Found March 16, 2012 on Stars of Big D:
Final Dallas 1 - Chicago 4 10 seconds. That's all the Chicago Blackhawks needed to put Stars in a bind. 1 minute 42 seconds. That's all the Blackhawks needed to put the Stars away. A ridiculously quick start from Chicago in this game just killed Dallas and they could never recover from it. The Stars were playing tentative all night in what should have been one of the most important games of the season. Plain and simple, this was an emotionless no-show from this team. They were whipped up and down the ice, especially in the first and third periods. Dallas couldn't get pressure on the net and couldn't keep the Hawks away from their own net. Turnovers plagued the team once again and led to both of the goals in the third period for Chicago. The fans filled the barn and were ready to cheer the team on but they were taken out of it quickly and were never given an opportunity or reason to get into the game. It's frustratingly disappointing  to see the Stars just not...

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