There have been 6 black players play for the New York Rangers
On Dec. 23 1998 Rumun Ndur became the first black player to play in an NHL game for the Rangers.
Art Dorrington became the first black player to sign a contract with an NHL team when he signed with the Rangers in 1950 but never made it to the NHL.
The other 5 black players in order of first appearance are:
Jason Doig, Sandy McCarthy (yes he's black), Anson Carter, Kevin Weekes and Nigel Dawes
Hall of Fame DB Emlen Tunnell in 1948.
Vic Black is number 38 on the New York Mets.
Keith Hernandez, who played First Base for the '86 New York Mets and is the current announcer/commentator for the New York Mets.
Paul Wilson- New York Mets
Shawn Abner- New York Mets
As of the 2014 season, the average weight of a New York Mets player is 204 pounds.
Graeme Townshend was the first Black Player to play for the New York Islanders http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graeme_Townshend
David Cone played for the New York Mets first, from 1987-1992. He then played for the Yankees from 1995-2000. He did return to the Mets for the 2003 season.
Vic Black is a relief pitcher for the New York Mets.
Vic Black plays for the New York Mets.
Keith Hernandez which was a first basemen for cardinals, New York mets, and Indians in 1974-1990