One of the keys to the New York Rangers' success this season has been their ability to avoid losing streaks.
They'll have an opportunity to do that again Saturday night when they visit the Buffalo Sabres looking to prevent their first three-game skid since the opening week of the season.
Since starting 0-1-2 - with two of those games in Europe - the Rangers (15-6-4) have been among the league's best teams. They had won 12 of 14 before dropping their last two games, including Thursday's 3-2 shootout defeat to Tampa Bay.
"We had a pretty good week, we just came up short in two games," goaltender Henrik Lundqvist told the team's official website. "We have two big games this weekend and we need to do whatever it takes to get back on a winning streak."
After facing the Sabres, the Rangers host Florida on Sunday night.
New York's next win will make it the fifth NHL franchise with 2,500. Chicago is the only other Original Six team yet to reach the mark.
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