New York Rangers Logo – New York Rangers is a team of professional ice hockey located in the city of New York, State of New York (United States). He currently plays in the National Hockey League, framed in the Atlantic Division. The team was founded in 1926, and since its inception has been part of the NHL. In season 1927/28 was the first American club to take over the Stanley Cup, and during the 1930’s developed his best time to play with two more league titles (1932-1933 and 1939-1940) and a runner-up. After was part of the Original Six, a group of six teams that played in the NHL from 1942 until the expansion of 1967.
Despite being one of the most storied teams in the NHL, New York Rangers only won four Stanley Cup After decades without success, the franchise returned to the path of victories in the 1990’s, with several championships and Division their last league title, made in 1993/94 season.
The franchise was born as a result of the acceptance of New York Americans, the first team of the City of New York who joined the National Hockey League in 1925. The good attendance at their games in Madison Square Garden was the president of the stadium, Tex Rickard, to develop a second club even though he promised the Americans that would be the only hockey team to play there. The league awarded a franchise expansion from the season 1926/27, which from the beginning was controlled by Rickard.
To compete against the Americans, Rickard $ 50,000 invested and focused on the signing of promising players. To lead the team was hired at first to Conn Smythe. He was in charge of preparing a competitive, but resigned weeks before the season by a disagreement with the president of the club, Col. John S. Hammond. Smyhte days later would become the owner of Toronto Maple Leafs. Instead, Tex Richard hired as new coach to Lester Patrick, who remained at the helm for 13 years. At that time the press began to dub the new team as Tex’s Rangers. The name pleased the founder, who ended up calling the New York Rangers franchise.