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Keep an eye on faceoffs vs. Nashville

Updated: October 14, 2009, 11:12 AM ET
By Richard Durrett

One part of the game that could be interesting Wednesday night when the Stars take on Nashville (7:30 p.m. on FSSW) is faceoffs.

Don't underestimate the importance of faceoffs. The Stars have the 10th-best faceoff percentage in the league (52.2), while Nashville is fourth at 55.4 percent. One of Dallas' top faceoff players for years has been Mike Modano, who won't be in the lineup thanks to his cracked ribs.

But while the stats say the Stars are doing just fine in the dot, it seems ...

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