STARS (31-26-5) at GOLDEN KNIGHTS (32-26-5)
10 p.m. ET; ATTSN-RM, FS-SW, SN, NHL.TV
Mark Stone will make his debut with the Vegas Golden Knights when they host the Dallas Stars at T-Mobile Arena on Tuesday.
Stone was acquired with forward Tobias Lindberg in a trade with the Ottawa Senators on Monday for forward Oscar Lindberg, defenseman prospect Erik Brannstrom and a second-round pick in the 2020 NHL Draft to Ottawa. Stone, who has 62 points (28 goals, 34 assists) this season, will be on the second line with Max Pacioretty and Paul Stastny.
Vegas, which has lost 10 of its past 13 games (3-9-1), is six points ahead of the Arizona Coyotes for third place in the Pacific Division.
Captain Jamie Benn (upper body) will not play for the Stars, who hold the first wild card into the Stanley Cup Playoffs from the Western Conference and lead the Minnesota Wild and Colorado Avalanche by one point.
Players to watch
Stars forward Tyler Seguin has 13 points (eight goals, five assists) in his past 12 games.
Golden Knights forward Mark Stone has 11 points (six goals, five assists) in his past seven games.
They said it
"I think you can. We can, because we did it without him afterwards." -- Stars coach Jim Montgomery on responding after losing forward Mats Zuccarello to a broken arm in his first game after he was acquired in a trade
"I think I had an understanding that it wasn't going to work out in Ottawa a couple of days ago. These guys were at the top of my list; not only the atmosphere, the fans and the city, but the team they have on the ice. I'm excited." -- Golden Knights forward Mark Stone
Stars projected lineup
Roope Hintz -- Tyler Seguin -- Alexander Radulov
Andrew Cogliano -- Radek Faksa -- Blake Comeau
Mattias Janmark -- Jason Spezza -- Denis Gurianov
Valeri Nichushkin -- Jason Dickinson -- Brett Ritchie
Esa Lindell -- John Klingberg
Miro Heiskanen -- Roman Polak
Jamie Oleksiak -- Ben Lovejoy
Scratched: Julius Honka, Valeri Nichushkin, Taylor Fedun
Injured: Jamie Benn (upper body), Mats Zuccarello (arm), Stephen Johns (upper body), Marc Methot (upper body), Martin Hanzal (back), Tyler Pitlick (upper body)
Golden Knights projected lineup
Jonathan Marchessault -- William Karlsson -- Reilly Smith
Max Pacioretty -- Paul Stastny -- Mark Stone
Ryan Carpenter -- Cody Eakin -- Alex Tuch
Tomas Nosek -- Pierre-Edouard Bellemare -- Ryan Reaves
Nate Schmidt -- Deryk Engelland
Shea Theodore -- Brayden McNabb
Jon Merrill -- Nick Holden
Scratched: Colin Miller, Valentin Zykov , Brandon Pirri
Injured: Erik Haula (lower body), William Carrier (upper body)
Zuccarello will miss at least four weeks. … Dallas recalled Gurianov from Texas of the American Hockey League on Monday. … Carpenter (upper body) returns after missing the past eight games. … Pirri will be a healthy scratch.
Radulov has three points (two goals, one assist) in his past two games. … Tuch has three assists in the past 11 games.