Mark Fistric in for Stars in San Jose

Stars defenseman Mark Fistric is back in the lineup for tonight’s crucial game against the Sharks in San Jose after missing the last five games with an abdominal strain. Adam Pardy will come out the lineup for the Stars.

Also, Toby Petersen will be back in the lineup for Dallas. He’s been a healthy scratch the last 15 games. Reilly Smith, who has played the last two games, will sit this one out.

Kari Lehtonen in goal for the Stars and Antti Niemi will get the start for San Jose.