Stars take 1-0 lead into game 2 against the Predators
Nashville, Tennessee; Saturday, 6 p.m. EDT
WESTERN CONFERENCE FIRST ROUND: Dallas leads series 1-0
BOTTOM LINE: The Dallas Stars visit the Nashville Predators in the Western Conference first round with a 1-0 lead in the series.
The Predators are 27-21-2 against Western Conference opponents. Nashville has scored 33 power-play goals, converting on 12.9 percent of 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. The teams meet Saturday for the seventh time this season. The Stars won the last matchup 3-2.
LAST 10 GAMES: Stars: 6-3-1, averaging 2.8 goals, 5.3 assists, 2.8 penalties and 5.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game with a .928 save percentage.
Predators: 6-3-1, averaging 2.5 goals, 3.8 assists, 3.5 penalties and 7.6 penalty minutes while giving up two goals per game with a .938 save percentage.
Predators Injuries: None listed.
Stars Injuries: None listed.