New York plays Dallas, aims to break home skid

1 year 3 months 2 days ago Tuesday, February 04 2020 Feb 4, 2020 February 04, 2020 1:33 AM February 04, 2020 in Sports - AP - Texas

By The Associated Press

Dallas Stars (30-18-4, third in the Central Division) vs. New York Islanders (29-15-6, fifth in the Metropolitan Division)

Brooklyn; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: New York hosts Dallas looking to break its three-game home losing streak.

The Islanders are 15-7-4 on their home ice. New York is last in the NHL shooting 29.4 shots per game.

The Stars have gone 14-10-2 away from home. Dallas has given up 31 power-play goals, killing 81.9% of opponent chances.

In their last meeting on Dec. 7, Dallas won 3-1. Alexander Radulov recorded a team-high 2 points for the Stars.

TOP PERFORMERS: Brock Nelson leads the Islanders with 21 goals, adding 19 assists and recording 40 points. Mathew Barzal has totaled one goal and eight assists over the last 10 games for New York.

Radulov leads the Stars with a plus-11 in 49 games played this season. Tyler Seguin has collected seven assists over the last 10 games for Dallas.

LAST 10 GAMES: Stars: 6-4-0, averaging 2.4 goals, four assists, 3.4 penalties and 8.2 penalty minutes while allowing 2.5 goals per game with a .918 save percentage.

Islanders: 4-3-3, averaging 3.1 goals, 5.1 assists, 3.4 penalties and 9.2 penalty minutes while giving up 2.9 goals per game with a .911 save percentage.

INJURIES: Islanders: None listed.

Stars: Miro Heiskanen: out (concussion).

The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.

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