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Vic Hadfield

Vic Hadfield (Hockey.  Born, Oakville, Ont., Oct. 4, 1940.)  As the rugged left winger on the GAG (goal-a-game) line with Rod Gilbert and Jean Ratelle, Victor Edward Hadfield had many chances for goals.  Hadfield never scored more than 26 in his first 10 seasons with the Rangers before 1971-72.  That year, however, his first as captain, […]

Adam Graves

Adam Graves (Hockey.  Born, Toronto, Ont., Apr. 12, 1968.)  Acquired as a free agent from Edmonton Sept. 3, 1991, by the Rangers, Adam Graves became, for a time, the biggest single-season goal scorer in Rangers history.  A solid, tough player who skated on the power play and penalty kill, Graves had only 23 goals in […]

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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