The Texas Stars had a couple of games against the Lake Erie Monsters over the weekend at Cedar Park Center. Both games were nail biters but the Stars came away with wins in each. It was an overtime victory on Saturday and they got it done in regulation on Sunday with a tight 2-1 final score.
In Saturday's game (above) the first shot is Curtis McKenzie celebrating after getting puck into the Monsters' net. The second shot is a huge face-off win by captain Travis Morin. His opponent seemed stunned by a lightning fast puck grab and turnaround. The third shot is Maxime Lagace making a save in the midst of an intense battle in his crease. The full image gallery from Saturday is here.
The first shot from Sunday is a beautiful pad save by Lagace while fighting off his opponent with his glove hand. The second shot is Jason Dickinson kicking up a snow flurry while trying to slow down before impact with the glass after coming in hot against an opponent to get to the puck in the corner. The third shot is Travis Morin dishing out a hip check that took Sifers airborne. The full image gallery from Sunday is here.