The Dallas Stars were picked by many (Ed. Note: Raises hand, gingerly) to make the Stanley Cup Playoffs this season.
And 19 games into the season, they’re two points away from the Western Conference basement, having lost to the Carolina Hurricanes on Tuesday night, 6-4. Which Mike Heika decided was rock bottom for the season. Which doesn’t sound good, especially after they blew a lead vs. the Chicago Blackhawks in the previous loss.
What misfortune has befallen Tyler Seguin and the boys?
1. No Help For Seguin
Seguin’s been awesome. If this team rallies for a playoff spot, he’ll be a Hart finalist.
His supporting cast … well, it’s been a bit of a one-man show.
He’s the only Stars player with more than 20 points (24) and the only Stars player with more than 10 goals (14). The next highest goal-scorer? Jamie Benn with six, matching his start from last year (seven goals in 19 games). That said, Defending Big D sees a problem here:
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