Stars at Devils
6 p.m. Friday, Prudential Center, Newark, N.J.
Radio: KTCK/1310 AM, 96.7 FM
Records: Stars 3-1-2, 8 points, Devils 3-2-1, 7 pts.
About the Stars: The Stars have won three of the past four games. Forward Valeri Nichushkin (groin/hip) and defenseman Sergei Gonchar (ankle) are expected to miss the next two road games, according to the Stars’ website. Defenseman Alex Goligoski, who sustained a skate cut near his ear during Tuesday’s 6-3 victory over the Vancouver Canucks, returned to practice Thursday.
About the Devils: Entering Thursday the Devils were 28th in the league on the power play and have allowed five power-play goals in the past three games, all losses, including a 4-3 overtime defeat against the New York Rangers on Tuesday.
— From online reports