Stars at Lightning
6 p.m. Saturday, Amalie Arena, Tampa, Fla.
TV: FSSW Radio: KTCK/1310 AM and 96.7 FM
Records: Stars 29-26-10, 68 points; Lightning 40-20-6, 86 pts.
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About the Stars: Dallas has won two in a row, including Thursday’s 4-3 victory over the Florida Panthers in a shootoutin the first of a five-game road trip. … Stars forward Tyler Seguin practiced Friday, but coach Lindy Ruff told the team’s website that Seguin won’t play Saturday, but could return Tuesday against Philadelphia. Seguin sustained a knee injury Feb. 13, and the Stars are 3-5-2 since he was injured. … Defenseman Trevor Daley (knee) will miss 2-4 weeks.
About the Lightning: Tampa Bay has one of the best home records in the league (25-6-1). The 25 wins at home matches a franchise record. The Lightning have won three straight at home, including Thursday’s 4-2 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs, and hasn’t lost at home since Feb. 12. However, the Lightning are 2-9-0 at home against Dallas in the Stars’ last 11 trips to Tampa. … Tyler Johnson scored two goals in the Lightning’s 5-3 victory at Dallas on Feb. 5. Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov each had a goal and an assist in the game. … Defenseman Braydon Coburn has a plus-2 rating and nine penalty minutes in two games since being acquired from the Philadelphia Flyers at the trade deadline.
— From online reports