Playoff update: Texas, Allen lead series

The Texas Stars beat Rockford, 3-1, to take a 2-0 lead in best-of-7 Western Division semifinals in the AHL playoffs. Check out the full report from Andrew's Stars Page.

Game 3 is in Rockford on Wednesday.

The Allen Americans were not able to close out their Southern Conference Finals series against Odessa. So they'll have to travel back to Odessa for Game 6 on Monday. If there's a Game 7, it would also be in Odessa on Wednesday. Here's more on the Allen game at the Americans website.