The Dallas Stars' defense carried the club to its best start in five seasons. After a rough patch, the Stars' defensive unit appears to be clicking once more.
The lowly Anaheim Ducks, meanwhile, hope their season is turning around following a rare set of back-to-back wins.
Dallas looks to extend its point streak to seven games over Anaheim in this Pacific Division matchup Tuesday night.
After giving up more than two goals just three times during its 11-3-0 start, Dallas (23-16-1) surrendered three or more 16 times during a 10-13-1 stretch from Nov. 11- Jan. 3.
The Stars, though, have won their last two games by 4-1 margins, successfully killing all five penalties in the victories.
"I thought defensively, we were a little bit better today over the Nashville game (on Thursday) and that's the way we need to trend, that's what this team has to do," coach Glen Gulutzan said following Saturday's victory over Edmonton.
It's uncertain who will be in goal for Dallas as it goes for its ...