The Dallas Stars are 18th in this week's ESPN NHL Power Rankings. That five spots down from last week's ranking for the Stars, who have are 1-3-2 in their last six games.
Scott Burnside, who put together this week's rankings, had this to say about the Stars:
The playoffs continue to slowly fade from view for the Stars, who have won just once in their past six games.
The Canucks, Capitals, Sharks, Penguins and Flyers are this week's top five teams. The entire rankings are here.
Dallas Stars and ESPN Power Rankings
Tracking the Dallas Stars in the ESPN Power Rankings