by Pete Richmier

St. Charles, MO -The Tacoma Stars (2-3) continue their stretch of six consecutive road games this evening at the Family Arena when they square off with the St. Louis Ambush (1-3). 

This is the only meeting between the teams this season and the first matchup since the Stars scored a 9-5 win at home on February 12, 2017. Tacoma is 3-1 all time against the Ambush including a 1-1 record at the Family Arena. 

 St. Louis comes into this match off a win last time out against Kansas City after dropping their first three matches to start the season. They are led offensively by Tony Wall’s six points (4G-2A). Duduca Carvalho (2G-2A) and Felipe Silva (1G-2A) are the only other Ambush players with more than two points through their first four games. The Ambush netminder, Paulo Nascimento, enters the game with a 1-3 record to go with his 6.02 GAA and .711 save percentage.  

The Stars are paced offensively by Nick Perera and his 13 points (7G-6A) which is currently good for second in the MASL in scoring. Mike Ramos (8G-0A) and Alex Caceres (3G-4A) round out Tacoma’s leading scorers. 

Danny Waltman brings a 2-3 record, 6.23 GAA, and .656 save percentage into goal for the Stars.   The Stars are 1-2 on the road this season including two straight losses in Ontario and San Diego to begin the six game stretch. They close out 2019 tomorrow night in Kansas City. 

Fans can watch the Stars live on with the Ambush broadcast beginning at 5:35 PM Pacific.