Lightning visit the Stars after Cirelli’s 3-goal game
Dallas; Monday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Tampa Bay visits the Dallas Stars after Anthony Cirelli scored three goals in the Lightning’s 7-1 win over the Jets.
The Stars are 15-7-2 on their home ice. Dallas has scored 27 power-play goals, converting on 19.7% of chances.
The Lightning are 14-8-2 in road games. Tampa Bay averages 9.6 penalty minutes per game, the sixth-most in the league. Patrick Maroon leads the team serving 58 total minutes.
Dallas beat Tampa Bay 4-3 in the last meeting between these teams on Dec. 19.
LAST 10 GAMES: Lightning: 8-2-0, averaging 3.7 goals, 5.4 assists, 4.1 penalties and 9.1 penalty minutes while giving up 1.6 goals per game with a .943 save percentage.
Stars: 7-3-0, averaging 2.4 goals, 4.3 assists, 3.7 penalties and 10.1 penalty minutes while giving up 2.1 goals per game with a .933 save percentage.
INJURIES: Stars: Miro Heiskanen: out (concussion).
Lightning: None listed.