NY Rangers’ Chris Kreider is A Playoff Powerhouse
Every Rangers tickets hoarder knows about Christopher James Kreider; the 22 year old (born on the April 30, 1991) ice hockey player who currently plays the forward position for the NYR (New York Rangers) in the National Hockey League (NHL). Prior to his professional career, he played amateur collegiate hockey whilst studying at Boston College, and was then initially drafted into the first round; becoming the 19th in player total by New York Rangers in Entry Draft. Currently, he holds the NHL record for the highest number of play-off goals, prior to playing in the regular NHL seasons, with five goals.
Two Goals, Two Wins
On the 10th April 2012, weeks before Kreiders 21st birthday, he signed a 3 year basic contract to play for NY Rangers. He joined them the following day to practice for the 2012 Stanley Cup-playoffs. He made his first appearance in the NHL League playing with the team in a critical playoff game, where they defeated the Ottawa Senators. He then scored his first professional goal in the 6th game against Ottawa Senators on April 23rd 2012. While everyone remembers their first goal, the second one was even sweeter for Kreider, as it was also a game-winning goal; sealing the deal, and thus ensuring a win to defeat the Washington Capitals on April 28th 2012.
Christopher Kreider Holds NHL Record
Kreider is a force to be reckoned with, and remains one of New York’s best kept secrets. Seeing Kreider in action causes fans to clutch their ticket stubs, even in the most dire, final moments of the game; which he has a proven track record of delivery This made him the first player in the history of NHL to have his first two goals as game-winners.