Founded in 1926 as an expansion team, the New York Rangers are one of the oldest teams in the NHL, and one of the “Original Six” teams that made up the NHL from 1942 until the 1967 expansion. The Rangers were the first NHL franchise in the United States to win the Stanley Cup in 1928, and they would go on to win the Cup 3 more times, in 1933, 1940, and 1994. The team has also won 7 Division titles, most recently in 2015.
New York Rangers Ticket Holders watched the team struggle from the 1940s through the 1960s, but the team started making it into post-season play in the 1970s. The Rangers even advanced to the Stanley Cup finals in 1972 and 1979, but lost both times to the Bruins and the Canadiens, respectively.
In 1994, the New York Rangers captured their first Stanley Cup in more than 50 years thanks to a team led by all-star center Mark Messier, defenseman Brian Leetch, and left wing Adam Graves. Following the 1994 season however, the team entered into a 7-year postseason drought.
New York Rangers Ticket Holders would see the franchise return to the play-offs in 2006, and in 2012, win its first division title in 17 years. In 2014, the team earned a spot in the Stanley Cup finals for the first time in 20 years, but lost to the Los Angeles Kings in 5 games. The Rangers posted the best record in the NHL and returned to the conference finals the following season, but lost a 7-game series to the Tampa Bay Lightning.
The New York Rangers have played at the same stadium, the famed Madison Square Garden, throughout its entire history. Rangers’ fans can find tickets to every home game at Golden Tickets.