History

NEW YORK, NY - MAY 31: Geoff Courtnall #14 of the Vancouver Canucks skates on the ice during Game 1 of the 1994 Stanley Cup Finals against the New York Rangers on May 31, 1994 at the Madison Square Garden in New York, New York. (Photo by B Bennett/Getty Images)

On June 9 in Rangers history: An opportunity to win the Cup is lost

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On June 8 in NYR history: A Rangers-Islanders trade

On June 7 in NYR history: Brian Leetch gets the Calder Trophy

On June 6 in NYR history: Who’s the new coach???

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June 5 in NYR history: A trivia quiz answer birthday

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Gump Worsley, goalkeeper for the New York Rangers,. (Photo by Robert Riger/Getty Images)

On June 4 in NYR history: Most players in one trade

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GLENDALE, AZ - JANUARY 06: Head coach Alain Vigneault of the New York Rangers watches from the bench during the first period of the NHL game against the Arizona Coyotes at Gila River Arena on January 6, 2018 in Glendale, Arizona. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

On June 3 in NYR history: Back to the Stanley Cup Final

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Don Maloney #12 of the New York Rangers skates against the New York Islander(Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

On June 2 in NYR history: Fred Shero takes over

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CHICAGO, IL - JUNE 23: Glen Sather of the New York Rangers attends the 2017 NHL Draft at the United Center on June 23, 2017 in Chicago, Illinois. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

On June 1 in NYR history: Glen Sather takes over

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Canadian professional hockey players and Montreal Canadiens teammates Doug Harvey (#2) (1924 - 1989) and Dickie Moore (#12) attempt to block an opposing player from the Toronto Maple Leafs as a Canadiens player skates away with the puck during a game, late 1950s or early 1960s. (Photo by Robert Riger/Getty Images)

On May 31 in NYR history: A player coach for the Blueshirts

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - MAY 15: Artemi Panarin #10 of the New York Rangers celebrates his game winning overtime goal against the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game Seven of the First Round of the 2022 Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 15, 2022 in New York City. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

New York Rangers: A history of game 7’s

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NEW YORK, NY - MAY 29: Henrik Lundqvist #30 of the New York Rangers hugs Brandon Prust #8 of the Montreal Canadiens after defeating the Montreal Canadiens in Game Six to win the Eastern Conference Final in the 2014 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden on May 29, 2014 in New York City. The New York Rangers defeated the Montreal Canadiens 1 to 0. (Photo by Mike Stobe/Getty Images)

On May 29 in NYR history: A classic 1-0 series clincher

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TORONTO, ON - DECEMBER 23: Wilf Paiement #99 of the Toronto Maple Leafs skates against Warren Miller #27 of the Hartford Whalers during NHL game action on December 23, 1980 at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Graig Abel/Getty Images)

On May 28 in NYR history : Their first college players drafted

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - FEBRUARY 22: New York Rangers Alumni Stephane Matteau attends Ronald McDonald House New York's 25th Annual Skate With The Greats at The Rink at Rockefeller Center on February 22, 2019 in New York City. (Photo by Monica Schipper/Getty Images for Ronald McDonald House New York)

On May 27 in NYR history: Matteau makes history

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TORONTO, ON - JANUARY 12: Rick Middleton #16 of the Boston Bruins skates against Jim Benning #3 of the Toronto Maple Leafs during NHL game action on January, 1983 at Maple Leaf Gardens in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Graig Abel/Getty Images)

On May 26 in NYR history: Worst trade in team history

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E.RUTHERFORD, NEW JERSEY - JANUARY 4: Mark Messier, of the New York Rangers, turns up ice with Devils Peter Stastny behind him during the game with the New Jersey Devils in East Rutherford, New Jersey, United States on January 4, 1992 (Photo by Steve Crandall/Getty Images)

On May 25 in NYR history: Messier’s legendary guarantee

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Phil Esposito of the New York Rangers watches the play during NHL game (Photo by Graig Abel/Getty Images)

On May 24 in NYR history: Enough is enough, Trader Phil fired

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NEW YORK, NEW YORK - OCTOBER 16: David Quinn, head coach of the New York Rangers handles bench duties during the game against the Colorado Avalanche at Madison Square Garden on October 16, 2018 in New York City. The Rangers defeated the Avalanche 3-2 in the shootout. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

On May 23 in NYR history: David Quinn hired out of college ranks

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TAMPA, FL - MAY 22: Tyler Johnson #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning faces off against Dominic Moore #28 of the New York Rangers to start Game Four of the Eastern Conference Finals during the 2015 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at Amalie Arena on May 22, 2015 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Mike Carlson/Getty Images)

On May 22 in NYR history: Eastern Conference Finals even up

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MONTREAL, QU - MAY 21: Serge Savard #18 of the Montreal Canadiens holds over his head the Stanley Cup after the Canadiens defeated the New York Rangers in the NHL Stanley Cup Finals 4 games to 1 on May 21, 1979 at the Montreal Forum in Montreal, Quebec. Savard's playing career went from 1966-83. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

On May 21 in NYR history: A magical run comes to an end

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23 May 1997: Center Eric Lindros of the Philadelphia Flyers (center) attempts to score on New York Rangers goaltender Mike Richter during a playoff game at Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York. The Flyers won the game, 3-2.

On May 20 in NYR history: Passing of the torch

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NEWARK, NJ - MAY 19: Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers celebrates his third period goal in Game Three of the Eastern Conference Final against the New Jersey Devils during the 2012 NHL Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Prudential Center on May 19, 2012 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

May 19 in Rangers history: Kreider sets an NHL record

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16 May 1997: Center Wayne Gretzky of the New York Rangers skates down the ice during a playoff game against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Corestates Center in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The Flyers won the game 3-1.

On May 18 in NYR history: One last Gretzky playoff hat trick

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MONTREAL, QC - MAY 17: Chris Kreider #20 of the New York Rangers goes in on Carey Price #31 of the Montreal Canadiens in Game One of the Eastern Conference Final during the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs at the Bell Centre on May 17, 2014 in Montreal, Canada. The Rangers defeated the Canadiens 7-2. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

On May 17 in NYR history: Chris Kreider vs Carey Price

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On May 16 in NYR history: The Rangers are born

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Jun 1994: The New York Rangers celebrate Mandatory Credit: Mike Powell /Allsport

Game 7s and the New York Rangers

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NEW YORK - CIRCA 1979: Ron Duguay #10 of the New York Rangers faces off against Jacques Lemaire #25 of the Montreal Canadiens during an NHL Hockey game circa 1979 at Madison Square Garden in the Manhattan borough of New York City. Duguay's playing career went from 1977-99. (Photo by Focus on Sport/Getty Images)

On May 15 in NYR history: Not a good day for the playoffs

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UNIONDALE, NY - DECEMBER 11: Members of 'Nordiques Nation' cheer during the NHL game between the New York Islanders and the Atlanta Thrashers on December 11, 2010 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. Over 1,100 fans from Quebec attended the game to prove their support for an NHL team. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)

On May 14 in NYR history: The last game in Quebec City

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