Stars at Predators7 p.m. Friday, Bridgestone Arena, Nashville TV: FSSW Radio: KTCK/1310 AM Records: Stars 19-17-3, 41 points; Predators 15-18-8, 38 pts. About the Stars: They sit two points out of the eighth and final playoff spot in the Western Conference with nine games to play. ... Dallas has yet to beat Nashville this season, with the Predators winning 5-4 in overtime on Feb. 25 and 4-0 on March 12. ... Goalie Kari Lehtonen is considered day-to-day with a lower body injury he suffered during Dallas’ 5-1 win over Los Angeles on Tuesday. He was relieved by Richard Bachman in the first period of that game and Bachman went on to make 22 saves. ... The Stars are 3-1-0 since trading Jaromir Jagr and Derek Roy. About the Predators: Nashville has lost seven of eight to basically fall out of the playoff race. The Predators are five points out of the final spot with seven games to play. ... The Predators will have new look because three forwards have been shut down by the team. Colin Wilson and Paul Gaustad each require shoulder surgery while Gabriel Bourque will have knee surgery, so Nashville has turned the team over to younger players from their AHL affiliate, like Austin Watson and Daniel Bang, who made their NHL debut this week.