Vancouver takes on conference foe Dallas
Vancouver, British Columbia; Saturday, 10 p.m. EDT
BOTTOM LINE: Vancouver hosts Dallas in Western Conference action.
The Canucks are 18-16-5 at home. Vancouver has given up 46 power-play goals, killing 81 percent of opponent chances.
The Stars are 13-9-2 against opponents from the Central Division. Dallas has allowed 40 power-play goals, killing 82.2 percent of opponent chances. In their last meeting on March 17, Vancouver won 3-2. Tim Schaller scored a team-high two goals for the Canucks in the victory.
LAST 10 GAMES: Stars: 6-3-1, averaging 2.5 goals, 4.6 assists, 2.1 penalties and 4.2 penalty minutes while giving up 1.7 goals per game with a .944 save percentage.
Canucks: 5-4-1, averaging 2.7 goals, 4.5 assists, 2.9 penalties and 5.8 penalty minutes while giving up 3.2 goals per game with a .899 save percentage.