Ulf Nilsson picked up a knee injury in the 1981 Canada Cup that put him out for a couple of months, but Bobby Hull and Anders Hedberg actually played together for the Rangers in the Dagens Nyheter Cup that September. Their linemate varied (Peter Wallin, Mikko Leinonen).
Djurgårdens IF - New York Rangers 1-5
New York Rangers - Washington Capitals 4-1 (1 goal by Bobby Hull, the only one he scored for the Rangers)
Västra Frölunda - New York Rangers 1-7
Allmänna IK - New York Rangers 1-4