Stars at Sharks
9:30 p.m. Saturday, SAP Center, San Jose, Calif.
TV: FSSW Radio: KTCK/1310 AM and 96.7 FM
Records: Entering Friday, Stars 29-11-4, 62 points; Sharks 22-18-2, 46 pts.
About the Stars: Dallas is playing the second game of a back-to-back after taking on the Anaheim Ducks late Friday night. Kari Lehtonen started in goal Friday, making it likely that Antti Niemi will start Saturday. Niemi is 16-8 with a 2.41 goals-against average. … The Stars entered Friday 6-1-2 against the Pacific Division.
About the Sharks: San Jose is coming off a 2-1 victory over the Edmonton Oilers in a shootout Thursday. The Sharks have won four straight and are tied with Vancouver for third place in the Pacific Division. … They are 7-12 at the SAP Center this season and 2-6-1 against the Central Division. … Center Joe Pavelski leads the Sharks with 22 goals and 43 points. He has five points in the past four games, including two goals and two multipoint games.