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
Frank Boucher and Bill Cook
Brandon Dubinsky, #17 was the number one player in 2011 for the New York Rangers.
Graeme Townshend was the first Black Player to play for the New York Islanders http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Graeme_Townshend
A big trade took place between the Montreal Canadiens and the New York Rangers with Doug Harvey and Albert "Junior" Langlois going to the Rangers for Lou Fontinato. Harvey was named player-coach of the Rangers
The New York Rangers first Stanley Cup championship came in the 1927-28 season.
The team was always named the New York Rangers, since they joined the NHL in 1926.
Probably Henrik Lundqvist.
George Lewis "Tex" Rickard was the first owner of the New York Rangers. He was also the owner of Madison Square Garden.
The New York Rangers do not have a mascot
Winger Bill Cook served as the first captain of the Rangers from the 1926-27 to 1936-37 seasons.