Rangers hand Stars fifth straight loss
New York, NY (SportsNetwork.com) - Rick Nash's goal with 1:58 remaining in the third period sent the slumping Dallas Stars to a fifth straight regulation loss, a 3-2 setback to the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden.
Ryan Callahan and Derick Brassard also tallied in the Rangers' fifth victory in seven games, with Brad Richards contributing a pair of assists and Henrik Lundqvist coming up with 24 saves in the win.
Dallas, meanwhile, wrapped up a rough road trip through the New York metro area with its third defeat in as many outings, having fallen to the Islanders and Devils by a combined 8-3 margin to begin the trek.
Kari Lehtonen recorded 31 saves in a losing cause, while Cody Eakin and Ryan Garbutt each had a goal and an assist for the Stars.
01/10 21:51:33 ET