Ah, August; the month of anticipation. Why do I say this? Well, hockey is a little more than a month away and those Rangers fans that root for the Mets are eagerly anticipating another sport that can draw their attention away from the dumpster fire that is in Queens. What the beginning of training camp and the early stages of a new season brings forth is obscure players going in and out of the Blueshirts locker room. Some stay for the season and some do not. Let’s take a look at a few players that will make you say:”Did he really play for the Rangers?”
Category Archives: Forever Blueshirts Flashbacks
The Rangers and Islanders are a bitter rival. I recently went to the renovated Nassau Coliseum and recalled one of the greatest Rangers games I’ve ever seen. Read more
The New York Rangers are an original six team and have therefore seen some changes to their jersey since 1926. Below I will describe the transition of the jersey throughout history, and how it kept pace with a rapidly evolving NHL. Much of the information that I was able to gather came from nhluniforms.com Read more
You know, it’s incredible how when looking at rosters for research for this article, how many obscure names you can come by, some you can vividly remember and some you don’t. Seeing as the Rangers have been around since the days before World War II, many people have come and gone through Madison Square Garden and donned a blueshirt. So, strap yourselves in and grab a coffee, as we go down memory lane and take a look at some Ranger players you more than likely forgot… Read more
Every team has their share of embarrassing moments, so we decided to find a few gems from the Rangers archives to share with you. Read more
It was the summer of 1997 and over the Rangers fax machine an image of a middle finger came through. The message was a direct F.U. for trying to sign the Colorado Avalanche’s biggest star, Joe Sakic to a RFA offer sheet. Read more
The New York Rangers are an organization seeking excellence in putting together an elite team for the upcoming 2018-19 rebuild season. Read more
HAPPY INDEPENDENCE DAY!!
It is that time of year again. The time of year where every Red, White, and Blue blooded American gets together with family, friends, and neighbors and celebrates the Independence of the United States of America by drinking beer, watching baseball, swimming, and shooting off fireworks. While hockey may not be the first thing you associate America with, there is no doubt that some of the greatest moments in American sports history have come from hockey. In celebration of Independence Day, here are my Top Five goals by American Hockey Players, with only a slight bias towards the Rangers.
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
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.