The Rangers find themselves in a 2-0 series deficit headed back home against the Ottawa Senators. While it may look bleak, there’s still reason to be hopeful the Rangers can stun the Senators and advance.
Whether you have faith in this Rangers team or not, the beauty of the Stanley Cup playoffs is that anything is possible. It takes four games to win a series. This situation is not new to the franchise or its fans, as we all know the Rangers will never make it easy.
The Rangers will have to overcome their weaknesses in the first two games regardless. However, to breathe some life into the cynics, here are five reasons the Rangers can pleasantly surprise us again.