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Rangers retire Jean Ratelle's No. 19 at MSG

The Rangers retired Jean Ratelle's No. 19 during a ceremony Sunday at Madison Square Garden.

Jean Ratelle stands with his family and former
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Jean Ratelle stands with his family and former teammates as his jersey is retired during a ceremony prior to a game between the New York Rangers and the Detroit Red Wings at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 in New York City.

Jean Ratelle stands with his family and former
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Jean Ratelle stands with his family and former teammates as his jersey is retired during a ceremony prior to a game between the New York Rangers and the Detroit Red Wings at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 in New York City.

Jean Ratelle sits with a new set of
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Jean Ratelle sits with a new set of golf clubs presented to him during his jersey retirement ceremony prior to a game between the New York Rangers and the Detroit Red Wings at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 in New York City.

Jean Ratelle stands with (from left) Rod Gilbert,
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Jean Ratelle stands with (from left) Rod Gilbert, Eddie Giacomin, Mike Richter, Mark Messier, Brian Leetch and Adam Graves during his number retirement ceremony prior to a game between the New York Rangers and the Detroit Red Wings at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 in New York City.

Jean Ratelle talks with former teammates Rod Gilbert
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Jean Ratelle talks with former teammates Rod Gilbert #7 and Eddie Giacomin #1 before a ceremony to retire his #19 prior to a game between the New York Rangers and the Detroit Red Wings at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 in New York City.

Jean Ratelle is presented one of his game
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Jean Ratelle is presented one of his game jersey's during his number retirement ceremony prior to a game between the New York Rangers and the Detroit Red Wings from Mike Richter #35, Mark Messier #11, Brian Leetch #2 and Adam Graves #9 at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 in New York City.

Jean Ratelle speaks during his jersey retirement ceremony
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Jean Ratelle speaks during his jersey retirement ceremony prior to a game between the New York Rangers and the Detroit Red Wings at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 in New York City.

Vic Hadfield speaks during the jersey retirement ceremony
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Vic Hadfield speaks during the jersey retirement ceremony of former teammate Jean Ratelle prior to a game between the New York Rangers and the Detroit Red Wings at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 in New York City.

Jean Ratelle greets former coach Emile Francis during
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Jean Ratelle greets former coach Emile Francis during his jersey retirement ceremony prior to a game between the New York Rangers and the Detroit Red Wings at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 in New York City.

(L-R) Mike Richter, Mark Messier, Eddie Giacomin, Vic
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(L-R) Mike Richter, Mark Messier, Eddie Giacomin, Vic Hadfield, Jean Ratelle, Rod Golbert, Brian Leetch and Adam Graves pose for a photograph after Ratelle had his jersey retired after a ceremony prior to the start of a game between the New York Rangers and the Detroit Red Wings at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 in New York City.

Vic Hadfield reacts during a surprise announcement during
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Vic Hadfield reacts during a surprise announcement during former teammates Jean Ratelle's jersey retirement ceremony that his jersey number will be retired next season at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 in New York City.

Jean Ratelle stands with his family and former
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Jean Ratelle stands with his family and former teammates as his jersey is retired during a ceremony prior to a game between the New York Rangers and the Detroit Red Wings at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 in New York City.

Jean Ratelle is introduced for his jersey retirement
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Jean Ratelle is introduced for his jersey retirement ceremony prior to a game between the New York Rangers and the Detroit Red Wings at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 in New York City.

Jean Ratelle speaks during his jersey retirement ceremony
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Jean Ratelle speaks during his jersey retirement ceremony prior to a game between the New York Rangers and the Detroit Red Wings at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 in New York City.

Jean Ratelle stands with his family and former
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Jean Ratelle stands with his family and former teammates as his jersey is retired during a ceremony prior to a game between the New York Rangers and the Detroit Red Wings at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 in New York City.

Rod Gilbert speaks during the jersey retirement ceremony
Photo Credit: Jim McIsaac

Rod Gilbert speaks during the jersey retirement ceremony of former teammate Jean Ratelle prior to a game between the New York Rangers and the Detroit Red Wings at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 in New York City.

The retired number banner of Jean Ratelle is
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The retired number banner of Jean Ratelle is seen as it is lifted to the rafters prior to a game between the New York Rangers and the Detroit Red Wings at Madison Square Garden on Sunday, Feb. 25, 2018 in New York City.

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