The 32-year-old native of Riga, Latvia, began the run on Feb. 21, 2000, as a rookie with the Nashville Predators. The longest streak in NHL history is held by center Doug Jarvis, who played in 964games in a row from 1975-88. GM Sather not leaving Rangers yet: New York Rangers general manager Glen Sather said he is not ready to surrender his job to Mark Messier. Messier caught many in the Rangers’ organization off guard Monday by telling the Toronto Sun that he planned to talk to Sather about taking his job when he left the team. Also: Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Frantisek Kaberle has recovered from offseason shoulder surgery and was activated from the injured list. … The Boston Bruins recalled left wing Jeremy Reich. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set! Colorado Avalanche defenseman Karlis Skrastins played in his 486th straight game Tuesday night, tying him with Tim Horton for the longest consecutive games streak by a defenseman in NHL history. Skrastins – nicknamed “Scratch” – can break Horton’s mark Thursday night at home against the Atlanta Thrashers.