Texas Stars’ versatile power play jolting opponents

CEDAR PARK — The Texas Stars were forced to revamp their power play this season.

As part of a blockbuster trade that brought NHL all-star Tyler Seguin to the Dallas Stars, Texas lost its power-play leader, Matt Fraser, who scored a team-high 17 power-play goals during the 2012-13 season.

Dallas’ summer deal with the Boston Bruins forced Texas — the Dallas Stars’ American Hockey League affiliate — to become less one-dimensional on the power play. Instead of funneling chances to Fraser on the wing, the Texas Stars’ power play is more free-flowing and converting a league-best 30.3 percent of its chances at the halfway point of the season.

For full story click this link to the Austin American-Statesman (no paywall).

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