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There is no love loss between these two Western Central divisional rivals as the Winnipeg Jets take on the Dallas Stars. In their latest game, the Dallas Stars won 6-3 over the Toronto Maple Leafs. It was a multi-point game for Devin Shore who picked up 2 points. Radek Faksa scored once for the Dallas Stars. Lauri Korpikoski scored in the first period. It was a multi-point game for Brett Ritchie who picked up 2 points. Jamie Benn scored once for the Dallas Stars. Jamie Benn has been an effective player with 14 goals and 28 assists this season. John Klingberg picked up an assist in the first period. The Dallas Stars last played on Tuesday. The Winnipeg Jets have not played since Tuesday.
Kari Lehtonen will try to be a brick wall in net for the Dallas Stars. In Lehtonen's latest appearance, he faced 43 shots and allowed 3 goals. It's been a good last 3 games for Kari Lehtonen as he has 2 wins and 0 losses with a 2.12 GAA and 0.941 SV%.
Ondrej Pavelec is expected to get the call here. In his latest game, he was poor, allowing 3 goals. It's been a good last 3 games for Ondrej Pavelec as he has 1 win and 2 losses with a 3.41 GAA and 0.875 SV%.
The Dallas Stars have been fantastic at home, posting a 14-7-6 record. The Winnipeg Jets have gone 11-14-3 on the road. The Dallas Stars have gone 8-13 when playing Western-Central opponents this season. The Winnipeg Jets have gone 12-5 when playing Western-Central opponents this season. The Dallas Stars have gone 15-10 when playing a team with a losing record. The Dallas Stars have been ineffective when playing against a team with a record above .500, posting 3 wins and 18 losses.
This one should be a good old fashioned barn burner. Hammer the over.
Game Time: 8:35 PM ET
Over 6 104