What you need to know about Wednesday's game between the Dallas Stars and Los Angeles Kings:
Game 43: Dallas Stars (24-14-4) at Los Angeles Kings (17-23-4)
When: Wednesday, Jan. 8 at 9:00 p.m. CT
Where: STAPLES Center (Los Angeles, Calif.)
TV: NBCSN (check local listings)
Radio: KTCK 1310-AM, 96.7-FM (Josh Bogorad, Daryl "Razor" Reaugh, Owen Newkirk, Bruce LeVine)
Live stream: NBC Sports Live and NHL.TV (outside Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex)
Follow: @DallasStars, official Dallas Stars app and NHL GameCenter
Official Watching Party: Texas Live, 1650 E Randol Mill Rd, Arlington, TX 76011
Did you know?
At STAPLES Center, center Tyler Seguin has points in four-straight games (3-2=5) and has inked the scoresheet in seven of his last eight contests (5-5=10).
Defenseman John Klingberg is riding a four-game point streak (1-4=5) against the Kings and has recorded points in back-to-back games (0-2=2) in Los Angeles.
Last season, forward Blake Comeau registered a season-high two assists (0-2=2) on Feb. 28, 2019 at STAPLES Center.
Captain Jamie Benn has recorded 14 points (5-9=14) over his last 10 games in Los Angeles.
Right wing Alexander Radulov has points in each of his four games (1-5=6) against the Kings.
At STAPLES Center, Radulov has points in seven of his eight career contests (3-8=11).
Goaltender Anton Khudobin has won his last three games against the Kings (3-0-0).
Andrej the Giant
Defenseman Andrej Sekera recorded the third shorthanded goal of his career (1-0=1) on Friday night against Detroit.
The blueliner now has goals in back-to-back games (2-0=2) for the first time since March 1 - 2, 2014 as a member of the Carolina Hurricanes (2-0=2).
Additionally, the defenseman now has points in three-straight games (2-2=4) and is riding his longest point streak since inking the scoresheet in three consecutive games (0-3=3) from March 14 - 18, 2017 as a member of the Edmonton Oilers.
Sekera has registered seven points (2-5=7) in 38 contests during the 2019-20 campaign.
Among team leaders, he shares second with a +9 plus/minus rating and is tied for third with 58 blocked shots.
He has registered eight points (1-7=8) over 22 career contests against the Los Angeles Kings.
Take a Hintz
Center Roope Hintz tied his career-high with two points (1-1=2) on Friday night against the Red Wings.
Hintz is riding a career-long four-game point streak (2-3=5) and has inked the scoresheet in five of his last six games (2-4=6).
He has skated in 35 games during the 2019-20 campaign and leads the Stars with 14 goals.
Among team leaders, Hintz ranks fourth with 21 points (14-7=21) and shares first three game-winning goals.
The native of Tampere, Finland has recorded a career-high two shorthanded goals this season, pacing the Stars and tied for sixth in the NHL.
On the road in 2019-20, the forward leads the club with nine goals and shares third with 10 points (9-1=10).
Stars projected lineup
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
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!