Game Notes: Rangers at New Jersey Devils
2008 STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS ROUND 1, GAME 1
The Rangers face off against the New Jersey Devils tonight at the Prudential Center in Game One of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals (7:00 PM). New York enters the game with a 189-203-8 all-time record in its previous 400 playoff contests, including an 83-125-6 mark on the road. In 89 postseason series openers, the Rangers have posted a 39-45-5 record all-time. The Blueshirts enter the 2008 Stanley Cup Playoffs after going 42-27-13 (97 points) in the regular season, marking the first time since 1974 that the club posted 40-plus wins in three consecutive seasons. The Rangers are participating in postseason play for the third consecutive season, and 11th time since 1988-89.
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Tune In Tonight!
Tonight's game will be televised on MSG. You can also catch the radio broadcast 1050 ESPN New York
All-Time Playoff History - Rangers vs. Devils
The Rangers and Devils will meet in the playoffs for the fifth time overall and the second time in three years. The last postseason encounter was an Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series in 2006, won by New Jersey 4-0. Overall, Blueshirts have a 3-1 playoff series record vs. the Devils, posting a 12-11-0 mark in 23 postseason contests.
2007-08 Regular Season – Rangers vs. Devils
Oct. 25 Rangers 2 vs. Devils 0 at MSG
Nov. 3 Rangers 2 vs. Devils 1 (SO) at MSG
Nov. 14 Rangers 4 vs. Devils 2 at New Jersey
Dec. 9 Rangers 1 vs. Devils 0 (OT) at MSG
Feb. 1 Rangers 3, Devils 1 at New Jersey
March 19 Rangers 2, Devils 1 (SO) at New Jersey
March 27 Rangers 3, Devils 2 at MSG
April 6 Rangers 2, Devils 3 (SO) at New Jersey
Upcoming Series Schedule
April 9 Rangers at New Jersey, 7 p.m.
April 11 Rangers at New Jersey, 7 p.m.
April 13 Rangers vs. New Jersey at MSG, 7 p.m.
April 16 Rangers vs. New Jersey at MSG, 7 p.m.
April 18* Rangers at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m.
April 20* Rangers vs. New Jersey at MSG, TBD
April 22* Rangers at New Jersey, TBD
* -- if necessary
Rangers' All-Time Playoff Records
* Colton Orr has missed five games with a broken foot.
* The Rangers lost 147 manpower games due to injury or illness during the 2007-08 regular season.