Miller and the Canucks visit the Stars
Vancouver Canucks (31-26-9, fifth in the Pacific) vs. Dallas Stars (36-24-3, fifth in the Central)
Dallas; Saturday, 7 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: J.T. Miller leads Vancouver into a matchup with Dallas. He currently ranks ninth in the league with 78 points, scoring 27 goals and recording 51 assists.
The Stars are 19-13-3 against conference opponents. Dallas is ninth in the Western Conference averaging 2.9 goals per game, led by Jason Robertson with 31.
The Canucks are 8-5-5 against opponents from the Pacific. Vancouver ranks 27th in the Western Conference with 32.2 shots per game and is averaging 2.8 goals.
In their last matchup on Nov. 7, Vancouver won 6-3. Quinn Hughes recorded a team-high 3 points for the Canucks.
TOP PERFORMERS: Joe Pavelski leads the Stars with 66 points, scoring 24 goals and adding 42 assists. Robertson has eight goals and four assists over the last 10 games for Dallas.
Miller has 78 total points while scoring 27 goals and totaling 51 assists for the Canucks. Hughes has eight assists over the last 10 games for Vancouver.
LAST 10 GAMES: Stars: 6-4-0, averaging 3.2 goals, 5.7 assists, four penalties and 8.3 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game with a .909 save percentage.
Canucks: 4-3-3, averaging three goals, 5.5 assists, three penalties and 6.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game with a .915 save percentage.
INJURIES: Stars: None listed.
Canucks: None listed.