OTTAWA — It's funny how when a team is an underdog, the players and coaches never hesitate to bring it up, and when a team is a favorite, they brush it off as if it means nothing. At least, that's the way the Rangers are approaching this flip-of-the-script, going from slight underdogs in their first-round series with the Canadiens, which they won in six games, to a relatively heavy favorite against the Senators in the second round, which starts with Game 1 on Thursday night at Canadian Tire Centre.
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Brady Skjei goes into the corner with The Post's Steve Serby to talk about Rangers-Senators, life as a rookie, and more: Q: What do you like best about this team? A: I think our speed and skill.
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Previewing the defensive matchup between the Rangers and Senators - who are led by the legendary Erik Karlsson.
After struggling through a subpar season by his standards, Henrik Lundqvist was at his best when the Rangers needed him in the first round.
In Kelowna, Ryan Gropp (2015 second) had a primary assist as his Seattle Thunderbirds escaped game three with a 2-1 win over the Kelowna Rockets. They escaped because of a 17-year old rookie goalie who stood on his head and stopped 34 out of 35 shots.
The Rangers spent the first round of the playoffs not only hitting back against the Canadiens, but hitting first; not only responding to the Habs' physical game, but initiating physical play. It was a sight to behold for generations of Rangerstown dwellers who have become accustomed to talented teams turning the other cheek to physically intimidating opponents.
The hype over Senators captain Erik Karlsson has reached staggering heights, and not even Rangers coach Alain Vigneault was left untouched. As the Rangers and Senators prepare for Game 1 of their second-round playoff series Thursday in Ottawa, Vigneault was asked to compare Karlsson with his own captain and fellow defenseman, Ryan McDonagh.