Dallas plays conference foe Minnesota

4 years 10 months 2 weeks ago Saturday, April 06 2019 Apr 6, 2019 April 06, 2019 2:10 AM April 06, 2019 in Sports - AP - Texas

By The Associated Press

Minnesota Wild (37-35-9, seventh in the Central Division) vs. Dallas Stars (42-32-7, fourth in the Central Division)

Dallas; Saturday, 8 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: Dallas hosts Minnesota in Western Conference play.

The Stars are 13-10-2 against the rest of their division. Dallas has converted on 20.9 percent of power-play opportunities, scoring 44 power-play goals.

The Wild are 23-21-5 in conference play. Minnesota has surrendered 43 power-play goals, stopping 81.9 percent of opponent opportunities. In their last matchup on March 14, Dallas won 4-1. Tyler Seguin recorded a team-high 2 points for the Stars.

TOP PERFORMERS: Seguin leads the Stars with 47 assists and has collected 78 points this season. Alexander Radulov has scored seven goals over the last 10 games for Dallas.

Ryan Suter leads the Wild with 40 total assists and has recorded 47 points. Ryan Donato has totaled two goals and five assists over the last 10 games for Minnesota.

LAST 10 GAMES: Wild: 4-5-1, averaging 1.9 goals, 3.2 assists, 3.3 penalties and 7.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.1 goals per game with a .926 save percentage.

Stars: 5-3-2, averaging 2.7 goals, 5.1 assists, 2.6 penalties and 5.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game with a .922 save percentage.

Stars Injuries: None listed.

Wild Injuries: Zach Parise: out for season (illness).

The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by HERO Sports, and data from Sportradar.

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