Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Curtis McKenzie Tallies Hat Trick as Texas Claims Fourth Straight Victory

The road trip couldn't be going much better as the Texas Stars made it four in a row with a 5-2 win at Grand Rapids this evening. Curtis McKenzie scored a hat trick and Travis Morin and Max French added the other two goals to extend the Stars to four games above .500 and push them past San Antonio in the standings. They now sit 3rd overall in the Pacific, ahead of 4th place San Antonio by a game.

The Griffins and Stars traded goals in the first two periods. Curtis McKenzie scored just as a power play expired and once again actually on the power play to make it 2-2 after forty. The Stars opened a can in the third, though. McKenzie completed the hat trick to go up 3-2. It would be the ultimate game-winner. Max French had his third goal of the season and Travis Morin knocked in his fourth. Brian Flynn and Justin Dowling each had a goal and an assist.

Landon Bow started his fifth straight game, moving to 7-3 on the season and putting his GAA at 2.44.

The Stars play Grand Rapids again on Friday.

Injuries, scratches, and notes:
Rallo, McNeill, Ully, Thompson (scratch)
Elie (call-up)

Tonight's attendance was 5,738.

AHL Gamesheet - Texas at Grand Rapids - November 29 2017

2 comments:

  1. There will still be 2 more games with Grand Rapids this season, Wed 3/28/18 and Wed 4/11/18.

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    1. Thanks. So used to them only playing 4. Fixed.

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