Montreal takes on Dallas on 3-game losing streak
Montreal; Saturday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Montreal heads into the matchup against Dallas after losing three games in a row.
The Canadiens have gone 13-15-4 in home games. Montreal leads the league recording 34.3 shots per game while averaging 3.0 goals.
The Stars have gone 16-10-3 away from home. Dallas has scored 35 power-play goals, converting on 20.5% of chances.
Dallas took down Montreal 4-1 in the last meeting between these teams on Nov. 2. Denis Gurianov scored two goals for the Stars in the victory.
LAST 10 GAMES: Stars: 6-3-1, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.6 assists, 3.7 penalties and 8.5 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game with a .903 save percentage.
Canadiens: 5-5-0, averaging 2.5 goals, 4.3 assists, 4.1 penalties and 8.8 penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game with a .923 save percentage.
Stars: Joe Pavelski: day to day (undisclosed).