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MARK MESSIER RUMORS & GOSSIP

Nice Profit On A Mark Messier Game Worn Rangers Sweater

from David Seideman at Forbes, Over the weekend at the White Plains County Center, Kenny Palma, a dealer and collector, set up in his usual space in the corner of the East Coast National sports collectors show, as he has pretty much since he entered the sports memorabilia business just four years ago. Baseball bats, cleats, and catcher’s equipment were piled high on a dozen...
Via Kukla's Korner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Honoring Hockey Great Vic Hadfield

Mainly remembered for his career with the New York Rangers, more hockey fans should know more about hockey great Vic Hadfield. Hadfield spent 13 seasons with the Rangers and led them to the Stanley Cup Finals in 1972. That year Hadfield scored 50 goals (and added 56 points for a total of 106 points), and is only one of three players to score 50 or more goals in a season for the New...
Via KC Sports Ninja
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cuba Gooding Jr.'s odd behavior at NHL Awards

For some reason, Cuba Gooding Jr. was chosen to be a presenter at Tuesday night’s NHL Awards. And his performance and demeanor on stage were even more awkward than you’d think. He started off talking about a “reverse oreo,” which poked fun about being in the middle of Mark Messier and Adam Graves. But this wasn’t stand-up comedy hour, and it wasn’t the right time for...
Via The Sports Daily
June 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Messier kind-of-sort-of endorses the Rangers’ contending status

I believe that the New York Post's Brett Cyrgalis snagged this quip from a certain Mark Messier, regarding the New York Rangers' Stanley Cup chances, to get people talking, so enjoy: “They’re definitely playing well at the right time of year,” Messier, now a paid consultant to the Oilers, told The Post over the phone, as part of a media tour for the Can-Am Spyder...
Via Kukla's Korner
April 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Mark Messier is really good at guaranteeing stuff

Back in 1994, New York Rangers' captain Mark Messier guaranteed victory against the New Jersey Devils in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals. The Rangers won that game, they won game 7, and they went on to win the Stanley Cup a couple of weeks later.In this new commercial for the Can-Am Spyder, Messier is continuing his tradition of guaranteeing things. I know...it's...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Messier is CEO for new ice center in Bronx

Mark Messier is the new chief executive officer of the Kingsbridge National Ice Center in the Bronx, which when constructed will be the world's largest ice sports facility. Messier, a Hockey Hall of Famer who captained the New York Rangers to the 1994 Stanley Cup title, will oversee the center's development and operation, including its free educational and sports programs...
Via AP on Fox
September 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Messier receives Order of Hockey in Canada

Mark Messier was one of three recipients of the Order of Hockey in Canada for his contributions to the game. Messier, who won six Stanley Cups during a Hall of Fame career with Edmonton, the New York Rangers and Vancouver, was honored along with Paul Henderson and coach Dave King. During a two-hour ceremony held on Parliament Hill, Messier broke down as he spoke of the national...
Via AP on Fox
April 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Messier Wins Arbitration Against Canucks

An interminable arbitration proceeding between Mark Messier and the Vancouver Canucks has been decided in Messier’s favor with the Hall of Famer being awarded $6 million. The dispute dates back to Messier’s uninspiring tenure with the Canucks from 1997-2000.   Messier only played for three of the five years of his contract and was bought out for $2 million. The contract originally...
Via MyTeamRivals.com
August 05, 2012  |  Discuss

Mark Messier Wins $6 Million Arbitration Case Against the Vancouver Canucks

Brad Ziemer of the Vancouver Sun fills us in on former Rangers captain Mark Messier winning a case against the Vancouver Canucks for $6 million in deferred money from his brief stint with the team. Messier left New York in the summer of 1997 to sign a five-year contract with Vancouver for $6 million a season. Messier exercised a clause in his contract after the third season and was...
Via NY Rangers Blog
August 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Mark Messier Believes Vancouver Canucks Still Owe Him Money From 2000

Mark Messier stopped playing for the Vancouver Canucks way back in 2000. But according to the former captain, the Canucks still may owe him some money for his services. Messier seems to believe that his contract included certain clauses guaranteeing him more money, according to the Vancouver Province. The Canucks have arranged for an arbitrator to hear the case in the spring to determine...
Via NESN.com
December 17, 2011  |  Discuss
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