5 Facts to Know for Rangers-Stars

The Rangers welcome the Stars to The Garden.

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*Facts Courtesy of the New York Rangers

1 Home Sweet Home

The Rangers have won 10 of their last 11 games on Garden ice and have outscored their opponents 47-25 over the span.

It’s their best home stretch since 1982!

2 Gaining Ground

After a slow start to the season, the Blueshirts have picked it up.

Since Oct. 26, they lead the NHL in goal differential (plus-22) are tied for the NHL lead in wins (14).

3 Balanced Attack

A hallmark of recent Rangers team has been their scoring balance and it’s been no different this season.

The Rangers are the only team in the NHL with 14 players who have tallied 10 or more points this season and the only team with nine players who have recorded six or more goals.

[Carpiniello: Rangers Finding Their Balance]

4 We're Going Streaking

The Rangers have three players that are on at least a three-game point streak.

Jesper Fast (three games), Paul Carey (four games) and J.T. Miller (five games) will all be looking to extend their respective streaks tonight.

5 Change In Net

Ondrej Pavelec talks about the confidence he gained from his win against Pittsburgh and how to stop the Stars' potent attack.

Ondrej Pavelec will be in goal tonight for the Rangers.

Pavelec made 41 saves in a win against the Penguins last week and is 2-4-0 with a 3.45 GAA and a .899 SV% this season.