2014-2015 Stars Preview: Where's the D in Big D?
2014-2015 Stars Preview: Where's the D in Big D?

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Though last season's first-round exit in the playoffs wouldn't seem to offer much to get excited about, there should be plenty of happy fans in Dallas. The Stars are finally getting back to contender form, and have a very bright future with a ton of young talent, including a couple players who could be elite.

The Stars' greatest asset is their incredible assemblage of forward talent, bolstered by some of the best depth and youth in the West. What the team still needs is some more help on the blue line. They lack a true No. 1 defenseman, and there remain some questions about who might back up their starting netminder, the skilled but oft-injured Kari Lehtonen. Is it Anders Lindback, who looked like he was being signed for that very purpose? Shortly thereafter, the Stars signed Jussi Rynnas on a one-way deal, suggesting Lindback's path to the No. 2 role might not be clear. And then there's Jack Campbell, who has been playing for the AHL club and has been a top goalie pr

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Dustin Nelson
Dustin Nelson is a writer based out of NYC. His fantasy team is full of loafers.
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