Texas Stars relish Calder Cup championship

Wrong side of the red line

Maxime Fortunus drinks from the Calder Cup. Maxime Fortunus drinks from the Calder Cup.

Travis Morin knew winning a Calder Cup title would be special, but how the Texas Stars finished off the championship series against the St. John’s IceCaps on Tuesday — on the road, in overtime — made it even more memorable.

“That was something else. The way we did it here makes it even more special,” Morin said. “To come from behind (in Game 4) then again (in Game 5). That’s something you’ll never forget.”

It was also record breaking.

Texas won Games 3, 4 and 5 in overtime, finishing the postseason a perfect 6-for-6 in overtime games on the road, smashing the old AHL record of 4-0 held by four teams.

“I’ve been in some good series. I’ve never been in something like that,” Stars coach Willie Desjardins said Tuesday night, by phone. “You have three back-to-back overtimes and you’re on the road…

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