2021-12-09
Dallas Stars
Vegas Golden Knights
League : NHL

Vegas Golden Knights vs Dallas Stars Prediction & Preview



 

 

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The Dallas Stars will take on the Vegas Golden Knights at the T-Mobile Arena. The Stars have a record of 13-7-2. The Golden Knights have a record of 14-10-0.

 

Stars Win Seven Straight

The Stars have been on fire lately, winning seven straight games. They were massive -340 favorites in their last game and they covered the -1.5-puck line by defeating the Arizona Coyotes 4-1. Jamie Benn scored two goals and had an assist. Alexander Radulov had two assists. Roope Hintz and Jacob Peterson each scored a goal. Braden Holtby stopped 18 out of 19 shots faced.

 

 

 

The offense has been performing well lately for Dallas. The Stars have scored three goals or more in nine out of their last 10 games. Despite playing much better on offense recently, they rank 20th in goals per game, 21st in shots per game, 16th in shooting %, and 16th in scoring efficiency ratio. Joe Pavelski leads the team with 19 points.

Defense and goaltending have been good for the Stars this season. They rank eighth in goals against per game, seventh in shots against per game, and 10th in opponent shooting %, and save %. Braden Holtby has a record of 5-4-1 with a 2.18 GAA and a .928 SV%.

 

Knights Win Two Straight

Vegas was a -130 favorite in their last game and they defeated the Calgary Flames 3-2. Nicolas Roy scored a goal and had an assist. Max Pacioretty and Evgenii Dadonov each scored a goal. Robin Lehner stopped 23 out of 25 shots faced.

 

The Knights have been rolling on offense recently. They have scored three goals or more in seven out of their last 10 games. The team ranks sixth in goals per game, 13th in shots per game, 11th in shooting %, and 15th in scoring efficiency ratio. Chandler Stephenson leads the team with 22 points. Mark Stone has played in 12 games this season and he has 12 points. Vegas has a talented offense.

Defense and goaltending have not been as good as usual for the Golden Knights. The team ranks 20th in goals against per game, 23rd in shots against per game, and 18th in opponent shooting % and save %. Robin Lehner has a 10-9-0 record with a 3.02 GAA and a .910 SV%. Shea Theodore and Alex Pietrangelo have contributed on offense. Theodore has 15 points and Pietrangelo has 14 points.







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