3 reasons the Dallas Stars didn't win the Stanley Cup

The Dallas Stars are not Stanley Cup champions. The Edmonton Oilers took them out.
Edmonton Oilers v Dallas Stars - Game Five
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The Edmonton Oilers won the Special Teams battle over the Dallas Stars

The Edmonton Oilers have been winning special teams battles against everyone they've played so far in the playoffs.

Their power play and penalty kill have been dominant since the postseason began and they are in the Stanley Cup Final as a result.

The Oilers have the top power play in the playoffs as they are clicking at a 37.3 percent rate. They also have the best PK in the playoffs as they have killed off 93.9 percent of the penalties that they've taken. It has been a remarkable run.

Edmonton was able to avoid giving up a single power-play goal to the Dallas Stars. They were perfect throughout the six games. That is the second series that they did this. The Oilers also scored a short-handed goal in this series which helped as well.

They didn't give up a single power-play goal to the Los Angeles Kings either. Vancouver Canucks did manage to score on the PP.

On their power play, it took them a minute to get going as the Stars' PK was good early but they ended up with four power-play goals in the series. They all came in games five and six which is what allowed the Oilers to win the series after being tied through four games.

If the Stars want to win a Stanley Cup, they have to find a way to improve their special teams units over the summer.