Dallas Stars (13-7-2, first in the Central) vs. Vegas Golden Knights (14-10-0, fourth in the Pacific)
Paradise, Nevada; Wednesday, 10 p.m. EST
LINE: Golden Knights -137, Stars +115; over/under is 5.5
BOTTOM LINE: Dallas is looking to keep its seven-game win streak going when the Stars take on Vegas.
The Golden Knights are 10-6-0 in Western Conference games. Vegas leads the NHL with six shorthanded goals, led by Reilly Smith with two.
The Stars are 7-3-2 in conference play. Dallas has scored 63 goals and ranks 10th in the Western Conference averaging 2.9 goals per game. Roope Hintz leads the team with 11.
Vegas knocked off Dallas 3-2 in the last meeting between these teams on Oct. 27.
TOP PERFORMERS: Zach Whitecloud leads the Golden Knights with a plus-seven in 12 games this season. Smith has six goals and four assists over the last 10 games for Vegas.
Miro Heiskanen leads the Stars with 13 total assists and has 16 points. Hintz has 10 goals and three assists over the last 10 games for Dallas.
LAST 10 GAMES: Golden Knights: 6-4-0, averaging 4.1 goals, 6.3 assists, 3.7 penalties and 8.3 penalty minutes while giving up three goals per game with a .906 save percentage.
Stars: 9-1-0, averaging 3.7 goals, 6.3 assists, 3.1 penalties and 6.5 penalty minutes while allowing two goals per game with a .932 save percentage.
INJURIES: Golden Knights: None listed.
Stars: Michael Raffl: day to day (illness).