Rangers hoist Messier's No. 11 to Garden rafters
NEW YORK -- Mark Messier's connection to Madison Square Garden began in 1991, the first night he skated onto the ice with the C on his New York Rangers sweater.
Watch the Rangers celebrate Mark Messier before their win over the Oilers.
After 10 seasons and one Stanley Cup championship that erased a half-century of despair, he went from being a captain to THE captain.
Messier's No. 11 was raised to the Garden rafters Thursday
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