Ray Emery will get the start and Patrick Sharp is out when the Chicago Blackhawks host the Dallas Stars tonight at the United Center.
Sharp is missing his second consecutive game with an upper-body injury. It's not clear if this is the same left-shoulder injury that kept Sharp out a month. Coach Joel Quenneville said he expects Sharp to be on the ice tomorrow morning.
The Blackhawks are riding a five-game winning streak entering tonight's game. The Stars, revamped after shipping out several players at the trade deadline, is in the thick of the playoff hunt. They are also riding a five-game winning streak entering tonight.