Celebrating the Past, Present and Future of New York Rangers Hockey


Adam Raider is an author and communications professional. He was born and raised in Yonkers, New York, and studied English at the University of Hartford, specializing in creative writing and film studies, with a minor in petty theft.

His first paid writing job was reporting for The Winsted Journal, a weekly newspaper in Connecticut’s rural Northwest Corner. There, he covered government, education and crime.

​A passionate hockey fan who shares a birthday with Bruins legend Bobby Orr, Adam eventually left the community newspaper business to embark on a new career as a freelance sportswriter. His work appeared in national magazines like The Hockey NewsHockey Digest and Street & Smith’s Sports Business Journal.

Adam has authored or co-authored three books on professional hockey: 100 Ranger Greats, Frozen in Time: A Minnesota North Stars History and 100 Things Rangers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die.

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A hockey prospects and collectibles expert, Russ Cohen has covered the sport for numerous publications and websites including NHL.com, FoxSports.com, Beckett HockeyCanadian Sports CollectorGoalie News, and The Hockey News.

For over a decade, the North Massapequa, New York native has hosted a weekly hockey prospect show on NHL Network Radio and appears weekly on WLIE Radio as an NHL reporter.

In addition to his work on 100 Things Rangers Fans Should Know & Do Before They Die, Russ is also the author of Strike Three, Baseball's Best Rookies, and The Winter Classic: The NHL’s Savior.

Having collaborated on two books about the Rangers, Russ and Adam are now working on Numbers Don't Lie: Behind the Biggest Numbers in Mets History, scheduled for release in Spring 2015.

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