New York Rangers: Five reasons why the Rangers can win the series

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Mar 18, 2017; Saint Paul, MN, USA; New York Rangers defenseman Brady Skjei (76) celebrates his goal against the Minnesota Wild at Xcel Energy Center. The Rangers defeated the Wild 3-2. Mandatory Credit: Brace Hemmelgarn-USA TODAY Sports /

3.) Brady Skjei Is Breaking Out On The Big Stage

Brady Skjei pleasantly surprised Rangers fans this season on both sides of the ice. Skjei put up 5 goals and 39 points during the regular season and became arguably the Rangers second best defenseman behind Ryan McDonagh.

Skjei leads all Rangers these playoffs in goals with 4 and has quickly become the Rangers secret weapon. Him and Brendan Smith have complemented each other greatly with Skjei benefitting by showing the hockey world that he is special. Brady Skjei can be the name that haunts Senators fans’ dreams for years to come.