Everything you need to know about Thursday's game between the Dallas Stars and Anaheim Ducks:
Game 44: Dallas Stars (25-14-4) at Anaheim Ducks (17-21-5)
When: Thursday, Jan. 9 at 9 p.m. CT
Where: Honda Center (Anaheim, Calif.)
TV: FOX Sports Southwest (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, ESPN+ (Ducks broadcast) and NHL.TV (outside Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex)
Follow: @DallasStars, official Dallas Stars app and NHL GameCenter
About last night
LOS ANGELES -- It is an advantage the likes of which the Stars would be hard-pressed to quantify.
Dallas has one of the best backup goalies in the NHL, and that fact shows up most prominently in back-to-back games. Anton Khudobin has played in one half of seven back-to-backs this season, and is 6-1-0 in those games. He did it again Wednesday, stopping 30 of 31 shots to help the Stars to a 2-1 win over the... Click here to continue reading.
Did you know?
The Stars are looking to snap a six-game winless streak (0-6-0) at Honda Center, which is the team's longest active road winless streak vs. one opponent.
Captain Jamie Benn has eight points (3-5=8) over his last eight games at Honda Center.
Right wing Alexander Radulov has points in three of his last four games (2-2=4) against the Ducks and has points in back-to-back games (1-1=2) at Honda Center.
In 13 career contests against the Ducks, goaltender Ben Bishop has earned a 9-2-2 record with a .939 save percentage, a 1.64 goals-against-average and one shutout.
Right wing Denis Gurianov set a new career-high with two goals (2-0=2), including the game-winning tally, in the first game between the two clubs this season on Oct. 24.
Defenseman Taylor Fedun has recorded points in both of his contests (0-2=2) against Anaheim as a member of the Dallas Stars.
Stars projected lineup
Lines from Wednesday's game against Los Angeles:
Jamie Benn - Tyler Seguin - Alexander Radulov
Denis Gurianov - Roope Hintz - Joe Pavelski
Andrew Cogliano - Radek Faksa - Blake Comeau
Mattias Janmark - Jason Dickinson - Joel Kiviranta
Esa Lindell - Roman Polak
Jamie Oleksiak - Miro Heiskanen
Andrej Sekera - Taylor Fedun
Ben Bishop OR
Scratched: C Justin Dowling, D Joel Hanley
Injured: D John Klingberg (lower body), D Stephen Johns (post-traumatic headaches), C Martin Hanzal (back)
Suspended: RW Corey Perry
Don't miss your chance to see the Stars take on the Buffalo Sabres when they return home to American Airlines Center on Thursday, Jan. 16 at 7:30 p.m. Get your tickets now!