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Led by superstars Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn, the Dallas Stars are among this season's top teams.
Strengths: Led by superstar forwards Jamie Benn and Tyler Seguin, the Dallas Stars are the league's top offensive club. Rising young defenseman John Klingberg provides offensive depth from the blue line. Offseason additions in left wing Patrick Sharp and defenseman Johnny Oduya give them invaluable leadership and playoff experience.
Weaknesses: While the goaltending has improved over last season, the goals-against stats for the netminding tandem of Kari Lehtonen and Antti Niemi are average at best. Their scoring depth drops significantly beyond Benn and Seguin. Their penalty kill needs work, and they could use another experienced top-four defenseman.
Buyng or selling: Sell. The Stars have considerable potential as a future Stanley Cup contender, and they could win a playoff round or two this spring. But until they address their weaknesses and garner a little more playoff experience, their current roster isn't Cup-contender material yet.