Henrik Lundqvist's style -- both on and off the ice -- doesn't mesh with Mike Richter. Ryan Callahan lacks a Stanley Cup title, let alone the five Mark Messier had on his resume. John Tortorella is certainly as fiery as Mike Keenan, although the two don't look much alike.
Comparisons have certainly been drawn between this year's New York Rangers and the 1994 team, a Blue Shirt squad that excised a 54-year Stanley Cup drought.
"It's a little early to mention ourselves with those guys," Lundqvist told FOXSports.com. "They accomplished so much. The Rangers have such a great history and, of course, people are going to compare us. That's always flattering and it's an honor."
The Rangers, who open play against the Ottawa Senators at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, finished atop the Eastern Conference standings this season for the first time since that 1994 team, two points from the President's Trophy won by the Vancouver Canucks. The years since New York's last Cup run have been fra...