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Stars take on the Golden Knights, look for 8th straight victory

December 7, 2021 GMT

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

FANDUEL SPORTSBOOK 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.

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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).

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