Notes: Tonight will mark the fifth straight start for Richard Bachman in goal for Dallas. He is 3-1-0 with a 2.08 goals-against average and one shutout. The Stars begin a run of seven of their next nine at home with Monday's game against the Ducks.
Not only is it a great idea, but if you don't [start using analytics] you're going to fall behind. You have to be on the cutting edge. It was [Arizona Coyotes assistant general manager] Darcy Regier who said, 'If you didn't invent it, you have to be the second- or third-best copier, because if you're fourth or fifth you've got no chance.'
— Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock on his interest in advanced statistical analysis