What you need to know about Thursday’s game between the Dallas Stars and Toronto Maple Leafs at Scotiabank Arena:
Game 4: Dallas Stars (3-0-0, 6 points) vs. Toronto Maple Leafs (2-2-0, 4 points)
When: Thursday, October 20 at 6:00 p.m. CT
Where: Scotiabank Arena – Toronto, ON
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 GameCenter
Official watch party: Bottle Rockets – Plano (5800 Legacy Drive C-11 Plano, TX 75024)
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- The Stars take on the Maple Leafs for the first of two meetings this season on Thursday night at Scotiabank Arena.
- The Stars have won two of their last three games (2-1-0) at Scotiabank Arena and have earned at least a point in the standings in three of their last four (2-1-1).
- In 2021-22, Dallas went on to record 0-1-1 against Toronto. Forward Joe Pavelski (1-1–2) and Jason Robertson (0-2–2) led the team by two points each and moved forward Tyler Seguin added a goal (1-0–1). The Stars went 0-5 on the power play (0.0%) and 3-5 (60.0%) on penalties.
- Seguin has points in eight of his last 10 games against the Maple Leafs, including four multi-point performances. He has added eight points (3-5–8) in his last six games at Scotiabank Arena and contributed 15 points overall (8-7–15) in 16 away games against the Leafs. The Brampton, Ontario native leads all Stars skaters with 16 goals, 18 assists and 34 points (16-18–34) in 32 career games against Toronto.
- Pavelski scored two points (1-1–2) in his last game against Toronto and five points in his last five (3-2–5), contributing to a total of 23 points (13-10–23) in 19 career games against the Leafs.
- Forward bricklaying march scored two assists (0-2–2) in his last appearance against the Maple Leafs. Marchment made his NHL debut with the Maple Leafs on January 2, 2020 after spending portions of five seasons with the Maple Leafs’ AHL affiliate Toronto Marlies. In 2018, the Uxbridge, Ontario native won the AHL’s Calder Cup with the Marlies in a seven-game series against the Texas Stars.
- goalkeeper Jake Oettinger has made one career appearance against Toronto, stopping 36 of 39 shots for a .923 save ratio and a 0-1-0 record.
- goalkeeper Scott Wedgewood has a 1-1-1 record, a 4.57 clean sheet average and an .874 percent save in three games against the Maple Leafs.
- Forward Mason Marchment had two assists (0-2–2) against Winnipeg on Monday night, extending his season-opener scoring streak (3-2–5) to three games.
- Marchment leads the Stars with three goals and shares first place with five points (3-2–5) through three games in the 2022-23 season.
- Signed as a free agent on July 13, 2022, Marchment has scored goals in each of his first two games in a Stars sweater (3-0–3).
- The Uxbridge, Ontario native scored his first of the season 2:31 in the first half of the season opener, marking the fourth fastest goal in franchise history by a player on his debut with the team, behind Bob Barlow (1:08 on Oct . 1969), Mattias Janmark (1:39 on 8 Oct 2015) and Warren Peters (2:22 on 21 Nov 2009).
- Before Marchment signed as a free agent with the Stars on July 13, he played two seasons as a member of the Florida Panthers. He finished last season with 18 goals and 29 assists for 47 points in 54 games, setting new career highs in every category.
A star from Dallas
- Goaltender Jake Oettinger recorded his third straight win against Winnipeg on Monday night, starting the season with a 3-0-0 record, a 1.00 goals-against average and a .966 save percentage.
- Oettinger was named the NHL’s third star for the week ended October 16 after stopping 60 of 62 shots in his first two starts of the season and winning 2-0-0 with 1.00 GAA and .968 SV%.
- The Lakeville, Minnesota native appeared in 48 games with the Stars in 2021-22, posting a record of 30-15-1. He ranked 10th among NHL goalies with 2.53 GAA and tied for 15th with 0.914 SV%.
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