Florida Panthers (21-9-4, third in the Central Division) vs. Dallas Stars (11-11-9, seventh in the Central Division)
Dallas; Sunday, 6 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Florida visits the Dallas Stars after Carter Verhaeghe scored three goals in the Panthers' 4-3 overtime victory against the Stars.
The Stars are 11-11-9 against the rest of their division. Dallas has given up 22 power-play goals, killing 76.8% of opponent chances.
The Panthers are 21-9-4 against the rest of their division. Florida ranks ninth in the league recording 8.7 points per game, averaging 3.2 goals and 5.4 assists.
The teams square off for the second game in a row.
TOP PERFORMERS: Joe Pavelski has 32 total points for the Stars, 15 goals and 17 assists. Roope Hintz has four goals and three assists over the last 10 games for Dallas.
Verhaeghe leads the Panthers with 15 goals and has 28 points. Aleksander Barkov Jr. has five goals and five assists over the last 10 games for Florida.
LAST 10 GAMES: Stars: 3-3-4, averaging 2.5 goals, 4.6 assists, 2.1 penalties and 4.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with an .893 save percentage.
Panthers: 6-4-0, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.4 assists, four penalties and 9.1 penalty minutes while allowing 2.5 goals per game with a .914 save percentage.
INJURIES: Stars: Roope Hintz: day to day (lower body).
Panthers: Noah Juulsen: out (undisclosed), Patric Hornqvist: out (undisclosed), Aleksander Barkov Jr.: out (lower body).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.
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