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2024 Stanley Cup Playoff Preview: Dallas Stars vs. Edmonton Oilers

It's been a chalk-filled postseason. The favourite has won almost every series so far (especially when you weigh public sentiment over standings position), and teams who seemed destined to go deep have lived up to expectations.

In one sense, that seems a bit disappointing. Who doesn't love an upset? In another, though, it means we get to see the clash of titans matchups that have seemed so elusive lately amid endless Cinderella stories. The Western Conference Final between the Dallas Stars and Edmonton Oilers is one of them.

Safe money has been on Dallas ever since the trade deadline, when they took a contending roster and upgraded it into the stratosphere with a combination of savvy deadline deals and well-deserved call-ups. Having dispatched the past two Cup Champions with a combination of

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