Greatest Sports Franchises: New York Rangers
Since the team’s foundation in 1926, the New York Rangers have built a rough-and-tough reputation for themselves. They were the first American NHL franchise to win the Stanley Cup, and the team’s legacy is as legendary as its arena: Madison Square Garden. After a decades-long drought, the Rangers won their fourth Stanley Cup in 1994. Throughout the team’s history, players like Brian Leetch, Eddie Giacomin, Wayne Gretzky, Mark Messier, Jaromir Jagr, Alexei Kovalev and Mike Richter have all donned a Rangers jersey. In this video, WatchMojo.com continues our series on the Greatest Sports Franchises of All Time with a look at the New York Rangers.