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Dallas Stars in NHL 14 (Early Release Roster)


This year's edition of EA's NHL series looks promising with new gameplay updates in their physics engine, which feels much better, and new one touch dekes. This post is to give you an idea of player and prospect overalls and potential. The rosters in the early release editions of the game will typically see some change in prospect overalls but for the main teams overalls pretty much stay where they are until the All Star/Olympic break. Each player will have an overall, a potiental rating from 1-5 with 5 being a generational player, and a color which corresponds to how likely the player is to hitting that ceiling. Older players' star count will drop as their overalls lower, so players like Ray Whitney who have 4 white stars can probably play at a high level for 2 or 3 more years.

Centers:

T. Seguin 85 4.5 Yellow (Average)

S. Horcoff 82 2.5 White (Stagnant, once a player reaches 26 their overall remains fairly consistent)

C. Eakin 81 3.5 Green (Will get to said potential)

V. Fiddler 78 3 White

R. Peverley 82 3.5 White

R. Garbutt 72 3 White

R. Faksa 60 4.5 Yellow

S. Glennie 71 3.5 Green

M. Winter 57 3.5 Yellow

Both G. Smith and E. Molin are mid 50's and 2.5 yellow

Left Wingers

Jamie Benn 88 4.5 Red (Likelihood is a long shot and/or a long development curve.)

E. Cole 84 3.5 White

R. Whitney 83 4 White

A. Roussel 77 3 Green

L. MacDermid 70 2.5 Yellow

J. Dickinson 57 4 Yellow

C. Ully 52 2.5 Red

Right Wingers

A. Chiasson 78 3.5 Green

B. Ritchie 66 4 Yellow

C. Sceviour 74 3 Red

M. Stransky 61 2.5 Green

A. Smith 63 2.5 Red

Defensemen

T. Daley 85 4 White

S. Robidas 84 3.5 White

S. Gonchar 83 3.5 White

A. Goligoski 83 3.5 White

B. Dillion 80 3.5 Green

A. Rome 76 3.5 White

J. Oleksiak 79 4 Green

P. Nemeth 72 3.5 Green

C. Gaunce 74 3 Yellow

K. Connauton 71 2.5 Green

T. Vance 60 2.5 Green

Goalies

K. Lehtonen 86 4.5 White

D. Ellis 75 2 White

J. Campbell 74 4.5 Red

C. Nilstorp 76 2.5 White

P. Desrosiers 52 2.5 Green

This is a user-created FanPost and does not necessarily reflect the views of SB Nation or Defending Big D. FanPost opinions are valued expressions of opinion by passionate and knowledgeable hockey and Dallas Stars fans.

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