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New York Rangers All-Time Roster

Seasons with Rangers: 11 (1983-1993)
Regular-Season Games with Rangers: 671
Playoff Games with Rangers: 63

Acquired
Selected by Rangers in Round 1 of 1981 NHL Entry Draft (First Rangers pick, No. 9 overall).

Departed
Traded by Rangers to Hartford with Darren Turcotte in exchange for Steve Larmer, Nick Kypreos, Barry Richter and 1994 sixth-round draft pick (Yuri Litvinov) on Nov. 2, 1993.

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NYR - Career Regular Season Stats
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
1983-1984 Rangers 12 1 7 8 6 2 0 0 0 15 6.7
1984-1985 Rangers 75 8 28 36 -17 71 4 1 1 101 7.9
1985-1986 Rangers 75 14 29 43 14 88 2 1 1 131 10.7
1986-1987 Rangers 78 10 45 55 13 62 5 0 0 143 7.0
1987-1988 Rangers 70 17 45 62 16 52 9 0 1 187 9.1
1988-1989 Rangers 68 11 36 47 3 41 6 0 2 147 7.5
1989-1990 Rangers 73 14 43 57 4 50 9 0 0 136 10.3
1990-1991 Rangers 74 10 49 59 -5 58 6 0 2 138 7.2
1991-1992 Rangers 80 14 57 71 34 54 6 0 1 148 9.5
1992-1993 Rangers 60 5 21 26 1 61 3 0 0 99 5.0
1993-1994 Rangers 6 0 3 3 1 2 0 0 0 6 0.0
Team Totals: 671 104 363 467 70 541 50 2 8 1,251 8.3
NYR - Career Playoff Stats
Season Team GP G A P +/- PIM PP SH GW S S%
1983-1984 Rangers 5 0 3 3 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0
1984-1985 Rangers 3 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0.0
1985-1986 Rangers 16 1 5 6 1 34 0 0 0
1986-1987 Rangers 6 1 2 3 -5 2 1 0 0
1988-1989 Rangers 4 0 1 1 -1 2 0 0 0 6 0.0
1989-1990 Rangers 10 3 8 11 -2 0 2 0 1 25 12.0
1990-1991 Rangers 6 0 0 0 -1 6 0 0 0 7 0.0
1991-1992 Rangers 13 0 7 7 -4 12 0 0 0 21 0.0
Team Totals: 63 5 26 31 -12 62 3 0 1 59
 Bio/News
RANGERS DEBUT
March 7, 1984 (Rangers at Minnesota North Stars)

FINAL GAME WITH RANGERS
Oct. 19, 1993 (Rangers vs. Mighty Ducks of Anaheim)

RANGERS TEAM AWARDS
Rangers MVP — 1987-88
Players` Player Award — 1987-88
Rangers Good Guy Award — 1986-87

INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENTS WHILE IN RANGERS ORGANIZATION
1982 World Junior Championships in Minnesota
1983 World Junior Championships in USSR
1983 World Championships in Germany
1984 Olympics at Sarajevo, Yugoslavia
1987 World Championships in Austria
1987 Canada Cup
1989 World Championships in Sweden

RANGERS TEAM LEADER
Most playoff assists — 1990 (tie)

RANGERS ORGANIZATION STATISTICS
Minor-league games: 0
Minor-league teams: None

MISCELLANEOUS
Nickname: Jeep
Full Name: James Alan Patrick
Uniform Numbers: 3
Retired from NHL: Sept. 8, 2005

BIOGRAPHY
A 10-year member of the Blueshirts, James Patrick left his mark as one of New York`s finest two-way defenseman.

A point-producing blueliner who was also able to shut down the opponents` top line, Patrick captured numerous team awards during his tenure from 1984 until 1993, highlighted by the 1987-88 season, when he won both the Rangers MVP and Players` Player Awards.

Chosen ninth overall in the 1981 NHL Entry Draft, Patrick joined the Rangers immediately following his stint on the Canadian National Team at the 1984 Winter Olympics in Sarajevo. He appeared in 12 games that season, highlighted by a three-assist performance in his second NHL game, which was played in his hometown of Winnipeg.

In his first full NHL season, Patrick recorded eight goals and 28 assists for 36 points and 71 penalty minutes in 75 games. It would be the last time he failed to reach double digits in goals as a Ranger until the1992-93 campaign, when a herniated disc in his back. ut his season short.

Nicknamed "Jeep," Patrick had a knack for coming through in big situations for the Blueshirts. One of his best clutch performances came in the final game of the 1985-86 season, as he scored with 16 second remaining to tie the Capitals and clinch the Patrick Division`s final playoff spot. He also set a Rangers single-season record (since broken) for power-play goals by a defenseman with nine in 1987-88.

Patrick was named the Rangers alternate captain prior to 1988-89 season and held that position through 1991-92 season, which was also the highest-scoring campaign of his 20-year NHL career. In 1991-92, Patrick skated in 80 games and recorded 14 goals and 57 assists for 71 points, posting career highs in points, assists, and games played.

No. 3 was traded away towards the beginning of New York`s 1993-94 championship season in a deal that brought Steve Larmer to the Rangers. Although the bittersweet trade saw one of the most popular players leave the Rangers, it also helped bring the team its first Stanley Cup in 54 years.

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