Stars at Kings
9:30 p.m. Monday, Staples Center, Los Angeles
TV: FSSW Plus Radio: KTCK/1310 AM, 96.7 FM
Records: Stars 17-12-6, 40 points; Kings 25-8-4, 54 pts.
About the Stars: Los Angeles beat Dallas 5-2 in the teams’ first matchup this season. ... Dallas goes into LA 2-3-2 in its last seven road games, the Stars’ website reports, and is 4-6 in games that have gone beyond regulation after Saturday night’s 3-2 loss at San Jose in a shootout. ... Joe Thornton scored the lone shootout goal in the fifth round, and Alex Stalock stopped all five Dallas tries. ... Dallas led 2-0 on goals by Ray Whitney and Antoine Roussel and were in position to win its third straight game. ... Dallas defenseman Sergei Gonchar left the game in the second period after taking a puck to the face. He’ll probably be out for a while, coach Lindy Ruff said. The Stars are already without defensemen Stephane Robidas, Trevor Daley and Aaron Rome.
About the Kings: Rookie goalie Martin Jones may have the chance against Dallas to match the NHL record for consecutive wins to start a career. Jones is 8-0 with a 0.98 goals-against average and has three shutouts. ... LA beat Colorado 3-2 Saturday night as Jones stopped all three shots in the shootout. ... Top goalie Jonathan Quick is sidelined by a groin injury.
— From online, wire reports