NY Rangers 3, Dallas 2

Friday, January 10, 2014 7:00 PM

Final Scoring Summary

Team Records

Team W/L Home Away Streak
Dallas 20-17-3-4 9-6-2-3 11-11-1-1 L5
NY Rangers 23-20-1-2 9-10-1-2 14-10-0-0 W2


Rangers 3, Stars 2: Rick Nash snapped a tie with 1:58 remaining in the third period as host New York improved to 7-2-1 in its last 10 games.

Captain Ryan Callahan scored for the first time since Dec. 2 and Derick Brassard added a power-play goal for the Rangers, who also skated to a 3-2 victory over Dallas on Nov. 21. Former Star Brad Richards notched a pair of assists and Henrik Lundqvist turned aside 24 shots in the win.

Ryan Garbutt and Cody Eakin each collected a goal and an assist while Kari Lehtonen finished with 31 saves for the reeling Stars, who have dropped five in a row.

After the teams traded goals in each of the first two periods, Nash capped a feverish sequence to give New York a 3-2 lead. Chris Kreider's sharp-angle shot from deep in the right faceoff circle caromed off the pads of Lehtonen, creating a juicy rebound that Nash deposited over the netminder's shoulder as he fell to the ice.

Garbutt gave Dallas a 2-1 advantage by deflecting an elevated feed from Antoine Roussel out of the air and between the pads of Lundqvist at 3:34 of the second period. New York answered less than five minutes later as Mats Zuccarello wired a sharp pass from the right circle that deflected off Brassard's stick and into the net for a power-play goal.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Callahan and Richards extended their respective point streaks to four games. The captain has collected one goal and three assists while Richards has scored two goals and set up four others in that stretch. ... New York LW Daniel Carcillo registered a game-high eight hits while making his Madison Square Garden debut with his new team. ... Eakin has recorded four points (one goal, three assists) in two games versus the Rangers this season.

Top Game Performances

Dallas   NY Rangers
Cody Eakin 2 Points Brad Richards 2
Cody Eakin 1 Goals Derick Brassard 1
Cody Eakin 1 Assists Brad Richards 2
N/A Power Play Goals Derick Brassard 1
N/A Short Handed Goals N/A
Kari Lehtonen .912 Save Percentage Henrik Lundqvist .923
Kari Lehtonen 31 Saves Henrik Lundqvist 24

Team Stats Summary

Team Shots Goals Power Play Penalty Kill Penalty Mins Face Offs Won
Dallas 26 2 0-1 1-2 6 28
NY Rangers 34 3 1-2 1-1 4 45

Upcoming Games

  • NY Rangers will play its next game at home against Philadelphia. The Rangers have a W/L % of .364 after a win and .625 after a loss.
  • Dallas will play its next game at home against NY Islanders. The Stars have a W/L % of .333 after a win and .565 after a loss.
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