What you should know about Thursday's game between the Dallas Stars and Tampa Bay Lightning:
Game 57: Dallas Stars (29-22-5) at Tampa Bay Lightning (42-11-4)
When: Thursday, February 14, 6:30 p.m. CT
Where: Amalie Arena (Tampa, Fla.)
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)
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The Dallas Stars and Tampa Bay Lightning meet on Thursday night at Amalie Arena for the second and final contest of the 2018-19 season series. In the first game of the season series on Jan. 15 at American Airlines Center, the Lightning blanked the Stars, 2-0. Lightning goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy stopped all 35 shots he faced for his first career shutout vs. Dallas, improving to 4-0-1 in his career against the Stars. On special teams, the Stars were 0-of-6 on the power play and a perfect 3-for-3 on the penalty kill. Dallas has lost two-straight games (0-2-0) at Amalie Arena and looking to record a win for the first time since Oct. 15, 2015 (W, 5-3). The Stars fell to the Lightning, 6-1, on Nov. 16, 2017 during the most recent game between the two clubs in Tampa. Forward Radek Faksa potted the lone goal (1-0=1) for Dallas.
Tyler, The Creator
Center Tyler Seguin recorded a game-high three points (2-1=3) against the Florida Panthers on Tuesday night at BB&T Center and has inked the scoresheet in five of his last six games (6-3=9). He has tallied 20 points (13-7=20) over 16 games since the start of 2019, potting the fourth-most goals in the NHL over that span. On Tuesday vs. Florida, the forward tallied his team-leading seventh multi-goal game of the 2018-19 campaign. Since the start of the 2013-14 season, Seguin has registered 36 multi-goal games. His 36 multi-goal outings since joining the Stars are the second-most by any NHLer over that span, trailing only Washington's Alex Ovechkin (53). Additionally, his 121 two-or-more point games over that same time frame are the fourth-most in the NHL. He trails only Pittsburgh's Sidney Crosby (150), Chicago's Patrick Kane (130) and Ovechkin (123). The native of Brampton, Ont. paces the Stars with 54 points (24-30=54) in 56 games this season and is one of only six NHL players to have recorded at least 20 goals and 30 assists in each of the last six seasons (others: Bergeron, Crosby, Kane, Kessel, Toews). Seguin leads the Stars with 24 goals and a +18 plus/minus rating so far in 2018-19 and ranks second with 30 assists. Over his last six games at Amalie Arena, Seguin has recorded seven points (4-3=7). The forward has registered 20 points (7-13=20) in 21 career contests vs. Tampa Bay.
From Russia with love
Right wing Alexander Radulov recorded two assists (0-2=2) against the Panthers on Tuesday and has points in consecutive games (1-2=3). He has now registered points in four of his last five games (1-4=5). In 46 games this season with Dallas, Radulov ranks second on the Stars with 46 points (15-31=46). Among team leaders, he ranks first in assists (31), ranks second in plus/minus rating (+15), and is tied for second in game-winning goals (3), while also ranking third in goals (15). In 23 road contests away from American Airlines Center this season, Radulov ranks second on the club with 21 points (8-13=21). He shares the team-lead in road plus/minus rating (+10), ranks second in road assists (13) and ranks third in road goals (8). Radulov tallied has points in three of his last four road games (1-3=4). Additionally, he has 11 points (3-8=11) over his last 10 road contests with four multi-point games over that span. The native of Nizhny Tagil, Russia has goals in two of his three career contests at Amalie Arena (2-0=2) and has tallied four points (3-1=4) in eight career games vs. Tampa Bay.