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Blue, red, white[1][2]               

Media MSG MSG Plus ESPN (98.7 FM) ESPN Deportes (1050 AM) NBCSN

Owner(s) The Madison Square Garden
Madison Square Garden
Company (James Dolan, chairman)

General manager Jeff Gorton

Head coach Alain Vigneault

Captain Vacant

Minor league affiliates Hartford Wolf Pack
Hartford Wolf Pack
(AHL) Greenville Swamp Rabbits
Greenville Swamp Rabbits
(ECHL)

Stanley Cups 4 (1927–28, 1932–33, 1939–40, 1993–94)

Conference championships 2 (1993–94, 2013–14)

Presidents' Trophy 3 (1991–92, 1993–94, 2014–15)

Division championships 8 (1926–27, 1931–32, 1941–42, 1989–90, 1991–92, 1993–94, 2011–12, 2014–15)

Official website nhl.com/rangers

The New York Rangers
New York Rangers
are a professional ice hockey team based in New York City. They are members of the Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League
National Hockey League
(NHL). The team plays its home games at Madison Square Garden, located in the borough of Manhattan. The Rangers are one of three NHL franchises in the New York metropolitan area, along with the New Jersey Devils
New Jersey Devils
and New York Islanders. The club is also one of the oldest teams in the NHL, having joined in 1926 as an expansion franchise. They are part of the group of teams referred to as the Original Six, along with the Boston Bruins, Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens
Montreal Canadiens
and Toronto
Toronto
Maple Leafs. The Rangers were the first NHL franchise in the United States
United States
to win the Stanley Cup,[3] which they have done four times, most recently in 1993–94.[4]

Contents

1 History

1.1 Early years (1926–1967) 1.2 Post- Original Six
Original Six
era (1967–1993) 1.3 Ending the curse and expensive acquisitions (1993–2004) 1.4 Post-lockout revival (2004–2015)

1.4.1 Return to the final and third Presidents' Trophy

1.5 Jeff Gorton era (2015–present)

2 Uniforms 3 Season-by-season record 4 Players and personnel

4.1 Current roster 4.2 Team captains 4.3 General managers 4.4 Head coaches

5 Team and league honors

5.1 Retired numbers 5.2 Hall of Famers (Hockey Hall of Fame)

5.2.1 Players 5.2.2 Builders 5.2.3 Broadcasters (Foster Hewitt Memorial Award)

5.3 First-round draft picks 5.4 Single-season records 5.5 Franchise scoring leaders 5.6 NHL awards and trophies

6 Broadcast history 7 Notes 8 References 9 External links

History[edit] Main article: History of the New York Rangers Early years (1926–1967)[edit] George Lewis "Tex" Rickard, president of Madison Square Garden, was awarded an NHL franchise for the 1926–27 season to compete with the now-defunct New York Americans, who had begun play at the Garden the previous season. The Americans (also known as the "Amerks") proved to be an even greater success than expected during their inaugural season, leading Rickard to pursue a second team for the Garden despite promising the Amerks that they were going to be the only hockey team to play there.[5] The new team was quickly nicknamed "Tex's Rangers".

Tex Rickard, president of Madison Square Garden, was awarded the Rangers in 1926.

Rickard's franchise began play in the 1926–27 season. The first team crest was a horse sketched in blue carrying a cowboy waving a hockey stick aloft, before being changed to the familiar R-A-N-G-E-R-S in diagonal.[6] Rickard managed to get future legendary Toronto
Toronto
Maple Leafs owner Conn Smythe
Conn Smythe
to assemble the team. However, Smythe had a falling-out with Rickard's hockey man, Col. John S. Hammond, and was fired as manager-coach on the eve of the first season—he was paid a then-hefty $2,500 to leave. Smythe was replaced by Pacific Coast Hockey Association co-founder Lester Patrick.[7] The new team Smythe assembled turned out to be a winner. The Rangers won the American Division title their first year but lost to the Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
in the playoffs.[8][9] The team's early success led to players becoming minor celebrities and fixtures in New York City's Roaring Twenties' nightlife. It was also during this time, playing at the Garden on 48th Street, blocks away from Times Square, that the Rangers obtained their now-famous nickname "The Broadway Blueshirts." On December 13, 1929, the New York Rangers became the first team in the NHL to travel by plane when they hired the Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Curtiss-Wright Corporation
to fly them to Toronto
Toronto
for a game against the Toronto
Toronto
Maple Leafs, which they lost 7–6.[10] In only their second season, the Rangers won the Stanley Cup, defeating the Montreal Maroons
Montreal Maroons
three games to two.[11] One of the most memorable stories that emerged from the finals involved Patrick playing in goal at the age of 44. At the time, teams were not required to dress a backup goaltender, so when the Rangers' starting goaltender, Lorne Chabot, left a game with an eye injury, Maroons head coach Eddie Gerard
Eddie Gerard
vetoed his original choice for a replacement (who was Alex Connell, another NHL goalie of the old Ottawa Senators
Ottawa Senators
who was in attendance for the game). An angry Patrick lined up between the pipes for two periods in Game 2 of the finals, allowing one goal to Maroons center Nels Stewart. Frank Boucher scored the game-winning goal in overtime for New York.[12] After a loss to the Bruins in the 1928–29 finals[3] and an early struggle in the early 1930s, the Rangers, led by brothers Bill and Bun Cook on the right and left wings, respectively, and Frank Boucher at center, defeated the Maple Leafs in the 1932–33 best-of-five finals three games to one to win their second Stanley Cup, exacting revenge on the Leafs' "Kid line" of Busher Jackson, Joe Primeau
Joe Primeau
and Charlie Conacher. The Rangers spent the rest of the 1930s playing close to 0.500 hockey until their next Cup win. Lester Patrick
Lester Patrick
stepped down as head coach and was replaced by Frank Boucher.[13]

The Bread Line was the Rangers' first notable line. Consisting of Bill Cook, Bun Cook and Frank Boucher, they played together from 1926 to 1937.

In 1939–40 season, the Rangers finished the regular season in second place behind Boston. The two teams then met in the first round of the playoffs. The Bruins gained a two-games-to-one series lead from New York, but the Rangers recovered to win three-straight games, defeating the first-place Bruins four games to two. The Rangers' first round victory gave them a bye until the finals. The Detroit Red Wings defeated the New York Americans
New York Americans
in their first round best-of-three series two games to one (even as the Americans had analytical and notorious ex-Bruins star Eddie Shore), and the Toronto
Toronto
Maple Leafs ousted the Chicago Black Hawks two games to none. The Maple Leafs and Red Wings then played a best-of-three series to determine who played the Rangers in the finals, where Toronto
Toronto
swept Detroit, thus determining the match-up. The 1940 Stanley Cup
Stanley Cup
finals commenced in Madison Square Garden
Madison Square Garden
in New York. The first two games went to the Rangers. In Game 1, the Rangers needed overtime to gain a 1–0 series lead, but they won game two more easily with a 6–2 victory. The series then shifted to Toronto, where the Maple Leafs won the next two games, tying the series at two games apiece. In Games 5 and 6, the Rangers won in overtime, taking the series four games to two to earn their third Stanley Cup. However, the Rangers collapsed by the mid-1940s, losing games by as much as 15–0 and having one goaltender post a 6.20 goals against average (GAA). They missed the playoffs for five consecutive seasons before they earned the fourth and final playoff spot in 1948. They lost in the first round and missed the playoffs again in 1948–49 season. In the 1950 Stanley Cup
Stanley Cup
finals, the Rangers were forced to play all of their games on the road (home games in Toronto) while the circus was held at the Garden. They lost to the Detroit Red Wings
Detroit Red Wings
in overtime in the seventh game of the finals. During this time, Red Wings owner James E. Norris became the largest stockholder in the Garden. However, he did not buy controlling interest in the arena, which would have violated the NHL's rule against one person owning more than one team. Nonetheless, he had enough support on the board to exercise de facto control. The Rangers remained a mark of futility in the NHL for most of the remainder of the Original Six
Original Six
era, missing the playoffs in 12 of the next 16 years. However, the team was rejuvenated in the late 1960s, symbolized by moving into the fourth version of Madison Square Garden
Madison Square Garden
in 1968. A year earlier, they made the playoffs for the first time in five years on the strength of rookie goaltender Eddie Giacomin and acquired 1950s Montreal Canadiens
Montreal Canadiens
star right wing Bernie "Boom Boom" Geoffrion. Post- Original Six
Original Six
era (1967–1993)[edit] The Rangers made the finals twice in the 1970s, but lost both times to two '70s powerhouses; in six games to the Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
in 1972, who were led by such stars as Bobby Orr, Phil Esposito, Ken Hodge, Johnny Bucyk and Wayne Cashman; and in five games to the Canadiens in 1979, who had Bob Gainey, Guy Lafleur, Larry Robinson, Ken Dryden, Guy Lapointe and Serge Savard. By 1971–72, the Rangers reached the Stanley Cup
Stanley Cup
finals despite losing high-scoring center Jean Ratelle (who had been on pace over Bruin Phil Esposito
Phil Esposito
to become the first Ranger since Bryan Hextall
Bryan Hextall
in 1942 to lead the NHL in scoring) to injury during the stretch drive of the regular season. The strength of players such as Brad Park, Jean Ratelle, Vic Hadfield and Rod Gilbert (the last three constructing the famed "GAG line", standing for "goal-a-game") carried them through the playoffs. They defeated the defending-champion Canadiens in the first round and the Chicago Black Hawks in the second, but lost to the Bruins in the finals.

Jean Ratelle
Jean Ratelle
played with the Rangers from 1960 to 1975, helping the Rangers reach the playoffs during the expansion era.

The Rangers played a legendary conference semi-final series against the Philadelphia Flyers
Philadelphia Flyers
in the 1973–74 playoffs, losing in seven games and becoming the first of the Original Six
Original Six
teams to lose a playoff series to a 1967 expansion team. This series was noted for a Game 7 fight between Dale Rolfe
Dale Rolfe
of the Rangers and Dave Schultz of the Flyers.[14] The Rangers' new rivals, the New York Islanders, who entered the League in 1972 after paying a hefty territorial fee – some $4 million – to the Rangers, were their first round opponents in 1975. After splitting the first two games, the Islanders defeated the more-established Rangers 11 seconds into overtime of the deciding Game 3, establishing a rivalry that continued to grow for years. After some off years in the mid-to-late 1970s, New York acquired Esposito and Carol Vadnais
Carol Vadnais
from the Bruins for Park, Ratelle and Joe Zanussi in 1975, while Swedish stars Anders Hedberg
Anders Hedberg
and Ulf Nilsson jumped to the Rangers from the League's rival, the World Hockey Association (WHA). In 1979, New York then defeated the surging Islanders in the conference semi-finals and returned to the finals again before bowing out to the Canadiens. However, the Islanders got their revenge after eliminating the Rangers in four consecutive playoff series beginning in 1981 en route to their second of four consecutive Stanley Cup
Stanley Cup
titles. The Rangers stayed competitive through the 1980s and early 1990s, making the playoffs each year. In the 1985–86 playoffs, the Rangers, behind the play of rookie goaltender John Vanbiesbrouck, upended the Patrick Division-winning Flyers in five games followed by a six-game win over the Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals
in the Patrick Division finals. Montreal, however, disposed of the Rangers in the Wales Conference finals behind a rookie goaltender of their own, Patrick Roy. The next year, the Rangers acquired superstar center Marcel Dionne
Marcel Dionne
after almost 12 years as a Los Angeles King.[15] In 1988, Dionne moved into third place in career goals scored (since bettered by Brett Hull). "Because you love the game so much, you think it will never end", said Dionne, who spent nine games in the minors before retiring in 1989. He played only 49 playoff games in 17 seasons with the Rangers, Kings and Detroit Red Wings. Frustration was at its peak when the 1991–92 squad captured the Presidents' Trophy. They took a 2–1 series lead on the defending champion Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh Penguins
and then faltered in three-straight (some observers note a Ron Francis
Ron Francis
slapshot from the blue line that eluded goaltender Mike Richter as the series' turning point).[16][17] The following year, injuries and a 1–11 regular season finish landed the Rangers at the bottom of the Patrick Division after being in a playoff position for much of the season. Head coach Roger Neilson
Roger Neilson
did not finish the season. During this period, the Rangers were owned by Gulf+Western, which was renamed to Paramount Communications in 1989, and sold to Viacom
Viacom
in 1994. Viacom
Viacom
then sold the team to ITT Corporation
ITT Corporation
and Cablevision, and a couple of years later, ITT sold their ownership stake to Cablevision, who owned the team until 2010, when they spun off the MSG properties as their own company. Ending the curse and expensive acquisitions (1993–2004)[edit] The 1993–94 season was a successful one for Rangers fans, as Mike Keenan led the Rangers to their first Stanley Cup
Stanley Cup
championship in 54 years.[4] Two years prior, they picked up center Mark Messier, a part of the Edmonton Oilers' Cup-winning teams. Other ex-Oilers on the Rangers included Adam Graves, Kevin Lowe, Jeff Beukeboom, Esa Tikkanen, Craig MacTavish
Craig MacTavish
and Glenn Anderson. Graves set a team record with 52 goals, breaking the prior record of 50 held by Vic Hadfield. The Rangers clinched the Presidents' Trophy
Presidents' Trophy
by finishing with the best record in the NHL at 52–24–8, setting a franchise record with 112 points earned.[18] The Rangers successfully made it past the first two rounds of the playoffs, sweeping the New York Islanders, and then defeating the Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals
in five games. However, in the conference finals against the third-seeded New Jersey Devils, the Rangers lost the series opener at home in double overtime, but won the next two games before the Devils defeated them 3–1 and 4–1. The series headed back to the Meadowlands for the sixth game, in which Messier scored three times in the final period to lead the Rangers to a 4–2 win and set up a seventh game back at Madison Square Garden. The Rangers won Game 7, 2–1, when Stephane Matteau scored a goal in double overtime, leading the team to the finals for the first time since 1979.

The Rangers acquired Wayne Gretzky
Wayne Gretzky
as a free agent in the 1996 off-season.

Up against the Vancouver Canucks, the Rangers again lost the series opener at home in overtime. The Rangers bounced back and they won the next three games, allowing the Canucks just four goals. However, the Canucks won the next two 6–3 and 4–1 to set up a seventh game, for the second consecutive series, at home.[19] In the seventh game, the Rangers took a 2–0 first period lead, with Messier scoring later to put the Rangers up 3–1, the eventual Cup winning goal as the home team won 3–2, becoming the first (and to this date, the only) player to captain two teams to the Stanley Cup.[20] Brian Leetch
Brian Leetch
became the first American-born player to win the Conn Smythe
Conn Smythe
Trophy as playoff MVP,[21] while Alexander Karpovtsev, Alexei Kovalev, Sergei Nemchinov and Sergei Zubov
Sergei Zubov
became the first Russians to have their names engraved on the Cup.[22] Despite having coached the Rangers to a regular season first-place finish and the Stanley Cup, head coach Mike Keenan left after a dispute with general manager Neil Smith. During the 1994–95 lockout-shortened season, the Rangers won their first-round series with the Quebec Nordiques, but lost in the second round of the playoffs to the Philadelphia Flyers
Philadelphia Flyers
in four games with succeeding head coach Colin Campbell. General manager Neil Smith orchestrated a deal that sent Sergei Zubov
Sergei Zubov
and center Petr Nedved to Pittsburgh in exchange for defenseman Ulf Samuelsson
Ulf Samuelsson
and left winger Luc Robitaille in the summer of 1995. The next season, the Rangers defeated the Canadiens in six games but lost their second round series to the Penguins in five games. The Rangers then acquired Wayne Gretzky
Wayne Gretzky
in 1996. Gretzky's greatest accomplishment with the Rangers was leading them to the 1997 Eastern Conference finals, where they lost 4–1 to the Flyers, who were then led by Eric Lindros. Mark Messier, a former Oiler teammate of Gretzky's, left in the summer of 1997 and the team failed in a bid to replace him with Colorado Avalanche
Colorado Avalanche
superstar Joe Sakic.[23] The Rangers missed the playoffs for seven consecutive seasons, finishing no higher than fourth in their division. In March 2000, Smith was fired along with head coach John Muckler, and that summer, James Dolan hired Glen Sather
Glen Sather
to replace him.[24] By the end of the 2000–01 season, the Rangers had landed a significant amount of star power. Messier had returned to New York, Theoren Fleury joined the Rangers after spending most of his career with the Calgary Flames[25] and Eric Lindros
Eric Lindros
was traded to the Rangers by the Flyers.[26] The Rangers also acquired Pavel Bure
Pavel Bure
late in the 2001–02 season from the Florida Panthers.[27] It was also the rookie season of goalie Dan Blackburn, who made the NHL All-Rookie Team even as the Rangers fell back to last place in the Conference,[28] and finished out of the playoffs. Later years saw other stars such as Alexei Kovalev, Jaromir Jagr, Martin Rucinsky and Bobby Holik added, but in 2002–03 and 2003–04, the team again missed the playoffs. Blackburn started strongly in 2002–03, but burned out after 17 games. He missed 2003–04 due to mononucleosis and a damaged nerve in his left shoulder. Blackburn could not rehabilitate the damaged nerve, and was forced to retire at the age of 22.[29] Post-lockout revival (2004–2015)[edit]

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Towards the end of the 2003–04 season, general manager Glen Sather finally gave in to a rebuilding process by trading away Brian Leetch, Alexei Kovalev, and eight others for numerous prospects and draft picks. With the retirements of Pavel Bure
Pavel Bure
and Mark Messier, as well as Eric Lindros
Eric Lindros
signing with the Toronto
Toronto
Maple Leafs, the post-lockout Rangers, under new head coach Tom Renney, moved away from high-priced veterans towards a group of talented young players, such as Petr Prucha, Dominic Moore
Dominic Moore
and Blair Betts. However, the focus of the team remained on veteran superstar Jaromir Jagr. The Rangers were expected to struggle during the 2005–06 season for their eighth consecutive season out of the post-season. For example, Sports Illustrated declared them the worst team in the League in their season preview,[30] but behind stellar performances by Swedish rookie goaltender Henrik Lundqvist, Martin Straka, Michael Nylander, Prucha, and Jagr, the Rangers finished the season with a record of 44–26–12, their best record since 1993–94.

Jaromir Jagr was an instrumental part of the Rangers in the years following the lockout. He played with the Rangers from 2004 to 2008.

Jagr broke the Rangers' single-season points record with a first-period assist in a 5–1 win against the New York Islanders
New York Islanders
on March 29, 2006.[31] The assist gave him 110 points on the season, breaking Jean Ratelle's record.[32] Less than two weeks later, on April 8, Jagr scored his 53rd goal of the season against the Boston Bruins, breaking the club record previously held by Adam Graves.[33] Two games prior, on April 4, the Rangers defeated the Philadelphia Flyers 3–2, in a shootout, to clinch a playoff spot for the first time since the 1996–97 season.[34] On April 18, the Rangers lost to the Ottawa Senators
Ottawa Senators
5–1, and, due to wins by Division rivals New Jersey and Philadelphia, the Rangers fell back to third place in the Atlantic division and sixth place in the Eastern Conference to end the season.[35] In the Eastern Conference quarterfinals, the Rangers drew a matchup with the Devils and were defeated in a four-game sweep. In the process, they were outscored 17–4, as New Jersey goaltender Martin Brodeur
Martin Brodeur
took two shutouts and a 1.00 GAA to Lundqvist's 4.25. In Game 1 of the series, Jagr suffered an undisclosed injury to his left shoulder, diminishing his usefulness as the series progressed. He missed Game 2 and was back in the lineup for Game 3, though he was held to just one shot on goal. However, on his first shift of Game 4, Jagr re-injured his shoulder and was unable to return for the remainder of the game. Jagr fell two points short of winning his sixth Art Ross Trophy
Art Ross Trophy
as scoring champion in 2005–06 (the San Jose Sharks' Joe Thornton
Joe Thornton
claimed the award, his first, with 125 points), but Jagr did win his third Pearson Award as the players' choice for the most outstanding player. With the Rangers doing so well in 2005–06, expectations were raised for the 2006–07 season, evidenced by Sports Illustrated
Sports Illustrated
then predicting a first-place finish in their division.[36] Realizing that the team had trouble scoring goals in the 2005–06 campaign, the Rangers went out and signed Triple Gold Club
Triple Gold Club
winner, 12-time 30-goal scorer, and long-time Detroit Red Wing Brendan Shanahan
Brendan Shanahan
to a one-year contract. However, the organization remained committed to its rebuilding program despite the signing of the 37-year-old left winger.[37] On October 5, 2006, opening night of the 2006–07 season, Jagr was named the first team captain since Mark Messier's retirement.[38] Though the Rangers started a bit slow in the first half of the 2006–07 season, the second half was dominated by the stellar goaltending of Henrik Lundqvist. On February 5, 2007 the Rangers acquired agitating forward Sean Avery
Sean Avery
in a trade with the Los Angeles Kings. The acquisition of Sean Avery
Sean Avery
brought new life and intensity to the team. Despite losing several players to injury in March, the Rangers went 10-2-3 in the month of March to move into playoff position, and on April 5 clinched a playoff berth for the second consecutive season with a 3-1 win over the Montreal
Montreal
Canadiens. The Rangers finished the season ahead of the Tampa Bay Lightning
Tampa Bay Lightning
and the New York Islanders, finishing in third place in the Atlantic Division and sixth place in the Eastern Conference for the second straight year. Facing the Atlanta Thrashers
Atlanta Thrashers
in the first round of the playoffs, the Rangers swept the series thanks to play from all around the ice. However, the Rangers lost the next round to the Buffalo Sabres
Buffalo Sabres
by four games to two.

John Tortorella
John Tortorella
was named the team's head coach in 2009, maintaining the position until 2013.

At the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, the Rangers chose Alexei Cherepanov
Alexei Cherepanov
17th overall. Cherepanov had been ranked by the NHL Central Scouting Bureau as the number one European skater and was considered to be a top five pick leading up to the draft, but fell due to teams being unsure whether he would ever come to the NHL from Russia.[39] Despite the departure of Michael Nylander
Michael Nylander
in free agency, the 2007 free agency season started with a bang for the Rangers, with the signing of two high-profile centerman, Scott Gomez
Scott Gomez
from New Jersey on a seven-year contract, as well as Chris Drury
Chris Drury
from Buffalo on a five-year deal.[40] The moves, along with retaining most other key players, had been met favorably, as the Rangers appeared to be strong Stanley Cup contenders,[41] making the playoffs for the third consecutive season and the second round for the second season in a row. Despite these streaks, however, the Rangers failed to meet expectations, losing their second round series four games to one to the Pittsburgh Penguins. The following offseason saw the departures of captain Jaromir Jagr to the KHL, and alternate captains Martin Straka
Martin Straka
and Brendan Shanahan, who returned to play in the Czech Republic
Czech Republic
and with the New Jersey Devils, respectively. Following these departures, Chris Drury was named captain on October 3, 2008. The Rangers were one of four NHL teams to open their 2008–09 season in Europe, being featured in the Victoria Cup final, defeating the European Champions Cup winner Metallurg Magnitogorsk
Metallurg Magnitogorsk
in Bern, Switzerland. The Rangers followed by playing two NHL regular-season games against Tampa Bay in Prague
Prague
on October 4 and 5, winning both games by 2–1 scorelines. The Rangers tied the 1983–84 Rangers for the best start in franchise history with a 5–0 record, and set the franchise record for best start in a season through the first 13 games by going 10–2–1 for 21 points, with the 10 wins and 21 points each becoming franchise records. A successful start to the season, however, was tempered with by the news of the sudden death of 2007 first-round pick Alexei Cherepanov, which occurred during a KHL game in Russia
Russia
on October 13, 2008.[42] A disappointing second half of the season followed. After the Rangers went 2-7-3 in their previous 12 games, on February 23, 2009 coach Tom Renney
Tom Renney
was fired, with 2004 Stanley Cup and Jack Adams Award
Jack Adams Award
winner John Tortorella
John Tortorella
named as his replacement.[43] The Rangers made the 2009 playoffs, but lost their opening round series to the Washington Capitals
Washington Capitals
four games to three after winning the first two games in Washington and having a 3–1 series lead after Game 4. On June 30, 2009 the Rangers traded Scott Gomez, Tom Pyatt, and Michael Busto
Michael Busto
to the Montreal Canadiens
Montreal Canadiens
for Chris Higgins, Ryan McDonagh, Pavel Valentenko, and Doug Janik. With Gomez's contract and salary cap hit gone, the Rangers then signed superstar Marian Gaborik
Marian Gaborik
on July 1, the first day of free agency. In the 2009–10 season, the Rangers failed to make the playoffs for the first time in five years. There was some criticism that the off-season acquisition of Gaborik, among other top-tier players, had not paid off. However, Gaborik scored 42 goals and 86 points in the season, an impressive return for the team. Despite a strong 8-2 start to the season, the Rangers appeared to play inconsistently with numerous losing streaks. By March 2010, the Rangers were in danger of falling out of the 2010 playoff race entirely, but they registered a respectable 7–1–2 record to finish the season. The final two games of the season were a home-and-home against the Philadelphia Flyers. The first was April 9, 2010, in New York, and the Rangers skated away with the victory, keeping their post-season hopes alive. The final game of the season became the deciding game to determine who would make the playoffs. The Flyers peppered the Rangers goalie Henrik Lundqvist with 47 shots, but scored only once. The game went to a shootout, and the Flyers prevailed to move on to the playoffs despite the strong overall finish to the season by the Rangers.

On September 12, 2011, Ryan Callahan
Ryan Callahan
was named the 26th captain in Rangers history.

For the 2010–11 season, the Rangers waived defenseman Wade Redden and brought in several players to achieve more balanced scoring. They wore a third jersey for the first time in several years. On November 12, the Rangers unveiled the new Heritage Jersey for the first time at the rink at Rockefeller Center in a special ceremony featuring Rangers alumni and current players discussing the history of the storied franchise. The club wore the jersey for the first time on November 17 when they played the Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
at Madison Square Garden. The jersey was to be worn every time the Rangers play an Original Six team, or on a Sunday afternoon game at home. The Rangers' fate of making or missing the playoffs came down to the final day of the regular season for the second-straight year. The team defeated the New Jersey Devils on the final day of the season to finish with 93 points on the year. In order to qualify for the 2011 playoffs, however, they needed the Carolina Hurricanes
Carolina Hurricanes
to lose their final game of the season, as Carolina owned the tiebreaker as both teams finished with the same number of points. Carolina lost its final game to Tampa Bay, 6–2, putting the Rangers in the playoffs after missing-out the previous season. The Rangers then faced Washington in the first round. After blowing a 3–0 third period lead in Game 4, with Washington ahead in the best-of-seven series two games to one, the Rangers lost the series in five games. It was the second time in three years that the Capitals eliminated the Rangers from the playoffs. On May 13, 2011, Derek Boogaard, a player whom the Rangers signed the previous offseason for four years, was found dead in his Minnesota apartment.[44] On June 29, 2011 the Rangers bought out captain Chris Drury's contract. On July 2, 2011, Brad Richards, an unrestricted free agent who had played with the Dallas Stars
Dallas Stars
during the prior season, signed a nine-year contract to play for the Rangers.[45] On September 12, 2011, Ryan Callahan
Ryan Callahan
was named the 26th captain in the Rangers' history.[46] He became the fifth-youngest captain in team history.[47] Brad Richards
Brad Richards
and Marc Staal
Marc Staal
were named alternate captains on the same day. In the 2011–12 season, the Rangers finished as the top seed in the Eastern Conference. Recording 51 wins, 24 regulation losses and seven overtime losses, the team finished with 109 points for the regular season. Their leading scorer for the regular season was Marian Gaborik, who finished the season with 41 goals and 76 points while playing all 82 games. However, the Rangers missed-out on the Presidents' Trophy
Presidents' Trophy
on the final day of the season to the Vancouver Canucks after a 4–1 loss to Washington. In the first round of the playoffs, the Rangers faced the eighth-seeded Ottawa
Ottawa
Senators. After falling behind 3–2 in the series, the Rangers bounced back to win Game 6 in Ottawa
Ottawa
as well as the deciding Game 7 at home, propelling them to the conference semi-finals. In the semi-finals, the Rangers faced the Capitals. In Game 3, Gaborik received a pass from Brad Richards to seal a victory 14:41 into the third overtime, giving the Rangers a 2–1 lead in the series. Washington then came back to tie the series 2–2 in Game 4. The Rangers avoided going down 3–2 in the series when Richards tied Game 5 at 2–2 with just 6.6 seconds left in the third period. The goal was scored on a power-play as a result of a high-sticking double-minor committed by Washington's Joel Ward on Rangers' forward Carl Hagelin. Then, in overtime, Rangers defenseman Marc Staal
Marc Staal
scored on the second penalty of the double-minor just 1:35 into overtime, giving the Rangers a 3–2 series lead. The Rangers went on to win the series 4–3, sending them to the Eastern Conference finals for the first time since 1997. In the conference finals, they faced the New Jersey Devils, a major divisional rival. After leading the series 2-1, the Rangers lost 3 games in a row, losing Game 6 in New Jersey with a goal by Devils forward Adam Henrique at 1:03 in overtime, giving the Devils a 4–2 series win and ending the Rangers' season. Return to the final and third Presidents' Trophy[edit] On July 23, 2012 the Rangers traded Brandon Dubinsky, Artem Anisimov, Tim Erixon
Tim Erixon
and a 2013 first-round draft pick to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for All-Star Rick Nash, Steven Delisle, and a 2013 conditional third-round pick.[48] At the 2013 NHL trade deadline on April 3, the Rangers then traded Marian Gaborik, Steven Delisle, and Blake Parlett
Blake Parlett
to Columbus for Derick Brassard, Derek Dorsett, John Moore, and a 2014 sixth-round draft pick.[49] After the Rangers were eliminated from the second round of the playoffs by Boston, management fired head coach John Tortorella, and on June 21, 2013, general manager Glen Sather
Glen Sather
formally introduced ex-Canucks head coach Alain Vigneault as Tortorella's replacement, becoming the 35th head coach in franchise history.[50]

The Rangers acquired Rick Nash
Rick Nash
in a multi-player trade with the Columbus Blue Jackets
Columbus Blue Jackets
in 2012.

On March 5, 2014, the Rangers traded their captain Ryan Callahan, a first-round draft pick in 2015, a conditional second-round pick in 2014 (which later became a first-round pick), and a conditional seventh-round pick in 2015, for Tampa Bay captain Martin St. Louis
Martin St. Louis
and a conditional second-round pick in 2015. The trade occurred in large part after the Rangers and Callahan were unable to reach a contract extension in the days leading up to the deadline. During the regular season, the Rangers won 25 road games, setting a then-franchise record. In the first round of the 2014 playoffs, New York defeated Philadelphia in seven games, and in the next round, the Rangers rallied from a 3–1 series deficit for the first time in their history to defeat Pittsburgh in seven games. They then defeated the Montreal Canadiens
Montreal Canadiens
in six games to become the Eastern Conference champions, moving on to the Stanley Cup
Stanley Cup
finals for the first time in 20 years. In the finals, they faced the Los Angeles Kings, the Western Conference champions and champions in 2012. The Rangers led the first two games by two goals and eventually fell in overtime, and were then shut-out at home 3–0 in Game 3. The Kings outshot the Rangers in Game 4, but the Rangers staved off elimination by winning the game 2–1 to force a Game 5 in Los Angeles. They had another lead in Game 5, but after the game was tied and subsequently sent to overtime, Kings defenseman Alec Martinez
Alec Martinez
scored with 5:17 left in the second overtime period to win the game for Los Angeles, 3–2, as well as the Stanley Cup.[51] On June 20, 2014, a week after their season ended, the Rangers bought-out the remaining six years of Brad Richards' contract in order to free up salary cap space.[52] This move left Marc Staal
Marc Staal
and Dan Girardi as the team's remaining alternate captains. On October 6, 2014, defenseman Ryan McDonagh
Ryan McDonagh
was named the Rangers' 27th captain in team history, with Derek Stepan, Dan Girardi, Marc Staal
Marc Staal
and Martin St. Louis serving as alternates. In the 2014-15 season the Rangers won the Presidents' Trophy
Presidents' Trophy
for the third time in franchise history and their eighth division title by finishing with the best record in the NHL at 53–22–7. The 53 wins and 113 points both set franchise records. The division title was the Rangers' first in the Metropolitan Division, which was created during the NHL's realignment in the 2013 offseason. The team won 28 road games in the regular season, breaking the franchise record set the previous season. Over the course of the season the Rangers agreed to terms on a contract extension with Cam Talbot, Marc Staal, and Mats Zuccarello. In the playoffs the Rangers dispatched the Pittsburgh Penguins in five games in the first round. The Rangers then came back from a 3–1 series deficit to win their second-round series against the Capitals in seven games, becoming the first team in NHL history to battle back from a 3–1 deficit in back-to-back seasons and sending the Rangers to the Eastern Conference Final for the third time in four years. However, after winning the first game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Rangers lost Game 2 by four goals. The two teams split the first four games of the series, but the Rangers lost Game 5 by a 2–0 scoreline at home, which gave the Lightning an opportunity to clinch the conference finals in Tampa Bay. However, this did not happen in Game 6, as Derick Brassard
Derick Brassard
scored a hat-trick and assisted on two other goals in an emphatic 7–3 Rangers victory to force Game 7 in New York.[53] There, the Lightning shutout the Rangers 2–0, ending the Rangers' season and marking the first occasion the Rangers had ever lost a Game 7 at home in franchise history and the first time they lost an elimination game at home since they lost to Buffalo in 2007.[54] Jeff Gorton era (2015–present)[edit] On June 27, 2015 the Rangers traded Carl Hagelin
Carl Hagelin
and a pair of draft picks to the Anaheim Ducks
Anaheim Ducks
for Emerson Etem
Emerson Etem
and a draft pick, Cam Talbot and a draft pick to the Edmonton Oilers
Edmonton Oilers
for three draft picks, and prospect Ryan Haggerty
Ryan Haggerty
to the Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago Blackhawks
for Antti Raanta, who was to become the backup goaltender to Lundqvist.[55][56] Subsequently, on July 1, 2015, Glen Sather
Glen Sather
resigned as the general manager, with Jeff Gorton taking his place to become the 11th general manager in team history.[57] On July 2, 2015, Martin St. Louis announced his retirement.[58] The team then signed Emerson Etem, and re-signed Oscar Lindberg, Jesper Fast, J. T. Miller, and Derek Stepan.[59][60][61] The Rangers started off the 2015–16 season well. After 18 games, they had a 14–2–2 record and a nine-game winning streak, which was eventually halted by Tampa Bay. However, the organization soon went downhill in the winter, losing three-straight games against the Montreal
Montreal
Canadiens, Boston Bruins
Boston Bruins
and Philadelphia Flyers. They eventually posted a 4–7–2 record in December for only ten points. In January the Rangers started playing more efficiently, posting a fair 6–4–1 record, and improved in February by going on a 10–3–1 run without any back-to-back losses. On January 8, 2016 the Rangers traded Emerson Etem
Emerson Etem
to the Vancouver Canucks
Vancouver Canucks
for Nicklas Jensen and a sixth-round pick in the 2017 NHL draft. On February 28, the Rangers traded prospect Aleksi Saarela, a 2016 second-round draft pick, and a 2017 second-round draft pick for Carolina Hurricanes' captain Eric Staal, [62] who later left the team after the season.[63] The Rangers finished the season with 101 points for back-to-back 100+ point seasons. Despite high hopes, the Rangers were eliminated by the Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh Penguins
in the first round of the 2016 playoffs in five games. On May 2, the Rangers agreed to terms with Antti Raanta on a contract extension,[64] and on May 13, signed Pavel Buchnevich to an entry-level contract.[65] On June 25, 2016 the Rangers acquired Nick Holden
Nick Holden
from the Colorado Avalanche for a 2017 fourth-round draft pick. Over the course of the summer, the Rangers re-signed J. T. Miller, Chris Kreider, and Kevin Hayes, while Dominic Moore, among others, departed via free agency.[66] On July 18, the Rangers traded their leading scorer Derick Brassard and a 2018 seventh-round draft pick in exchange for Mika Zibanejad and a 2018 second-round draft pick,[67] The team also signed Michael Grabner
Michael Grabner
to a two-year deal[68] and the much-anticipated college sensation Jimmy Vesey to a two-year entry-level contract.[69] The Rangers finished the 2016–17 season in fourth place in the Metropolitan Division with 102 points. In the first round of the playoffs, they won their series with the Montreal Canadiens
Montreal Canadiens
in six games. In the second game of their second round series with the Ottawa Senators, the Rangers held a two-goal lead on three different occasions, but lost in the second overtime, putting themselves in a 2–0 series deficit. The team responded with consecutive 4–1 home wins in Games 3 and 4 to tie the series at two games apiece. However, in the next two games of the series, the Rangers faltered and were eliminated by the Senators in six games. On June 14, 2017, the Rangers announced a buyout of the remaining three years on Dan Girardi's contract.[70] Just over a week later, the Rangers traded Derek Stepan and Antti Raanta to the Arizona Coyotes
Arizona Coyotes
in exchange for a first-round draft pick (7th overall) and former first-round pick, Anthony DeAngelo.[71] The Rangers' management was also successful in signing top free agent defenseman Kevin Shattenkirk
Kevin Shattenkirk
on July 1, 2017, to a four-year deal.[72][73] The Rangers got off to a slow start and on February 8, 2018, the team was not reaching expectations with a 25–24–5 record and the front office issued a letter to fans essentially announcing the Rangers would be going through a rebuild process. The letter openly stated the team may "lose some familiar faces" and over the next couple of weeks the team shipped Nick Holden
Nick Holden
to the Bruins for Rob O'Gara
Rob O'Gara
and a third-round pick in 2018. The Rangers also traded Michael Grabner
Michael Grabner
to the Devils for a second-round pick in 2018 and prospect Yegor Rykov, and Rick Nash
Rick Nash
who was traded on the day before the 2018 NHL trade deadline to the Bruins for a 2018 first-round pick, a 2019 seventh-round pick, Matt Beleskey, Ryan Spooner
Ryan Spooner
and prospect Ryan Lindgen. The following day, the Rangers traded captain Ryan McDonagh and J. T. Miller
J. T. Miller
to the Tampa Bay Lightning
Tampa Bay Lightning
for Vladislav Namestnikov, prospects Brett Howden and Libor Hajek, and a couple of draft picks. Uniforms[edit] The classic Rangers sweater has been in use since the franchise's foundation, with several alterations along the way. The current blue uniform has the serifed word "Rangers" in red and white drop shadow arranged diagonally, with red and white stripes on the sleeves and tail. Originally, the uniform was light blue, before it switched to a darker classic Rangers "Broadway Blue" in 1929. In addition, the original versions neither had a drop shadow nor were serifed. During the 1946–47 season, the word "Rangers" was arranged in an arch form above the sweater number. It adopted its current form the next season, along with dropshadowed numbers, except for a brief period where the city name was used, a tie-down collar was not used and the tail and sleeve stripes were separated by thin blue stripes. Red pants have been used with the uniform since the 1929–30 season.[74] The white jerseys were first unveiled in the 1951–52 season, as part of a mandate that regulated NHL teams to have a dark home jersey and a light away jersey. The serifed word "Rangers" is also arranged diagonally, but in blue with red drop shadow. A quinticolor of blue, white and red stripes accentuate the tail and sleeves, while a blue shoulder yoke with white and red stripes completes the look. The white sweaters, with minor changes such as a tie-down collar and arched player names, have remained virtually unchanged since.[74] During the tenure of general manager John Ferguson Sr., he sought to modernize the Rangers sweater by featuring rounded numbers, a darker shade of blue and the shield logo, which was unveiled in the 1976–77 season. A blue and red stripe (white and red stripe in the blue sweaters) extend from the yoke to the sleeves, while blue pants were used. However, it proved unpopular with the fans, and following the 1977–78 season it was replaced by an updated version of their classic uniforms. Ferguson used this similar design when he became GM of the original Winnipeg Jets.[75]

From 1998 to 2007 the Rangers' alternate jersey featured the head of the Statue of Liberty
Statue of Liberty
with the team abbreviation below it.

The modernized classic uniforms introduced in 1978 featured some subtle changes. Both jerseys featured a V-neck collar in a red-white-red pattern, and bolder stripes on the sleeves and waistline. On the blue jersey, the red and white stripes were separated by thin blue stripes, and the waistline stripes were raised above the hemline, so that the patterns on both jerseys matched. From 1978 to 1987, the blue jersey (then the road jersey) featured "NEW YORK" diagonally across the front instead of the traditional "RANGERS" wordmark, similar to their current heritage alternate jerseys.[76] In 1997, the Rangers reverted the blue jersey's design, restoring the old striping pattern, and becoming the first team to re-introduce lace-up collars.[77] The white jerseys followed suit in 1999,[78] and the design was carried over to the Reebok Edge template in 2007.[79] The Rangers previously had a navy alternate jersey featuring the head of the Statue of Liberty
Statue of Liberty
with the team abbreviation (NYR) below in a futuristic script. Silver was used as an accent color, but the player names and numbers retain the same color schemes as the regular jerseys, except for a darker shade of blue. With the exception of a white version used in the 1998–99 season, this jersey was used from 1996 to 2007, and proved to be highly popular with fans.[80] During the 2010–11 season, the Rangers debuted a heritage blue jersey as their new alternate uniform. The jersey features a darker shade a blue, as well as a cream trim. Unlike the regular jerseys, the font of the alternate is in sans-serif and does not feature a dropshadow, much like the original Rangers jersey. The Rangers wore the jerseys at home on Saturdays and when they played against Original Six teams.[74] For the 2017–18 season, the heritage jersey was retired because of the league-wide switch to the Adidas
Adidas
uniform format. In the 2012 NHL Winter Classic, the Rangers wore a cream jersey combining classic and current styles. A different version of the shield logo was used, while the player names were arranged in a straight line. The stripes were also lessened, giving it a minimalist, vintage look, as most Winter Classic jerseys are.[81] For the 2014 NHL Stadium Series, the Rangers used white jerseys with the city name in navy, silver and red. In addition, they feature diagonal stripes and sleeve numbers, and enlarged numbers on the back to make them more readable to spectators. The chrome version of the shield logo is placed in the left shoulder. Like the Winter Classic sweaters, player names are in a straight position.[82] Season-by-season record[edit] Further information: List of New York Rangers
New York Rangers
seasons This is a partial list of the last five seasons completed by the Rangers. For the full season-by-season history, see List of New York Rangers seasons. Note: GP = Games played, W = Wins, L = Losses, T = Ties, OTL = Overtime/Shootout Losses, Pts = Points, GF = Goals for, GA = Goals against

Season GP W L OTL Pts GF GA Finish Playoffs

2012–13 48 26 18 4 56 130 112 2nd, Atlantic Lost in conference semi-finals, 1–4 (Bruins)

2013–14 82 45 31 6 96 218 194 2nd, Metropolitan Lost in Stanley Cup
Stanley Cup
finals, 1–4 (Kings)

2014–15 82 53 22 7 113 252 192 1st, Metropolitan Lost in conference finals, 3–4 (Lightning)

2015–16 82 46 27 9 101 236 217 3rd, Metropolitan Lost in first round, 1–4 (Penguins)

2016–17 82 48 28 6 102 256 220 4th, Metropolitan Lost in second round, 2–4 (Senators)

Players and personnel[edit] Current roster[edit]

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Updated April 6, 2018[83][84]

# Nat Player Pos S/G Age Acquired Birthplace

7001500000000000000♠50 Sweden
Sweden
! Andersson, LiasLias Andersson 4.0 !C L 19 2017 Smögen, Sweden

Canada
Canada
! Beleskey, MattMatt Beleskey 6.0 !LW L 29 2018 Windsor, Ontario

7001890000000000000♠89 Russia
Russia
! Buchnevich, PavelPavel Buchnevich 7.0 !RW L 22 2013 Cherepovets, Russia

7001280000000000000♠28 United States
United States
! Carey, PaulPaul Carey 4.0 !C L 29 2017 Boston, Massachusetts

7001720000000000000♠72 Czech Republic
Czech Republic
! Chytil, FilipFilip Chytil 4.0 !C L 18 2017 Kromeriz, Czech Republic

7001770000000000000♠77 United States
United States
! DeAngelo, AnthonyAnthony DeAngelo  2.0 !D R 22 2017 Sewell, New Jersey

7001510000000000000♠51 Canada
Canada
! Desharnais, DavidDavid Desharnais 4.0 !C L 31 2017 Laurier-Station, Quebec

7001170000000000000♠17 Sweden
Sweden
! Fast, JesperJesper Fast 7.0 !RW R 26 2010 Nässjö, Sweden

7001380000000000000♠38 United States
United States
! Fogarty, StevenSteven Fogarty  4.0 !C R 24 2011 Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

7001580000000000000♠58 Canada
Canada
! Gilmour, JohnJohn Gilmour 2.0 !D L 24 2016 Montreal, Quebec

7001130000000000000♠13 United States
United States
! Hayes, KevinKevin Hayes 4.0 !C L 25 2014 Boston, Massachusetts

7001120000000000000♠12 Canada
Canada
! Holland, PeterPeter Holland 4.0 !C L 27 2017 Toronto, Ontario

7001470000000000000♠47 United States
United States
! Kampfer, StevenSteven Kampfer  2.0 !D R 29 2016 Ann Arbor, Michigan

7001200000000000000♠20 United States
United States
! Kreider, ChrisChris Kreider (A) 6.0 !LW L 26 2009 Boxford, Massachusetts

7001300000000000000♠30 Sweden
Sweden
! Lundqvist, HenrikHenrik Lundqvist 1.0 !G L 36 2000 Åre, Sweden

7000800000000000000♠8 Canada
Canada
! McLeod, CodyCody McLeod 6.0 !LW L 33 2018 Binscarth, Manitoba

7001900000000000000♠90 Russia
Russia
! Namestnikov, VladislavVladislav Namestnikov 4.0 !C L 25 2018 Voskresensk, Russia

7001460000000000000♠46 United States
United States
! O'Gara, RobRob O'Gara 2.0 !D L 24 2018 Massapequa, New York

7001310000000000000♠31 Czech Republic
Czech Republic
! Pavelec, OndrejOndrej Pavelec 1.0 !G L 30 2017 Kladno, Czechoslovakia

7001440000000000000♠44 United States
United States
! Pionk, NealNeal Pionk 2.0 !D R 22 2017 Hermantown, Minnesota

7001220000000000000♠22 United States
United States
! Shattenkirk, KevinKevin Shattenkirk  2.0 !D R 29 2017 New Rochelle, New York

7001760000000000000♠76 United States
United States
! Skjei, BradyBrady Skjei 2.0 !D L 24 2012 Lakeville, Minnesota

7001230000000000000♠23 Canada
Canada
! Spooner, RyanRyan Spooner 4.0 !C L 26 2018 Ottawa, Ontario

7001250000000000000♠25 Canada
Canada
! Sproul, RyanRyan Sproul 2.0 !D R 25 2017 Mississauga, Ontario

7001180000000000000♠18 Canada
Canada
! Staal, MarcMarc Staal (A) 2.0 !D L 31 2005 Thunder Bay, Ontario

7001260000000000000♠26 United States
United States
! Vesey, JimmyJimmy Vesey 6.0 !LW L 24 2016 Boston, Massachusetts

7001930000000000000♠93 Sweden
Sweden
! Zibanejad, MikaMika Zibanejad 4.0 !C R 24 2016 Huddinge, Sweden

7001360000000000000♠36 Norway
Norway
! Zuccarello, MatsMats Zuccarello (A) 7.0 !RW L 30 2010 Oslo, Norway

Team captains[edit]

Bill Cook, 1926–1937 Art Coulter, 1937–1942 Ott Heller, 1942–1945 Neil Colville, 1945–1948 Buddy O'Connor, 1949–1950 Frank Eddolls, 1950–1951 Allan Stanley, 1951–1953 Don Raleigh, 1953–1955 Harry Howell, 1955–1957 George Sullivan, 1957–1961 Andy Bathgate, 1961–1964 Camille Henry, 1964–1965 Bob Nevin, 1965–1971 Vic Hadfield, 1971–1974

Brad Park, 1974–1975 Phil Esposito, 1975–1978 Dave Maloney, 1978–1980 Walt Tkaczuk, 1980–1981 Barry Beck, 1981–1986 Ron Greschner, 1986–1987 Kelly Kisio, 1987–1991 Mark Messier, 1991–1997 Brian Leetch, 1997–2000 Mark Messier, 2000–2004[85] Jaromir Jagr, 2006–2008 Chris Drury, 2008–2011 Ryan Callahan, 2011–2014 Ryan McDonagh, 2014–2018

General managers[edit] Further information: List of New York Rangers
New York Rangers
general managers The current general manager is Jeff Gorton, who was named on July 1, 2015.[86] Head coaches[edit] Further information: List of New York Rangers
New York Rangers
head coaches The current head coach is Alain Vigneault, who was named on June 21, 2013. He has previously coached the Montreal Canadiens
Montreal Canadiens
(1997–2001) and the Vancouver Canucks
Vancouver Canucks
(2006–2013).[87] Team and league honors[edit] Retired numbers[edit]

Retired numbers hang from the rafters of Madison Square Garden.

The Rangers have retired eight numbers for nine players in their history, and the NHL retired Wayne Gretzky's No. 99 for all its member teams at the 2000 NHL All-Star Game.[88]

New York Rangers
New York Rangers
retired numbers

No. Player Position Career Date No. Retired

1 Eddie Giacomin G 1965–1976 March 15, 1989

2 Brian Leetch D 1987–2004 January 24, 2008[89]

3 Harry Howell D 1952–1969 February 22, 2009[90]

7 Rod Gilbert RW 1960–1978 October 14, 1979

9 1 Andy Bathgate RW 1954–1964 February 22, 2009[90]

Adam Graves LW 1991–2001 February 3, 2009[91]

11 Mark Messier C 1991–1997 2000–2004 January 12, 2006[92]

19 Jean Ratelle C 1960–1976 February 25, 2018[93]

35 Mike Richter G 1990–2003 February 4, 2004[94]

Notes:

1 The number was retired in honor of two different players.

The Rangers will retire the number 11 jersey in honor of Vic Hadfield during the 2018–19 season.[95] Hall of Famers (Hockey Hall of Fame)[edit] Players[edit]

Glenn Anderson, RW, 1994, inducted 2008 Andy Bathgate, RW, 1952–1963, inducted 1978 Doug Bentley, LW, 1953–1954, inducted 1964 Max Bentley, C, 1953–1954, inducted 1966 Frank Boucher, C, 1926–1944, inducted 1958 Johnny Bower, G, 1953–1954, inducted 1976 Pavel Bure, RW, 2002–2003, inducted 2012 Neil Colville, C, 1936–1949, inducted 1967 Bill Cook, RW, 1926–1937, inducted 1952 Bun Cook, LW, 1926–1936, inducted 1995 Art Coulter, D, 1935–1942, inducted 1974 Marcel Dionne, C, 1986–1989, inducted 1992 Dick Duff, LW, 1964–1965, inducted 2006 Phil Esposito, C, 1975–1981, inducted 1984 Bill Gadsby, D, 1954–1961, inducted 1970 Mike Gartner, RW, 1990–1994, inducted 2001 Bernie Geoffrion, RW, 1966–1968, inducted 1972 Eddie Giacomin, G, 1965–1975, inducted 1987 Rod Gilbert, RW, 1960–1978, inducted 1982 Wayne Gretzky, C, 1996–1999, inducted 1999 Doug Harvey, D, 1961–1962, 1963–1964, inducted 1973 Bryan Hextall, RW, 1936–1948, inducted 1969 Tim Horton, D, 1970–1971, inducted 1977 Harry Howell, D, 1952–1969, inducted 1979 Ching Johnson, D, 1926–1937, inducted 1958

Jari Kurri, LW, 1996, inducted 2001 Guy Lafleur, RW, 1988–1989, inducted 1988 Pat LaFontaine, C, 1997–1998, inducted 2003 Edgar Laprade, C, 1945–1955, inducted 1993 Brian Leetch, D, 1987–2004, inducted 2009 Eric Lindros, C, 2001–2004, inducted 2016 Harry Lumley, G, 1943, inducted 1980 Mark Messier, C, 1991–1997, 2000–2004, inducted 2007 Howie Morenz, C, 1935–1936, inducted 1945 Buddy O'Connor, C, 1947–1951, inducted 1988 Brad Park, D, 1968–1975, inducted 1988 Lynn Patrick, LW, 1934–1943, 1945–46, inducted 1980 Jacques Plante, G, 1963–1965, inducted 1978 Babe Pratt, D, 1936–1942, inducted 1966 Jean Ratelle, LW, 1960–1975, inducted 1985 Chuck Rayner, G, 1945–1955, inducted 1973 Luc Robitaille, LW, 1995–1997, inducted 2009 Terry Sawchuk, G, 1969–1970, inducted 1971 Earl Seibert, D, 1931–1936, inducted 1963 Brendan Shanahan, LW, 2006–2008, inducted 2013 Babe Siebert, LW, 1932–1935, inducted 1964 Allan Stanley, D, 1948–1954, inducted 1981 Clint Smith, C, 1937–1943, inducted 1991 Gump Worsley, G, 1952–1963, inducted 1980

Builders[edit]

Herb Brooks, coach, 1981–1985, inducted 2006 Emile Francis, inducted 1982 William M. Jennings, inducted 1974 Roger Neilson, coach, 1989–1993, inducted 2002 Craig Patrick, inducted 2001

Lester Patrick, inducted 1945 Lynn Patrick, inducted 1980 Glen Sather, LW, 1970–1973; coach, 2002–2004; general manager, 2000–2015; president 2000–present; inducted 1997 Fred Shero, D, 1947–1950, coach, 1978–1981, inducted 2013

Broadcasters (Foster Hewitt Memorial Award)[edit]

Sal Messina, broadcaster, 1974–2003, awarded 2005 John Davidson, G, 1975–1983, broadcaster, 1983–2006, awarded 2009 Sam Rosen, broadcaster, 1977–present, awarded 2016

First-round draft picks[edit]

1963: Al Osborne (4th overall) 1964: Bob Graham (3rd overall) 1965: Andre Veilleux (1st overall) 1966: Brad Park
Brad Park
(2nd overall) 1967: Bob Dickson (6th overall) 1968: none 1969: André Dupont (8th overall) & Pierre Jarry (12th) 1970: Norm Gratton (11th overall) 1971: Steve Vickers (10th overall) & Steve Durbano (13th) 1972: Al Blanchard (10th overall) & Bob MacMillan (15th) 1973: Rick Middleton
Rick Middleton
(14th overall) 1974: Dave Maloney (14th overall) 1975: Wayne Dillon (12th overall) 1976: Don Murdoch (6th overall) 1977: Lucien DeBlois (8th overall) & Ron Duguay (13th) 1978: none 1979: Doug Sulliman (13th overall) 1980: Jim Malone (14th overall) 1981: James Patrick (9th overall) 1982: Chris Kontos (15th overall) 1983: Dave Gagner (12th overall) 1984: Terry Carkner (14th overall) 1985: Ulf Dahlen (7th overall) 1986: Brian Leetch
Brian Leetch
(9th overall) 1987: Jayson More (10th overall) 1988: none 1989: Steven Rice (20th overall) 1990: Michael Stewart (13th overall)

1991: Alexei Kovalev
Alexei Kovalev
(15th overall) 1992: Peter Ferraro
Peter Ferraro
(24th overall) 1993: Niklas Sundstrom (8th overall) 1994: Dan Cloutier
Dan Cloutier
(26th overall) 1995: none 1996: Jeff Brown (22nd overall) 1997: Stefan Cherneski (19th overall) 1998: Manny Malhotra
Manny Malhotra
(7th overall) 1999: Pavel Brendl
Pavel Brendl
(4th overall) & Jamie Lundmark
Jamie Lundmark
(9th) 2000: none 2001: Dan Blackburn
Dan Blackburn
(10th overall) 2002: none 2003: Hugh Jessiman
Hugh Jessiman
(12th overall) 2004: Al Montoya
Al Montoya
(6th overall) & Lauri Korpikoski
Lauri Korpikoski
(19th) 2005: Marc Staal
Marc Staal
(12th overall) 2006: Bob Sanguinetti
Bob Sanguinetti
(21st overall) 2007: Alexei Cherepanov
Alexei Cherepanov
(17th overall) 2008: Michael Del Zotto
Michael Del Zotto
(20th overall) 2009: Chris Kreider
Chris Kreider
(19th overall) 2010: Dylan McIlrath
Dylan McIlrath
(10th overall) 2011: J. T. Miller
J. T. Miller
(15th overall) 2012: Brady Skjei (28th overall) 2013: none 2014: none 2015: none 2016: none 2017: Lias Andersson (7th overall) & Filip Chytil (21st)

Single-season records[edit]

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Recording 80 assists in the 1991–92 season, Brian Leetch
Brian Leetch
holds the franchise record for most assists in a season.

Points: Jaromir Jagr (2005–06) – 123[96]

Points by a defenseman: Brian Leetch
Brian Leetch
(1991–92) – 102[97] Points by a rookie: Mark Pavelich (1981–82) – 76[98]

Goals: Jaromir Jagr (2005–06) – 54[96]

Goals by a defenseman: Reijo Ruotsalainen
Reijo Ruotsalainen
(1984–85) – 28[97] Goals by a rookie: Tony Granato
Tony Granato
(1988–89) – 36[98]

Assists: Brian Leetch
Brian Leetch
(1991–92) – 80[96]

Assists by a forward: Mark Messier
Mark Messier
(1991–92) & Wayne Gretzky (1996–97) – 72[99] Assists by a rookie: Brian Leetch
Brian Leetch
(1988–89) – 48[98]

Power play goals: Jaromir Jagr (2005–06) – 24[96]

Power play goals by a defenseman: Brian Leetch
Brian Leetch
(1993–94) – 17[97] Power play goals by a rookie: Camille Henry
Camille Henry
(1953–54) – 20[98]

Power play points: Brian Leetch
Brian Leetch
(1993–94) – 53[96]

Power play points by a forward: Jaromir Jagr (2005–06) – 52[99] Power play points by a rookie: Camille Henry
Camille Henry
(1953–54) – 32[98]

Power play assists: Brian Leetch
Brian Leetch
(1990–91) – 45[100]

Power play assists by a forward: Jaromir Jagr (2006–07) – 34[101] Power play assists by a rookie: Brian Leetch
Brian Leetch
(1988–89) – 23[102]

Even strength goals: Jean Ratelle
Jean Ratelle
(1971–72) – 40[103]

Even strength goals by a defenseman: Brad Park
Brad Park
(1973–74) & Ron Greschner (1980–81) – 21[104] Even strength goals by a rookie: Steve Vickers (1972–73) & Tony Granato (1988–89) – 28[105]

Even strength points: Jean Ratelle
Jean Ratelle
(1971–72) – 82[100]

Even strength points by a defenseman: Brian Leetch
Brian Leetch
(1991–92) – 55[106] Even strength points by a rookie: Mark Pavelich (1981–82) & Tony Amonte (1991–92) – 52[102]

Even strength assists: Mark Messier
Mark Messier
(1991–92) & Wayne Gretzky (1996–97) – 46[100]

Even strength assists by a defenseman: Brian Leetch
Brian Leetch
(1991–92) – 44[106] Even strength assists by a rookie: Mark Pavelich (1981–82) – 34[102]

Short-handed goals: Theoren Fleury
Theoren Fleury
(2000–01) – 7[96]

Short-handed goals by a defenseman: Brian Leetch
Brian Leetch
(1988–89) & Ryan McDonagh
Ryan McDonagh
(2013–14) – 3[97] Short-handed goals by a rookie: Tony Granato
Tony Granato
(1988–89) – 4[98]

Short-handed points: Mark Messier
Mark Messier
(1996–97) – 11[96]

Short-handed points by a defenseman: Brian Leetch
Brian Leetch
(2000–01) – 5[97] Short-handed points by a rookie: Tony Granato
Tony Granato
(1988–89) – 5[98]

Short-handed assists: Mark Messier
Mark Messier
(1993–94) – 7[100]

Short-handed assists by a defenseman: James Patrick (1986–87) & Brian Leetch
Brian Leetch
(2000–01) – 4[106] Short-handed assists by a rookie: Mark Heaslip (1977–78) & Ryan McDonagh (2010–11) – 2[102]

Game-winning goals: 6 players[107] 9

Game-winning goals by a defenseman: Ron Greschner (1977–78) & Tom Poti
Tom Poti
(2003–04) – 5[97] Game-winning goals by a rookie: Bill Cook (1926–27) & Camille Henry (1953–54) – 7[98]

Overtime goals: Tomas Sandstrom (1986–87), Adam Graves
Adam Graves
(1998–99), & Marian Gaborik
Marian Gaborik
(2011–12) – 3[96]

Overtime goals by a defenseman: Brian Leetch
Brian Leetch
(2001–02), Tom Poti (2003–04), & Kevin Klein
Kevin Klein
(2014–15) – 2[97]

Empty net goals: Brandon Dubinsky
Brandon Dubinsky
(2010–11) – 5[103]

Empty net goals by a defenseman: Ron Greschner (1985–86), James Patrick (1991–92), & Ryan McDonagh
Ryan McDonagh
(2013–14) – 2[104]

Plus/minus: Brad Park
Brad Park
(1971–72) – +63 / Ron Greschner (1975–76) – -50[96]

Plus/minus by a forward: Jean Ratelle
Jean Ratelle
(1971–72) – +61 / Rick Middleton (1975–76) – -39[99] Plus/minus by a rookie: Steve Vickers (1972–73) – +35 / Rod Seiling (1964–65) – -37[98]

Shots on goal: Jaromir Jagr (2005–06) – 368[96]

Shots on goal by a defenseman: Brian Leetch
Brian Leetch
(1993–94) – 328[97] Shots on goal by a rookie: Brian Leetch
Brian Leetch
(1988–89) – 268[98]

Penalty minutes: Troy Mallette (1989–90) – 305[96]

Penalty minutes by a defenseman: Barry Beck (1980–81) – 231[97]

Goaltending wins: Mike Richter (1993–94) – 42[108]

Goaltending wins by a rookie: Henrik Lundqvist
Henrik Lundqvist
(2005–06) – 30[109]

Goaltending shutouts: John Ross Roach
John Ross Roach
(1928–1929) – 13[108]

Goaltending shutouts by a rookie: Lorne Chabot
Lorne Chabot
(1926–1927) – 10[109]

All single-season records verifiable from: Official Site of the National Hockey League
National Hockey League
NHL.com Franchise scoring leaders[edit] Further information: List of New York Rangers
New York Rangers
records

Playing with the Rangers from 1968 to 1981, Walt Tkaczuk
Walt Tkaczuk
scored the sixth most points in the franchise (678 points).

These are the top-ten-point-scorers in franchise history. Figures are updated after each completed NHL regular season.[110]

 *  – current Rangers player

Points

Player Seasons Pos GP G A Pts +/− PIM

Rod Gilbert 1960–1978 RW 1,065 406 615 1,021 +38 508

Brian Leetch 1987–2004 D 1,129 240 741 981 +24 525

Jean Ratelle 1960–1976 C 861 336 481 817 +108 192

Andy Bathgate 1952–1964 RW 719 272 457 729 – 444

Mark Messier 1991–1997 2000–2004 C 698 250 441 691 +74 667

Walt Tkaczuk 1967–1981 C 945 227 451 678 +184 556

Ron Greschner 1974–1990 D 981 179 431 610 −84 1,226

Steve Vickers 1972–1982 LW 698 246 340 586 +57 330

Vic Hadfield 1961–1974 LW 841 262 310 572 +16 1,041

Adam Graves 1991–2001 LW 772 280 227 507 +6 810

NHL awards and trophies[edit] Main article: List of New York Rangers
New York Rangers
award winners The following lists the league awards which have been won by the Rangers team and its players and alumni[citation needed]:

Stanley Cup

1927–28, 1932–33, 1939–40, 1993–94

Victoria Cup

2008 Victoria Cup

Presidents' Trophy

1991–92, 1993–94, 2014–15

Prince of Wales Trophy

1931–32, 1941–42, 1993–94, 2013–14

O'Brien Cup

1949–50

Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy

Jean Ratelle: 1970–71 Rod Gilbert: 1975–76 Anders Hedberg: 1984–85 Adam Graves: 2000–01 Dominic Moore: 2013–14

Calder Memorial Trophy

Kilby MacDonald: 1939–40 Grant Warwick: 1941–42 Edgar Laprade: 1945–46 Pentti Lund: 1948–49 Gump Worsley: 1952–53 Camille Henry: 1953–54 Steve Vickers: 1972–73 Brian Leetch: 1988–89

Conn Smythe
Conn Smythe
Trophy

Brian Leetch: 1993–94

Hart Memorial Trophy

Buddy O'Connor: 1947–48 Chuck Rayner: 1949–50 Andy Bathgate: 1958–59 Mark Messier: 1991–92

James Norris Memorial Trophy

Doug Harvey: 1961–62 Harry Howell: 1966–67 Brian Leetch: 1991–92, 1996–97

King Clancy Memorial Trophy

Adam Graves: 1993–94

Lady Byng Memorial Trophy

Frank Boucher: 1927–28, 1928–29, 1929–30, 1930–31, 1932–33, 1933–34, 1934–35 Clint Smith: 1938–39 Buddy O'Connor: 1947–48 Edgar Laprade: 1949–50 Andy Hebenton: 1956–57[111] Camille Henry: 1957–58 Jean Ratelle: 1971–72, 1975–76 Wayne Gretzky: 1998–99

Lester Patrick
Lester Patrick
Trophy

William M. Jennings: 1970–71 Terry Sawchuk: 1970–71[112] Phil Esposito: 1977–78 Fred Shero: 1979–80 Emile Francis: 1981–82[113] Lynn Patrick: 1988–89 Rod Gilbert: 1990–91 Frank Boucher: 1992–93[114] Brian Mullen: 1994–95[115] Herb Brooks: 2001–02[116] John Davidson: 2003–04 Brian Leetch
Brian Leetch
& John Halligan: 2006–07[117]

Lester B. Pearson Award

Jean Ratelle: 1971–72 Mark Messier: 1991–92 Jaromir Jagr: 2005–06

NHL Plus-Minus Award[118]

Michal Rozsival: 2005–06 (shared with Wade Redden
Wade Redden
of the Ottawa Senators)

Vezina Trophy

Dave Kerr: 1939–40 Eddie Giacomin & Gilles Villemure: 1970–71 John Vanbiesbrouck: 1985–86 Henrik Lundqvist: 2011–12

Broadcast history[edit] Main article: List of New York Rangers
New York Rangers
broadcasters Notes[edit]

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References[edit]

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1950s

1950–51 1951–52 1952–53 1953–54 1954–55 1955–56 1956–57 1957–58 1958–59 1959–60

1960s

1960–61 1961–62 1962–63 1963–64 1964–65 1965–66 1966–67 1967–68 1968–69 1969–70

1970s

1970–71 1971–72 1972–73 1973–74 1974–75 1975–76 1976–77 1977–78 1978–79 1979–80

1980s

1980–81 1981–82 1982–83 1983–84 1984–85 1985–86 1986–87 1987–88 1988–89 1989–90

1990s

1990–91 1991–92 1992–93 1993–94 1994–95 1995–96 1996–97 1997–98 1998–99 1999–00

2000s

2000–01 2001–02 2002–03 2003–04 2004–05 2005–06 2006–07 2007–08 2008–09 2009–10

2010s

2010–11 2011–12 2012–13 2013–14 2014–15 2015–16 2016–17 2017–18

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Stanley Cup
championship

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National Hockey League

Western Conference Eastern Conference

Pacific Division

Anaheim Ducks

Arizona Coyotes

Calgary Flames

Edmonton Oilers

Los Angeles Kings

San Jose Sharks

Vancouver Canucks

Vegas Golden Knights

Central Division

Chicago Blackhawks

Colorado Avalanche

Dallas Stars

Minnesota
Minnesota
Wild

Nashville Predators

St. Louis Blues

Winnipeg Jets

Atlantic Division

Boston
Boston
Bruins

Buffalo Sabres

Detroit Red Wings

Florida Panthers

Montreal
Montreal
Canadiens

Ottawa
Ottawa
Senators

Tampa Bay Lightning

Toronto
Toronto
Maple Leafs

Metropolitan Division

Carolina Hurricanes

Columbus Blue Jackets

New Jersey Devils

New York Islanders

New York Rangers

Philadelphia Flyers

Pittsburgh Penguins

Washington Capitals

Events

Seasons

structure

Stanley Cup

Playoffs

Conference Finals Finals

Champions Winning players Traditions and anecdotes

Presidents' Trophy All-Star Game Draft Players

Association Retired jersey numbers

All-Star Teams Awards Captains Outdoor games

Winter Classic Heritage Classic Stadium Series

Hockey Day

America Canada

International games Kraft Hockeyville

History

Lore Organizational changes

Potential expansion

All-time standings All-time playoff series Defunct teams NHA Original Six 1967 expansion WHA

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Others

Streaks Droughts Hall of Fame

Members

Rivalries Arenas Rules Fighting Violence Ice hockey
Ice hockey
in Canada Ice hockey
Ice hockey
in the United States Collective bargaining agreement Lockouts Television and radio coverage Attendance figures

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The Madison Square Garden
Madison Square Garden
Company

Founded in 2010

Teams

New York Rangers
New York Rangers
(NHL) New York Knicks
New York Knicks
(NBA) New York Liberty
New York Liberty
(WNBA) Hartford Wolf Pack
Hartford Wolf Pack
(AHL) Westchester Knicks
Westchester Knicks
(NBA G League)

Venues

Madison Square Garden

The Theater

The Forum Chicago Theatre Radio City Music Hall
Radio City Music Hall
(operator) Beacon Theatre (operator)

People

James L. Dolan

Other Holdings/Brands

MSG

MSG Western New York MSG Plus

themadisonsquaregardencompany.com § Joint venture with Pegula Sports and Entertainment

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Sport teams based in the New York metropolitan area

Australian rules football

USAFL New York Magpies

Baseball

MLB New York Mets New York Yankees IL Lehigh Valley IronPigs NYPL Brooklyn Cyclones Hudson Valley Renegades Staten Island Yankees ALPB Bridgeport Bluefish Long Island Ducks Somerset Patriots CanAm New Jersey Jackals Rockland Boulders Sussex County Miners

Basketball

NBA Brooklyn Nets New York Knicks WNBA New York Liberty G League Long Island Nets Westchester Knicks ABA Jersey Express Entertainment Teams Harlem Wizards

Football

NFL New York Giants New York Jets NAL Lehigh Valley Steelhawks WFA New York Sharks

Hockey

NHL New Jersey Devils New York Islanders New York Rangers AHL Bridgeport Sound Tigers Lehigh Valley Phantoms NWHL Metropolitan Riveters

Lacrosse

MLL New York Lizards

Rugby league

USARL Brooklyn Kings New York Knights White Plains Wombats

Rugby union

USAR New York Athletic Club RFC Old Blue

Soccer

MLS New York City
New York City
FC New York Red Bulls NASL New York Cosmos USL Bethlehem Steel FC New York Red Bulls
New York Red Bulls
II NWSL Sky Blue FC PDL F.A. Euro Jersey Express
Jersey Express
S.C. Long Island Rough Riders New York Red Bulls
New York Red Bulls
U-23 Westchester Flames NPSL Brooklyn Italians New York Athletic Club S.C. New York Cosmos B

Roller derby

WFTDA Gotham Girls Roller Derby Jersey Shore Roller Girls Long Island Roller Rebels Suburbia Roller Derby MRDA New York Shock Exchange

Team tennis

WTT New York Empire

College athletics (NCAA Division I)

Army Columbia Fairfield Fairleigh Dickinson Fordham Hofstra Iona Lehigh LIU Brooklyn Manhattan NJIT Princeton Quinnipiac Rider Rutgers Sacred Heart St. Francis Brooklyn St. John's Saint Peter's Seton Hall Stony Brook Wagner Yale

College athletics (NCAA Division III)

Rutgers-Newark

Ultimate

AUDL New York Empire

Gaelic games

New York GAA: Gaelic football Hurling

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Sports teams based in New York State

Baseball

MLB New York Mets New York Yankees IL Buffalo Bisons Rochester Red Wings Syracuse Chiefs EL Binghamton Rumble Ponies NYPL Auburn Doubledays Batavia Muckdogs Brooklyn Cyclones Hudson Valley Renegades Staten Island Yankees Tri-City ValleyCats ALPB Long Island Ducks CanAm Rockland Boulders EPBL Plattsburgh Redbirds Sullivan Explorers ACBL Hampton Whalers NYCBL Cortland Crush Genesee Rapids Hornell Dodgers Olean Oilers Rochester Ridgemen Rome Generals Sherrill Silversmiths Syracuse Salt Cats Syracuse Spartans Wellsville Nitros PGCBL Jamestown Jammers Elmira Pioneers

Basketball

NBA Brooklyn Nets New York Knicks WNBA New York Liberty G League Long Island Nets Westchester Knicks PBL Jamestown Jackals WNY Thundersnow NAPB Albany Patroons Rochester Razorsharks IBA Schenectady Legends Entertainment Teams Harlem Wizards

Football

NFL Buffalo Bills AFL Albany Empire AAL Rochester Kings WFA New York Knockout New York Sharks EFL Watertown Red & Black GDFL Albany Metro Mallers

Hockey

NHL Buffalo Sabres New York Islanders New York Rangers AHL Binghamton Devils Rochester Americans Syracuse Crunch Utica Comets ECHL Adirondack Thunder NWHL Buffalo Beauts FHL Watertown Wolves OJHL Buffalo Jr. Sabres Entertainment Teams Buffalo Sabres
Buffalo Sabres
Alumni Hockey Team

Soccer

MLS New York City
New York City
FC NASL New York Cosmos WPSL United FC Binghamton Empire United Long Island Fury New York Athletic Club New York Fury PDL F.A. Euro
F.A. Euro
- New York Magic Long Island Rough Riders Westchester Flames NPSL Brooklyn Italians FC Buffalo Greater Binghamton FC Kingston Stockade FC New York Athletic Club New York Cosmos B Rochester Lancers Syracuse FC MASL Syracuse Silver Knights

Lacrosse

MLL New York Lizards NLL Buffalo Bandits Rochester Knighthawks UWLX Long Island Sound

Roller derby

WFTDA Assault City Roller Derby Central New York Roller Derby Gotham Girls Roller Derby Hellions of Troy Hudson Valley Horrors Roller Derby Ithaca League of Women Rollers Long Island Roller Rebels Queen City Roller Girls Roc City Roller Derby Suburbia Roller Derby MRDA New York Shock Exchange

Rugby league

USARL Brooklyn Kings New York Knights White Plains Wombats

Rugby union

USAR New York Athletic Club RFC Old Blue

Team tennis

WTT New York Empire

Inline hockey

MLRH Buffalo Wings PIHA Suffolk Sting

College athletics (NCAA Division I)

Albany Great Danes Army Black Knights Binghamton Bearcats Buffalo Bulls Canisius Golden Griffins Colgate Raiders Columbia Lions Cornell Big Red Fordham Rams Hofstra Pride Iona Gaels LIU Brooklyn Blackbirds Manhattan
Manhattan
Jaspers Marist Red Foxes Niagara Purple Eagles St. Bonaventure Bonnies St. Francis Brooklyn Terriers St. John's Red Storm Siena Saints Stony Brook Seawolves Syracuse Orange Wagner Seahawks

See also: Sports in New York City, Sports in Buffalo, Sports in Rochester, Sports in Syracuse, and Sports in New York'

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