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.
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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