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March 19, 2014

GameDay: Dallas Stars at Philadelphia Flyers

6 p.m. Thursday, Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia

Stars at Flyers

6 p.m. Thursday, Wells Fargo Center, Philadelphia

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

Records: Stars 32-25-11, 75 points; Flyers 36-25-7, 79 pts.

About the Stars: In the first of the two meetings this season, Dallas beat visiting Philadelphia 5-1 on Dec. 7 behind Tyler Seguin’s hat trick. ... Dallas has lost three in a row and has fallen two points behind Phoenix for the second wild-card spot in the West with 14 games left. ... The Stars have lost 7-2 at Winnipeg on Sunday and 5-1 Tuesday at Pittsburgh. Kari Lehtonen (27 saves on 32 shots) made his return to goal for Dallas. ... Lehtonen is 0-10-2 all time against Philadelphia.

About the Flyers: Philadelphia has won three straight. That includes a home-and-home sweep over the weekend against Pittsburgh and a 3-2 overtime win Tuesday over Chicago. ... The Flyers are second in the Metropolitan Division (top three in each division advance) and would also be second in the East wild-card race.

— From online reports

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