The Associated Press
Florida at the New York Rangers (today, 5:30 p.m. local time). The first-place Rangers are just five points ahead of the sixth-place Panthers in the Atlantic Division.
Ä Sheldon Kennedy scored his first two goals with the Calgary Flames, including the go-ahead goal with 7:46 remaining, in a 5-3 victory over the Mighty Ducks.
Ä Sergei Zubov had two goals and an assist to lead the New York Rangers to a 4-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres.
The Dallas Stars are 1-8-2 in their last 11 games and winless in their last six at home (0-5-1). ... Since a promising 5-1 start, the San Jose Sharks are 2-7-2 in their last 11 games.
The New York Rangers, 28-8-6 last season at Madison Square Garden, are 3-4-2 at home so far this season.
SCORELESS POWER PLAY
The San Jose Sharks are 5-for-75 on power plays this season, following an 0-for-4 performance Sunday against Vancouver that extended their consecutive scoreless streak to 32.
Tampa Bay is 2-0-1 at the halfway point of a six-game road trip.
STARTER AND STOPPER
Calgary's Trevor Kidd (9-6-3) is the only NHL goalie to start every game this season.
Kirk McLean made 26 saves to lead the Vancouver Canucks to a 5-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks Sunday.
Evgeny Davydov, playing his first game in a Chicago Wolves uniform, scored two goals as the Wolves beat Fort Wayne 5-3 in the IHL on Sunday. Davydov, a 27-year-old native of the Commonwealth of Independent States, was traded to Chicago from San Diego in exchange for left wing Todd Gillingham Saturday.
''They played last night, we played three in four nights. We just played a boring game and ended up with a tie. We'll take that anytime.'' Ä Tampa Bay defenseman Enrico Ciccone following Sunday's 1-1 tie at Washington in a matchup of two weary teams that had played three games in four nights.
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