COYOTES (23-23-5) at STARS (27-21-4)
8:30 p.m. ET; FS-SW, FS-A PLUS, NHL.TV
The Dallas Stars will look to win a season-high fifth straight game when they host the Arizona Coyotes at American Airlines Center on Monday.
Ben Bishop is projected to start for Dallas, which has outscored its opponents 11-4 in its past four games. Bishop is 3-0-0 with a .963 save percentage in his past three starts and second in the NHL with a 2.25 goals-against average, behind Robin Lehner of the New York Islanders (2.02).
The Coyotes lost 3-2 in overtime to the San Jose Sharks on Saturday in their first game after their mandatory five-day break following the 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend, but have at least one point in nine of their past 11 games (6-2-3).
Players to watch
Coyotes rookie forward Conor Garland has two goals in his past seven games after scoring six in his previous four.
Stars forward Tyler Seguin has five points (four goals, one assist) in his past four games, including three goals in his past two.
They said it
"The guys' antennas are up. They know where we're at, how many games are left. They know how important the games are, who's ahead of you, who's behind you." -- Coyotes coach Rick Tocchet
"It's a difficult game because it's the third in four nights with travel, but it's not a trap game because we've talked about how good they've been playing." -- Stars forward Jason Spezza
Coyotes projected lineup
Alex Galchenyuk -- Nick Cousins -- Clayton Keller
Richard Panik -- Derek Stepan -- Vinnie Hinostroza
Conor Garland -- Jordan Weal -- Christian Fischer
Lawson Crouse -- Mario Kempe -- Josh Archibald
Oliver Ekman-Larsson -- Niklas Hjalmarsson
Alex Goligoski -- Jordan Oesterle
Kevin Connauton -- Ilya Lyubushkin
Scratched: Kyle Capobianco, Michael Bunting
Injured: Christian Dvorak (pectoral), Jason Demers (knee), Antti Raanta (lower body), Michael Grabner (eye), Nick Schmaltz (knee), Brad Richardson (hand); Jakob Chychrun (lower body)
Stars projected lineup
Jamie Benn -- Radek Faksa -- Blake Comeau
Mattias Janmark -- Tyler Seguin -- Alexander Radulov
Andrew Cogliano -- Jason Dickinson -- Jason Spezza
Denis Gurianov -- Roope Hintz -- Brett Ritchie
Esa Lindell -- John Klingberg
Miro Heiskanen -- Roman Polak
Jamie Oleksiak -- Taylor Fedun
Scratched: Julius Honka, Connor Carrick, Valeri Nichushkin
Injured: Stephen Johns (upper body), Marc Methot (lower body), Martin Hanzal (back), Tyler Pitlick (upper body)
Chychrun will miss the conclusion of Arizona's three-game road trip at the Nashville Predators on Tuesday.
If Dallas wins, it will tie its longest winning streak since it won six straight from March 2-13, 2012. … Arizona's penalty kill ranks second in the NHL on the road at 87.5 percent (63-for-72). … Kuemper is 6-0-3 with a 2.16 GAA and .926 save percentage in his past nine starts.