Story: Mike Mottau, Zach Parise, Patrik Elias and Jamie Langenbrunner scored Wednesday for the Devils, who dumped Carolina, 4-1, to open their best-of-seven Eastern Conference Quarterfinal. Martin Brodeur had 18 saves for his 96th playoff win. more...
Story: Carolina's Tim Gleason scored 2:40 into OT Friday to hand the Devils a 2-1 loss in Game 2 at Prudential Center. Zach Parise had the lone goal for New Jersey. The Eastern Conference Quarterfinal is tied at a game apiece. more...
Story: Travis Zajac scored 4:58 in overtime to seal a 3-2 win Sunday in Raleigh. Zach Parise and Brian Gionta also scored for the Devils, who took a 2-1 series lead with their first win in their last seven postseason tilts at RBC Center. ...more
Story: The Devils shocked Carolina with three straight goals to rally from a 3-0 deficit, but came up short when Jussi Jokinen broke a 3-3 tie with 0.2 seconds left in regulation. The 'Canes took Game 4 by a 4-3 count to even the series at two games each. ...more
Story: Martin Brodeur made 44 saves Thursday to silence Carolina, 1-0, and give the Devils a 3-2 lead in their best-of-seven Eastern Conference Quarterfinal. David Clarkson's power-play goal was the deciding tally. ...more
Story: The Devils and 'Canes are tied at three games apiece. Eric Staal had two goals and an assist to lead Carolina to a 4-0 win in Sunday's Game 6 at Raleigh. Cam Ward made 28 saves for the shutout, setting the stage for Tuesday's Game 7 in Newark. ...more
Devils come up short in Game 7
Game Seven - Hurricanes 4, Devils 3
Tuesday, April 28, 2009
Story: Carolina scored twice in the final 1:20 of regulation to steal a 4-3 win over the Devils in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinal. Jamie Langenbrunner, Jay Pandolfo and Brian Rolston scored for New Jersey.
PLAYOFF NEWS Apr. 28 - NJD Notebook: Stage set for Game 7: Through six games, the Devils’ first-round series with Carolina has been split right down the middle, virtually too close to call. The only sure thing? That one team will come out on top in tonight's Game 7 at Prudential Center. ...read
Apr. 20 - NJD Notebook: Parise leading the way: Zach Parise has tallies in all three games of New Jersey’s first-round series with Carolina, marking the sixth time this season that he has gone on a goal-scoring streak of three or more games. ...read
Apr. 17 -NJD Notebook: Devils ready for game two: Devils' head coach Brent Sutter spoke to the media Friday morning. read...
Apr. 15 - NJD Notebook: Sutter speaks to media: Brent Sutter spoke to the media after Wednesday's morning skate. read...
Apr. 12 - On to the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs: How do you remember an NHL season? read...
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