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Retro Rangers: The Bathgate Trade

For many years Andy Bathgate was the Rangers’ lone superstar. A product of the same Guelph Biltmore pipeline that brought players like Harry Howell and Lou Fontinato to New York. Bathgate played 719 games over ...
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Retro Rangers: Remembering Marcel Paille

Like many netminders of the pre-expansion era, Marcel Paille had the great misfortune of trying to break into the NHL during what many consider to be the Golden Age of Goaltending. Those were the days of the Or...
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Retro Rangers: Reminiscing with Jack Egers

by George Grimm Armed with a slapshot that earned him the nickname "Smokey" because it was said he could "knock the sap out of the wood of his stick”, Jack Egers was destined for stardom. Unfortunately a serie...
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Retro Rangers: A Penalty Killing Clinic

by George Grimm During the Emile Francis era, the New York Rangers always took great pride in their penalty killing. They practiced it repeatedly throughout the season and it paid off very well for them in the...