What you should know about Saturday's game between the Dallas Stars and St. Louis Blues:
Game 46: Dallas Stars (23-18-4) vs. St. Louis Blues (18-20-4)
When: Saturday, January 12, 8 p.m. CT
Where: American Airlines Center (Dallas, Texas)
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
Feelin' the Blues
The Dallas Stars and St. Louis Blues meet on Saturday night at American Airlines Center for the second of four games during the 2018-19 campaign and for the second time in a five-day span. On Tuesday, the Stars defeated the Blues, 3-1, at Enterprise Center in St. Louis. Defenseman John Klingberg notched two points (1-1=2), including the game-winning goal, forward Tyler Seguin registered three points (2-1=3) and forward Alexander Radulov added two assists (0-2=2). Goaltender Ben Bishop stopped 26 of the 27 shots he faced against his former club. On special teams, the Stars were 1-for-2 (50%) on the power play and a perfect 2-of-2 on the penalty kill. In the most recent game at American Airlines Center against the Blues, Dallas defeated St. Louis in overtime, 3-2, on March 3, 2018. Benn (1-1=2) and Seguin (0-2=2) each posted multi-point contests for the Stars. Forwards Tyler Pitlick (1-0=1) and Radulov (1-0=1) lit the lamp for Dallas. Bishop stopped 35 of the 37 shots he faced on the evening.
Miro, Miro on the wall
Defenseman Miro Heiskanen recorded an assist (0-1=1) on Tuesday night vs. St. Louis and now ranks sixth on the club with 20 points (9-11=20) in 45 games this season. With his helper against the Blues, Heiskanen became the seventh-fastest teenager in franchise history (1967-present) and the second-fastest in Dallas Stars history (1993-present) to reach the 20-point plateau. The rookie blueliner is tied for fifth among all NHL defensemen with nine goals thus far during his rookie campaign. His three game-winning goals in 2018-19 are tied for the most by any NHL defensemen and the second-most among all rookie players. Heiskanen ranks first in TOI/G (22:57) among NHL rookies, while also ranking sixth in points (20) and sharing sixth in goals (9) and assists (11). Heiskanen was recently named to the Central Division roster for the 2019 Honda NHL All-Star Weekend. He becomes just the first rookie in Dallas Stars history (1993-present) and the third rookie in franchise history (1967-present) to be named to the NHL All-Star Game, joining forward Danny O'Shea (1968-69) and goaltender Don Beaupre (1980-81).
Segs and bacon
Center Tyler Seguin tallied an assist (0-1=1) on Thursday night against the Flyers and now has points in seven-straight games (6-5=11) with 17 points (9-8=17) over his last 14 contests. Seguin is riding his longest point streak since the 2015-16 campaign, when he registered points in eight-straight games (4-7=11) from Nov. 12 - Nov. 28, 2015. Since Jan. 1, Seguin's six goals (6-3=9) are the most by any NHL player and his nine points over that span are tied for the third-most in the League. The 26-year-old currently leads the Stars with 43 points (17-26=43) so far in 2018-19, while he ranks first on the club with 26 assists and second with 17 goals. He paces the team with a +14 plus/minus rating and ranks second with five power play goals through 45 games this season. The native of Brampton, Ont. is tied for third in the NHL with 174 shots on goal this season. Seguin has tallied points in back-to-back games (2-3=5) against the St. Louis Blues and has registered 22 points (6-16=22) in 26 career contests against them.