As noted elsewhere, San Jose at least has a statistical anomaly going for them: The only two NHL teams to come back from a 0-3 deficit to win the series were the '42 Maple Leafs and the '75 Islanders. 1942 and 1975 are 33 years apart. 33 years from 1975? 2008.
That's right, Bucketheads, we've gone from relying on our superb goaltending and A-list superstars to praying that random statistical quirks somehow play out. I might believe in Divine Intervention, but I don't know about arbitrary superstition... Maybe it's time to look into voodoo: