Goodbye Mr Ranger

Rod Gilbert‘s Ranger career was almost derailed before it even began.  The 1959-60 OHA season was coming to an end, and Gilbert had received word he was an emergency call-up for the New York Rangers, but when he tripped over some debris in the season’s final game and crashed into the boards, all considerations for […]

A Death In The Family

by Timmy Corbett The ranger organization learned today as we all did, that Roman Lyashenko’s death was indeed a suicide. Very hard to understand, the hard working center had shown he could work through most obstacles on the ice, in the end he couldn’t overcome his humanity. The why’s and how’s of suicide are often […]

Lyashenko Found Dead

A Russian newspaper is reporting that New York Rangers centerman, Roman Lyashenko has been found dead in a Turkish hotel.  Details are not clear on how the 24 year old died, but the New York Rangers public relations department has confirmed the story.  Lyashenko was apparently in Turkey on vacation and police were called to […]