The Dallas Stars travel to Chicago to play the Blackhawks tonight in the United Center at 8:30 p.m. ET where they will attempt to build off a shutout win over the Montreal Canadiens from Tuesday night. The Stars come into the game with 64 points, just two points behind the eighth place Los Angeles Kings in the Western Conference, while the Blackhawks are in sixth place in the conference with 73 points. The Blackhawks are riding a four-game win streak but before that they lost nine games in a row.
The Stars are led in points with 50 by left winger Loui Eriksson, in goals by right winger Michael Ryder with 23 and goalie Kari Lehtonen has a goals against average of 2.37. The Blackhawks are led in points by right winger Marian Hossa with 58, in goals by center Jonathan Toews and goalies Ray Emery and Corey Crawford both have a goals against average of 2.82.
For updates on the Stars throughout the game, head to Defending Big D, and for updates on the Blackhawks, go to Second City Hockey.
Game Date/Time: Thursday, Feb. 23; 8:30 p.m. ET
Location: United Center; Chicago, Illinois
Dallas: FOX SW