Who will ever forget the smile on the captain's face when he was called up to get the Stanley Cup in 1994 when the New York Rangers finally broke a curse keeping them from the finals for 54-years?
Messier's career with the NHL spanned 26-years during which time he would be called one of the NHL's greatest players of all time.
Messier, or "The Messiah" as he is also known, is second on the all-time career lists for regular season points, playoff points and regular season games played. ...and... The 10 Dumbest States in America