The Golden Knights are currently leading the series 3-2 and are looking to close it out in Game 6. The Stars are hoping to force a Game 7 with a win in Game 6.
The Golden Knights are the home team for Game 6 and will have the advantage of playing in front of their fans. The Stars have been playing well on the road in the playoffs, winning two of their three games away from home.
The Golden Knights have been struggling to score goals in the series, averaging just 2.3 goals per game.
The Stars have been able to slow down the Golden Knights' offense, holding them to a shooting percentage of just 9.3% in the series.
The Golden Knights have been getting strong performances from their goaltender, Robin Lehner. Lehner has a save percentage of .924 and a goals against average of 2.27 in the series.
The Stars have been getting strong performances from their goaltender, Jake Oettinger. Oettinger has a save percentage of .941 and a goals against average of 1.94 in the series.
The Golden Knights are the more experienced team, having made the Stanley Cup Final in 2018. The Stars are the more hungry team, having not made the Stanley Cup Final since 1999.
The Golden Knights will need to find a way to score more goals if they want to win Game 6. They have been held to under three goals in each of their last three games.
The Stars will need to continue to play strong defense if they want to force a Game 7. They have held the Golden Knights to under 30 shots in each of their last three games.
The goaltenders will be a major factor in the game. Lehner will need to continue to play well for the Golden Knights, while Oettinger will need to keep the Stars in the game. The game is likely to be close and could go either way. The Golden Knights are the slight favorites, but the Stars should not be overlooked.