NHL Western Conference Finals Game 5: Stars vs Golden Knights Prediction, Odds, and Picks (May 27)

By · May 26, 2023
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  • Game five sees the Western Conference finals move back to Vegas
  • Dallas Stars remained in the hunt with an overtime win in game four

The Western Conference finals continue on Saturday evening, as the Dallas Stars face another must-win game against the Vegas Golden Knights. However, the hosts could secure their spot in the Stanley Cup finals with a victory at the T-Mobile Arena.

How To Watch

  • When: Saturday, May 27, 2023, at 8:00 P.M. ET
  • Where: T-Mobile Arena, Las Vegas
  • How To Watch: NHL TV

Team News

The Dallas Stars remain in the hunt for a place in the Stanley Cup finals this season, but it still looks like an incredibly tall order. Dallas will need to win each of the remaining games to claim a dramatic victory in the Western Conference finals, as they still trail 3-1 overall.

However, they were given fresh hope of getting back into the series on Thursday evening, as they landed victory in game four in Dallas. It was a dramatic clash between the sides, with the Stars eventually coming out on top with a 3-2 win after overtime.

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It was a nervy night at the American Airlines Center on Thursday, but the Stars fully deserved their victory. Jason Robertson was the standout player for Dallas, as he scored twice from eleven shots on goal. Meanwhile, Joe Pavelski also found the back of the net.

However, defeat in game four is unlikely to faze the Golden Knights, as they will still be aware that they require one win more to set up a Stanley Cup final series with the Florida Panthers. Their efforts in game four were scored by William Karlsson and Jonathan Marchessault.


The Stars victory in game four has breathed new life into this series, and it makes for a compelling game on Saturday. However, we expect Dallas to fall short in heightening the drama, as we will be siding with the Golden Knights.



Alex Dudley
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