Category Archives: Austin Stars

Stars win their 300th game (last week)

It was awesome too, they totally shutout their only remaining nemesis, the San Antonio Rampage. Solid passing and strong offense. So let’s see, this their eighth season but it’s barely begun, subtract 10 for now, divide by seven…they have averaged winning … Continue reading

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Stars ’16-’17 opener was awesome!

Hockey season is back! Well, the NHL kicked things off with a few games last Wednesday but the AHL has to wait for the weekend being a development league in smaller markets. What am I saying, they have teams in … Continue reading

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Laying down the new ice!

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Watch yer beer #1

The Stars had a decent week recently. Two victories and one OT loss giving us five points…oh wait, that doesn’t matter with the five wimp CA teams in our division since the Winning percentage trumps points thanks to them getting … Continue reading

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Stars barely win their season opener in overtime

My Stars were off to a rough start as they let the revamped Rampage (now affiliated with the Avalanche) took a 2-0 lead. I feared this would be the kick off to another mediocre season because the only pre-season game … Continue reading

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One TXDoT crisis resolved

We had been receiving annoying letters from TXDoT over the last few months about unpaid tolls…gotta’ love the flawless automation and outsourcing the Texas Lege went with. Often the statement was vague since toll authorities are much like the IRS, … Continue reading

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Stars get a new logo-look for 2015-16

It’s not a big surprise since the owner of the Dallas stars sealed the deal last season and often when the NHL parent owns its AHL franchise, they often make the two teams almost indiscernible. Dallas has chosen to do this … Continue reading

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Stars and Rampage get the shaft next season

I was pretty stoked about the upcoming Pacific Division and return of the Winnipeg Moose next season in the AHL. However, I forgot the board of governors probably wanted to emulate the NHL’s clunky four-division set up which is what … Continue reading

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My Stars are out

The Stars and defending Calder Cup champs were eliminated in a painful sweep by the Rockford Icehogs who the surrogate for the insufferable Chicago Blackhawks. I’m bummed we won’t be raising any banners next Fall yet I guess my sense … Continue reading

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Austin Stars finish out strong!

Last evening was the final regular season game for my defending champs. For the first time in three years they didn’t win their division but there remains an upside, they’re heading to the playoffs for the third year in a … Continue reading

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