New York Rangers forward Andy Bathgate poses in the locker room at New York’s Madison Square Garden, on November 12, 1961. He is holding the puck that accounted for the 200th goal of his career, which he scored against the Chicago Black Hawks. (AP Photo)
Rangers Trading Their Captain? It’s Happened Before
If the Rangers send Ryan Callahan packing at the trade deadline, it wouldn’t be the first time the Blueshirts traded away their captain.
Callahan has served as the Rangers captain since 2011-12 (Rich Kane/Icon SMI)
Of the 25 team captains throughout their 88-year history, they’ve traded f…
New York Rangers goalie Lorne Worsley and Andy Bathgate, right, shower at New York’s Madison Square Garden, March 14, 1962 after game with the Detroit Red Wings. Bathgate’s second goal of the evening on a rare penalty shot brought New York a 3-2 victory and a 2-point lead over the Red Wings in their bid for fourth place and last playoff shot. The two goals gave Bathgate 80 points for the season. (AP Photo/Marty Lederhandler)
The National Hockey League had a full slate of three games for the U.S. Thanksgiving evening and all contests produced some very interesting results.
In Chicago, a travel-weary Toronto Maple Leaf team played perhaps its most complete game of the season in doubling the score on the Black Hawks…