Category Archives: Forever Blueshirts Flashbacks

Happy Anniversary: Celebrating the 1994 New York Rangers

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Team raising Stanley Cup along ticker-tape parade route. (Nancy Siesel/The New York Times)

June 14th, 1994 is likely the greatest moment for any Rangers fan. That night, the Rangers ended a curse that lasted 54 years and lifted Lord Stanley’s Cup high above their heads. Here are some of our very best posts on that great night. Read more

Lesser Known Rangers – Volume 9

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So, here we are. New coach, new plan, and a team that is not too far from the brink of contention. It’s a good time to be a Rangers fan, then again, it’s ALWAYS good to be a Rangers fan. As the Rangers are getting ready to build a team that has youth as it’s core, mixed with veteran leadership, there are players needed to fill in the gaps. Sometimes, these role players are key cogs within the team and some are just filler for a brief time and fade away into oblivion. You know EXACTLY where this is headed. We’re going to take a look at three more players who essentially faded away, but still donned a blueshirt, so here goes nothing.

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Lesser Known Rangers – Volume 8

 

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The regular season has ended and the Rangers are not in the playoffs. Sorry for the grim reminder, but it’s the truth. This is a good thing, as the Rangers will have a chance at a high draft pick. This pick can either help the franchise or become a candidate for another one of these articles down the line. The previous season gave us some interesting names that could potentially qualify as future Lesser Known Rangers like David Desharnais, Cody McLeod, Paul Carey, Ryan Sproul and so forth. So, as we begin the playoffs and descent into the summer, here is another edition of Lesser Known Rangers.

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Lesser Known Rangers – Olympic Edition

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Ah, Yes! The Winter Olympics are here and there’s nothing like watching the best and the brightest vie for Olympic gold! I cannot wait to see Connor McDavid and Auston Matthews battle it out for North American supremacy, or Henrik Lundqvist carry Sweden! Lets the games…..oh wait. Read more

Lesser Known Rangers – Volume 6

 

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90 years of existence, the Rangers have had a plethora of players come and go through the gates of Madison Square Garden. Some names are known and some not so popular and some you probably had no idea played for the Rangers or didn’t even remember their time here. Lesser Known Rangers dives into this topic by looking into players to whom you had no idea donned a Blueshirt. So strap yourselves in and prepare to take a trip down obscure hockey player avenue! Let’s begin!

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Lesser Known Rangers – Volume 5

 

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90 years of existence, the Rangers have had a plethora of players come and go through the gates of Madison Square Garden. Some names known and some not so popular and some you probably had no idea played for the Rangers, or didn’t even remember their time here. Lesser Known Rangers dives into this topic by looking into players to whom you had no idea donned a Blueshirt. So strap yourselves in and prepare to take a trip down obscure hockey player avenue! Let’s begin!

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Lesser Known Rangers: Volume 4

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90 years of existence, the Rangers have had a plethora of players come and go through the gates of Madison Square Garden. Some names known and some not so popular and some you probably had no idea played for the Rangers, or didn’t even remember their time here. Lesser Known Rangers dives into this topic by looking into players to whom you had no idea donned a Blueshirt. So strap yourselves in and prepare to take a trip down obscure hockey player avenue! Let’s begin! Read more

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