The Dallas Stars are fifth in this week's ESPN Power Rankings, up from eighth one week ago.
Pierre LeBrun, who handled this week's rankings, had this to say about the Stars.
The Stars were finally slowed down in a 1-0 loss to the Kings on Saturday night. They get a chance at revenge Thursday at home against Los Angeles.
Washington is No. 1 this week, followed by Detroit, Los Angeles and Colorado. The complete rankings are here.
Dallas Stars and ESPN Power Rankings
Tracking the Dallas Stars in the ESPN Power Rankings