Ducks bring losing streak into game against the Stars

Anaheim Ducks (5-10-1, eighth in the Pacific Division) vs. Dallas Stars (9-5-2, first in the Central Division)

Dallas; Thursday, 8:30 p.m. EST

BOTTOM LINE: The Anaheim Ducks aim to break their three-game losing streak with a win over the Dallas Stars.

Dallas has a 9-5-2 record overall and a 6-2-2 record on its home ice. The Stars have gone 4-0-1 when they serve fewer penalty minutes than their opponent.

Anaheim is 5-10-1 overall and 2-9-2 on the road. The Ducks have gone 3-7-2 in games their opponents commit fewer penalties.

Thursday's game is the fourth time these teams match up this season. The Stars won the previous meeting 4-2.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jason Robertson has 19 goals and 17 assists for the Stars. Jamie Benn has scored six goals with nine assists over the past 10 games.

Trevor Zegras has eight goals and 12 assists for the Ducks. Troy Terry has five goals and two assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Stars: 5-2-3, averaging 4.1 goals, 6.5 assists, five penalties and 14.2 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game.

Ducks: 2-7-1, averaging two goals, 3.5 assists, five penalties and 13.6 penalty minutes while giving up 3.4 goals per game.

INJURIES: Stars: Nick Caamano: out (back).

Ducks: Jamie Drysdale: out (shoulder), Urho Vaakanainen: out (undisclosed), John Moore: out (undisclosed), Derek Grant: out (upper body).


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

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