The Pittsburgh Penguins remain at home on Friday and will host the Dallas Stars. The Penguins are 5-2 on the season and sit 4th in the Eastern Conference. Pittsburgh heads into Friday riding a four game win streak after they beat Colorado 3-2 on Wednesday. Sidney Crosby contributed with a goal and an assist. The Penguins are 3-2 on their home ice.
Matt Murray will make his 7th start in the net for Pittsburgh. Murray is 4-2 on the season with 16 goals allowed. Murray carries a 2.65 goals against average with a .914 save percentage. Pittsburgh ranks 6th in the NHL with an average of 2.57 goals allowed per game.
The Dallas Stars remain on the road Friday after losing in Columbus 3-2 on Wednesday. The Stars are 1-6-1 on the season and sit 14th in the Western Conference. Dallas heads to Pittsburgh riding a four game losing streak. The Stars are 1-4 on the road this season.
Ben Bishop take his spot between the pipes for the Stars. Bishop is 1-4-1 on the season through 6 starts. Bishop carries a 2.83 goals against average with a .899 save percentage. The Dallas Stars rank 16th in the league with an average of 3.13 goals allowed per game.