Scouting the Stars

This is the fifth of six meetings this season between the Kings and the Dallas Stars. The Kings are 2-1 in regulation against the Stars and also have an overtime loss. The Stars had won three of their previous four games before a 5-2 loss to Anaheim on Tuesday. The Stars are expected to be without Mike Ribeiro (knee) and Philip Larsen (concussion) and in goal they are expected to start Kari Lehtonen, who has been playing his way back into form after a lengthy injury. For the latest on the Stars, check out the blog from one of the best in the business, Mike Heika of The Dallas Morning News, followed by tonight’s expected lineups for both teams…

The Dallas Morning News’ Stars blog

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KINGS LINEUP
Brown-Kopitar-Williams
Penner-Richards-Stoll
Richardson-Loktionov-Lewis
Clifford-Fraser-Hunter

Scuderi-Doughty
Mitchell-Voynov
Johnson-Greene

Quick
Bernier

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STARS LINEUP
Steve Ott-Jamie Benn-Michael Ryder
Brenden Morrow-Tom Wandell-Loui Eriksson
Eric Nystrom-Vernon Fiddler-Radek Dvorak
Toby Petersen-Jake Dowell-Adam Burish

Nicklas Grossman-Trevor Daley
Alex Goligoski-Stephane Robidas
Sheldon Souray-Mark Fistric

Kari Lehtonen
Richard Bachman

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