Stars take win streak into matchup with the Canucks

Wed, Mar 27, 2024
NHL News (AP)

Stars take win streak into matchup with the Canucks

Dallas Stars (45-19-9, first in the Central Division) vs. Vancouver Canucks (45-19-8, first in the Pacific Division)

Vancouver, British Columbia; Thursday, 10 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Dallas Stars seek to keep a five-game win streak alive when they take on the Vancouver Canucks.

Vancouver has a 24-8-4 record in home games and a 45-19-8 record overall. The Canucks have scored 251 total goals (3.5 per game) to rank fourth in NHL play.

Dallas has a 23-9-5 record in road games and a 45-19-9 record overall. The Stars have a 40-8-5 record when scoring three or more goals.

Thursday's game is the third meeting between these teams this season. The Stars won the last meeting 4-3 in overtime. Jason Robertson scored two goals in the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: J.T. Miller has scored 34 goals with 57 assists for the Canucks. Quinn Hughes has one goal and 10 assists over the past 10 games.

Matt Duchene has 24 goals and 38 assists for the Stars. Robertson has five goals and nine assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Canucks: 7-2-1, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.9 assists, 2.4 penalties and 5.1 penalty minutes while giving up 1.7 goals per game.

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Stars: 8-2-0, averaging 4.5 goals, 7.6 assists, three penalties and 6.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game.

INJURIES: Canucks: Dakota Joshua: out (hand), Thatcher Demko: out (undisclosed), Elias Lindholm: day to day (undisclosed), Tucker Poolman: out (head).

Stars: Jani Hakanpaa: day to day (lower body), Evgenii Dadonov: out (lower body), Tyler Seguin: day to day (rest).

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

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