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06-29-2012, 08:03 AM
Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Virginia Beach, VA
I can't decide if I agree with adding Dallas or not. They only had 3 good (playoff) years. Conference Finals, Stanley Cup Champion, and then making the SC Finals again. The two years both before and after that little run, they combined for one playoff win (and missed the playoffs twice). In comparison, the Avalanche had a string of 7 years where, aside from one first round exit, did not finish worse than making the Conference Finals.
The Stars definitely deserve a lot of credit for stopping the Avalanche from winning probably at least another cup, and if not for running into the Red Wings and Devils, maybe add another one or two during that 3 year span. But as a team, that seems like a really short peak. I don't know, I could go either way with adding them to the top teams of the DPE.
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