Everything you need to know about Thursday's game between the Dallas Stars and Buffalo Sabres:
Game 47: Dallas Stars (27-15-4) vs. Buffalo Sabres (21-19-7)
When: Thursday, Jan. 16 at 7:30 p.m. CT
Where: American Airlines Center (Dallas, Texas)
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)
In-arena radio: 97.5-FM
Live stream: FOX Sports GO and NHL.TV (outside Dallas/Fort Worth metroplex)
Follow: @DallasStars, official Dallas Stars app and NHL GameCenter
Tickets: View seats
Parking: Purchase now
You could help save a life
One of our own needs your help. Harrison Marcus plays in our youth hockey league and was recently diagnosed with acute myeloid leukemia.
The Stars have partnered with DKMS to host a bone marrow donor registration drive for Harrison. Arrive early to the game and get swabbed to see if you could help find a life-saving bone marrow donor!
All it takes is a swab of the cheek to potentially save a life.
Did you know?
The Stars have registered points in 12 of their last 15 games against the Sabres, posting an 11-3-1 record against them since the start of the 2010-11 campaign.
On home ice vs. Buffalo, the Stars are riding a seven-game winning streak (7-0-0) and have earned points in 11 of their last 12 home games (10-1-1) against them.
Center Tyler Seguin has points in five of his six career games (2-5=7) against the Sabres at American Airlines Center.
Captain Jamie Benn has inked the scoresheet in six of his seven career games (6-3=9) vs. Buffalo in the Lone Star State.
Goaltender Ben Bishop holds a 12-1-1 record in 14 career appearance against the Sabres, with a .943 save percentage, 1.55 goals-against average and three shutouts.
Defenseman John Klingberg has 12 points (0-12=12) in 11 career contests against the Sabres.
Denis the Menace
Right wing Denis Gurianov recorded a power play goal (1-0=1) against Colorado on Tuesday.
He now has potted a power play goal in two of his last three contests (2-0=2).
In 2019-20, the forward has skated in 41 contests and shares third on the Stars in goals (11), while he also leads all Stars rookies with 17 points (11-6=17).
Among all NHL rookies, Gurianov ranks third in goals (11), while also sharing second in game-winning goals (3) and ranking fourth in shots on goal (89).
On home ice this season, the forward ranks third among all NHL rookies with eight goals (8-0=8).
Gurianov's eight goals on home ice are tied for first among all Stars players with right wing Alexander Radulov .
Last month, the native of Togliatti, Russia registered points in a career-best five consecutive games (3-2=5) from Dec. 19 - 29.
All I do is Lin
Defenseman Esa Lindell potted the overtime goal (1-0=1) on Tuesday night against the Avalanche at Pepsi Center.
The blueliner's game-winning tally marked the second overtime goal of his NHL career and the first since Dec. 23, 2016 vs. Los Angeles.
He now has inked the scoresheet in six of his last seven contests (1-8=9).
The blueliner recorded a five-game assist streak (0-8=8) from Dec. 29 - Jan. 9, the longest point and assist streak of his NHL career.
Lindell recorded consecutive multi-point games for the second time in his career over the five-game streak, having also done so from Feb. 19 - 21, 2019 (1-3=4). He also tied his career-high with three points (0-3=3) on Jan. 3 vs. Detroit.
The Vantaa, Finland native shares second on the Stars with 17 assists and ranks second among club defensemen with 20 points (3-17=20) this season.
Lindell ranks first in the NHL with 4:02 shorthanded time on ice per game, while ranking second on the Stars with 23:37 time on ice.
He leads club blueliners in game-winning goals (2), overtime goals (1) and is tied for first in power play goals (1).
Stars projected lineup
Jamie Benn - Tyler Seguin - Alexander Radulov
Roope Hintz - Joe Pavelski - Joel Kiviranta
Andrew Cogliano - Jason Dickinson - Blake Comeau
Denis Gurianov - Justin Dowling - Corey Perry
Esa Lindell - John Klingberg
Jamie Oleksiak - Miro Heiskanen
Andrej Sekera - Roman Polak
Scratched: D Taylor Fedun
Injured: LW Mattias Janmark (illness; game-time decision), C Radek Faksa (upper body), D Stephen Johns (post-traumatic headaches), C Martin Hanzal (back)
Don't miss your chance to see the Stars take on the Buffalo Sabres when they return home to American Airlines Center on Thursday at 7:30 p.m. Get your tickets now!