What you should know about Tuesday's game between the Dallas Stars and Florida Panthers:
Game 56: Dallas Stars (28-22-5) at Florida Panthers (23-23-8)
When: Tuesday, Feb. 12, 6 p.m. CT
Where: BB&T Center (Sunrise, Fla.)
TV: FOX Sports Southwest
Radio: KTCK 1310-AM, 96.7-FM
Live stream: FOX Sports GO and NHL.TV (outside Dallas/Fort Worth market)
Official Stars app: Click here to download
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Cat scratch fever
The Dallas Stars embark on a three-game road trip and face the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night at BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla. The Stars are riding a three-game point streak (2-0-1) against the Panthers and have collected points in six of their last eight contests (5-2-1) against them. On the road at BB&T Center, Dallas has earned points in four-straight games (3-0-1) and in seven of the last eight games (5-1-2). In the most recent contest against the Panthers, the Stars recorded a 6-1 victory at American Airlines Center on Jan. 23, 2018. Forward Alexander Radulov posted a game-high three points (2-1=3) and defenseman John Klingberg added two assists (0-2=2). Goaltender Ben Bishop turned aside 33 of the 34 shots he faced to record the win. The Panthers defeated the Stars in shootout, 4-3, it the lone game at BB&T Center last season on Nov. 14, 2017. Captain Jamie Benn potted two goals (2-0=2) and Radulov posted two assists (0-2=2).
Take a Hintz
Left wing Roope Hintz tallied an assist (0-1=1) on Saturday afternoon against the Arizona Coyotes and now has points in two of his last three contests (1-1=2). On Feb. 4 vs. Arizona, the rookie tallied his first career power play goal (1-0=1) in the second period for his third goal of the 2018-19 campaign. The native of Tampere, Finland has skated in 31 NHL contests this season and has registered seven points (3-4=7) and 14 penalty minutes. In 13 games against the Eastern Conference this seaosn, Hintz has tallied five points (2-3=5). In the first game of the 2018-19 season for Dallas, he made his NHL debut against the Coyotes on Oct. 4 and logged one shot on goal with 9:59 time on ice. He recorded his first NHL point with a goal (1-0=1) on Nov. 18 against the New York Islanders at Barclays Center. This season, the forward has also skated in 21 AHL contests for the Texas Stars and has recorded 22 points (9-13=22) with two power play goals. Hintz was originally selected by Dallas in the second round (49th overall) of the 2015 NHL Draft.