Rangers 4, New Jersey Devils 1
POST-GAME NOTES: STANLEY CUP PLAYOFFS ROUND 1, GAME 1
Recap | Box Score
THREE STARS OF THE GAME
1. S. GOMEZ -- NYR
2. R. CALLAHAN -- NYR
3. J. MADDEN -- NJD
* Ryan Callahan's goal was the first shorthanded playoff goal by a Ranger since the 1997 playoffs.
* Sean Avery scored his second career playoff goal, matching his total from 10 games one year ago.
* Brendan Shanahan scored his 59th career postseason goal. He is fourth among active players in postseason goals.
* Paul Mara and LW Ryan Hollweg rejoined the Rangers' lineup after sitting out the regular-season finale.
* Henrik Lundqvist made 26 saves, including point-blank stops against Patrik Elias and Jamie Langenbrunner.