GameDay: Dallas Stars vs. Chicago Blackhawks

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Blackhawks at Stars

7 p.m. Saturday, American Airlines Center, Dallas

TV: FSSW Plus Radio: KTCK/1310 AM and 96.7 FM

Records: Stars 8-6-2, 18 points; Blackhawks 10-2-4, 24 pts.

About the Blackhawks: The defending Stanley Cup champions are 4-1-1 on the road this season. … They are coming off a 4-1 rout of Winnipeg at home on Wednesday. … This will be the first game of a back-to-back for Chicago, which swept its first two and split the third. Chicago defenseman Duncan Keith has assists in seven of the past eight games, including five games in a row.

About the Stars: The past four games have been decided in extra time, and Dallas has won three in a row, all on the road, including shootout victories in Ottawa and Boston, and Thursday night’s 4-3 victory over the Detroit Red Wings late in overtime. Rich Peverley scored the game-winning goals in Boston and Detroit. … Jamie Benn has goals in two straight games and shares with Tyler Seguin the team lead with six goals and 15 points. ... Goalie Kari Lehtonen is 7-2-2 with a 2.01 goals-against average. He’s allowed eight goals in the past three games, but he’s been a wall in extra time.

— From online reports

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