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Stars GameDay: Back home, Stars look to resume winning ways

Vernon Fiddler, right, and the Dallas Stars notched a 4-1 victory over Jay McClement and the Carolina Hurricanes last month in North Carolina.
Vernon Fiddler, right, and the Dallas Stars notched a 4-1 victory over Jay McClement and the Carolina Hurricanes last month in North Carolina. AP

Hurricanes at Stars

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

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

Records: Hurricanes 10-13-4, 24 points; Stars 20-5-2, 42 pts.

About the Hurricanes: Goalie Cam Ward (9-8-3 with a 2.57 goals-against average) will start after posting back-to-back wins over Montreal and Arizona. Those victories came on the heels of a three-game losing streak. Another win would match their season high. ... Defenseman Justin Faulk leads the team in points (19) and goals (nine).

About the Stars: They are coming off a 2-0-2 road trip that included stumbles in Edmonton and Calgary. Dallas is 5-3-2 against Canadian teams, 15-2-0 against U.S.-based teams. ... Kari Lehtonen (10-1) and Antti Niemi (10-4-2) make Dallas the only team with two goalies who’ve won 10 games apiece this season. ... Jamie Benn tops the NHL with 18 goals and shares second with 35 points.

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