help.

Depending on how other games in the league go tonight, Texas could move into playoff positioning with a win. With 20 points, the Stars are just behind 7th place Toronto and 8th place Rockford with 21 each.

Stars injury/call up report:
None.

Website: griffinshockey.com
Twitter: @GriffinsHockey
Blog: Griffins Hockey on MLive.com

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