Mark Messier

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Legends of ’94: Full Show

Messier and Keenan Address the Current Rangers

Messier and Graves Reflect on Magical 1994 Season

The Captain’s Message at ’94 Championship Parade

Ratelle Ceremony: Rangers Legends, Ratelle Introduced

The Waiting Ends With ’94 Cup

Editor’s Note: On this date, June 14, back in 1994, the Rangers ended a 40-year championship drought by capturing the Stanley Cup. Since I was there for the entire 1994 tournament, I have to start this historic look with a glance at the preceding series in which the New Jersey Devils led the New York […]

The Top 9 Toughest Rangers of All-Time

There are tough guys and then there are the really tough guys who’ve thundered through the National Hockey League since the Rangers were born nine decades ago. And when I employ the term “tough,” I’m not only referring to the two-fisted types such as Tie Domi and Lou Fontinato, who could belt the biggest of […]

The All-Time Top-9 Rangers Centers List

Picking the best nine Rangers centers in their 90-year-history presented a challenge I was delighted to meet and complete. My criteria included Hall of Famers, Stanley Cup-winners and players who delivered in the clutch. In addition to listing the nine best, I have included contemporary Rangers who play most like those on the All-Time list. […]

Greatest Rivalries: Rangers-Devils – The Guarantee

  @StanFischler Never in the course of hockey history has a team owed so much to one player and his one utterance — “I guarantee a victory”. Mark Messier was THE man and the Rangers team he captained in the 1993-94 season was teetering on the brink of playoff-elimination prior to Game 6 of the […]