New York Rangers Collecting and Fan Guide

New York Rangers

Franchise Founded: 1926
Championships: 4
Team Collectibility Rating: 7.5


Overview

The New York Rangers play in the home of the NHL's largest market. As a result, the franchise's high profile and deep pockets has afforded them the opportunity to sign numerous legends of the game in their pursuit of ticket revenues and postseason success. Names like Mark Messier, Wayne Gretzky, Jaromir Jagr, Rick Nash and Martin St. Louis are just a handful of players the organization has signed to lucrative free agent deals through the years, and these stars are a huge reason the Rangers remain an appealing option for collectors.

As an 'Original Six' franchise, the Rangers have a storied history steeped with tradition, media spotlight and postseason drama. During the club's first 14 years in the league, they won the Stanley Cup championships. After their win in 1940, it would be 54 years before fans of the New York Rangers would once again see their team hoisting The Cup.

The 1993-94 Rangers, led by veteran Captain Mark Messier, defeated the Vancouver Canucks in seven games. The victory was not only the first for the franchise in the modern era but resulted in many other notable accomplishments. Messier became the first player to captain two different teams to a Stanley Cup championship. Brian Leetch became the first American-born player to win the Conn Smythe Award as the series' Most Valuable Player.

The timing of the Rangers' victory coincided with the recent fall of the Berlin Wall and the collapse of the Soviet Union. As a result, the NHL saw an influx of Russian-born players that was referred to in professional hockey circles as the "Russian Invasion." The Rangers added four of these transplants and they became the first Russian-born players to have their names engraved on The Cup. This group includes Alexander Karpovtsev, Alexei Kovalev, Sergei Nemchinov, and Sergei Zubov.

Collectors have plenty of options when it comes to merchandise and collectibles for the New York Rangers. Using the tabs above, check out the top Rangers' players to collect, top merchandise and jersey options, autograph guide, game tickets and the most watched New York Rangers cards and memorabilia on eBay.

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Another option for collectors looking to get autographs is TTM or "Through the Mail."  A complete guide to the process can be seen here: How to Get (Almost) Free Autographs Through the Mail.

Although the results are never guaranteed, Rangers' fans looking to take advantage of this can try their luck with current players and coaches using the following address:

"Insert Specific Player/Coach/Executive"
c/o New York Rangers
2 Pennsylvania Plaza #15
New York, NY 10121

Top eBay Listings

CALLAHAN NEW YORK RANGERS WINTER CLASSIC NHL HOCKEY JERSEY XXL
$199.99

NEW YORK RANGERS ALL STAR GAME 1994 PIN (b)
$8.00

RYAN CALLAHAN TEAM USA 2014 OLYMPICS NIKE JERSEY NEW YORK RANGERS
$299.99

RYAN CALLAHAN TEAM USA 2014 OLYMPICS NIKE JERSEY NEW YORK RANGERS
$299.99

RYAN CALLAHAN TEAM USA 2014 OLYMPICS NIKE JERSEY NEW YORK RANGERS
$299.99

:: RICK NASH NEW YORK RANGERS 14" x 24" CANVAS ART PRINT ::
$9.95

RYAN MCDONAGH TEAM USA 2014 OLYMPICS NIKE JERSEY NEW YORK RANGERS
$299.99

RYAN MCDONAGH TEAM USA 2014 OLYMPICS NIKE JERSEY NEW YORK RANGERS
$299.99

RYAN MCDONAGH TEAM USA 2014 OLYMPICS NIKE JERSEY NEW YORK RANGERS
$299.99

New York Rangers Women's Hooded V-Neck Pullover Long Sleeve White Large
$29.99

New York Rangers Women's Hooded 3 4 Sleeve Full Zip with Ruffles Blue Medium
$24.99

NHL New York Rangers Metal License Plate Frame Brand New
$14.99

New York Rangers Women's Short Sleeve Shirt Small Logo Blue Medium
$17.99

New York Rangers Men's Player Watch WTPLA7001 NHL Adult Black
$39.95

New York Rangers Women's Short Sleeve Shirt Blue Medium
$17.99

New York Rangers Blue 1970's 1980's Vintage Authentic On Ice 2.0 Pro Jersey
$199.99
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Fan Gear

New York Rangers Jerseys & Gear Guide

Looking for something to support your team? There are tons of options for New York Rangers' fans across all budgets. Normal retail price ranges are noted when available. View a complete breakdown of the jersey options using our detailed NHL jersey guide.

New York Rangers Jersey Guide

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New York Rangers T-Shirts & Hats

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Top eBay Listings

Old Time Sports Women's New York Rangers Frotten Long-Sleeve T-Shirt
$40.00

Old Time Sports Women's New York Rangers Frotten Long-Sleeve T-Shirt
$40.00

Old Time Sports Women's New York Rangers Frotten Long-Sleeve T-Shirt
$40.00

NEW YORK RANGERS NHL ADULT VELCRO HAT PRE SHAPE BRIM NEW CAP BY ZEPHYR G33
$18.88

AUTHENTIC NEW MITCHELL NESS NEW YORK RANGERS GREY CORDIROY SNAPBACK HAT CAP
$19.95

NEW YORK RANGERS NHL ADULT VELCRO HAT PRE SHAPE BRIM NEW CAP BY ZEPHYR G33
$18.88

NEW YORK RANGERS LARGE LONG SCARF NEW NEVER WORN
$12.95

Vintage 1990s New York Rangers NHL Blue Hockey Jersey Size XL Maska Air Knit CCM
$49.99

BNWOT Exclusive RANGERSTOWN New York Rangers 2015 playoff t-shirt! Sz XL
$19.99

New York Rangers T Shirt NHL Hockey Majestic Gray XL Extra Large NEW Awesome
$7.49

Antigua New York Rangers Women's Ice Jacket
$54.99

Antigua New York Rangers Women's Ice Jacket
$54.99

Antigua New York Rangers Women's Ice Jacket
$54.99

Antigua New York Rangers Women's Ice Jacket
$54.99

Antigua New York Rangers Women's Ice Jacket
$54.99

NEW WITH TAGS VINTAGE OFFICIAL NHL NEW YORK RANGERS VISOR BEANIE OSFA
$9.99
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Cards

New York Rangers Hockey Card Guide

While much of their collecting appeal comes from their previous title teams, the Rangers are back among the best teams in the league and offer collectors a wide variety of top-level players. View cards for the top former and current members of the New York Rangers below.

Top Former Players & Coaches

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Other All-Time Great New York Rangers

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Ivan Johnson, Bryan Hextall, Walt Tkaczuk, Bun Cook, Vic Hadfield, David Kerr, Bill Cook, Frank Boucher, Lorne Worsley, Ron Greschner, Brad Park, Jean Ratelle

Top Current Players & Prospects

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Autographs

New York Rangers Autograph Guide

When shopping for autographed items, it is highly recommended to only purchased signed pieces that have been authenticated by a reputable company. Top options include PSA, JSA, Mounted Memories, UDA, Panini Authentic and Tristar.

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Signed New York Rangers Photographs

NY Rangers Team Signed Photos

Signed New York Rangers Jerseys

NY Rangers Team Signed Jersey

Signed New York Rangers Pucks

NY Rangers Team Signed Pucks

Signed New York Rangers Sticks

NY Rangers Team Signed Stick

Top eBay Listings

Brad Richards New York Rangers Signed Autographed New York Rangers Logo Puck
$39.99

Brad Richards New York Rangers Signed 2012 Winter Classic Puck Rangers Flyers
$39.99

Brad Richards New York Rangers Signed Autographed Home Action 8x10
$24.99

Brad Richards New York Rangers Signed Autographed Home Action 16x20
$39.99

Brad Richards New York Rangers Signed 2012 Winter Classic Action 8x10 Flyers
$24.99

Brad Richards New York Rangers Signed 2012 Winter Classic Action 16x20 Flyers
$39.99

*WAYNE GRETZKY*SIGNED*AUTOGRAPHED*NEW YORK*RANGERS*SPORTS ILLUSTRATED*
$158.00

Brad Richards New York Rangers Signed Winter Classic Faceoff vs Giroux 8x10
$24.99

1992 FLEER ULTRA WAYNE GRETZKY PSA DNA CERTIFIED AUTOGRAPH AUTO SIGNED L A KINGS
$249.49

Brad Richards New York Rangers Signed Winter Classic Faceoff vs Giroux 16x20
$39.99

Brad Richards New York Rangers Signed 2012 Winter Classic Celebration 8x10
$24.99

Brad Richards New York Rangers Signed 2012 Winter Classic Celebration 16x20
$39.99

Brad Richards New York Rangers Signed Autographed Away Action 8x10
$24.99

PHIL ESPOSITO Signed NEW YORK RANGERS 8X10 Photo w COA #2
$49.95

Brad Richards signed New York Rangers puck COA
$59.99

ROD GILBERT Signed NEW YORK RANGERS 8X10 Photo w COA
$74.95
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Tickets

New York Rangers Game Tickets

If you are looking for tickets to see the New York Rangers play, it might be an overwhelming experience. Luckily for fans, NHL teams play a ton of games, all over the country. After selecting a specific game, the first thing to decide is how much you want to spend and where you want to sit in the stadium.

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From there, it can get messy given all the choices for purchasing tickets. With that in mind, we have complied the best options for buying tickets. Simply follow the links below to each ticket source for available New York Rangers tickets. Be aware that the NHL regular season basically runs from October until the end of April. The playoffs continue until late June.

Hot List

New York Rangers Hot List

Check out the most watched New York Rangers cards, gear and memorabilia on eBay. The guide is constantly updated with real-time information, so bookmark this page for future reference.

7 watchers
Past Sales: 2
Current Bid/Price (USD): $179.00
Time Left: 1 day 20 hours 6 minutes
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Past Sales: 1
Current Bid/Price (USD): $25.00
Time Left: 6 days 5 hours 43 minutes 23 seconds
2 watchers
Bids: 8
Current Bid/Price (USD): $8.50
Time Left: 4 hours 51 minutes 30 seconds
2 watchers
Past Sales: 1
Current Bid/Price (USD): $39.99
Time Left: 20 days 4 hours 28 minutes 11 seconds
1 watchers
Past Sales: 1
Current Bid/Price (USD): $1.25
Time Left: 16 days 11 hours 28 minutes 22 seconds
1 watchers
Past Sales: 1
Current Bid/Price (USD): $15.99
Time Left: 28 days 3 hours 22 minutes 8 seconds
0 watchers
Past Sales: 1
Current Bid/Price (USD): $36.99
Time Left: 2 days 23 hours 26 minutes 29 seconds
0 watchers
Bids: 1
Current Bid/Price (USD): $5.99
Time Left: 7 days 8 hours 40 minutes 22 seconds
0 watchers
Past Sales: 1
Current Bid/Price (USD): $1749.99
Time Left: 17 days 19 hours 34 minutes 35 seconds

More Info

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Rob Bertrand is an avid collector with over 20 years of active experience in the hobby. He is one of the site's most accomplished writers, as well as the co-host of Cardboard Connection Radio. You can follow him on Twitter @VOTC.

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