GameDay: Pittsburgh Penguins at Dallas Stars
01/24/2014 7:10 PM
01/24/2014 7:11 PM
Penguins at Stars
7 p.m. Saturday, American Airlines Center, Dallas
TV: FSSW Radio: KTCK/1310 AM and 97.6 FM
Records: Penguins 36-13-2, 74 pts.; Stars 23-20-8, 54 pts.
About the Penguins: Pittsburgh has won four of its last five and is 7-1-1 over its last nine in leading the Eastern Conference by nine points and the Metropolitan Division by 17 points entering Friday’s play. ... The Pens, fourth in the NHL in goals per game (3.22), scored at least four goals for the 10th time in 15 games with a 6-4 road victory Thursday over the New York Islanders. ... Forward Sidney Crosby leads the NHL with 72 points. ... Pittsburgh is 7-1-0 against Dallas since 2003-04.
About the Stars: Dallas has won two straight at home after a 1-8-1 start to the new year. ... The Stars beat Toronto 7-1 on Thursday and Minnesota 4-0 on Tuesday. ... Center Cody Eakin, who took a hit to the head Thursday, didn’t practice Friday, but is expected to play against Pittsburgh, according to stars.nhl.com. ... The Stars entered Friday seven points out of one of the two wild-card spots in the Western Conference. ... Dallas’ power play has scored in six straight games.
— From wire and online reports
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