Emil Djuse and his Texas Stars hosted Chicago Wolves for two consecutive AHL games in 24 hours.
In the first game, Texas Stars’ Bayreuther (assisted by Felhaver and Scarlett) scored the first goal. The team held the 1 goal lead until the last 30 seconds of the second period when Wolves’ Brandon Pirri tied the score. The Wolves ended up winning the game after Jimmy Schuldt scored the game-winner – 2-1. Chicago extended to a three point advantage over the Stars who dropped to the fifth place of the Central Division.
Texas Stars vs Chicago Wolves 1-2 (1-0, 0-1, 0-1)
Texas sought revenge in the rematch on Saturday, but it was Chicago’s Roy (assisted by Kolesar and Elvenes) who opened the score in the 8th minute of the first period. Texas responded 2 minutes later with Louis – assist by Swedens Djuse – and McClure adding 2 goals within 30 seconds. Kolesar evened the score with 12:30 on the clock in the 1st period. Djuse with pass to Kero – he’s playing his 300th professional game – responded in the 16th minute of the second period and the score was tied again. Louis (Gardner, Scarlett) added another Texas goal less than 2 minutes later.
Leschyshyn (McKenzie) tied the game once again at 6:03 of the third period. When the clock showed 10:04 in the third period, Caamano found Robertson wide open and the rookie slapshot the game-winning goal. The Stars were much more productive in the game as they recorded 5 goals on 19 shots on goal, while Texas’ goalie Bow stopped Chicago’s 34 shots on his goal. Several Landon’s unbelievable saves impressed the crowd of 5,749 fans. He became the third star of the game, Kero the second and the first star of the game was Louis.
Texas Stars vs Chicago Wolves 5-3 (2-2, 2-0, 1-1)