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NHL Preview: Dallas Stars (32-16-13) at Chicago Blackhawks (21-34-5)


March 1, 2023 – STARS 4 vs. COYOTES 2
Fueled by four unanswered goals, the Stars pulled off a 4-2 comeback victory over the Arizona Coyotes in front of 18,045 at American Airlines Center on Wednesday. Led by two goals and three points from forward Tyler Seguin (2-1—3) and tallies from forward Roope Hintz (1-0—1) and defenseman Miro Heiskanen (1-0—1), the Stars potted goals at even strength (Hintz, Heiskanen), on the power play (Seguin) and on the penalty kill (Seguin). Forwards Jason Robertson (0-1—1), Evgenii Dadonov (0-1—1), Wyatt Johnston (0-1—1) and Radek Faksa (0-1—1) added assists, as did defenseman Colin Miller (0-1—1). Jake Oettinger made 18 saves on 20 shots in the victory.
PP: 1-4 | PK: 4-5 | SF: 41 | SA: 20 | DAL TOI: Heiskanen (24:37) | Attendance: 18,045
Three Stars: 1. DAL– T. Seguin 2. DAL – R. Hintz 3. ARI – J. Valimaki

Date Opponent Time (CT) Location TV/Radio
Thu, March 2, 2023 Chicago Blackhawks 7:30 p.m. United Center BSSW/KTCK
Sat, March 4, 2023 Colorado Avalanche 2:30 p.m. American Airlines Center ABC/KTCK
Mon, March 6, 2023 Calgary Flames 7:30 p.m. American Airlines Center BSSW/KTCK
Thu, March 9, 2023 Buffalo Sabres 6 p.m. KeyBank Center BSSW/KTCK
Sat, March 11, 2023 Seattle Kraken 9 p.m. Climate Pledge Arena BSSWX/KTCK

Feb. 21 – Loaned forwards Fredrik Karlstrom and Fredrik Olofsson to Texas (AHL)
Feb. 22 – Recalled forward Fredrik Olofsson and goaltender Matt Murray from Texas (AHL)
Feb. 23 – Loaned forward Fredrik Olofsson and goaltender Matt Murray to Texas (AHL)
Feb. 24 – Recalled forward Fredrik Olofsson from Texas (AHL)
Feb. 26 – Acquired forward Evgenii Dadonov from Montreal in exchange for forward Denis Gurianov
Feb. 26 – Loaned forward Fredrik Olofsson to Texas (AHL)
Feb. 27 – Recalled forwards Fredrik Karlstrom and Fredrik Olofsson from Texas (AHL)
Feb. 28 – Loaned forwards Fredrik Karlstrom and Fredrik Olofsson to Texas (AHL)
March 1 – Recalled forwards Fredrik Karlstrom, Fredrik Olofsson and goaltender Matt Murray from Texas (AHL)
March 1 – Placed forward Luke Glendening on injured reserve retroactive to Feb. 17

Man-games lost, 2022-23: 37
D Miro Heiskanen Upper body 3 Oct. 25-29
G Jake Oettinger Lower body 4 Nov. 1-8
F Denis Gurianov Upper body 6 Nov. 11-21
F Roope Hintz Lower body 1 Nov. 19
F Roope Hintz Upper body 7 Jan. 10-21
F Joel Kiviranta Lower body 9 Feb. 8-pres.
F Luke Glendening Undisclosed 5 Feb. 18-pres.
G Scott Wedgewood Undisclosed 1 Feb. 22-25
Undisclosed 1 Mar. 1-pres.

TONIGHT’S GAME: The Stars get right back at it tonight with a matchup against the Chicago Blackhawks at United Center (7:30 p.m. CT, TV: Bally Sports Southwest, Radio: The Ticket 96.7-FM/1310-AM). Touching down in the Windy City shortly after 1:30 a.m. CT, this wraps up Dallas’ seventh set of back-to-backs this season. This is the third of four meetings between the Stars and Blackhawks and one of two in Chicago, as the two clubs will meet once more on March 28 at United Center.


  • Captain Jamie Benn leads the Stars with four points (2-2—4) in two games against Chicago this season. Benn ranks second among active Stars in assists (32) and third in goals (12) and points (12-32—44) in 55 career games vs. the Blackhawks.
  • Forward Jason Robertson has three goals (3-0—3) in two games vs. the Blackhawks in 2022-23 and is averaging better than a point per game in his career against them (9-6—15 in 13 GP).
  • Through two games vs. Chicago this season, forward Tyler Seguin has a goal and two points (1-1—2). Seguin ranks second among active Stars in goals (15) and fourth in points (15-14—29) in 36 career games vs. the Blackhawks.
  • Forward Joe Pavelski leads active Stars in goals (23) and ranks second in points (23-24—47) and third in assists (24) in 56 career contests against the Blackhawks. Pavelski also paces the club in power-play goals (7) and shorthanded tallies (2) vs. Chicago.
  • Forward Roope Hintz has 16 points (6-10—16) in 17 career games against the Hawks.
  • Forward Evgenii Dadonov enters tonight’s matchup with six points (2-4—6) in 12 career games against Chicago.
  • Defenseman Jani Hakanpää has two of his three career points (0-3—3) in the first two meetings of the season against Chicago. Hakanpaa has faced Chicago eight times in his career averaging 15:24 TOI over that span.
  • Goaltender Jake Oettinger started both games against Chicago this season, posting a 1-1-0 mark with a 4.08 goals-against average and .852 save percentage. In 10 career appearances vs. the Blackhawks, Oettinger is 5-2-2 with a 2.75 GAA and .905 SV%. – Netminder Scott Wedgewood 0-2-0 with a 2.57 GAA and .924 SV% in two career appearances against the Blackhawks.

Nov. 23, 2022 vs. Chicago – W, 6-4
Feb. 22 vs. Chicago – L, 4-3
March 2 at Chicago
March 28 at Chicago


TV: NBCSCH – Chris Vosters (PxP) and Troy Murray (analyst)
RADIO: WGN-AM 720 – John Wiedeman (PxP) and Caley Chelios (analyst)
SPANISH RADIO: Univision Sports Radio 1200 AM – Miguel Esparza (PxP) and Jorge Moreno (analyst) 

Saturday, March 4 vs. NSH, 7:00 p.m. CT (NBCSCH, WGN Radio, Univision (Spanish))
Monday, March 6 vs. OTT, 8:00 p.m. CT (NBCSCH, WGN Radio, Univision (Spanish))
Wednesday, March 8 at DET, 6:30 p.m. CT (TNT, WGN Radio)
Friday, March 10 at FLA, 6:00 p.m. CT (NBCSCH, WGN Radio)
Saturday, March 11 at TBL, 6:00 p.m. CT (NBCSCH, WGN Radio)

Feb. 27 – Activated Jarred Tinordi from IR … Feb. 26 – Activated Alex Stalock off IR and assigned Jaxson Stauber to Rockford … Feb. 25 – Placed Reese Johnson on IR retroactive to Feb. 20 … Activated Jujhar Khaira from IR … Feb. 23 – Signed David Gust to a two-year, two-way contract and recalled him from Rockford … Feb. 21 – Placed MacKenzie Entwistle on IR … Feb. 15 – Recalled Cole Guttman, Isaak Phillips and Brett Seney from Rockford … Placed Alex Stalock, Jarred Tinordi and Jonathan Toews on IR … Feb. 7 – Activated Tyler Johnson and Jarred Tinordi off IR … Feb. 5 – Recalled Jaxson Stauber from Rockford … Jan. 29 – Assigned Luke Philp, Filip Roos and Jaxson Stauber to Rockford.

Score: Chicago (1) at Arizona (4) – Tue., Feb. 28 – Mullett Arena
CHI Goals: Athanasiou (14)
ARI Goals: Boyd (9), Hayton (9), McBain (8), Schmaltz (18)
Goalies: CHI – Stalock (29/33, 60:00) ARI – Vejmelka (23/24, 60:00)
CHI PP: 0/2; PK: 1/1
ARI PP: 0/1; PK: 2/2
Recap: The Blackhawks dropped a 4-1 decision to the Coyotes on Tuesday in Arizona … Andreas Athanasiou scored the Blackhawks’ lone tally and has goals in consecutive contests for the first time this season … Philipp Kurashev and Isaak Phillips picked up the assists on the goal … Alex Stalock made his first start in 18 games and made 29 saves on 33 shots.

The Blackhawks have points in seven of their last 10 games against Dallas (4-3-3) … In Chicago’s last game against Dallas on Feb. 22, the Blackhawks erased a three-goal deficit by scoring four unanswered goals to win the game in regulation … Max Domi notched three points (2G, 1A) in the victory and Seth Jones tallied two helpers … Domi has five points (3G, 2A) over his last two against the Stars … Jones has three assists over his last two games against Dallas … Andreas Athanasiou has goals in his last three games against the Stars (2G) … Jason Dickinson celebrated a three-point night in his last game against his former team on April 18, 2022 with Vancouver … Dickinson was originally drafted by Dallas in the first round (29th overall) in the 2013 NHL Draft and played there from 2015-21 … Seth and Caleb Jones are both from Arlington, Texas. 

2022-23 Schedule/Results: HOME: March 2, March 28 | AWAY: Nov. 23 (4-6), Feb. 22 (4-3)
All-Time Record: 147-110-40 | Home: 83-45-18 | Road: 64-65-22 
Last Home Win: May 9, 2021 (4-2) | Last Road Win: Feb. 22, 2023 (4-3) | Last Home Loss: April 10, 2022
(4-6) Last Road Loss: Nov. 23, 2022 (4-6) 
GOALS: Max Domi, 6; Andreas Athanasiou, 5; Tyler Johnson, 5 
ASSISTS: Max Domi, 14; Seth Jones, 10; Connor Murphy, 9
POINTS: Max Domi, 20; Seth Jones, 13; Tyler Johnson, 13

One-Day Rest: 12-13-1
Two-Days Rest: 4-4-0
Three+ Days Rest: 2-2-2
First Game of a B2B: 2-6-1
Second Game of a B2B: 1-9-1

Monday: 0-2-0
Tuesday: 3-8-1
Wednesday: 1-6-0
Thursday: 4-4-1
Friday: 5-2-1
Saturday: 5-6-1
Sunday: 3-6-1

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