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Stagnant Dallas Stars go into Big Apple to face New York Rangers

Buffalo Sabres goalie Robin Lehner makes a save on Dallas Stars forward Cody Eakin (20) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. The Stars suffered their second straight loss in the 4-1 defeat Monday and have lost six of their last eight. Dallas plays at the New York Rangers on Tuesday.
Buffalo Sabres goalie Robin Lehner makes a save on Dallas Stars forward Cody Eakin (20) during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Monday, Jan. 16, 2017, in Buffalo, N.Y. The Stars suffered their second straight loss in the 4-1 defeat Monday and have lost six of their last eight. Dallas plays at the New York Rangers on Tuesday. AP

Stars at Rangers

6 p.m. Tuesday, Madison Square Garden, New York

TV: FSSW Plus

Radio: KTCK/1310 AM and 96.7 FM

Records: Stars 18-19-8, 44 points; Rangers 28-15-1, 57 pts.

About the Stars: The road gets rougher as Dallas faces a New York team that beat the Stars 2-0 in Dallas on Dec. 15. Tyler Seguin was scoreless on Monday, but he leads the Stars in goals (16) and assists (27).

About the Rangers: New York leads the wild-card race in the Eastern Conference by seven points. The Rangers have lost two straight, including 5-4 at Montreal on Saturday. ... Backup goalie Antti Raanta is expected to be out for 7-10 days with a lower-body injury. Goalie Magnus Hellberg was recalled from the AHL to serve as a backup to Henrik Lundqvist. .. Forward Mika Zibanejad, who has been out since November with a broken leg, is expected to return against Dallas.

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