The Rivalry


TeamNY IslandersNY Rangers
Corporation"Computer Associates"Cablevision
CEOCharles WangCharles Dolan
VenueNVMCMSG
GMGarth SnowGlen Sather
CoachJack CapuanoJohn Tortarella
CaptainMark StreitRyan Callahan
Fanbase1000's of the most abused dedicated fans in all of sportsSuits
Katy from LA says,
"Red seats suck!"
Crack AvailabilityA bus ride to Hempstead33rd and 7th
Past Payroll
(Payroll Ranking)
1997-98: $27,875,000 (11th)
1998-99: $30,935,000 (15th)
1999-00: $18,797,500 (25th)
2000-01: $23,620,606 (25th)
2001-02: $33,600,000 (17th)
2002-03: $37,000,000 (15th)
2003-04: $40,900,000 (14th)
2004-05: Lockout
2005-06: $32,400,000 (18th)
2006-07: $37,800,000 (23rd)
2007-08: $39,000,000 (24th)
2008-09: $31,000,000 (30th)
2009-10: $31,600,000 (30th)
2010-11: $29,700,000 (30th)
2011-12: $26,900,000 (30th)
1997-98: $43,741,893 (2nd)
1998-99: $41,133,011 (2nd)
1999-00: $61,819,011 (1st)
2000-01: $63,120,000 (1st)
2001-02: $64,800,000 (2nd)
2002-03: $76,500,000 (1st)
2003-04: $76,500,000 (2nd)
2004-05: Lockout
2005-06: $41,400,000 (5th)
2006-07: $45,100,000 (3rd)
2007-08: $56,700,000 (3rd)
2008-09: $66,000,000 (1st)
2009-10: $63,800,000 (1st)
2010-11: $34,500,000 (6th)
2011-12: $58,000,000 (14th)
Past Combined Payroll$451,200,000$816,800,000
Avg Seasonal Salary$30,000,000$55,000,000
(Final Reg. Season Standings)
Made Playoffs: Y/N
2000-01: (30th) N
2001-02: (8th) Y
2002-03: (16th) Y
2003-04: (15th) Y
2004-05: Lockout
2005-06: (24th) N
2006-07: (17rd) Y
2007-08: (26th) N
2008-09: (30th) N
2009-10: (26th) N
2010-11: (27th) N
2011-12: (27th) N
2000-01: (21st) N
2001-02: (21st) N
2002-03: (18th) N
2003-04: (25th) N
2004-05: Lockout
2005-06: (10th) Y
2006-07: (15th) Y
2007-08: (9th) Y
2008-09: (12th) Y
2009-10: (21st) N
2010-11: (18th) Y
2011-12: (2nd) Y
Average Finish22nd16th
Forbes Magazine Team Value in February 2002
** League AVG: $157m**
$156m/12th$277m/1st
Forbes Magazine Team Value in February 2011
** League AVG: $240m**
$149m/29$507m/2nd
Old Chant1940!!!Also from Katy out in LA: While "Potvin sucks!" is totally relevant, the better old Rangers chant would be, "Beat your wife, Potvin! Beat your wife!"
New Chant$90M Busts!!!
or
1 since 40!
Dominique submitted the "We want Fishsticks" chant
Potvin Sucks!
4 Stanley Cups......in a row...in 85 plus years
All time Reg Season
GP / W / L / T / Pts
as of 2012
3,124 / 1,347 / 1,345 / 432 Pts 3,1265,894 / 2,535 / 2,464 / 895 Pts 5,965
All time GP / W / L / T / Pts.
as of 2002
2,386 / 1,039 / 1,014 / 325 Pts 2,4035,156 / 2,172 / 2,185 / 791 Pts 5,143
Playoff Head-to-Head
SP - W - L

GP - W - L
8 SP - 5W - 3L
39 GP - 20W - 19L
8 SP - 3W - 5L
39 GP - 19W - 20L
Last met in playoffs-19940W-4L4W-0L
Retired Numbers62
Franchise Date6 June 1972
32 Years in 2004
15 May 1926
78 Years in 2004
# of Cups with less than 6 teams in NHL Did not exist3
# of Cups with more than 6 teams in NHL 41
Since 2001, last 11 Years
LuckyZilch-o
In 1993, the Dale Hunter hit on Turgeon is considered the beginning of two decades of futility.
Got lucky in 1994 cause they got billions of $$$
Last time in Playoffs20062012
Playoffs made46
Current Playoff years in a row02
Playoff years missed75
Playoff years missed in a row77
a franchise record in 79 year history
Current Playoff years missed in a row50
Stanley Cups00
Coaches912
GMs33