Dallas Stars (4-1-1, fourth in Central Division) versus Columbus Blue Jackets (4-3-3, second in Central Division)
Columbus, Ohio; Tuesday, 7 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Columbus competes against Dallas in a Central Division team matchup.
Columbus went 33-22-15 overall and 10-7-5 in the division one season ago. The Blue Jackets goalkeepers saved 0.913 percent and allowed 2.5 goals from 29.8 shots per game last season.
Dallas went 37-24-8 overall and 12-9-3 in division games in the 2019-20 season. The Stars scored an average of 2.6 goals in 30.6 shots per game last season.
The teams will compete against each other on Tuesday for the first time this season.
INJURIES: Blue Jackets: None listed.
Stars: Andrej Sekera: out (Covid-19 protocol).