The NHL may be less than a month away from returning to play and starting an altered Stanley Cup Playoffs. If it does happen, the Dallas Stars will be in for a tough road that begins with a Seeding Round Robin against the top three teams in the Western Conference.
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That means the hub city field is down to six teams. In the East, Toronto is the last one standing while out West, Chicago, Edmonton, Los Angeles, Vancouver and Las Vegas are reportedly still contenders.
Roman Polak’s immediate future in hockey became a bit uncertain on Monday morning. With the defenseman (and pending UFA) signing a contract with HC Vitkovice in the Czech Republic for next season, have we seen the last of Polak in the NHL?
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The Dallas Stars have a solid core with Tyler Seguin, Alexander Radulov, Rope Hintz, John Klingberg, and Miro Heiskanen. Even though the team is one of the top 4 seeds in the Western Conference with the new playoff format, their success was mostly due to their excellent defensive play.
Tuesday afternoon brought the most hockey news fans have seen in months as NHL commissioner Gary Bettman released the league’s “Return to Play” plan that doesn’t guarantee the league will resume its 2019-2020 season, but lays out exactly how the league would do things if games were to resume in the next two months.