After missing a prime chance to stay unbeaten on their road trip, the Los Angeles Kings will try to bounce back by continuing their recent success in Dallas. The Stars, though, have won the two matchups with the Kings this season and have found their scoring touch in recent home games.
Dallas will try to continue that trend while seeking its fourth victory in five games Sunday night.
Los Angeles (19-12-3) seemed to be heading to a 3-0-0 start on its five-game trip when it held a two-goal lead over Minnesota on Saturday, but the Kings blew that advantage in a 4-3 shootout loss.
"It was a sloppy game from us," forward Justin Williams said. "That's certainly not the way we intended to play the game, but somewhere along the way we lost our way and let a team back in a game we had full control of."
The loss denied Los Angeles the chance to move seven points ahead on a playoff berth. Dallas is tied for ninth with 35 points and one behind St. Louis in eighth.