Dallas Stars (6-4-4, sixth in the Central Division) vs. Florida Panthers (12-4-2, first in the Central Division) Sunrise, Florida; Thursday, 7 p.m. EST BOTTOM LINE: Dallas visits Florida after the Stars shut out Florida 3-0. Anton Khudobin earned the victory in the net for Dallas after collecting 43 saves.
Khudobin has shut out Florida three times in nine career starts. He has 10 career shutouts overall. Khudobin blanked Nashville 7-0 for his 100th career win on Jan. 22 to open the season.
Early Rounds 1&2 First Round (27th overall)- Ivan Vishnevskiy, Defense (Rouyn-Noranda Huskies, QMJHL) Vishnevskiy made his NHL debut in the 2008-2009 season and played three games for the Stars. He recorded two assists and two penalty minutes in those three games before being sent back to the AHL. He appeared in only two NHL games the following season but had a decent campaign in the AHL, recording 24 points in 51 games for the Texas Stars.