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BARONS TO FACE TEXAS IN 2ND ROUND OF THE CALDER CUP PLAYOFFS

By Josh Evans, OKC Barons

The Oklahoma City Barons will take on the Texas Stars in the second round of the Calder Cup playoffs, the Barons front office announced today. 

The best-of-7 Western Conference semifinal series starts in Cedar Park, Texas on Thursday, May 9 at 7:30 p.m., while Game 2 of the series will be played Saturday, May 11. A complete schedule is listed below: 
Game 1             May 9               Oklahoma City @ Texas                        7:30 p.m.
Game 4             May 11             Oklahoma City @ Texas                        7:30 p.m.
Game 3             May 13             Texas @ Oklahoma City                        7 p.m.
Game 4             May 15             Texas @ Oklahoma City                        7 p.m.
*Game 5           May 16             Texas @ Oklahoma City                        7 p.m.
*Game 6           May 20             Oklahoma City @ Texas                        7:30 p.m.
*Game 7           May 21             Oklahoma City @ Texas                        7:30 p.m.

* if necessary               all times listed as CDT

Oklahoma City and Texas met a total of 12 times during the regular season, with the Barons holding an 8-3-1-0 record in those games. Texas finished with the top record in the Western Conference during the regular season.

Oklahoma City was led by Mark Arcobello who had 12 points (1-11-12) against the Stars. Yann Danis did the lion’s share of the work in goal, posting a 2.58 goals against average and .918 saves percentage in seven games against Texas. The Stars were led by Colton Sceviour who had 14 points (6-8-14) in the season series. Goaltender Jack Campbell appeared in eight games against Oklahoma City and posted a 2.33 goals against average and .913 saves percentage. 

Oklahoma City advanced to the Western Conference semifinals by defeating the Charlotte Checkers 3-2 in their first-round, best-of-5 series. Texas advanced by defeating the Milwaukee Admirals 3-1 in their first-round best-of-5 series.

Tickets for Games 3 & 4 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals start at $11 and go on sale Monday morning at 10 a.m. at 232-GOAL (4625) as well as all Ticketmaster outlets and online at ticketmaster.com.

Season Seat Holders that have already received their ticket books for the playoffs will use the ticket marked Round 2 Game A for the game on Monday, May 13, Round 2 Game B for the game on Wednesday, May 15 and if necessary, Round 2 Game C for the game on Thursday, May 16.

All Barons playoff games can be heard on the Barons flagship station, 96.1 KXY and are also available on a pay-per-view basis via AHL Live.

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