What you should know about Thursday's game between the Dallas Stars and San Jose Sharks:
Game 32: Dallas Stars (16-12-3) vs. San Jose Sharks (16-11-5)
When: Thursday, Dec. 13, 9:30 p.m. CT
Where: SAP Center (San Jose, Calif.)
TV: FOX Sports Southwest
Radio: KTCK 1310-AM, 96.7-FM
Live stream: FOX Sports App (in-market only) and NHL.TV (outside Dallas/Fort Worth market)
Official Stars app: Click here to download
GameCenter: Follow the action LIVE
The Dallas Stars and San Jose Sharks meet on Thursday night at SAP Center on the second night of a back-to-back.
Dallas has posted a 1-4-0 record on the second night of back-to-backs this season, most recently notching a 4-3 overtime victory on Nov. 28 against Calgary. Dallas and San Jose meet for the third and final game of the 2018-19 season series, with the Stars earning victories in both contests thus far (2-0-0) at American Airlines Center.
The Stars have won three-straight games (3-0-0) vs. the Sharks and have posted wins in six of the last seven games (6-1-0) against them. This season against San Jose, the Stars are 0-for-3 on the power play (0.0%) and a perfect 5-of-5 (100%) on the penalty kill.
Forward Devin Shore leads all Stars skaters with three points (2-1=3) in two games this season vs. the Sharks. In the most recent game in San Jose, Dallas defeated San Jose, 4-2, on April 3, 2018. Captain Jamie Benn notched the third hat trick of his NHL career (3-0=3) to help the Stars rally from a 2-0 deficit.