Dallas; Saturday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Dallas Stars host the New York Islanders after Roope Hintz scored two goals in the Stars' 6-4 win over the Florida Panthers.
Dallas has a 9-5-2 record overall and a 4-2-0 record in home games. The Stars are 9-2-1 when scoring three or more goals.
New York has an 11-6-0 record overall and a 5-4-0 record in road games. The Islanders are 2-1-0 when they serve fewer penalty minutes than their opponent.
Saturday's game is the third time these teams square off this season. The Stars won 3-2 in the previous matchup. Hintz led the Stars with two goals.
LAST 10 GAMES: Stars: 6-3-1, averaging 4.3 goals, 6.7 assists, 4.5 penalties and 10.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game.
Islanders: 7-3-0, averaging 3.3 goals, 5.3 assists, 3.5 penalties and 9.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game.
Islanders: None listed.
The Associated Press