NY Rangers (22-11-2) at San Jose (25-4-3), 10:30 pm EST
SAN JOSE, California (Ticker) -- For maybe the first time this
season, it's not the San Jose Sharks that are rolling into the
The New York Rangers will seek their fourth consecutive victory
Saturday when they visit the Sharks.
Looking for their longest winning streak since the start of the
season, the Rangers have a difficult task in front of them. The
Sharks have not lost a regular season game at home in regulation
since February 14.
San Jose has been nearly unbeatable at the "Shark Tank" this
campaign, posting an incredible 16-0-2 record.
But the Sharks, who are off to one of the best starts to a
season in NHL history, are in danger of their first three-game
losing streak of the season. San Jose was routed by the Detroit
Red Wings, 6-0, on Thursday.
New York, however, seems to have motivated by the embarrassing
8-5 loss suffered to the rival New Jersey Devils eight days ago.
After besting the Carolina Hurricanes in a shootout, the Rangers
picked up a pair of victories on their first two stops of a
three-game road trip through California.
Nigel Dawes snapped a tie with 3:16 left in the third period of
Tuesday's 3-1 triumph over the Anaheim Ducks and defenseman
Michal Rozsival netted two goals - including the game-winner in
overtime, during Wednesday's 3-2 win over the Los Angeles Kings.