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Thursday, May 24, 2012
A look back: Messier's Guarantee

By Katie Strang


AP Photo/Mark Lennihan
Mark Messier, joined by other members of the team, holds the Stanley Cup during the team's victory parade in New York Friday, June 17, 1994.

It was 18 years ago that Rangers captain Mark Messier made his iconic Game 6 guarantee -- a statement that dominated the back pages and set the stage for a magical 1994 Stanley Cup run.

With the Blueshirts facing elimination against the Devils in Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Friday, which player, if any, is feeling confident today?

For a look back at that watershed moment, read an archived copy of the story here.