Stars at Blackhawks
7:30 p.m. Friday, American Airlines Center, Dallas
TV: FSSW Radio: KTCK/1310 AM, 96.7 FM
Records: Blackhawks 18-4-4, 40 points, Stars 12-8-2, 26 pts.
About the Stars: Dallas is coming off a 6-3 victory over Anaheim on Tuesday, its first home win in five games since Oct. 24. The Stars are 4-3-2 on home ice. … Center Tyler Seguin missed his second consecutive practice Thursday with what is being described as a muscle issue. Stars coach Lindy Ruff said he thought Seguin should be able to play against Chicago, but couldn’t guarantee it. … Goaltender Kari Lehtonen, who missed Wednesday’s practice having some dental work done, went through a full practice Thursday.
About the Blackhawks: The defending Stanley Cup champs are coming off a 3-2 come from behind victory over Calgary. Patrick Kane had two goals in the victory, including the game-winner with 18 seconds left. Kane has as 12-game point scoring streak and leads the Blackhawks with 28 points (15 goals and 13 assists). … The Blackhawks lead the NHL with an average of 3.54 goals a game. … They’ve scored at least five goals eight times during a 12-2-1 surge.
— From online reports