New York RangersMadison Square Garden Where do the New York Rangers play hockey?Madison Square Garden
Madison Square Garden, colloquially known as The Garden or in initials as MSG, is a legendary multi-purpose indoor arena in New York City and is the home of the New York Rangers of the National Hockey Leageu (NHL) and New York Knicks of the National Basketball Association (NBA). Located in Midtown Manhattan between 7th and 8th Avenues from 31st to 33rd Streets, it is situated atop Pennsylvania Station. It is the fourth venue to bear the name "Madison Square Garden"; the first two 1879 and 1890 were located on Madison Square, on East 26th Street and Madison Avenue, with the third Madison Square Garden (1925) further uptown at Eighth Avenue and 50th Street. Originally called Madison Square Garden Center, the Garden opened on February 11, 1968 and is the oldest arena in the NHL and the NBA. In 2016, MSG was the second-busiest music arena in the world in terms of ticket sales, behind The O2 Arena in London. Including two major renovations, its total construction cost is approximately $1.1 billion, and it has been ranked as one of the 10 most expensive stadium venues ever built.
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New York Rangers FAQ
What is the capacity of the Madison Square Garden?
The capacity of Madison Square Garden is 19,738 that includes 540 club seats and 89 luxury suites. For some events and concerts MSG can hold 20,789.
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When did Madison Square Garden Open?
The current Madison Square Garden opened on February 11, 1968.
When did the New York Rangers join the NHL?
The New York Rangers were founded by Tex Rickard in 1926. The team was given its name by the New York press, which nicknamed it “Tex's Rangers after the owner.