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Bergen Record - Rangers fall to Canadiens, 1-0, but turn attention to Flyers New York Post – Rangers drop finale, set to host Flyers in playoffs Daily News - Ryan McDonagh is ‘ready to go’ when NY Rangers face Flyers in first round of playoffs Daily News - Mark Messier’s guarantee during NY Rangers’ run to the Stanley Cup turns 20 New York Times –  Shanahan Made...
Via NY Rangers Blog
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Bruins Win Presidents’ Trophy For First Time Since 1989-90 (Video)

The Boston Bruins defeated the Buffalo Sabres 4-1 at TD Garden on Saturday afternoon to clinch the Presidents’ Trophy with the NHL’s best record. This is the second time that the Bruins have won this award and the first since 1989-90, when they lost to Mark Messier and the Edmonton Oilers in the Stanley Cup Final. Winning the Presidents’ Trophy means the B’s will have home...
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Messier kind-of-sort-of endorses the Rangers’ contending status

I believe that the New York Post's Brett Cyrgalis snagged this quip from a certain Mark Messier, regarding the New York Rangers' Stanley Cup chances, to get people talking, so enjoy: “They’re definitely playing well at the right time of year,” Messier, now a paid consultant to the Oilers, told The Post over the phone, as part of a media tour for the Can-Am Spyder...
Via Kukla's Korner
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Messier is really good at guaranteeing stuff

Back in 1994, New York Rangers' captain Mark Messier guaranteed victory against the New Jersey Devils in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Rangers won that game, they won game 7, and they went on to win the Stanley Cup a couple of weeks later.In this new commercial for the Can-Am Spyder, Messier is continuing his tradition of guaranteeing things. I's...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Mark Messier not worried about Rangers, sees big second half coming

It has been almost 20 years since the New York Rangers last won the Stanley Cup, 20 years since Mark Messier cemented himself as a legend in the Big Apple. The mere mention of his name is enough to lift the spirits of a Rangers fan With the Rangers limping along under first-year head coach Alain Vigneault this season, it almost feels like a heck of a lot longer than 20 years since...
Via Pro Sports Daily
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Messier is CEO for new ice center in Bronx

Mark Messier is the new chief executive officer of the Kingsbridge National Ice Center in the Bronx, which when constructed will be the world's largest ice sports facility. Messier, a Hockey Hall of Famer who captained the New York Rangers to the 1994 Stanley Cup title, will oversee the center's development and operation, including its free educational and sports programs...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Messier receives Order of Hockey in Canada

Mark Messier was one of three recipients of the Order of Hockey in Canada for his contributions to the game. Messier, who won six Stanley Cups during a Hall of Fame career with Edmonton, the New York Rangers and Vancouver, was honored along with Paul Henderson and coach Dave King. During a two-hour ceremony held on Parliament Hill, Messier broke down as he spoke of the national...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Messier Wins Arbitration Against Canucks

An interminable arbitration proceeding between Mark Messier and the Vancouver Canucks has been decided in Messier’s favor with the Hall of Famer being awarded $6 million. The dispute dates back to Messier’s uninspiring tenure with the Canucks from 1997-2000.   Messier only played for three of the five years of his contract and was bought out for $2 million. The contract originally...
August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Mark Messier Wins $6 Million Arbitration Case Against the Vancouver Canucks

Brad Ziemer of the Vancouver Sun fills us in on former Rangers captain Mark Messier winning a case against the Vancouver Canucks for $6 million in deferred money from his brief stint with the team. Messier left New York in the summer of 1997 to sign a five-year contract with Vancouver for $6 million a season. Messier exercised a clause in his contract after the third season and was...
Via NY Rangers Blog
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Mark Messier Believes Vancouver Canucks Still Owe Him Money From 2000

Mark Messier stopped playing for the Vancouver Canucks way back in 2000. But according to the former captain, the Canucks still may owe him some money for his services. Messier seems to believe that his contract included certain clauses guaranteeing him more money, according to the Vancouver Province. The Canucks have arranged for an arbitrator to hear the case in the spring to determine...
December 17, 2011  |  Discuss

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