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When Tyler Seguin was asked for a USA TODAY Sports poll to predict which NHL team will surprisingly rise up and be a powerhouse in three years he instantly answered the Dallas Stars.
He seemed disappointed when told he couldn't pick his own team.
"Everyone knows how Dallas was when they were winning and in the Finals" Seguin told USA TODAY Sports. "The Modano era. Brett Hull. I want to be part of bringing (those days) back to Dallas."
What's clear about Seguin this summer is that he has embraced the role of being the player who has something to prove.
During the NHL player media tour Seguin's message seemed to center on his desire to show his new teammates coaches and fans that he's a driven premium player and not the "partier" that he was portrayed to be in his final days with the Boston Bruins.
"In the end I know I made my wrong choices and bad decisions" Seguin said. "But the things I won't man up to are things...
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