After rebounding from a January slump, the Dallas Stars are struggling again.
They've lost seven of the last eight games, allowing other teams to enter the race for the Western Conference's top spot.
The Stars are currently two points back of the Chicago Blackhawks for the number one seed on the West and tied with St. Louis for second place.
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Dallas is still scoring in bunches, but the defense and goal tending has allowed teams easy chances around the net.
With only 17 games remaining, each night will have a playoff feel.