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GameDay: Dallas Stars at New York Rangers

Dallas Stars defenseman Alex Goligoski (33) and Buffalo Sabres right winger Brian Gionta (12) flinch on the high shot as Stars goaltender Anders Lindback keeps an eye on the puck Saturday. Lindback was making his first start since Jan. 15 as Dallas played the first game of a back-to-back.
Dallas Stars defenseman Alex Goligoski (33) and Buffalo Sabres right winger Brian Gionta (12) flinch on the high shot as Stars goaltender Anders Lindback keeps an eye on the puck Saturday. Lindback was making his first start since Jan. 15 as Dallas played the first game of a back-to-back. AP

Stars at Rangers

4 p.m. Sunday, Madison Square Garden, New York

TV: FSSW Radio: KTCK/1310 AM and 96.7 FM

Records: Stars 23-21-8, 54 pts.; Rangers 30-16-4, 64 pts.

About the Stars: Dallas is in the middle of a three-game East Coast road trip and is coming off a 3-2 loss to the Buffalo Sabres on Saturday. The loss snapped a three-game road winning streak for the Stars, who have lost three straight overall. … The Stars are five points behind Vancouver in the race for the final wild-card berth in the Western Conference. … Dallas defeated the Rangers 3-2 on Dec. 29 at American Airlines Center. Antoine Roussel’s goal in the second period was the game-winner. Kari Lehtonen made 30 saves and did not allow a goal for the final 43:14. John Klingberg and Ales Hemsky also scored for the Stars. … Tyler Seguin scored a power-play goal Saturday, only his fourth goal in 16 games.

About the Rangers: New York is coming off a 3-2 loss to Nashville on Saturday. The loss snapped a three-game winning streak for the Rangers, who had won six of eight coming in. … The Rangers are without star goalie Henrik Lundqvist, who will be out for at least three weeks after sustaining a vascular injury when he was struck in the neck by a puck last weekend. … The Rangers are in fourth place in the Metropolitan Division, two points behind Washington, but they entered Saturday just four points behind division-leading Pittsburgh. The Rangers lead Boston by one point for the top wild-card spot in the Eastern Conference. — From online reports

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