Originally written on Stars of Big D  |  Last updated 10/22/14
Dallas Stars (42-33-5, 89 pts) @ Nashville Predators (46-26-8, 100 pts) 7:00 PM CT, April 5, 2012 Bridgestone Arena, Nashville, Tennessee Stars: The Stars' playoff hopes are teetering on the edge heading into tonight's game. There's one foot over the cliff and the second is already making a step, but this team is yet alive (even of just barely). It's going to take a miracle to get them into the playoffs and the best thing that the Stars can do is to take care of things on their end. This means beating a solid, Cup contending Nashville Predators team. Dallas failed miserably in the series finale against the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday. The 5-2 loss put the Stars into a three game losing streak, their longest such streak since a three game stretch from Feb. 10 to Feb 14. It came at the worst possible time in the season and it knocked the Stars from a division lead to dying a slow death in the ninth spot in the Western Conference.  Dallas just has to play hockey to...
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