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Stars GameDay: Canadian adventure ends in Edmonton

Dallas Stars teammates Mattias Janmark, left, and Jason Spezza will be in action Friday night in Edmonton to meet the Oilers.
Dallas Stars teammates Mattias Janmark, left, and Jason Spezza will be in action Friday night in Edmonton to meet the Oilers. AP

Stars at Oilers

8 p.m., Friday, Rexall Place, Edmonton, Alberta

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

Records: Stars 20-5-1, 41 points; Oilers 9-15-2, 20 pts.

About the Stars: They beat Vancouver 4-2 Thursday night in the third of four road games that included three games in western Canada. ... The Stars beat the Oilers 4-2 in Dallas in the season’s third game. ... Jamie Benn (35), Tyler Seguin (34) and John Klingberg (27) are among the NHL’s top five in points. Benn’s 18 goals lead the league. ... Dallas’ 39 points are second in the league while Edmonton’s 20 are tied for the fewest.

About the Oilers: They have won only two of their past six games, both in shootouts, including Wednesday’s 3-2 home effort against Boston, which halted a five-game win streak by the Bruins. ... Edmonton is waiting for the return of Connor McDavid, the top overall draft pick last summer who suffered a broken left clavicle Nov. 3. ... Wing Taylor Hall leads the Oilers in assists (16) and points (25).

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