The initial ESPN.com NHL Power Rankings are out, and the Dallas Stars start off in the No. 20 spot.
Pierre LeBrun says of the Stars:
Let's face it, it's all about Kari Lehtonen. If the former can't-miss draft pick can re-establish himself in goal, the Stars will have a shot.
The full rankings, which have the Vancouver Canucks in the No. 1 slot, are here.