Derek Jeter’s ‘The Players’ Tribune’ has been on a real hockey role as of late. New York Rangers great Brian Leetch is the latest.
He was a straight legend.
And oh yeah, Wayne Gretzky wasn’t bad either.
Obviously, the first sentence eludes to New York Rangers legend Brian Leetch, the defenseman who wore No. 2 and is arguably the greatest player in franchise history.
On Friday, Leetch’s name surfaced thanks to a latter he penned for Derek Jeter’s The Players’ Tribue.
The title is “Only In New York” and it covers The Great One’s arrival to Broadway in 1996, among other topics.
Thursday marked the 20th anniversary of No. 99 signing on with the Blueshirts to finish his illustrious NHL career in New York.
Click here to read Leetch’s full story.
20 years ago today. #NYR 9️⃣9️⃣ pic.twitter.com/y6NU1wPtpu
— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) July 21, 2016