The New York Rangers (23-15-3) visit the Dallas Stars (24-13-4) at American Airlines Center tonight starting at 8:30 p.m. For a preview go to Yahoo! Sports.
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Henrik Lundqvist – 17-12-3, 2.34 gaa, .923 sv%, 5 so.
Kari Lehtonen – 17-10-4, 2.64 gaa, .914 sv%, 0 so
– The Stars are in first place in the Pacific Division.
– The Stars defeated the Rangers 10-2 in the Blueshirts last visit to Dallas on February 6, 2009.
– Dallas has lost four straight home games.
– The Stars are 5 for 9 with the man-advantage over the last three games.
– Dallas reacquired New Jersey captain Jamie Langenbrunner today for a conditional third-round draft pick.
– Mike Ribeiro has five points in the last four games.
– Dallas is 18-2-0 when scoring the game’s first goal.
– Brad Richards, who the Rangers are rumored to be interested in, leads the Stars in goals (18), assists (29) and points (47).
2010-11 Season Series:
Jan. 7 Rangers vs. Stars at Dallas
Defending Big D