Dallas faces Arizona, seeks 7th straight road win

February 20, 2022 GMT

Dallas Stars (27-19-2, fifth in the Central) vs. Arizona Coyotes (12-33-4, eighth in the Central)

Glendale, Arizona; Sunday, 7 p.m. EST

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Coyotes +204, Stars -252; over/under is 5.5

BOTTOM LINE: Dallas visits Arizona looking to extend its six-game road winning streak.

The Coyotes are 8-17-2 against Western Conference opponents. Arizona averages 11.6 penalty minutes per game, the second-most in the Western Conference. Liam O’Brien leads the team serving 94 total minutes.

The Stars are 10-6-1 against the rest of their division. Dallas averages only 3.2 penalties per game, the fewest in the NHL. Jamie Benn leads them averaging 0.5.

Dallas beat Arizona 4-1 in the last meeting between these teams on Dec. 6. Benn scored two goals for the Stars in the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Clayton Keller leads the Coyotes with 42 points, scoring 19 goals and adding 23 assists. Nick Schmaltz has six goals and three assists over the last 10 games for Arizona.

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Jason Robertson leads the Stars with a plus-18 in 40 games this season. Roope Hintz has 9 points over the last 10 games for Dallas.

LAST 10 GAMES: Coyotes: 2-8-0, averaging 2.4 goals, 4.3 assists, 3.7 penalties and eight penalty minutes while giving up four goals per game with an .889 save percentage.

Stars: 7-3-0, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.7 assists, 2.4 penalties and 5.4 penalty minutes while allowing 2.2 goals per game with a .933 save percentage.

INJURIES: Coyotes: Jay Beagle: out (lower body), Johan Larsson: out (lower-body).

Stars: Radek Faksa: day to day (lower body).

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