Team Logo. The New York Americans were a team in the National Hockey League. Although they were the first hockey team in the city, they were much less popular than the New York Rangers. The team folded in 1942. Retrieved from "https://prosportsteams.fandom.com/wiki/New_York_Americans?oldid=7185" Categories: Former NHL teams Teams in New York Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.