Stars visit the Flames in game 7 of the
Dallas Stars (46-30-6, fourth in the Central Division) vs. Calgary Flames (50-21-11, first in the Pacific Division)
Calgary, Alberta; Sunday, 9:30 p.m. EDT
FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK LINE: Flames -196, Stars +164; over/under is 5.5
NHL PLAYOFFS FIRST ROUND: Series tied 3-3
BOTTOM LINE: The Calgary Flames and the Dallas Stars face off in game seven of the first round of the NHL Playoffs. The teams meet Friday for the sixth time this season. The Stars won 4-2 in the previous matchup.
Calgary has a 23-9-7 record in home games and a 50-21-11 record overall. The Flames are 7-4-8 in games decided by a goal.
Dallas has gone 19-18-2 on the road and 46-30-6 overall. The Stars have a 22-6-3 record in games decided by a goal.
TOP PERFORMERS: Matthew Tkachuk has 42 goals and 62 assists for the Flames. Johnny Gaudreau has three goals and nine assists over the last 10 games.
Joe Pavelski has scored 27 goals with 53 assists for the Stars. Jason Robertson has four goals and five assists over the past 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Flames: 5-4-1, averaging 2.6 goals, 4.6 assists, 5.8 penalties and 15.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.1 goals per game.
Stars: 6-3-1, averaging 2.4 goals, 4.4 assists, 4.3 penalties and 11.1 penalty minutes while giving up two goals per game.
INJURIES: Flames: Sean Monahan: out for season (hip), Tyler Parsons: out for season (undisclosed).
Stars: Braden Holtby: out (lower body), Vladislav Namestnikov: out (lower-body).