The latest issue of Sports Illustrated came out in digital form this morning and in it is SI's NHL Preview. The prediction for the Stars: dead last in the West. That's 15th if you prefer your predictions presented in numerical fashion.
Here's a look at the predictions for the Stars from various national publications. As I've said before, I don't read too much into them. They are just predictions and I think the Stars could do better than a lot of the national folks expect.
Predictions for the 2011-12 Dallas Stars by various national publications.