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Stars bring road winning streak into game against the Avalanche

Dallas Stars (40-20-14, second in the Central Division) vs. Colorado Avalanche (44-24-6, third in the Central Division)

Denver; Saturday, 9 p.m. EDT

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK NHL LINE: Avalanche -141, Stars +120; over/under is 6

BOTTOM LINE: The Dallas Stars hit the road against the Colorado Avalanche looking to extend a three-game road winning streak.

Colorado has a 44-24-6 record overall and a 16-6-1 record in Central Division games. The Avalanche have a 21-10-2 record in games they convert at least one power play.

Dallas has a 40-20-14 record overall and a 15-3-4 record in Central Division play. The Stars have gone 8-6-11 in one-goal games.

Saturday’s game is the fourth time these teams meet this season. The Avalanche won 3-2 in a shootout in the previous matchup.

TOP PERFORMERS: Nathan MacKinnon has 32 goals and 63 assists for the Avalanche. Mikko Rantanen has six goals and six assists over the past 10 games.

Jason Robertson has 41 goals and 50 assists for the Stars. Miro Heiskanen has two goals and 14 assists over the last 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Avalanche: 8-2-0, averaging 3.9 goals, 6.8 assists, 3.6 penalties and 7.5 penalty minutes while giving up 2.2 goals per game.

Stars: 6-3-1, averaging 3.5 goals, 6.7 assists, 2.5 penalties and 5.5 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game.

INJURIES: Avalanche: Artturi Lehkonen: out (finger), Josh Manson: out (lower body), Pavel Francouz: out (lower body), Gabriel Landeskog: out (knee).

Stars: Mason Marchment: out (lower body), Scott Wedgewood: day to day (undisclosed).

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

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