Chicago Blackhawks (6-6-3, seventh in the Central Division) vs. Dallas Stars (9-5-2, first in the Central Division)
Dallas; Wednesday, 8:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: The Dallas Stars host the Chicago Blackhawks after Jason Robertson scored two goals in the Stars’ 3-2 shootout loss to the Colorado Avalanche.
Dallas has gone 9-5-2 overall with a 4-1-1 record against the Central Division. The Stars have gone 2-0-1 when scoring a power-play goal.
Chicago is 6-6-3 overall and 0-3-1 against the Central Division. The Blackhawks have allowed 45 goals while scoring 38 for a -7 scoring differential.
The matchup Wednesday is the sixth time these teams play this season. The Stars won 6-4 in the previous meeting. Robertson led the Stars with two goals.
TOP PERFORMERS: Robertson has 12 goals and 15 assists for the Stars. Jamie Benn has scored eight goals and added nine assists over the last 10 games.
Max Domi has four goals and eight assists for the Blackhawks. Jonathan Toews has four goals and two assists over the last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Stars: 6-2-2, averaging 4.5 goals, 7.4 assists, 4.7 penalties and 11.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game.
Blackhawks: 2-6-2, averaging 1.6 goals, 2.7 assists, 3.6 penalties and 9.6 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game.
INJURIES: Stars: Nick Caamano: out (back).
Blackhawks: Alex Stalock: out (concussion), Seth Jones: out (thumb), Tyler Johnson: out (ankle).
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.