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Harry Howell

Harry Howell (Hockey.  Born, Hamilton, Ont., Dec. 28, 1932.)  The career leader in games played for the Rangers (1,160), Henry Vernon Howell was a solid, stay-at-home defenseman who only once scored more than seven goals in his 17 seasons with the team.  Howell came to the Rangers in 1952 from Cincinnati (A.H.L.) as a product […]

Brad Park

Brad Park (Hockey.  Born, Toronto, Ont., July 6, 1948.)  As the team’s first high-scoring defenseman, Douglas Bradford Park made his mark on Rangers history in less than seven full seasons.  Park became the first Rangers backliner with a hat trick (Dec. 12, 1971, against Pittsburgh) and the first to score 20 goals in a season […]

Rod Gilbert

Rod Gilbert (Hockey.  Born, Montreal, P.Q., July l, 1941.)  Easily the most popular New York Ranger of his time, Rodrique Gabriel Gilbert was a heralded rookie who broke in during the Stanley Cup playoffs in 1962 and accumulated five points (with two goals) in four playoff games.  Only the second Ranger ever to play more […]

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