These two teams are ready to roll, as the Florida Panthers take on the Dallas Stars in the LoneStar State. The Panthers enter this game ranked 18th in the NHL with a record of 35-26-8 this season. Florida comes into this matchup 4-4-2 in their last 10 games, coming off of a big win. The Panthers will need to keep bringing it to win here tonight. On the other hand, the Stars enter this game 10th in the NHL, compiling a record of 37-24-8 this year. Dallas is 3-5-2 in their last 10 games, losing their last few games. These two teams are in need of some momentum and will look to build here tonight.
Florida Panthers Need Some SteamThe Florida Panthers are killing it lately. The Panthers enter this game ranked 20th in goals allowed per game when on the road. Goalie problems have big the only problem for this Florida squad, they are desperate for some solid play from Sergei Bobrovsky. Look for Bob to be the biggest wildcard here tonight.
On the other side, the Panthers are 7th in the NHL in goals scored per game when on the road.Jonathan Huberdeau has racked up around 80 points so far this season and has been one of the best point scorers in the entire league. Huberdeau will have to come up big to beat this solid Dallas team here on the road.
Dallas Stars Are StrugglingThe Dallas Stars are ranked 30th in the NHL in goals scored per game when at home. The Stars need Jamie Benn to start stepping up and producing as he has over the past few years. Benn has amassed under 40 points so far this season, much lower than before. Dallas needs Jamie Benn to wake up as the Stars are primed for a playoff run
ThStars are ranked 2nd in the NHL in goals allowed per game when on home ice. Ben Bishop has been great this season, being the sole reason the Stars have been doing so well as of late. Bishop has been keeping his angles small and rebounds close and will need to do so here tonight to take down the home team.
- Stars are 7-3 in their last 10 Thursday games.
- Panthers are 1-9 in their last 10 vs. a team with a winning record.