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Stars face the Coyotes in division play

Arizona Coyotes (28-35-5, seventh in the Central Division) vs. Dallas Stars (41-19-9, third in the Central Division)

Dallas; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EDT

BOTTOM LINE: The Arizona Coyotes take on the Dallas Stars for a matchup within the Central Division Wednesday.

Dallas is 41-19-9 overall with a 13-5-2 record against the Central Division. The Stars have a 20-6-2 record in games their opponents serve more penalty minutes.

Arizona is 28-35-5 overall with an 8-12-3 record against the Central Division. The Coyotes have a 23-11-4 record when scoring three or more goals.

The matchup Wednesday is the second time these teams meet this season. The Stars won 4-3 in overtime in the previous meeting.

TOP PERFORMERS: Jason Robertson has 22 goals and 46 assists for the Stars. Wyatt Johnston has seven goals and six assists over the past 10 games.

Michael Carcone has scored 19 goals with eight assists for the Coyotes. Logan Cooley has five goals over the past 10 games.

LAST 10 GAMES: Stars: 6-3-1, averaging 3.5 goals, six assists, 2.7 penalties and 5.4 penalty minutes while giving up 3.1 goals per game.

Coyotes: 5-5-0, averaging 3.3 goals, five assists, 4.4 penalties and 12.9 penalty minutes while giving up 2.5 goals per game.

INJURIES: Stars: Tyler Seguin: out (lower body), Evgenii Dadonov: out (lower body).

Coyotes: Nick Bjugstad: day to day (undisclosed), Travis Boyd: out for season (pectoral), Barrett Hayton: out (lower body).

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The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.