How the Stars' D is changing perceptions

Dallas has tightened up its play defensively as a response to the Tyler Seguin injury. Glenn James/Getty Images

ST. LOUIS -- There was an actual eye roll from Jason Demers when the subject turned toward the perception of the Dallas Stars' defense.

He’s heard what people think of the Dallas defense -- that this Stars team is driven by goal scorers, that it needs to overcome an average defense to make a run this spring.