Stars enter matchup with the Golden Knights on losing streak

Dallas Stars (30-16-12, first in the Central Division) vs. Vegas Golden Knights (34-18-5, first in the Pacific Division)

Paradise, Nevada; Saturday, 10 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Dallas Stars look to end a five-game losing streak with a win over the Vegas Golden Knights.

Vegas is 34-18-5 overall and 18-13-0 at home. The Golden Knights have a 14-6-0 record when scoring a power-play goal.

Dallas is 30-16-12 overall and 15-8-5 on the road. The Stars have given up 149 goals while scoring 186 for a +37 scoring differential.

Saturday's game is the second time these teams meet this season. The Stars won 4-0 in the previous matchup.

TOP PERFORMERS: Chandler Stephenson has 12 goals and 36 assists for the Golden Knights. William Carrier has scored five goals with three assists over the last 10 games.

Jason Robertson has 35 goals and 37 assists for the Stars. Jamie Benn has scored five goals with two assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Golden Knights: 6-1-3, averaging 3.4 goals, 5.5 assists, 2.8 penalties and 6.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game.

Stars: 2-3-5, averaging two goals, 2.6 assists, 2.8 penalties and 5.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game.

INJURIES: Golden Knights: Robin Lehner: out (hip), Nolan Patrick: out (upper body), Mark Stone: out (back), Logan Thompson: out (lower body).

Stars: Joel Kiviranta: out (lower body), Scott Wedgewood: day to day (undisclosed).


The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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