Texas Opens Western Conference Defense Against Milwaukee

Francis Wathier jockeys for position in front of the Milwaukee net in a December 11th game at the Bradley Center. (Credit: Chris Jerina)

After the dust settled in today's games, the Stars are set to play the Milwaukee Admirals in the first round of the Calder Cup playoffs. Texas has to like this matchup with a 5-1-0-0 season record against the Ads. Here is the full schedule:

Game 1: Texas at Milwaukee on Thursday, April 14 at 7:00 PM
Game 2: Texas at Milwaukee on Saturday, April 16 at 7:00 PM
Game 3: Milwaukee at Texas on Tuesday, April 19 at 7:30 PM
Game 4: Milwaukee at Texas on Wednesday, April 20 at 7:30 PM
*Game 5: Milwaukee at Texas on Friday, April 22 at 7:30 PM
*Game 6: Texas at Milwaukee on Monday, April 25 at 7:00 PM
*Game 7: Texas at Milwaukee on Tuesday, April 26 at 7:00 PM

* - if necessary

The series will be played in a 2-3-2 format due to the distance between Milwaukee and Texas. Around the AHL, Peoria will visit Houston and the Oklahoma City Barons will crossover to play Hamilton in the first round. Lake Erie hosts the Manitoba Moose as well.


  1. Do we know which players Dallas will send down for the playoffs? Just Vincour and Lukowich?



  2. This could be one heck of a squad to contend with in the playoffs. Hopefully our guys will all be healthy for the run!


  3. hey stephen great coverage as always!...i think OKC with their reinforcements from Edmonton might be the team to beat although Houston will be quite tough with MIN not making it...I am actually ok with MILW being our first draw we did well against them this year and with NASH mking the playoffs no reinforcements for them right now. WBS at 58-22 regular season might be the overall team to beat and I would love to see TEX play them in the cup round again. I would prefer them not "backing" into the playoffs with back to back shutouts..(i thought the okc game was worse than most ppl did) but hopefully they go far again this year


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