The New York Rangers are on a roll at home ice while the Dallas Stars are surging on the road.
One of those hot streaks will take a momentary hiatus Monday night when the Stars visit the Rangers.
The Rangers are on a five-game home winning streak since a 4-1 loss to the Calgary Flames on Oct. 21 and are 7-3-0 at Madison Square Garden. During their home winning streak, the Rangers are outscoring opponents by a 19-9 margin and it is the NHL's longest win streak of the season.
Dallas is 4-4-1 on the road but 4-1-1 in its last six road games.
New York extended its home win streak with a 4-2 win over the Florida Panthers when Henrik Lundqvist made 39 saves and recorded his 438th career win. Lundqvist moved past Jacques Plante for seventh all-time on the wins list and is seven behind Terry Sawchuk.
Chris Kreider scored a power-play goal and Vladimir Namestikov netted the game-winner late in the second period as the Rangers reached four goals for the eighth time in 10 games (including shootouts) and rebounded from an ugly 7-5 loss to the New York Islanders. >> Read more
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