How should Dallas game plan against rookie phenom Ryan Nugent Hopkins? Ryan Nugent Hopkins, Taylor Hall, and Jordan Eberle anchor a line 1 unit that is only getting started in Edmonton. This line should continue for at least another 2 decades unless a player leaves like Gretzky did.
The Dallas Stars have endured a 5 game losing streak. Edmonton has a first line that every NHL team dreams of, a penalty killing unit ranked 7th in the NHL at this point, and Nikolai Khabibulan playing like the 2004 goalie that won the Stanley Cup for the Tampa Bay Lightning.
Usually I go in depth about the Dallas Stars. This just feels like one of those games where Dallas has no fighting chance. I will pick Edmonton to win 5 to 1.
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