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What you need to know about Saturday’s game between the Dallas Stars and the Calgary Flames at the Scotiabank Saddledome.
Game 70: Dallas Stars (37-19-13, 87 points) vs. Calgary Flames (31-24-14, 76 points)
If: Saturday, March 18 at 9:00 p.m
Where: Scotiabank Saddledome – Calgary, AB
TV: Bally Sports South West (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 Stats: NHL Game Center
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- The Stars take on the Calgary Flames for the third and final time of the season at the Scotiabank Saddledome on Saturday night.
- The Stars are looking to break a four-game (0-4-0) losing streak against the Flames.
- Dallas has won five of their last six (5-1-0) and nine of their last 12 (9-2-1) games in Calgary.
- The Stars have been defeated by the Flames in each of the two (0-2-0) meetings between the teams this season. The Stars went 6-1 (16.7%) on the power play and 7-5 (71.4%) on penalties. Forward Joe Pavelski leads the Stars through the two encounters with four points (2-2–4), while Captain Jamie Benn (2-1–3), forward Jason Robertson (1-2–3) and defender Miro Heiskanen (0-3–3) each added three points.
- Benn has earned five points (4-1–5) in his last five games against Calgary. He leads the current Stars Skaters with 22 goals against Calgary and contributed 38 total points (22-16–38) in 39 career games against Calgary.
- Pavelski has points (2-3–5) in each of his last three games against the Flames and 15 points (6-9–15) in his last 14 games against them. He leads the current Stars Skaters with 56 points (18-38–56) in 60 career games against Calgary.
- Robertson has accumulated points (3-2-5) in four straight games against Calgary.
- Heiskanen has six points (1-5–6) in five away games against Calgary and has contributed to a total of 10 points (1-9–10) in eleven games against Calgary.
- goalkeeper Jake Oettinger has made a start this season against Calgary, stopping 33 of the 37 shots he faced in a 5-4 loss on March 6 for a goals-against-average and a .903 percent save.
- goalkeeper Scott Wedgewood made a start against Calgary that season, stopping 30 of the 36 shots he faced in a 6-5 loss on Jan. 14. He has played three games against Calgary in his career and has a 0-3-0 record with 4.06 goals-versus-average and a saving percentage of .892.
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- Defender Miro Heiskanen provided an assist (0-1–1) in Thursday night’s game against Edmonton. Five games in a six-game road trip, Heiskanen has 10 points (1-9–10) since the team left Dallas.
- Heiskanen has earned at least a point in nine straight games (3-12–15), the longest such streak of his career. His streak dates back to March 1, and his 15 points is the second-highest total in the league for the month of March.
- A native of Espoo, Finland, this season has 57 points (10-47–56), setting a new career record for points and assists (47) in a single season. He’s three goals short of surpassing his career high of 12 goals in a single season.
- The 23-year-old leads the Stars defender in goals, assists and points. He ranks sixth among defenders in the league in assists and eighth in points, and fifth in the league with a 25:32 TOI per game average.
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- beginner forward Wyatt Johnston lit the lamp in Edmonton on Thursday night (1-0–1) and scored his 19th goal of the season.
- Johnston has scored goals (3-1–4) in three consecutive games for the second time this season (December 19-23, 2022). He now has five points (4-1–5) in his last four games and 10 points (6-4–10) in his last 11.
- The 19-year-old shares first place among league rookies with 19 goals and fourth with 34 points (19-15–34). Among the Stars skaters, he ranks fourth in goals and seventh in points.
- Johnston has scored two of his goals on the power play, and two of his goals were the game winner. He ranks fifth at the club with 36 takeaways and has 25 blocked shots and 17 hits on the season.
This story was not subject to the approval of the National Hockey League or the Dallas Stars Hockey Club.