Wednesday, October 13, 2010

NHL Power Rankings

The first editions of the NHL Power Rankings have come out after the opening weekend of the NHL Season. For the most part, the Dallas Stars have had some great comments about the team after strong OT Wins over the New Jersey Devils and the NY Islanders.

If the Stars can continue it over the first couple of home games. Hopefully that this can show the league that the Stars can be what the Coyotes did last year under a lot of circumstance and criticism that they had to overcome last season to make the playoffs before losing to Detroit in a very close first round series.

Here's the Rankings for this week.

ESPN by Steve Burnside 

Dallas Stars Ranked #3: "Who knows how long can stay at this lofty perch, but kudos to coach Marc Crawford for helping his team earn two straight road wins in New Jersey and Long Island out of the gate. Who knows? It may help spur the rest of the team, if nothing else.

Fox Sports by Robert Picarello

Dallas Stars Ranked #5: Dallas needed extra hockey in its first two games to pick up all four points that were on the table in week 1. Brad Richards helped the Stars get off to their first 2-0 start since 2006, collecting 4 points (1G 3A) in his teams first two wins of the year.

The Hockey News by Adam Proteau

Dallas Stars Ranked #4: Two road wins to start the season is great news, but they'll need to beat good teams before they taken seriously.

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