You have to at least agree with the logic. As fans of Dallas, we don't probably agree, but LA is a much scarier team to Western teams IMO. Outside of STL, they probably play the best defensive game, and since the Carter trade, I think they were averaging over 3 goals a game.
PHX has the better reputation of a defensive shutdown team, but their stats are pretty similar to Dallas' from what I recall. I don't fault a different team's fan for fearing PHX more than Dallas.
SJ ... I want to say they are done, but they have so much talent ... it doesn't make sense. I don't agree with this idea, but I could see somebody want to face Dallas over SJ based on perceived talent alone.
I kind of feel confident about this one for some reason.. we'll atleast get it to OT. I just think back to last time where the Stars had a couple of golden chances to extend the game past regulation and that was with 0 sense of urgency about them for the first 2 periods. If we come out and play the right way we'll win.