The Dallas Stars are ranked third in this week's ESPN NHL Power Rankings, up from fifth last week.
Scott Burnside handles this week's rankings and offers this about the Stars:
Stars bounced back from a disappointing loss to L.A. earlier in the week to shut down New Jersey 3-1 Saturday. Sheldon Souray continues to be impressive on the blue line while Kari Lehtonen leads the NHL with eight wins.
Washington remains No. 1 in this week's rankings and the Edmonton Oilers, who were 25th last week, are second. The complete rankings are here.
Dallas Stars and ESPN Power Rankings
Tracking the Dallas Stars in the ESPN Power Rankings