Dallas faces Nashville, looks to stop home losing streak
Nashville Predators (6-9-0, seventh in the Central Division) vs. Dallas Stars (5-3-4, sixth in the Central Division)
Dallas; Monday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Dallas hosts Nashville looking to end its four-game home slide.
The Stars are 5-3-4 in division matchups. Dallas ranks ninth in the Nhl averaging 5.8 assists per game, led by John Klingberg with 0.8.
The Predators are 6-9-0 against the rest of their division. Nashville averages 10.6 penalty minutes per game, the sixth-most in the Nhl. Mark Borowiecki leads the team serving 29 total minutes.
In their last meeting on Jan. 24, Dallas won 3-2. Roope Hintz recorded a team-high 3 points for the Stars.
TOP PERFORMERS: Joe Pavelski leads the Stars with 17 points, scoring nine goals and adding eight assists. Jamie Benn has three goals over the last 10 games for Dallas.
Filip Forsberg leads the Predators with seven total assists and has 14 points. Matt Duchene has three goals and three assists over the last 10 games for Nashville.
LAST 10 GAMES: Stars: 3-3-4, averaging three goals, 5.2 assists, 4.2 penalties and 8.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game with a .895 save percentage.
Predators: 4-6-0, averaging 2.3 goals, 4.1 assists, 4.6 penalties and 11.9 penalty minutes while allowing 3.2 goals per game with a .894 save percentage.
INJURIES: Stars: None listed.
Predators: None listed.