It was also the rookie season of goalie , who made the even as the Rangers fell back to last place in the Conference, and finished out of the playoffs.
However, after winning the first game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Rangers lost Game 2 by four goals.
Even before our training camp opened we were widely known as Tex's Rangers, a name given us by George Daley, the sports editor of the New York Herald Tribune, and one that seemed likely to stick.
In September 2020, the Rangers bought out the final year of 's contract, ending his tenure in New York after 15 years.
The series then shifted to Toronto, where the Maple Leafs won the next two games, tying the series at two games apiece.
In the , the Rangers wore a cream jersey combining classic and current styles.
The Rangers bounced back and they won the next three games, allowing the Canucks just four goals.
Losing the Edge: The Rise and Fall of the Stanley Cup Champion New York Rangers.