The resiliency, the no-quit fire and the insatiable desire to be a winning club has been at the heart of the Rangers all season long.
And that is why this Rangers team was able to rally from a 3-1 series deficit, stave off elimination twice and then force overtime in Game 7 before Artemi Panarin punched their ticket to the second round of the Stanley Cup playoffs 4:46 into the extra period to secure a 4-3 win over the Penguins in front of a sold-out Madison Square Garden.
This Rangers team is the first in Stanley Cup playoff history to record three consecutive comeback wins in elimination games within the same series
This Rangers team became just the third in franchise history to overcome a 3-1 series deficit.
This Rangers team is one step closer to the Stanley Cup.