Former New York Rangers captain Ron Greschner will join Blueshirt fans at Dan Rooney’s Sports Bar at Empire City Casino this Saturday, April 16, as the Rangers look to even the series against the Pittsburgh Penguins in the first round of the NHL Playoffs.
The “Official Rangers Viewing Party” will begin at 2:00 pm with face off for the game at 3:00 pm.
Greschner played all 16 seasons of his career with the Rangers from 1974 through 1990, including the 1978-79 trip to the Stanley Cup Finals. “Gresch” will be on hand for or photos and autographs from 2:00-3:00 pm, and then will join fans at Dan Rooney’s throughout the game. Greschner and fans will participate in trivia sessions between periods, when guests will be able to win prizes. Patrons will be able to enjoy a photo booth from Foxtales as well.
The Rangers “Blue Crew” will be on-site with great giveaways items including T-shirts, rally towels, stress pucks, and keychains.
Empire City will provide a complimentary bus service to the casino from Madison Square Garden at 1:00 pm, and the return trip to the Garden will depart at 6:00 PM.
Fans can view the action on Dan Rooney’s 40 large-screen HDTV’s.
Former Rangers stars Steve Vickers and Stephane Matteau were big hits watching games with fans at Dan Rooney’s Rangers Viewing Parties during the regular season.
About Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway: Empire City Casino is one of the largest entertainment and gaming destinations in the northeast. Featuring 5,300 of the hottest slots, electronic craps, roulette, baccarat and sic bo, Empire City Casino also offers guests year-round harness racing and International simulcasting, live entertainment including the best party, tribute and Latin bands, comedy, New York’s hottest DJ’s, and more. A plethora of dining options will satisfy even the most discerning palate with Italian cuisine at Nonno’s Trattoria; Dan Rooney’s, a high-energy sports bar; Alley 810, a craft cocktail lounge with retro bowling lanes; and convenient delicious options at the International Food Court or Lil’ Cocina. Visit Empire City Casino at Yonkers Raceway located at 810 Yonkers Avenue (off I-87 at Central Avenue) Yonkers, NY, Westchester County, open seven days a week from 10:00am to 6:00am. Visit www.empirecitycasino.com or call 914.968.4200 for information.
About Dan Rooney’s: Inspired by the original Dan Rooney’s Cafe & Bar built and operated in the early 1900s in Pittsburgh by the family of Tim Rooney, the president and CEO of Empire City Casino, the new Dan Rooney’s Sports Bar is warm, inviting and casual, featuring a Steelers theme, 40 large screen TVs to view the big games at every angle, dual flame rotisseries, private “snugs” for intimate seating, and two fireplaces.