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On April 14 in NYR history: The 1st Stanley Cup was a wild one

TORONTO, ON - JUNE 21: The Stanley Cup sits amongst the NHL trophies in the Great Hall of the Hockey Hall of Fame June 21, 2011 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Frederick Breedon/Getty Images)

What happened on April 14 in the history of the New York Rangers

On this date in 1928, the New York Rangers won their first of four Stanley Cups. The Blueshirts won the Cup, defeating the Montreal Maroons in a best-of-five series. It wasn’t easy for New York. They had to defeat the Pittsburgh Pirates in a two-game Quarter-Finals and then they beat the Boston Bruins in another two-game Semi-Finals Series.