Texas shooting for Calder success
I know I have quite a few Texas fans that follow the blog. Take a look at what Mark has to say about the Baby Stars.
The Texas Stars have been the AHL affiliate of the Dallas Stars for five seasons including the one currently in progress.
In their first season of operation, they made it all the way to the Calder Cup final before losing in six games to the Hershey Bears.
The next season was a first round exit in six game to Milwaukee which was followed up by a losing season, where the team failed to make the post season.
It wasn’t just a losing season though as they finished bottom of the West and 29th in the AHL.
For the 2012/13 season, Willie Desjardins was installed as head coach, having been an assistant coach for Dallas the previous year.
Before that, Desjardins had spent the last nine seasons in the WHL with Medicine Hat Tigers.
The impact was immediate as Texas went on to win the Western Conference before losing in the…
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