Blue Jackets at Stars
7:30 p.m. Tuesday, American Airlines Center
Radio: KTCK/1310 AM and 96.7 FM
Records: Blue Jackets 17-17-3, 37 points; Stars 18-14-6, 42 pts.
About the Blue Jackets: They are 11-2-1 in their past 14 games and 5-1 in their past six road games. ... Forward Brandon Dubinsky scored his first goal of the season in Sunday’s win over Colorado. He has a four-game points streak and nine points in his last 11 games after missing the season’s first 26 games recovering from abdominal surgery. ... Columbus has the NHL’s second-best power play at 24.4 percent.
About the Stars: Despite losing to Chicago in overtime on Sunday, the Stars are 9-2-1 in their last 12 games and have outscored their opponents 44-30 in that stretch to climb within three points of a wild-card spot in the West. ... The Stars won the first meeting of the season 4-2 in Columbus, Ohio. ... Center Tyler Seguin continues to lead the NHL in goals (26) and is second in points (47). He has nine points in his last eight games. ... Jamie Benn is second on the team with 12 goals and 34 points but has had two separate scoring droughts of greater than nine games. ... Kari Lehtonen is 11-3-2 in his past 16 decisions, including four games allowing one goal. But he has allowed four or more goals five times this season.