What you need to know about Monday’s game between the Dallas Stars and the Winnipeg Jets at the American Airlines Center:
Game 3: Dallas Stars (2-0-0, 4 points) vs. Winnipeg Jets (1-0-0, 2 points)
When: Monday, October 17 at 7:30 p.m. CT
Where: American Airlines Center – Dallas, TX
TV: Bally Sports Southwest (Josh Bogorad, Daryl “Razor” Reaugh, Lauren Callender, Brien Rea, Brent Severyn, Michelle McMahon)
Radio: The Ticket 96.7-FM, 1310-AM (Josh Bogorad, Daryl “Razor” Reaugh, Owen Newkirk, Bruce LeVine)
Live statistics: NHL Game Center
Fly like a jet stream
- The Stars face the Winnipeg Jets on Monday night at the American Airlines Center for the first of three meetings between the clubs this season.
- With a 3-0-1 record against the Jets in 2021-22, Dallas enters Monday’s contest having won three straight against Winnipeg.
- Dallas has added at least one point in the standings in nine of its last 10 meetings with Winnipeg, going 7-1-2 in that span.
- Since the start of the 2018-19 season, the Stars have won six straight against the Jets at home, beating Winnipeg 24-13. In that span, Dallas was 7-for-28 (25.0%) on the power play and 17-for-18 (94.4%) on the penalty kick at home.
- Captain jamie benn led Dallas with seven points (3-4–7) against Winnipeg in 2021-22 and has won points (4-4–8) in each of his last five appearances against them. He has also scored points in nine straight games against the Jets at home.
- Forward Tyler Seguin has won points (3-4–7) in four straight against Winnipeg and in seven straight against them at home (7-7–14). In 43 career appearances against the Jets, Seguin has scored 27 goals and 23 assists for a total of 50 points, marking his highest total against any opponent in each category. Among all active skaters, the Brampton, Ontario native ranks third in goals and fifth in points against the Jets.
- Forward Jason Robertson he scored a hat-trick (3-0–3) in his last appearance against Winnipeg, contributing to a total of five goals in four games against the Jets last season.
- Forward Denis Guryanov he has scored points (3-2–5) in each of his last four games against the Jets.
- goalie jake oettinger he has gone 2-0-0 in two career appearances against Winnipeg, posting a .911 save percentage and a 2.42 goals-against average.
- goalie Scott Wedgewood he has posted an 0-1-0 record, a .907 save percentage and a 3.19 goals-against average in two career appearances against the Jets.
short hand advantage
- Forward roope hintz had two goals and an assist (2-1–2) in Dallas’ home opener against Nashville on Saturday night.
- Hintz got his first goal of the match on the penalty spot for the sixth foul-scoring scorer of his career.
- Hintz tied for seventh in the NHL with three goals behind and tied for ninth in the league with four points in 2021-22, leading Dallas in every category. Scored two shorthanded goals on November 20, 2021 against St. Louis, becoming the first player in Dallas Stars history (1993–present) to record two shorthanded goals in the same game and the first in Dallas Stars history. the franchise to do it since Neal. They sprout on December 3, 1998.
- With points in each of his first two games this season, Hintz is tied for first on the club with four points (2-2–4) on the season.
- Last season, the Tampere, Finland native ranked second in Dallas with 37 goals and third with 72 points (37-35–72), setting new personal highs in both categories. He also set new career highs for himself with nine power play goals, 24 power play points and seven game-winning goals.
In it for the long haul
- defending I look at Heiskanen earned Dallas (1-1–2) first goal from the blue line this season during Saturday’s home opener against Nashville.
- The 23-year-old led the club with 23:21 minutes on the ice on Saturday night and averaged 25:07 minutes in the first two games of the season, ranking eighth among all skaters in the league.
- Last season, Heiskanen shared 14th in the league and led Dallas with an average ice time of 24:53.
- The Espoo, Finland native finished last season with 36 points (5-31–36) in 70 games, setting a new personal best. He ranked second among Dallas defensemen in assists (31) and points and third among the club’s blueliners in goals (5). He added three goals and 11 points (3-9–11) on the power play and recorded his first goal in overtime.
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