Previewing the Vegas Golden Knights and Dallas Stars First-Round Matchup

The Vegas Golden Knights are seeing a familiar foe in the Dallas Stars. Here are the three biggest storylines in the upcoming series.
Vegas Golden Knights v Dallas Stars
Vegas Golden Knights v Dallas Stars / Sam Hodde/GettyImages
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They say familiarity breeds contempt. Seeing the same team over and over again will lead to losing respect for said opponent. The Vegas Golden Knights are facing off against the Dallas Stars in the playoffs for the third time in franchise history. Each team has a series win, resulting in a Stanley Cup Finals appearance. But for the Stars, it's a chance to avenge their Western Conference Finals loss from last season.

Still, the Golden Knights must not let that happen in their quest to repeat. But the defending champions need a blueprint to stop the Stars once again. Here are the three biggest storylines heading into the match-up.