The New York Rangers is one of three NHL franchises based in the New York metropolitan area. This legendary team has over 90 years of history under its belt. The Rangers were the first NHL team to win the Stanley Cup, additionally winning three other times in their franchise history. The team rivals the local New York Islanders and New Jersey Devils.
Since the New York Rangers have been around for so long, they are ordinarily considered part of the “Original Six.” This refers to the six teams that joined the NHL in the first decade of its establishment. The other five teams in the Original Six are the Boston Ruins, Chicago Blackhawks, Detroit Red Wings, Montreal Canadiens, and Toronto Maple Leafs.
Rangers fans can catch a glimpse of the team by watching a home game at the famed Madison Square Garden. At the Garden, the team has had numerous achievements and hold the fifth highest victory in NHL history. The team usually plays at the Garden.