Dallas Stars

Falling Stars continue grueling 5-game trip at Winnipeg

Kyle Connor, center, celebrates his first NHL goal with Winnipeg teammates Nikolaj Ehlers, left, and Mathieu Perreault in the Jets’ 4-1 victory over the Dallas Stars on Oct. 27. The teams meet for the third time this season Tuesday in Winnipeg.
Kyle Connor, center, celebrates his first NHL goal with Winnipeg teammates Nikolaj Ehlers, left, and Mathieu Perreault in the Jets’ 4-1 victory over the Dallas Stars on Oct. 27. The teams meet for the third time this season Tuesday in Winnipeg. AP

Stars at Jets

7 p.m. Tuesday, MTS Centre, Winnipeg, Manitoba

TV: FSSW Plus

Radio: KTCK/1310 AM and 96.7 FM

Records: Stars 4-5-3, 11 points; Jets 5-7-1, 11

About the Stars: Dallas continues to sputter as it tries to overcome a spate of injuries. The Stars, who are missing six forwards to injuries or illness, lost a home-and-home series over the weekend to Chicago, including Sunday’s 4-3 overtime setback. Defenseman Patrik Nemeth slid over to play forward Sunday as the Stars fell to 1-3-2 in their past six games. ... The Stars will be playing the second of a five-game road trip.

About the Jets: Winnipeg signed defenseman Jacob Trouba to a two-year, $6 million contract on Monday. It is unclear when Trouba, who was a restricted free agent, will join the team. ... Patrik Laine was tied for the league lead with eight goals entering Monday’s games. ... The Jets have allowed at least three goals in 11 of their 13 games. ... The season series between the teams, which includes five games, is tied 1-1.

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