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Television Edit

2010s Edit

Year Channel Play-by-play Color commentators Rinkside reporter Studio host Studio analyst
2018–19 MSG Network Sam Rosen Joe Micheletti John Giannone Al Trautwig Steve Valiquette
2017–18 MSG Network Sam Rosen Joe Micheletti John Giannone Al Trautwig Steve Valiquette
2016–17 MSG Network Sam Rosen Joe Micheletti John Giannone Al Trautwig
2015–16 MSG Network Sam Rosen Joe Micheletti John Giannone Al Trautwig
2014–15 MSG Network Sam Rosen Joe Micheletti John Giannone Al Trautwig
2013–14 MSG Network Sam Rosen Joe Micheletti John Giannone Al Trautwig
2012–13 MSG Network Sam Rosen Joe Micheletti John Giannone Al Trautwig
2011–12 MSG Network Sam Rosen Joe Micheletti John Giannone Al Trautwig
2010–11 MSG Network Sam Rosen Joe Micheletti John Giannone Al Trautwig

2000s Edit

Year Channel Play-by-play Color commentators Rinkside reporter Studio host Studio analysts
2009–10 MSG Network Sam Rosen Joe Micheletti John Giannone Al Trautwig Ron Duguay, Stan Fischler, Mike Keenan, and Dave Maloney
2008–09 MSG Network Sam Rosen Joe Micheletti John Giannone Al Trautwig
2007–08 MSG Network Sam Rosen Joe Micheletti John Giannone Al Trautwig
2006–07 MSG Network Sam Rosen Joe Micheletti John Giannone Al Trautwig
2005–06 MSG Network Sam Rosen John Davidson John Giannone Al Trautwig
2003–04 MSG Network Sam Rosen John Davidson Al Trautwig
2002–03 MSG Network Sam Rosen John Davidson Al Trautwig
2001–02 MSG Network Sam Rosen John Davidson Al Trautwig
2000–01 MSG Network Sam Rosen John Davidson Al Trautwig

1990s Edit

Year Channel Play-by-play Color commentators Studio host
1999–2000 MSG Network Sam Rosen John Davidson Al Trautwig
1998–99 MSG Network Sam Rosen John Davidson Al Trautwig
1997–98 MSG Network Sam Rosen John Davidson Al Trautwig
1996–97 MSG Network Sam Rosen John Davidson Al Trautwig
1995–96 MSG Network Sam Rosen John Davidson Al Trautwig
1994–95 MSG Network Sam Rosen John Davidson Al Trautwig
1993–94 MSG Network (main)
MSG II (alternate)
Sam Rosen John Davidson Al Trautwig
1992–93 MSG Network Sam Rosen John Davidson Al Trautwig
1991–92 MSG Network Sam Rosen John Davidson Bruce Beck
1990–91 MSG Network Sam Rosen John Davidson Bruce Beck

1980s Edit

Year Channel Play-by-play Color commentators Studio host Studio analysts
1989–90 MSG Network Sam Rosen John Davidson Bruce Beck
1988–89 MSG Network Sam Rosen John Davidson Bruce Beck
WWOR-TV
1987–88 MSG Network & WWOR-TV Sam Rosen John Davidson Bruce Beck
MSG Network & WWOR-TV
1986–87 MSG Network Sam Rosen John Davidson Bruce Beck
WOR-TV
1985–86 MSG Network Sam Rosen Phil Esposito Bruce Beck
WOR-TV
1984–85 MSG Network Sam Rosen Phil Esposito Bruce Beck
WOR-TV
1983–84 MSG Network Jim Gordon Phil Esposito Bruce Beck John Davidson
WOR-TV
1982–83 MSG Network Jim Gordon Phil Esposito Bruce Beck Mike Eruzione
WOR-TV
1981–82 MSG Network Jim Gordon Phil Esposito Bruce Beck Mike Eruzione
WOR-TV
1980–81 MSG Network Jim Gordon Bill Chadwick
WOR-TV

1970s Edit

Year Channel Play-by-play Color commentators
1979–80 MSG Network & WOR-TV Jim Gordon Bill Chadwick
1978–79 MSG Network Jim Gordon Bill Chadwick
WOR-TV
1977–78 MSG Network Jim Gordon Bill Chadwick
WOR-TV
1976–77 MSG Network Jim Gordon Bill Chadwick
WOR-TV
1975–76 MSG Network Jim Gordon Bill Chadwick
WOR-TV
1974–75 MSG Network Jim Gordon Bill Chadwick
WOR-TV
1973–74 MSG Network Jim Gordon Bill Chadwick
WOR-TV
1972–73 MSG Network Sal Marchiano Bill Chadwick and Bob Wolff
WOR-TV
1971–72 MSG Network Tim Ryan Norm Maclean and Bob Wolff
WOR-TV
1970–71 MSG Network Tim Ryan Bill Mazer and Bob Wolff
WOR-TV

1960s Edit

Year Channel Play-by-play Color commentators
1969–70 MSG Network Jim Gordon Bob Wolff
WOR-TV
1968–69 WOR-TV Jim Gordon Bob Wolff
1967–68 WOR-TV Jim Gordon Bob Wolff
1966–67 WOR-TV Jim Gordon Bob Wolff
1965–66 WOR-TV Norm Jary Bob Wolff
1964–65 WPIX Win Eliot Bob Wolff
1963–64 WPIX Win Eliot Bob Wolff
1962–63 WPIX Win Eliot Bob Wolff

1950s Edit

Year Channel Play-by-play Color commentators
1957–58 WPIX Bud Palmer Bob Wolff
1956–57 WPIX Win Eliot Bud Palmer
1955–56 WPIX Win Eliot Bud Palmer
1954–55 WPIX Win Eliot Bud Palmer
1953–54 WPIX Win Eliot Bud Palmer
1952–53 WPIX Win Eliot
1951–52 WPIX Win Eliot
1950–51 WPIX Win Eliot

1940s Edit

Year Channel Play-by-play
1949–50 WPIX Win Eliot
1948–49 WPIX Win Eliot
1947–48 WCBS-TV Win Eliot
1946–47 WCBW Bob Edge
1945–46 WCBW Bob Edge
1944-45 WNBT Bob Stanton
1943-44 WNBT Bob Stanton
1942-43 WNBT Bob Stanton
1941-42 WNBT Bob Stanton
1940-41 W2XBS Bob Stanton
1939-40 W2XBS Bob Stanton

The Rangers' home game against the Montreal Canadiens on February 25, 1940 was the first National Hockey League game to ever be broadcast on television.

Radio Edit

2010s Edit

Year Channel Play-by-play Color commentators Studio host
2015–16 WEPN Kenny Albert, Joe Tolleson, or Don La Greca Dave Maloney Don La Greca
2014–15 WEPN Kenny Albert, Joe Tolleson, or Don La Greca Dave Maloney Don La Greca
2013–14 WEPN Kenny Albert, Joe Tolleson, or Don La Greca Dave Maloney Don La Greca
2012–13 WEPN Kenny Albert, Joe Tolleson, or Don La Greca Dave Maloney
2011–12 WEPN Kenny Albert Dave Maloney
2010–11 WEPN Kenny Albert Dave Maloney

2000s Edit

Year Channel Play-by-play Color commentators Studio host
2009–10 WEPN Kenny Albert Joe Micheletti Don La Greca
2008–09 WEPN Kenny Albert Joe Micheletti Don La Greca
2007–08 WEPN Kenny Albert Joe Micheletti Don La Greca
2006–07 WEPN Kenny Albert Joe Micheletti Don La Greca
2005–06 WEPN Kenny Albert Joe Micheletti Don La Greca
2004–05 (season canceled due to lockout)
2003–04 WFAN Kenny Albert Joe Micheletti
2002–03 WFAN Kenny Albert Joe Micheletti
2001–02 WFAN Kenny Albert Joe Micheletti
2000–01 WFAN Kenny Albert Joe Micheletti

1990s Edit

Year Flagship station Play-by-play Color commentators Studio host
1999–00 WFAN Kenny Albert Joe Micheletti
1998–99 WFAN Kenny Albert Joe Micheletti
1997–98 WFAN Kenny Albert Joe Micheletti
1996–97 WFAN Kenny Albert Joe Micheletti
1995–96 WFAN Kenny Albert Joe Micheletti
1994–95 WFAN Marv Albert Sal Messina
1993–94 WFAN–AM 660 (main)

WEVD–AM 1050 (alternate)

Marv Albert (main)

Howie Rose (alternate)

Sal Messina Howie Rose (main)

Steve Somers (alternate)

1992–93 WFAN Marv Albert Sal Messina
1991–92 WFAN Marv Albert Sal Messina
1990–91 WFAN Marv Albert Sal Messina

1980s Edit

Year Channel Play-by-play Color commentators Studio host
1989–90 WFAN Marv Albert Sal Messina
1988–89 WFAN Marv Albert Sal Messina
1987–88 WNBC Marv Albert Sal Messina Mike Emrick
1986–87 WNBC Marv Albert Sal Messina Mike Emrick
1985–86 WNBC Marv Albert Sal Messina Mike Emrick
1984–85 WPAT /WGBB/WFAS Marv Albert Sal Messina Mike Emrick
1983–84 WNEW Marv Albert Sal Messina Sam Rosen
1982–83 WNEW Marv Albert Sal Messina Sam Rosen
1981–82 WNEW Marv Albert Sal Messina Sam Rosen
1980–81 WNEW Marv Albert Sal Messina Sam Rosen

1970s Edit

Year Channel Play-by-play Color commentators Studio host
1979–80 WNEW Marv Albert Sal Messina Sam Rosen
1978–79 WNEW Marv Albert Sal Messina Sam Rosen
1977–78 WNEW Marv Albert Sal Messina Sam Rosen
1976–77 WNEW Marv Albert Sal Messina
1975–76 WNEW Marv Albert Sal Messina
1974–75 WNEW Marv Albert Sal Messina
1973–74 WNBC Marv Albert Bill Chadwick
1972–73 WNBC Marv Albert Bill Chadwick Gene Stuart
1971–72 WNBC Marv Albert Bill Chadwick
1970–71 WHN Marv Albert Bill Chadwick Dave Marash

1960s Edit

Year Channel Play-by-play Color commentators
1969–70 WHN Marv Albert Bill Chadwick
1968–69 WHN Marv Albert Bill Chadwick
1967–68 WHN Marv Albert Bill Chadwick
1966–67 WHN Marv Albert
1965–66 WHN Marv Albert
1964–65 WCBS Win Eliot
1963–64 WCBS Win Eliot
1962–63 WCBS Jim Gordon
1961–62 WINS Jim Gordon

1950s Edit

Year Channel Play-by-play Color commentators Studio host
1959–60 WINS Jim Gordon Monty Hall
1958–59 WINS Jim Gordon Monty Hall
1957–58 WINS Ward Wilson
1956–57 WINS Ward Wilson
1955–56 WINS Ward Wilson
1954–55 WMGM Ward Wilson
1953–54 WMGM Bert Lee Ward Wilson
1952–53 WMGM Bert Lee Ward Wilson
1951–52 WMGM Bert Lee Ward Wilson
1950–51 WMGM Bert Lee Ward Wilson

1940s Edit

Year Channel Play-by-play Color commentators
1949–50 WMGM Bert Lee Ward Wilson
1948–49 WMGM Bert Lee Ward Wilson
1947–48 WHN Bert Lee
1946–47 WHN Bert Lee Ward Wilson
1945–46 WHN Bert Lee Ward Wilson
1944–45 WHN Bert Lee Ward Wilson
1943–44 WHN Bert Lee
1942–43 WHN Bert Lee
1941–42 WHN Bert Lee
1940–41 WHN Bert Lee

1930s Edit

Year Channel Play-by-play
1939–40 WHN Bert Lee

It was not until the 1987–88 season that every Rangers' game was broadcast locally on radio in New York; for many years prior to that, only home games and (after the late 1940s) a handful of away games were heard. Regular-season away games heard on radio after the early 1960s were generally not broadcast locally on television.

Alternate announcers Edit

Television Edit

Play-by-play Edit

  • Bruce Beck: 1982–1984
  • Mike Crispino: 2005-2007
  • John Giannone: 2005–Present
  • Bob Wischusen: 2006–2007

Color commentator Edit

  • Dave Maloney: 2005–2007

Studio host Edit

  • John Giannone: 2005–Present
  • Bill Pidto: 2009–Present

Radio Edit

Play-by-play Edit

  • Bob Wolff: 1970–1980
  • Tim Ryan: 1971–1972
  • Spencer Ross: 1973–2007
  • John Sterling: 1973–1974
  • Jim Gordon: 1973–1984
  • Sal Messina: 1975–1982
  • Barry Landers: 1976–1977, 1999–2000
  • Sam Rosen: 1977–1989
  • Al Albert: 1982–1983
  • Mike Emrick: 1983–1988
  • John Kelly: 1988–1989
  • Howie Rose: 1985–1995
  • Kenny Albert: 1995–1997
  • Al Trautwig: 1995–1997
  • Gary Cohen: 1995–1997
  • Chris Moore: 1995–1996
  • Joe Beninati: 1996–1997
  • Steve Albert: 1996–1997
  • Bob Wischusen: 2000–2007
  • Joe Tolleson: 2002–present
  • Mike Crispino: 2005–2007
  • John Giannone: 2006–2008
  • Don LaGreca: 2008–present

Color commentator Edit

  • Pete Stemkowski: 2005–Present

Studio host Edit

  • Steve Somers: 1990s