What you need to know about Saturday's game between the Dallas Stars and Nashville Predators:
Game 34: Dallas Stars (18-11-4) at Nashville Predators (14-11-5)
When: Saturday, Dec. 14 at 5:30 p.m. CT
Where: Bridgestone Arena (Nashville, Tenn.)
TV: FOX Sports Southwest PLUS (Josh Bogorad, Daryl "Razor" Reaugh, Brien Rea, Brent Severyn)
Radio: KTCK 1310-AM, 96.7-FM (Josh Bogorad, Daryl "Razor" Reaugh, Owen Newkirk, Bruce LeVine)
Live stream: FOX Sports GO and NHL.TV (outside Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex)
Follow: @DallasStars, official Dallas Stars app and NHL GameCenter
Video: VGK@DAL: Bowness on Klingberg's absence, OT loss
About last night
DALLAS -- Taylor Fedun was in the middle of eating dinner at home Friday night when the phone call came.
Forty-five minutes before the Stars were set to take the ice against Vegas, Fedun learned that John Klingberg wouldn't be suiting up as he was excused for a personal matter. That meant for the first time in six games, Fedun wasn't going to be a healthy scratch as originally planned. He was in the lineup.
"I put it in high gear and boogied over here," Fedun said...
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Video: DAL Recap: Stars earn a point in OT loss
Did you know?
The Stars and Predators meet for the first time during the 2019-20 campaign and for the only time prior to the 2020 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic.
Dallas has collected points in five of their last seven contests (3-2-2) against Nashville.
Center Radek Faksa has points in four of his last six games (0-5=5) at Bridgestone Arena.
Center Mattias Janmark has points in three of his last four games (2-2=4) against the Predators.
Center Tyler Seguin has points in three consecutive games (2-1=3) vs. Nashville.
Defenseman Esa Lindell led the team in 2018-19 with five points (1-4=5) in five games against Nashville.
Video: VGK@DAL: Lindell discusses Stars' OT loss to Vegas
Stars projected lineup
Jamie Benn - Mattias Janmark - Tyler Seguin
Joe Pavelski - Roope Hintz - Alexander Radulov
Andrew Cogliano - Radek Faksa - Blake Comeau
Denis Gurianov - Jason Dickinson - Corey Perry
Esa Lindell - John Klingberg
Jamie Oleksiak - Miro Heiskanen
Andrej Sekera - Roman Polak
Don't miss your chance to see the Stars take on the Edmonton Oilers as they return home to American Airlines Center on Monday at 7:30 p.m. Get your tickets now!
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