Celebrating the Past, Present and Future of New York Rangers Hockey
A BOOK 88 YEARS IN THE MAKING
Under the guidance of legendary manager and coach Lester Patrick, the first New York Rangers squad took the ice in 1926. Today, the hockey club is inextricably woven into the fabric of the city’s colorful sporting history and, like all New York teams, has been analyzed, scrutinized, and celebrated by a legion of adoring fans. But even the most devoted Rangers supporters don’t know everything about their beloved Broadway Blueshirts.
In 100 Things Rangers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die, Adam Raider and Russ Cohen have collected the signature moments, traditions and achievements sure to educate and entertain true fans. Rejoice in the exploits of Rangers stars past and present, from Chris Kreider, Ryan McDonagh and Henrik Lundqvist to Mark Messier, Andy Bathgate and Frank Boucher.
Go behind enemy lines into Philadelphia, Newark, Boston and Pittsburgh to gather intel on the Rangers’ fiercest rivals. Meet Tex Rickard, the wily boxing promoter who founded the Rangers and was the inspiration for the team’s nickname. Learn the true stories behind some of the biggest trades in team history … and some blockbusters that fizzled out at the last moment. Journey to the basement fan cave of Bill Mudge for some tips on how to construct your own Miniature Square Garden. Enjoy a pint at one of the authors’ favorite watering holes to watch a game when the Rangers are on the road. Unbreakable team records, outrageous fan stories and challenging trivia round out this essential reference for anyone who bleeds Ranger blue.
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