Canadiens at Stars
7:30 p.m. Thursday, American Airlines Center
TV: FSSW Radio: KTCK/1310 AM and 96.7 FM
Records: Canadiens 23-14-4, 50 points; Stars 20-12-7, 47
About the Canadiens: Montreal squandered a 3-0 lead Tuesday at Carolina before losing 5-4 in overtime. Max Pacioretty scored two goals and leads Montreal with 17 this season. ... Pacioretty was selected Wednesday to the U.S. Olympic hockey team.
About the Stars: Dallas scored multiple power play goals at home for the first time this season in Tuesday’s 3-2 victory over Los Angeles. The Stars, who finished 2-for-5 on the power play, have scored three in the last two home games after netting only two in the first 16 games at AAC this season. ... The Stars are 15-6-5 in their last 26 games, according to dallasstars.com. ... Tyler Seguin and Erik Cole led Dallas with eight goals each in December.
— From online reports