Originally written on Smashville 24/7  |  Last updated 10/23/14

DALLAS - NOVEMBER 04: Left wing Jamie Benn #14 of the Dallas Stars at American Airlines Center on November 4, 2009 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)
7:00 PM CT – Stars (21-16-1) @ Predators (21-14-4)Players to watch:DAL- Jamie BennBenn does a little bit of everything for the Stars. He has 13 points in the last nine games, including a two-point effort on Dec. 23 vs. Nashville.NSH- Martin EratErat has gone four games without a point, his longest drought since last November. He’s due to get back on the scoresheet.Starting goaltenders:DAL- Kari Lehtonen (2011-12 stats: 14-6-1, 2.48 GAA)NSH- Pekka Rinne (2011-12 stats: 19-10-4, 2.59 GAA)Injury report:DAL- Stephane Robidas (foot, questionable), Philip Larsen (concussion, doubtful), Sheldon Souray (ankle, out), Tomas Vincour (knee, out)NSH- Shea Weber (concussion, questionable), Colin Wilson (upper body, questionable)Keys to the game:DAL- Stay out of the box… The Stars are 25th in PIM per game and the Preds boast the NHL’s 4th-ranked man advantage. The Stars must stay out of the box because, if you remember, the Preds scored a pair of power play goals against the Stars on Dec. 23. ...
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