The Stars are 22-3-6-1 at home and are seeking consecutive victories for the first time since a three-game skein from February 8-11.
Dallas is one point ahead of Vancouver for the lead in the Western Conference and trails Ottawa by one point for in the race for the Presidents’ Trophy and home-ice advantage throughout the playoffs.
Chicago is seven points from the Western Conference’s final playoff berth and has lost seven (0-5-0-2) in a row.
Chicago’s latest defeat was a 3-2 overtime setback to Colorado on Sunday. The Stars have won all three meetings with the Blackhawks this season and are 15-4-5-1 in the last 25 matchups.