By Sebastian Melo, Rangers Fan Since '94
On Oct. 3, 2013, the New York Rangers will begin season No. 88 in the NHL, when they square off against the Phoenix Coyotes. It will be the third time the Blueshirts open the regular season on the west coast, and the first time since 1999, against the Edmonton Oilers.
Over the team's storied history, the Rangers and their fans have been treated to big performances on opening night, including these five.
Check out these five performances, then tell us your favorites in the comments below.