Vegas Golden Knights vs Dallas Stars

Vegas Golden Knights vs Dallas Stars 5/23/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

Vegas Golden Knights vs Dallas Stars 5/23/2023 Picks Predictions Previews


West Final – Game 3, VGK leads series 2-0


On Tuesday, the Dallas Stars will host the Vegas Golden Knights for Game 3 of their best-of-seven series in the Western Conference semifinals.


Vegas currently holds a 2-0 lead in the series, courtesy of their 3-2 overtime victory against Dallas on Sunday.


Chandler Stephenson emerged as the hero for Vegas, scoring the game-winning goal in overtime. The Golden Knights have been in excellent form, winning four consecutive games and five out of their last six.


During the postseason, Chandler Stephenson and William Karlsson have been the top goal-scorers for Vegas, with both players finding the net seven times.


Jack Eichel and Mark Stone have been instrumental in providing assists, leading the team with nine each. Regarding overall points, both Eichel and Stone lead the way with 15, while Stephenson follows closely with 13 points.


Adin Hill, the goaltender for Vegas, has an impressive record of 5-1, a goals-against average of 2.34, and a save percentage of .930.


In Game 2, the Vegas Golden Knights secured a 3-2 victory over the Stars. While their offensive performance was average, they converted three of their 24-shot attempts.


They also capitalized on one of their two power play opportunities. Vegas accrued a total of 6 penalty minutes in the game.


Throughout the season, the Vegas Golden Knights have showcased their scoring prowess by tallying 267 goals, ranking 14th in the league, while allowing 225 goals.


They have accumulated 111 points and hold a points percentage of .677.


 On the power play, Vegas has capitalized on 42 of its 207 opportunities, resulting in a success rate of 20.29%. In terms of even-strength play, the Golden Knights have scored 225 goals and conceded 181 goals.


They have attempted 2,587 shots, boasting a shot percentage of 10.3%. Meanwhile, their opponents have taken 2,533 shots against them, and Vegas goaltenders have maintained a save percentage of .911.


It is worth noting that the opponents of the Vegas Golden Knights have had 195 power play opportunities, from which they have scored 44 goals, placing Vegas at 32nd in the NHL.


  • The Vegas Golden Knights are 5-1 SU in their last six games.
  • Vegas is 2-4 SU in their last six games against the Dallas Stars.
  • The Golden Knights are 4-1 SU in their last five games on the road.

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Vegas Golden Knights vs Dallas Stars Predictions 5/23/2023


Dallas finds themselves in a critical situation as they prepare to host Vegas in Game 3. A loss would put them at a 0-3 deficit in the series, placing them on the verge of elimination.


Dallas suffered a setback in their previous game when they lost possession behind their own goal in overtime, resulting in Vegas scoring the decisive goal.


Jason Robertson and Miro Heiskanen were the goal scorers for Dallas in the defeat.


Roope Hintz has been leading the charge for Dallas in the postseason, topping the team in goals scored with 10, assists with 12, and total points with 22.


Joe Pavelski ranks second in goals with eight, while Jason Robertson sits second in assists with 11 and points with 15.


Jake Oettinger has been a critical figure in goal, holding a record of 8-7 with a goals-against average of 2.83 and a save percentage of .901. Oettinger has appeared in 15 out of Dallas’s 17 postseason games.


When analyzing Dallas’s offensive capabilities, they have accumulated 217 even-strength goals and 64 power-play goals, placing them sixth in professional hockey.


They have attempted 2,617 shots (14th in the NHL) with a shot percentage of 10.74% while allowing 2,452 shots against them. 


Overall, the Dallas Stars scored 281 goals and earned 108 points, resulting in a percentage of .659. Defensively, they have conceded 215 goals, with 175 at even strength and 40 while shorthanded.


Dallas has had 256 power play opportunities, converting 25.00% of them. Their penalty kill percentage stands at 83.47% against 242 power play opportunities by their opponents, and their save percentage is 91.2%.


In the crease, Jake Oettinger will be guarding the net for Dallas. He has made 3,496 saves out of 3,817 shots faced, boasting a save percentage of .916.


Oettinger holds a career record of 78-34-19, appearing in 139 games and starting in 131. He has accumulated a total playing time of 7,957 minutes.


Oettinger has achieved a quality start rate of 59.5%, with 78 quality starts in his career. On average, he allows 2.42 goals per game, conceding 321 goals.


  • The Dallas Stars are 13-7 SU in their last 20 games.
  • The total remained UNDER in 5 of Dallas’ previous six meetings with Vegas.
  • The Stars are 5-1 SU in their last six games at home. 

Vegas Golden Knights vs. Dallas Stars. The NHL Pick for this contest is Dallas -150. With so much momentum each team gained in coming to this competition will make this game more exciting.


However, the Golden Knights have issues in their goal defense as they have been utilizing five different goalkeepers throughout the season.


Look for the Dallas Stars to take advantage of Vegas’ vulnerability at the pipes and snatch the win home on Saturday. The prediction: Dallas Stars will win 5-2.   


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Vegas Golden Knights vs Dallas Stars 5/23/2023 Picks Predictions Previews

NHL Starting Time: 8:00 PM ET


Location: American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX


Date: Tuesday, May 23, 2023




NHL Odds/Point Spread: Dallas Stars -145


NHL Totals: 5.5


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