Today is the anniversary of the Rangers’ Canyon of Heroes parade, and all that noise in lower Manhattan, and Mike Keenan being serenaded with “Four More Years” chants (and he wouldn’t last four more weeks), and Mike Richter turning to Mark Messier amid the wild scene on Broadway and saying, “I wish we could get a flat tire so we could stay here a while.”
That was when New York showed the world how to celebrate a championship.
And, naturally, it was also the day that O.J. Simpson rode in a white Bronco in the infamous low-speed chase that kicked the Knicks’ NBA final game into a picture-in-picture square on the screen.
Meanwhile, will you please watch my car? (click here).