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MSG Networks to Air Special Rangers Programming on Friday in Celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Team’s 1994 Stanley Cup Championship

Brian Leetch (credit: Håkan-Dahlström)
Brian Leetch (credit: Håkan-Dahlström)

MSG Networks, the television home of the New York Rangers, announced a complete lineup of special programming tomorrow to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the Rangers’ Stanley Cup victory. Starting at 12pm ET on Friday, fans can tune in to relive many of the amazing moments from the team’s championship season and memorable Stanley Cup title, which they won on June 14, 1994.

The day-long programming will be highlighted by an episode of “Connections,” featuring Rangers legends Brian Leetch, Adam Graves and Mike Richter. The three Rangers icons recently sat down together for an incredibly candid conversation about the team’s historic Cup run. During the insightful, wide-ranging discussion, they reminisced and touched on everything from the mutual respect and admiration for each other, the passion of the fans and the surreal feeling after they won the Cup.

Mike Richter (credit: USEPA)
Mike Richter (credit: USEPA)

MSG Networks will also re-air Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Finals versus the Devils, as well as Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals against the Canucks that took place 25 years ago on June 14, 1994. In the deciding Game 7 of the Conference Finals, Stéphane Matteau helped cement his place in Rangers lore by scoring the series-clinching goal in the second overtime period to send the Rangers to the Stanley Cup Finals. During Game 7 of the Stanley Cup Finals, Mark Messier, Adam Graves and Brian Leetch, who was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy for playoff MVP, all scored to lead the Blueshirts to victory and the Stanley Cup title.

Throughout the day, fans can also watch a replay of the team’s ticker-tape parade celebration down the Canyon of Heroes, a countdown of the greatest plays from Mark Messier’s illustrious career and more. All programming airing today on MSG Networks will also be available on MSG GO, MSG Networks’ live streaming and video on demand platform for smartphones, tablets and computers.

12:00p – Connections: Richter, Leetch & Graves

12:30p – Countdown: Mark Messier’s Greatest Moments

1:00p – 1994 Eastern Conference Finals: Game 7: NJ Devils at NY Rangers (5/27/94)

3:00p – 1994 Stanley Cup Finals: Game 7: Vancouver Canucks at NY Rangers (6/14/94)

5:00p – 1994 Stanley Cup Parade (6/17/94)

6:00p – The Legends of ’94

7:00p – Connections: Richter, Leetch & Graves

7:30p – Countdown: Mark Messier’s Greatest Moments

8:00p – 1994 Eastern Conference Finals: Game 7: NJ Devils at NY Rangers (5/27/94)

10:00p – 1994 Stanley Cup Finals: Game 7: Vancouver Canucks at NY Rangers (6/14/94)

About Jerry Milani

Jerry Milani is a freelance writer and public relations executive living in Bloomfield, N.J. He has worked in P.R. for more than 25 years in college and conference sports media relations, two agencies and for the International Fight League, a team-based mixed martial arts league, and now is the PR manager for Wizard World, which runs pop culture and celebrity conventions across North America. Milani is also the play-by-play announcer for Caldwell University football and basketball broadcasts. He is a proud graduate of Fordham University and when not attending a Yankees, Rams or Cougars game can be reached at Jerry (at) JerryMilani (dot) com.

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