Here's the comments and rankings from the Dallas Stars as the week 2 editions of this seasons power rankings are released. The Stars continue to impress and all 3 major websites that do power rankings (Fox Sports, ESPN & The Hockey News) have the Stars in the top 5 and if they can continue this great start which has featured 3 OT Games already, they could have the possibility of being one of the big surprises of the NHL This season.
To see the full rankings of all three networks, click on the Website Name.
ESPN: Dallas ranked 5th, OK OK... I can't totally ignore early season perfection. Brad Richards (UFA on July 1) has been on fire, and so has goaie Kari Lehtonen, who is the masked man that Joe Nieuwendyk is gambling on to turn around the fortunes of the franchise.
FSN Sports Net: Dallas Ranked 2nd, The Stars two wins in week two kept the club perfect coming into play this week. Brad Richards had five points and one shootout goal in the two Dallas Wins.
The Hockey News: Dallas Ranked 5th, Only Anaheim has averaged more shots allowed then the Stars. (38.0).
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