Dallas Stars

Red-hot New Jersey Devils sweep into Dallas to take on Stars

Dallas Stars left wing Curtis McKenzie keeps his eye on the puck during Sunday’s game in Vancouver. The Stars lost 5-4 in overtime but went 2-1-2 on their five-game road trip.
Dallas Stars left wing Curtis McKenzie keeps his eye on the puck during Sunday’s game in Vancouver. The Stars lost 5-4 in overtime but went 2-1-2 on their five-game road trip. AP

Devils at Stars

7:30 p.m. Tuesday, American Airlines Center, Dallas

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

Records: Devils 8-3-3, 19 points; Stars 6-6-4, 16

About the Devils: New Jersey has won four consecutive games, sweeping Carolina and then Buffalo in consecutive home-and-home series. ... The Devils, who are 6-0-1 at home, open a four-game road swing with three games to follow on the West Coast. ... Forward Mike Cammalleri has missed the past two games for personal reasons and is not expected to make the trip to Dallas. ... Left wing Luke Gazdic cleared waivers and was assigned to Albany of the American Hockey League on Monday.

About the Stars: Dallas squandered a 3-1 lead entering the third period before falling 5-4 in overtime Sunday in Vancouver. The Stars are 0-4 in overtime this season. ... The Stars, who went 2-1-2 on a five-game road trip, open a four-game homestand. ... Right wing Patrick Sharp (concussion) and center Jason Spezza (lower body) are day-to-day. ... Dallas went 5 of 18 (27.8 percent) on the power play during its five-game trip. ... Forward Tyler Seguin was tied for the league lead in scoring with 20 points (7 goals, 13 assists) entering Monday’s games.

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