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Tuesday, November 5th (All times Eastern)

Dallas Stars (6-6-2) at Boston Bruins (8-5-0), 7 p.m.

(SportsNetwork.com) - Tyler Seguin returns to his former home on Tuesday, as the Dallas Stars visit the Boston Bruins for an interconference battle at TD Garden.

Seguin was selected by Boston with the second overall pick of the 2010 draft and he figured to be a building block for the team's future before being traded to Dallas last summer as part of a blockbuster deal. The 21-year-old was shipped to the Stars along with Rich Peverley and Ryan Button and Boston received forward Loui Eriksson and a trio of prospects in return.

Rumors of Seguin's immature behavior while with Boston followed him out the door, but the youngster has fared well on the ice since moving to Dallas. He is currently leading the club with six goals and 15 points in 14 games.

"I have no idea what to expect, but I am excited," Seguin told his team's official website after Monday's practice in Boston. "I saw some of the guys when I got in yesterday and it's going to be a cool experience."

Peverley also has added two goals and five assists for the Stars.

Eriksson, meanwhile, has two goals and an assist in eight games, but is out indefinitely after getting hit with an illegal check from Buffalo's John Scott on Oct. 23.

Seguin and the Stars are coming off a win on Sunday, as they edged the Ottawa Senators in a shootout to begin a three-game road trip. Dallas had lost two straight before posting the 4-3 decision at Canadian Tire Centre.

Jamie Benn scored in the second round of the shootout help lift the Stars to their third win in six games. Ray Whitney, Valeri Nichushkin and Antoine Roussel scored in regulation for the Stars, while Kari Lehtonen stopped 33- of-36 shots for the win.

Lehtonen also stopped all three Dallas skaters during the shootout.

"We're going to have to learn how to win, and again, we made it tough on ourselves," Dallas coach Lindy Ruff said.

The victory improved Dallas' road record this season to 3-5-0. Ruff's club is set to complete its current trip with Thursday's game against the Detroit Red Wings.

Boston will try to get back in the win column Tuesday after getting beat in three of its last four trips to the ice. The Bruins won a season-high four in a row from Oct. 17-24, but have gone 1-3-0 since that hot streak.

The B's halted a two-game slide with Thursday's shootout win against visiting Anaheim, but followed that victory with Saturday's 3-1 road loss against the New York Islanders. Dougie Hamilton scored Boston's lone goal versus the Isles, while Chad Johnson, in his second start between the pipes this season, made 31 saves in defeat.

"We know we've got a good team on paper, we've just got to transfer that to the ice," Bruins head coach Claude Julien said.

Boston is opening a five-game homestand tonight and hopes the extended stay in Beantown can get the club back on track. The Bruins are 4-3-0 at TD Garden this season.

No. 1 goaltender Tuukka Rask expects to be back between the pipes for Boston on Tuesday, but defenseman Johnny Boychuk could miss a second straight game with an upper-body injury.

Dallas halted a three-game losing streak in this series when it posted a 4-2 win over a visiting Boston club in the most recent meeting between the teams on Dec. 31, 2011. The Bruins have taken two straight and three of their last four home games in this series.

11/05 10:41:38 ET

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Standings

2013 - 2014 NHL Eastern Conference Standings
 
Atlantic Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
p-Boston 54 19 9 117 261 177 31-7-3 23-12-6 18-9-3
x-Tampa Bay 46 27 9 101 240 215 25-10-6 21-17-3 19-8-3
x-Montreal 46 28 8 100 215 204 23-13-5 23-15-3 18-8-4
x-Detroit 39 28 15 93 222 230 18-13-10 21-15-5 17-8-5
Ottawa 37 31 14 88 236 265 18-17-6 19-14-8 14-9-7
Toronto 38 36 8 84 231 256 24-16-1 14-20-7 14-13-3
Florida 29 45 8 66 196 268 16-20-5 13-25-3 13-16-1
Buffalo 21 51 10 52 157 248 13-21-7 8-30-3 7-18-5
 
Metropolitan Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
y-Pittsburgh 51 24 7 109 249 207 28-9-4 23-15-3 20-8-2
x-NY Rangers 45 31 6 96 218 193 20-17-4 25-14-2 16-11-3
x-Philadelphia 42 30 10 94 236 235 24-14-3 18-16-7 15-11-4
x-Columbus 43 32 7 93 231 216 22-15-4 21-17-3 16-13-1
Washington 38 30 14 90 235 240 21-13-7 17-17-7 12-15-3
New Jersey 35 29 18 88 197 208 21-11-9 14-18-9 16-9-5
Carolina 36 35 11 83 207 230 18-17-6 18-18-5 15-13-2
NY Islanders 34 37 11 79 225 267 13-19-9 21-18-2 10-16-4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
z= clinched overall points title
2013 - 2014 NHL Western Conference Standings
 
Central Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
y-Colorado 52 22 8 112 250 220 26-11-4 26-11-4 19-6-3
x-St. Louis 52 23 7 111 248 191 28-9-4 24-14-3 21-6-2
x-Chicago 46 21 15 107 267 220 27-7-7 19-14-8 13-13-3
x-Minnesota 43 27 12 98 207 206 26-10-5 17-17-7 14-12-3
x-Dallas 40 31 11 91 235 228 23-11-7 17-20-4 13-11-5
Nashville 38 32 12 88 216 242 19-17-5 19-15-7 12-13-4
Winnipeg 37 35 10 84 227 237 18-17-6 19-18-4 9-15-5
 
Pacific Division W L OTL Pts GF GA Home Away Div
z-Anaheim 54 20 8 116 266 209 29-8-4 25-12-4 22-4-3
x-San Jose 51 22 9 111 249 200 29-7-5 22-15-4 18-7-3
x-Los Angeles 46 28 8 100 206 174 23-14-4 23-14-4 16-10-3
Phoenix 37 30 15 89 216 231 22-14-5 15-16-10 14-9-6
Vancouver 36 35 11 83 196 223 20-15-6 16-20-5 12-13-4
Calgary 35 40 7 77 209 241 19-19-3 16-21-4 11-15-3
Edmonton 29 44 9 67 203 270 16-22-3 13-22-6 8-17-4
 
x= clinched playoff berth
y= clinched division title
z= clinched overall points title
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Scoreboard
Local
Final
NOR 0
DUR 3
 
Final
CHC 1
CIN 4
Final
PIT 3
MIL 5
Final
WAS 3
STL 1
Final
CLE 2
TOR 3
Final
DET 6
ANA 11
Final
NYM 0
ATL 6
Final
BOS 4
BAL 8
9th
TAM 11
NYY 5
 
Final
MIA 8
SEA 4
Final
TEX 12
CWS 0
 
Final
KAN 5
MIN 0
 
8th
COL 10
PHI 1
 
2nd
OAK 7
HOU 0
 
3rd
LOS 0
ARI 0
 
3rd
SDP 1
SFG 0
 
Final
TAM 1
MON 4
Final
BOS 0
DET 1
1st Intermission
ANA 1
DAL 1
 
Final
NOR 0
DUR 3