15 Best Players of New York Rangers of All-Time in History (2022)

This is a list of all-time great New York Rangers players. The Rangers have a long and illustrious history, but one marred by near misses.

15. Walt Tkaczuk

Walter Robert Bogdan Tkaczuk is a former Canadian ice hockey centre who spent fourteen seasons with the New York Rangers in the NHL.

14. Brian Leetch

Brian Joseph Leetch is an American former professional ice hockey defenseman who spent 18 seasons with the New York Rangers in the National Hockey League.

13. John Vanbiesbrouck

John Vanbiesbrouck, sometimes known as "the Beezer" and "JVB," is an ice hockey executive and former player in the United States.

12. Ron Greschner

Ronald John Greschner is a retired professional ice hockey defenseman from Canada who spent 16 seasons in the National Hockey League.

11. Phil Esposito

Philip Anthony Esposito OC is a former professional ice hockey executive, coach, and player from Canada.

10. Vic Hadfield

Victor Edward Hadfield is a retired professional ice hockey player from Canada. He was a member of the National Hockey League for sixteen years.

9. Mike Gartner

Michael Alfred Gartner is a retired professional ice hockey right winger from Canada who spent 19 seasons in the NHL.

8. Jean Ratelle

Yvon Joseph Gilbert Jean Ratelle is a retired ice hockey player for the New York Rangers and the Boston Bruins in Canada.

7. Eddie Giacomin

Edward "Ed" Giacomin is a former professional ice hockey goaltender for the New York Rangers in Canada.

6. Adam Graves

Adam Scott Graves is a former professional hockey player from Canada. He played for the New York Rangers of the National Hockey League for ten years.

5. Brad Park

Brad Park is a retired professional ice hockey player from Canada. Park was a defenseman for the New York Rangers in the National Hockey League.

4. Henrik Lundqvist

Henrik Lundqvist is a former professional ice hockey goalkeeper from Sweden. His whole 15-year career was spent with the New York Rangers.

3. Mike Richter

Michael Thomas Richter is a former professional ice hockey goaltender from the United States. He spent his whole NHL career with the New York Rangers.

2. Rod Gilbert

Rodrigue Gabriel Gilbert was a professional ice hockey player from Canada who spent his whole career with the NHL's New York Rangers.

1. Mark Messier

Mark John Douglas Messier OC is a retired National Hockey League (NHL) professional ice hockey centre from Canada.