Mark Messier

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DeBoer: Devils’ Best Against Rangers To Come In Game 6

Eighteen years ago, Mark Messier set the stage for one of sports’ most dramatic moments. Suddenly-fiery Devils coach Peter DeBoer almost went there, too.

05/25/2012

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Facing Elimination, John Tortorella Expects Best From Rangers In Game 6

If confidence can be conveyed in words, then the Rangers seem loaded with it as their season hangs in the balance.

05/25/2012

New York center Mark Messier takes a break during the Rangers practice before a Stanley Cup final game versus the Vancouver Canucks in Vancouver. (credit: Glenn Cratty/ALLSPORT)

Silverman: Nothing Guaranteed For Rangers

When the Rangers take the ice Friday night in Newark, they will find themselves in the same position that the 1994 Stanley Cup champions were when they faced the Devils in the Eastern Conference Finals.

05/24/2012

Carl Hagelin of the New York Rangers and Marek Zidlicky of the New Jersey Devils hustle for the puck. (Photo by Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Rangers-Devils Rivalry Renewed

The ‘Hudson River Rivalry’ resumes on Monday as the Rangers and Devils will begin Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals.

WFAN–05/13/2012

Brian Boyle of the Rangers. (credit: Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Brian Boyle, Outlaw To Senators Fans, Rangers’ Icon

Only the strong survive in the NHL playoffs. Boyle has become the villain in the eyes of Senators fans while lifting himself to iconic status among Rangers backers.

WFAN–04/17/2012

Ryan Callahan and Derek Jeter (Photos by Nick Laham and Christopher Pasatieri/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Ryan Callahan Is ‘The Derek Jeter’ Of The Rangers

Ryan Callahan’s value to the Rangers can only be compared to one player in sports and that’s Derek Jeter of the Yankees.

WFAN–03/22/2012

Wayne Gretzky #99 of the New York Rangers waves to the crowd from the ice after playing in his final career game against the Pittsburgh Penguins at the Madison Square Garden on April 18, 1999 in New York City, New York. Gretzky played an energetic final game and added an assist on Brian Leetch's power-play goal although the Rangers finally lost to the Penguins 2-1 in overtime. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)

Hartnett: Remembering Wayne Gretzky’s Rangers Years

‘The Great One,’ Wayne Gretzky turns 51 today. During a dark time in Rangers’ history, Gretzky illuminated Madison Square Garden.

WFAN–01/26/2012

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Messier’s Rangers Lose To Lindros’ Flyers In 2012 Winter Classic Alumni Game

Mark Messier, Brian Leetch, Adam Graves and Stephane Matteau were among the former Rangers who returned for this reunion, also having won the franchise’s last Stanley Cup in 1994.

WFAN–12/31/2011

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B&C Morning Show: Mark Messier Is A Sharp-Dressed Man

After hearing Craig make fun of Boomer about his love of the sport of hockey and then hearing Craig take a direct shot at his wardrobe, Mark Messier finally had enough.

WFAN–12/14/2011

Former New York Ranger Mark Messier reacts after finishing the the 42nd ING New York City Marathon on November 6, 2011 in New York City. (Photo by Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

B&C Morning Show: Mark Messier Is A Stickler For The Rules

A little vertigo after the New York City Marathon didn’t stop the Rangers ‘Captain’ from showing-up at MSG for last night’s Rangers-Jets game dressed to the nines, which caught Craig’s attention.

WFAN–11/07/2011

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Messier Among The Celebrities Running The NYC Marathon

So he followed in the footsteps of 1994 Stanley Cup champion teammates Mike Richter and Adam Graves by completing the New York City Marathon.

WFAN–11/06/2011

Apolo Ohno at a New York City Marathon press conference in Central Park - New York, NY - Nov 3, 2011 (credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Gold Medal Speed Skater Apolo Ohno Running In NYC Marathon For Special Olympics

Mark Messier isn’t the only skater running in this year’s New York City Marathon.

11/04/2011

Former New York Rangers captain Mark Messier attends a press conference about the 2011 New York City Marathon in Central Park - New York, NY - Nov 3, 2011 (credit: Andy Kropa/Getty Images)

Former New York Rangers Star Mark Messier Running In NYC Marathon For 9/11 Kids

Instead of lacing skates, a Rangers great will be lacing up his sneakers on Sunday.

11/04/2011

John Tortorella (Photo by Rick Stewart/Getty Images)

Hartnett: No Reason For Rangers Fans To Be Alarmed

Rangers fans voiced their disgust during Thursday’s home opener but John Tortorella has a solid plan. While it may be a work in progress, Sean Avery is not the answer.

WFAN–10/28/2011

Vancouver Canucks center Ryan Kesler (17) and New York Rangers defenseman Ryan McDonagh (27) fight for control of the puck during third period NHL hockey action at Rogers Arena in Vancouver, British Columbia Tuesday, Oct. 18, 2011. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press - Jonathan Hayward)

Hartnett: Rangers’ Outlook Bright After Historic Victory Over Canucks

The Rangers’ victory over the Canucks was their first in the city of Vancouver since October 1997. Their inspired third period play against the defending Western Conference champions is a huge step in the right direction.

WFAN–10/19/2011

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