15 Oct 1993: Rightwinger Mike Gartner of the New York Rangers (right) works against the Buffalo Sabres during a game at Memorial Auditorium in Buffalo, New York. Mandatory Credit: Rick Stewart /Allsport
What happened on April 16 in the history of the New York Rangers
Mike Gartner is often overlooked when discussing great players from the long history of the New York Rangers. Though he came to New York late in his career, he was still a prolific scorer and he was a team leader and his character was impeccable.
On this date in 1992, Mike Gartner got the 500th assist of his career.