100 Ranger Greats: Superstars, Unsung Heroes and Colorful Characters Hardcover – October 12, 2009
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From the Inside Flap
From the uppermost reaches of Madison Square Garden to the subway platforms below, in living rooms and in taxicabs, it's a debate that's been raging for over eight decades and now continues on the pages of 100 Ranger Greats.
Authors Russ Cohen, John Halligan and Adam Raider scoured the Rangers' all-time roster to bring you the 100 men who each left an indelible mark on the game as a member of New York's "Original Six" hockey club.
From Bill Cook and Lorne (Gump) Worsley to Jaromir Jagr and Henrik Lundqvist, the players who have best exemplified the club motto "pride, passion and tradition" are profiled and ranked in this very special publication created just for Rangers fans, perhaps the most fiercely loyal (and opinionated) fans in all of sports.
Lavishly illustrated and full of colorful anecdotes and compelling facts, 100 Ranger Greats will provoke, entertain, and enlighten Rangers fans of all ages. This could be the most complete history of the Broadway Blueshirts ever written.
About the Author
The author of three previous books about the Rangers and a 2007 recipient of the prestigious Lester Patrick Trophy for outstanding service to hockey in the United States, John Halligan spent 24 years with the New York Rangers as Public Relations Director, Business Manager and Vice President of Communications. He lives in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.
Adam Raider's career as a journalist began in 1997 at The Winsted Journal newspaper. Since then, he has covered the NHL for numerous publications including The Hockey News, Hockey Business News, Hockey Digest and Street & Smith's Sports Business Journal. Raider is also a former columnist and contributing editor at the New England Hockey Journal. He lives in West Hartford, Connecticut.