NEW YORK, January 23, 2022 – As part of the New York Rangers’ and Madison Square Garden Sports’ ongoing commitment to support the LGBTQ+ community and improve diversity and inclusion across hockey, the Rangers will celebrate Pride Night, presented by Delta Air Lines, on Monday, January 24 against the Los Angeles Kings at 7:00 PM at Madison Square Garden.
The first 10,000 fans in attendance on Monday night will receive a Delta Pride themed tote bag.
In hosting their sixth annual Pride Night, the Rangers will create an opportunity for fans to celebrate and embrace members and allies of the LGBTQ+ community.
The Rangers will partner with members of the LGBTQ+ community for various parts of the evening, including the national anthem and ceremonial puck drop. Rangers players will wear custom pride warm-up jerseys and will tape their sticks with rainbow pride tape.
Both the pride warm-up jerseys and sticks will be auctioned off, with all proceeds to benefit Covenant House & Garden of Dreams Foundation. The auction will begin on January 24 and end at 9:00 PM ET on January 30. The auction will take place on https://auctions.nhl.com/NewYorkRangers. Covenant House New York is a non-profit organization that was founded in 1972, whose main goal is to address youth homelessness by providing resources for mental health issues, education, employment, and life-skills training. Thirty percent of Covenant House’s New York residents identify as LGBTQ+.
In addition, Rangers staff members and MSG Network personalities will wear pride-specific label pins.