What you need to know about Thursday's game between the Dallas Stars and Tampa Bay Lightning:
Game 36: Dallas Stars (19-12-4) at Tampa Bay Lightning (17-12-3)
When: Thursday, Dec. 19 at 6 p.m. CT
Where: Amalie Arena (Tampa, Fla.)
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 and NHL.TV (outside Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex)
Follow: @DallasStars, official Dallas Stars app and NHL GameCenter
Official watching party: Happiest Hour, 2616 Olive St, Dallas, TX 75201
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On Thursday night, the Stars are looking to snap a three-game losing streak (0-3-0) at Amalie Arena and record their first win in Tampa since Oct. 15, 2015 (W, 5-3).
Captain Jamie Benn has registered six points (3-3=6) in six career contests at Amalie Arena.
Center Tyler Seguin has seven points (4-3=7) over his last seven games in Tampa.
Forward Joe Pavelski has points in two of his last four contests (1-1=2) against the Lightning.
Right wing Corey Perry has points in two of his last four outings (0-2=2) at Amalie Arena.
He's a pretty Rad guy
Right wing Alexander Radulov recorded an assist (0-1=1) on Monday against the Edmonton Oilers and has points in a season-long five consecutive games (1-6=7).
He also has assists in five-straight contests, which is his longest assist streak since recording helpers in career-best six consecutive games (0-8=8) from Nov. 5 - 19, 2016 as a member of the Montreal Canadiens.
The native of Nizhny Tagil, Russia shares second on the club with 22 points (9-13=22) in 34 games this season.
His +12 plus/minus rating in 2019-20 paces all Stars players and is tied for 10th among NHL forwards.
Among team leaders, he ranks first in power play goals (4), second in goals (9) and shots on goal (90), tied for second in game-winning goals (2), while also ranking third in assists (13).
Tyler the Creator
On Monday against the Oilers, center Tyler Seguin potted a goal and has inked the scoresheet in three consecutive games (1-2=3).
Seguin has skated in 281 consecutive games since the start of the 2016-17 campaign, which is tied for the ninth-longest active games played streak in the NHL.
The native of Brampton, Ont. has 611 career NHL points (269-342=611) and leads the 2010 NHL Draft class in points (611), goals (269) and assists (342) and games played (707).
As a member of the Dallas Stars, Seguin has skated in 504 contests and ranks sixth in Dallas Stars history (1993-present) with 490 points (213-277=490).
He leads the Stars with 26 points (7-19=26) in 35 contests during the 2019-20 season.
The forward also ranks first on the team in assists (19), shots on goal (124), faceoff win percentage (58.0%) and faceoff wins (258), while sharing second in game-winning goals (2) and third in goals (7).
Stars projected lineup
Jamie Benn - Tyler Seguin - Alexander Radulov
Mattias Janmark - Roope Hintz - Joe Pavelski
Andrew Cogliano - Radek Faksa - Blake Comeau
Denis Gurianov - Jason Dickinson - Corey Perry
Esa Lindell - John Klingberg
Jamie Oleksiak - Miro Heiskanen
Andrej Sekera - Roman Polak
Scratched: D Taylor Fedun, C Justin Dowling
Injured: D Stephen Johns (post-traumatic headaches), C Martin Hanzal (back)
Lightning projected lineup
Ondrej Palat - Brayden Point - Nikita Kucherov
Alex Killorn - Anthony Cirelli - Steven Stamkos
Patrick Maroon - Cedric Paquette - Yanni Gourde
Carter Verhaeghe - Tyler Johnson - Mitchell Stephens
Victor Hedman - Jan Rutta
Ryan McDonagh - Erik Cernak
Mikhail Sergachev - Kevin Shattenkirk
Scratched: Luke Schenn
Injured: Braydon Coburn (lower body)
Don't miss your chance to see the Stars take on the Calgary Flames as they return home to American Airlines Center on Sunday, Dec. 22 at 6 p.m. The first 5,000 kids receive a Miro Heiskanen youth jersey presented by AT&T. Get your tickets now!
This story was not subject to the approval of the National Hockey League or Dallas Stars Hockey Club.