The NHL regular-season match featuring teams from the Western Conference kicks off in the 2023-2024 season. Night hockey enthusiasts are eagerly awaiting the clash between Dallas and Anaheim.
The Dallas hockey team has participated in 47 official matches in the NHL regular season for the 2023-2024 seasons. Dallas' tally stands at 47 played matches and 62 collected points, securing them the 4th spot in the Western Conference league table. Throughout the 2023-2024 season, Dallas has demonstrated stable results, eyeing top positions. Among the teams in the Western Conference, Dallas is considered one of the strongest. In the league chart, the black-greens are only surpassed by their Colorado, Winnipeg, and Vancouver rivals.
The Dallas players are 7 points behind the Western Conference leader, Vancouver — a relatively minor gap, considering there's still plenty of time until the regular season concludes. The Dallas team has the capacity to catch up and seize the Western Conference champion title. When it comes to statistics, one must note that Dallas often and massively concedes goals, possessing a high goal tally compared to their nearest competitors and opponents placed lower in the league table. Lately, Dallas' performance has alternated between victories and defeats.
The club from Anaheim has played 47 official matches in the 2023-2024 NHL regular season. In 47 matches, Anaheim has amassed 33 points, allowing them to occupy the 14th position in the Western Conference league table. In the current season, Anaheim has been performing poorly, and realistically, they have no chance of making it to the Stanley Cup playoffs. At present, Anaheim has 33 points and significantly lags behind the 8th spot. Anaheim stands 18 points below Nashville, nestled in the last available position which guarantees a spot in the Stanley Cup playoffs.
Anaheim's primary competitors are the Chicago and San Jose hockey players, with 3 points less and lower stats regarding goals made and conceded. Compared to Minnesota and Calgary, Anaheim players lag 14 points behind, underperforming in most indices and making 20-30 goals less. Recently, Anaheim's performance has been lacklustre, consisting mostly of defeats. As for successful matches, surely their win over Buffalo stands out. Conversely, prior to that, Anaheim suffered three consecutive defeats, losing to Washington, San Jose, and the Rangers.
Dallas and Anaheim have faced off against each other in 58 official matches. Dallas has 33 wins to their name, while Anaheim came out stronger in 25 matches.
Dallas's individual total will be over 3,5 goals.
Dallas will prevail in regular time. The "Stars" have successfully outperformed their opponents this season, while the latter are near the bottom of the league table with no hopes of a victorious regular season finale. Anaheim clearly falls short of Dallas, a contender for the leadership in the Western Conference.