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PREVIEW: Blackhawks vs Stars 4/5

The Chicago Blackhawks finish off their home portion of the 2018-19 schedule by hosting the Dallas Stars on Friday night

by Chris Wescott / Blackhawks.com

TIME: 7:30 p.m. CT

TV: NBCSCH RADIO: WGN 720 STREAM: NHL.TV & MyTeamsApp

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The Blackhawks (35-33-12) will hold their final home game of the 2018-19 season on Friday night as the Dallas Stars come to town.

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Chicago's last three games have gone beyond regulation with their last outing resulting in a 4-3 shootout win over St. Louis on Wednesday.

Patrick Kane is the Blackhawks leading scorer with 107 points (42G, 65A) through 79 games. He set his new career-high in points on Wednesday when he recorded his 107th. Jonathan Toews is second on the club with a career-high 79 points (35G, 44A) and now also has a career-high in goals with 35.

Alex DeBrincat is third with 74 points (41G, 33A) in 80 games.

Between the pipes, Corey Crawford is 14-18-5 with a 2.96 GAA and .907 SV%. Cam Ward, who is one game away from 700 in his NHL career, has a record of 15-11-4 with a 3.69 GAA and .894 SV%.

Dallas enters this game winners of four of their last five, incuding a 6-2 win over Philadelphia on Tuesday night.

The Stars are led by Tyler Seguin who has 77 points (31G, 46A) in 80 games. Alexander Radulov is second with 70 points (29G. 41A) in only 68 games. Jamie Benn closes out the top three with 52 points (27G, 25A) in 77 games.

SEASON SERIES:

The Blackhawks are 2-1-0 against the Stars this season. In their last meeting, Chicago beat Dallas 2-1 on the road on March 9.

LINEUP NOTES:

Coach Jeremy Colliton says Gustav Forsling and Slater Koekkoek will play tonight. David Kampf (dental/facial) is set to return to the lineup with Marcus Kruger sitting out.

OPPONENT TO WATCH:

32-year-old winger Alexander Radulov is having a career season with the Stars. A year after his career-high of 72 points, Radulov has reached 70 in just 68 games this season.

He's currently riding a six-game point streak with five goals and five assists in that span.

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