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Florida Panthers (22-7-4, second in the Atlantic) vs. Dallas Stars (15-12-2, sixth in the Central)

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

BOTTOM LINE: The Dallas Stars host Florida after Patric Hornqvist scored two goals in the Panthers’ 6-2 win over the Flames.

The Stars have gone 11-3-1 in home games. Dallas is last in the Western Conference shooting 29.9 shots per game.

The Panthers are 4-4-4 on the road. Florida ranks second in the league averaging 6.7 assists per game, led by Markus Nutivaara with 1.0.

The matchup Thursday is the first meeting of the season for the two teams.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jason Robertson leads the Stars with a plus-seven in 23 games this season. Joe Pavelski has six goals and seven assists over the last 10 games for Dallas.

Jonathan Huberdeau leads the Panthers with 31 total assists and has 42 points. Sam Reinhart has three goals and six assists over the last 10 games for Florida.

LAST 10 GAMES: Stars: 5-5-0, averaging 2.9 goals, 4.7 assists, 2.7 penalties and 5.6 penalty minutes while giving up 2.7 goals per game with a .909 save percentage.

Panthers: 6-3-1, averaging 3.8 goals, 6.9 assists, 4.3 penalties and 13.1 penalty minutes while giving up 3.3 goals per game with an .899 save percentage.

INJURIES: Stars: None listed.

Panthers: Olli Juolevi: out (health protocols), Markus Nutivaara: out (undisclosed), Sam Reinhart: out (covid-19), Mason Marchment: out (covid-19).

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

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