St. Louis, Dallas tied 3-3 heading into game 7
Dallas Stars (43-32-7, fourth in the Central Division during the regular season) vs. St. Louis Blues (45-28-9, third in the Central Division during the regular season)
St. Louis; Tuesday, 8 p.m. EDT
WESTERN CONFERENCE SECOND ROUND: Series tied 3-3
BOTTOM LINE: The St. Louis Blues and the Dallas Stars are in a 3-3 series tie in the Western Conference second round. The teams meet Tuesday for the 11th time this season. The Blues won the previous matchup 4-1.
The Blues are 24-15-2 on their home ice. St. Louis has given up 43 power-play goals, killing 81.5 percent of opponent chances.
The Stars are 14-10-2 against the rest of their division. Dallas has converted on 21 percent of power-play opportunities, scoring 45 power-play goals.
TOP PERFORMERS: Ryan O’Reilly leads the Blues with a plus-22 in 82 games played this season. Jaden Schwartz has eight goals and two assists over the last 10 games for St. Louis.
DURING THE PLAYOFFS: Stars: Averaging 2.8 goals, 4.5 assists, 3.8 penalties and 7.7 penalty minutes while giving up 2.3 goals per game with a .930 save percentage.
Blues: Averaging 2.7 goals, 4.6 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.3 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .908 save percentage.
Blues Injuries: Sammy Blais: out (undisclosed).