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GameDay: Dallas Stars at Montreal Canadiens

Winger Dale Weise and the Montreal Canadiens welcome the Dallas Stars north of the border for Tuesday’s first game after the extended All-Star break.
Winger Dale Weise and the Montreal Canadiens welcome the Dallas Stars north of the border for Tuesday’s first game after the extended All-Star break. AP

Stars at Canadiens

6:30 p.m. Tuesday, Bell Centre, Montreal, Quebec

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

Records: Stars 21-18-7, 49 points; Canadiens 29-13-3, 61 pts.

About the Stars: They won the first meeting this season as Tyler Seguin scored two goals and assisted on another in a 4-1 triumph in Dallas on Dec. 6. ... This game starts a three-stop Canadian road trip from Montreal to Ottawa to Winnipeg with a day off between games. ... The Stars start the second half four points behind the Calgary Flames for the final wild-card spot in the Western Conference. They have 15 home games remaining and 21 on the road.

About the Canadiens: They are third in the Atlantic Division, three points behind Tampa Bay and two behind Detroit. ... Goalie Carey Price, who is 24-10-2 this season with a 2.15 goals-against average, will start after making 12 saves on 16 shots in the second period of Sunday’s All-Star Game. The Habs’ average of 2.33 goals allowed per game is fourth best in the NHL. ... Forward Max Pacioretty leads the team in scoring with 21 goals and 17 assists. He is also seventh in the league with a +22 plus/minus.

– From online reports

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