Sunday, February 18, 2018

Gurianov's Three-Point Night Pushes Texas Past Iowa 6-3

(Credit: Iowa Wild)
Denis Gurianov talled a goal and two assists while Mike McKenna followed up last night's shutout with another strong performance to cap a 6-3 Texas Stars win. The Stars had goals 4 different ways with a power play marker by Brian Flynn, a shorty from Sheldon Dries, an empty netter from Tommy Thompson and even-strength goals from Greg Rallo, Gavin Bayreuther and Gurianov.

The Stars earned the win on the back of a three-goal second period. Coming into the second down 2-1, the Stars emerged up 4-2, getting it started with Flynn scoring on a penalty to Kurtis Gabriel.

Texas was perfect on the penalty kill, stopping all six chances by the Wild. That included a 4-minute minor to Austin Fyten for high-sticking in the second and 5-on-3 that lasted 117 seconds.

Mike McKenna stopped 22 of 25 shots against to earn his second win of the weekend.

Injuries, scratches, and notes:
Hansson, Paliotta (scratch)
McKenzie (injured)

Today's attendance was 7,004.

AHL Gamesheet - Texas at Iowa - February 18 2018

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