Originally posted on FOX Sports  |  Last updated 2/25/12
While the Vancouver Canucks are battling for the top spot in the Western Conference, the Dallas Stars are seeking one of the final playoff berths. These teams will get well acquainted with four meetings over the next five weeks, beginning with Sunday's matchup in Dallas. Vancouver (40-16-6) has won six straight over Dallas (32-26-4) heading into the season series opener. The Sedin brothers have combined for 23 points in that span, and Henrik has amassed 19 during a 10-game streak against the Stars while Daniel has 14 in an eight-game run. The clubs also play three times in March, and more matchups could come in the first round of the playoffs considering they're at opposite ends of the West playoff picture. Vancouver is in a tight chase with Detroit for the top spot and Dallas is part of a close race for eighth place. The Canucks are 12-1-3 in their last 16, including 3-1-0 to start this six-game trip. The Stars, meanwhile, are seeking their first four-game win streak since Oct....
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