NEW YORK (AP) Longtime New York Rangers anthem singer John Amirante has died. He was 83.
His wife, Annie, told the Rangers he died of natural causes Tuesday in New York after about a week in the hospital.
The Rangers on Twitter mourned with "great sadness" the loss of the "legendary anthem singer" with the booming voice. Goaltender Henrik Lundqvist says it was "always special to hear his name, see him walk out and sing the way he did."