Rangers Lose To Dallas in OT, 3-2

Hours after Henrik Lunqvist assured the world he would be OK, the Rangers dropped one in overtime to the Dallas Stars by a score of 3-2.


The Rangers have earned a point in 24 of their last 33 games (23-9-1), including 22 of their last 30 games (21-8-1) and 20 of their last 26 contests (19-6-1). The Rangers have also earned at least one point in 34 of their last 47 games (29-13-5), including 27 of their last 37 games (24-10-3).

The Blueshirts have registered at least one point in 10 of their last 12 home games (9-2-1) and in 13 of their last 16 home contests (12-3-1). New York has also earned at least one point in 21 of its last 26 home games (17-5-4), dating back to Oct. 16 against Carolina.

New York has tallied 17 goals over the last five games, and 11 different Rangers have registered a goal over the span (Nash (5), Boyle (2), Kreider (2), Brassard, Hagelin, Hayes, McDonagh, D. Moore, Staal, Stepan, and Zuccarello).

The Rangers were 1-for-3 (5:56) on the power play in the contest. New York has tallied a power play goal in each of the last two contests, and in three of the last four games (3-for-10; 30% over the last four games). The Blueshirts have registered a power play goal in 11 of the last 20 games (15-for-56; 26.8%) and in 13 of the last 23 contests (17-for-64; 26.6%).

New York was credited with 36 shots on goal in the contest, as 15 of 18 skaters recorded at least one shot on goal and nine different skaters registered at least two. The Rangers have been credited with 30 or more shots on goal in four of the last five games, in seven of the last nine games, and in 30 of 51 contests this season.

The Blueshirts allowed 25 shots on goal in the contest. New York has limited its opposition to 25 shots on goal or fewer in three consecutive games (68 shots on goal against; 22.67 shots on goal against per game over the span).

The Rangers were credited with 28 hits in the game, as seven different Blueshirts registered at least two hits.

Eight of the last 10 games between the Rangers and Stars, including each of the last six games between the two teams, have been decided by one goal.



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