Tyler Seguin is tired of losing.
On the heels of losing to the Toronto Maple Leafs 3-1 on Tuesday night, Tyler Seguin expressed frustration about where the Dallas Stars sit in the standings. With only 21 wins in the organizations first 54 games, Seguin admitted he was sick of talking about losing.
“I’m just so sick of talking about it,” Seguin told Mike Heika of the Dallas Morning News. “We have to look in the mirror, dig deeper, we have to all be professionals and try to get out of this together.”
Seguin’s a competitor. The losing has to sting. But, the Stars problems are obvious. Dallas’ defensive game is atrocious – whether that’s the no-name defensive group, inconsistent-to-awful goaltending from Kari Lehtonen and Antti Niemi, or the club’s bottom-ranked penalty kill. Seguin and other Stars forwards aren’t blameless for the struggles, but what’s hampering the club is obvious.
The Stars mediocre season seems unsalvageable unless the roster, specifically the blueline onwards undergoes significant change. Considering how unlikely that is to happen, Dallas chances of turning their season around with less than 30 games remaining seems highly unlikely – even if Seguin intends on inspiring teammates to perform better.