Dallas hosts Arizona after shootout win
Arizona Coyotes (23-50-7, eighth in the Central) vs. Dallas Stars (45-30-5, fifth in the Central)
Dallas; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Stars -496, Coyotes +366; over/under is 6
BOTTOM LINE: The Arizona Coyotes visit Dallas after the Stars beat Vegas 3-2 in a shootout.
The Stars are 14-8-3 against the rest of their division. Dallas is 10th in the Western Conference with 30.5 shots per game and is averaging 2.8 goals.
The Coyotes are 8-12-4 against the rest of their division. Arizona averages 10.3 penalty minutes per game, the third-most in the Western Conference. Liam O’Brien leads the team serving 106 total minutes.
In their last meeting on Feb. 20, Arizona won 3-1.
TOP PERFORMERS: Joe Pavelski leads the Stars with 52 assists and has 79 points this season. Roope Hintz has seven goals and six assists over the last 10 games for Dallas.
Clayton Keller leads the Coyotes with 28 goals and has 63 points. Nick Schmaltz has two goals and six assists over the last 10 games for Arizona.
LAST 10 GAMES: Stars: 5-4-1, averaging 2.3 goals, 4.2 assists, 2.4 penalties and 5.4 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .916 save percentage.
Coyotes: 1-7-2, averaging 2.1 goals, 3.9 assists, 3.9 penalties and 8.1 penalty minutes while allowing 5.1 goals per game with an .861 save percentage.
INJURIES: Stars: Vladislav Namestnikov: out (lower-body).
Coyotes: Nick Ritchie: day to day (upper body), Jay Beagle: day to day (lower body), Christian Fischer: out (lower-body), Dysin Mayo: out (upper body), Jakob Chychrun: out (ankle), Lawson Crouse: out (hand), Andrew Ladd: day to day (lower body), Clayton Keller: out for season (lower-body).