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Islanders visit the Stars after Pageau’s 3-goal game

April 4, 2022 GMT

New York Islanders (32-27-9, fifth in the Metropolitan) vs. Dallas Stars (39-26-3, fifth in the Central)

Dallas; Tuesday, 8:30 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Dallas Stars host New York after Jean-Gabriel Pageau scored three goals in the Islanders’ 4-3 win over the Devils.

The Stars have gone 21-9-1 in home games. Dallas is ninth in the Western Conference recording 7.9 points per game, averaging 2.9 goals and 5.0 assists.

The Islanders are 14-14-5 on the road. New York averages 8.6 penalty minutes per game, the ninth-most in the Eastern Conference. Zdeno Chara leads the team serving 77 total minutes.

In their last meeting on March 19, New York won 4-2. Brock Nelson scored a team-high three goals for the Islanders in the victory.

TOP PERFORMERS: Joe Pavelski leads the Stars with 43 assists and has 68 points this season. Tyler Seguin has eight assists over the last 10 games for Dallas.

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Nelson leads the Islanders with 32 goals and has 49 points. Pageau has three goals over the last 10 games for New York.

LAST 10 GAMES: Stars: 7-3-0, averaging three goals, 5.2 assists, 2.9 penalties and 6.1 penalty minutes while giving up 2.8 goals per game with a .907 save percentage.

Islanders: 7-3-0, averaging 3.3 goals, 5.1 assists, 3.6 penalties and 8.1 penalty minutes while giving up 2.4 goals per game with a .932 save percentage.

INJURIES: Stars: Esa Lindell: day to day (upper-body).

Islanders: Ilya Sorokin: day to day (upper body), Scott Mayfield: out (lower-body), Cal Clutterbuck: out for season (shoulder).

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