July 28, 1997: Tough Day for New York Rangers Fans

July 28, 1997, Mark Messier signs a three-year, $20 million contract with the Vancouver Canucks.  Two months earlier, an injury-plagued  New York Rangers team lost to Eric Lindros and Co. in the Stanley Cup Eastern Conference Finals.  Optimism was in the air for Rangers fans.  Until it wasn’t.

no mess

Margot Robbie knows the pain.  That’s pain only a Rangers fan knows.

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