2024 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Dallas Stars vs. Vegas Golden Knights

There are few easy draws in the postseason these days, and this rematch of the 2023 Western Conference Final in Round 1 is a good illustration.

For years, the question with this Dallas Stars team has been the balance of the older core and the younger talent entering the organization, and in 2024, it seems like we've hit a sweet spot where the veterans are still seriously contributing while the kids are ready for prime time. Among over 1,200 fans that I recently surveyed, fully 23 percent of them believe that the Stars will win the Stanley Cup, making them the favoured contender by a solid margin. But they've run into a potentially treacherous matchup in round one that could push things off a year,

A year ago, the Vegas Golden Knights entered the postseason looking awfully ordinary. In last y

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