This year marks the 85th anniversary of the New York Rangers
' first season, and as part of their year-long celebration, they'll hold Heritage Week from Nov. 12-17.
Kicking off the event will be the unveiling of a special third jersey the club will during selected games. The event will be held at 7 p.m. ET on Nov. 12 at Rockefeller Center in Manhattan. In attendance will be some current Rangers, including Henrik Lundqvist
, Sean Avery
and Marian Gaborik
, as well as Rangers legends like Brian Leetch
, Adam Graves
, Rod Gilbert
and Eddie Giacomin.
Following the event there will be a free public skate from 8 p.m. to midnight at the rink at Rockefeller Center.
The Rangers' 85th anniversary jersey will be available exclusively at the NHL Powered By Reebok Store starting at 7 p.m. on Nov. 12. Rangers past and present are expected to make appearances at the NHL Store after the unveiling at Rockefeller Center.