For the past 86 years New York Rangers fans have seen plenty of players come and go. Thousands of players have played in Madison Square Garden and have sported the lettering of “Rangers” across their chest.
Playing for an original six franchise is such an honor, however, that honor also comes with pressure. Not only do you have to play for a team with so much great history, you also have to play in front of some of the most critical fans in the world. There have been plenty of players who have come off that ice being booed by fans, and been ripped apart by the local newspapers the next day.
However, it’s not all bad.
Some Rangers have heard their names being chanted through the roof by the fans. Some even have had the honor of seeing their name and number immortalized forever when they look high atop Madison Square Garden.
Here are 15 Blueshirts that will never be forgotten and will always be loved by the Rangers franchise and their fans.