EASTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

Wednesday, 05.03.2006 / 11:44 PM / News
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EASTERN CONFERENCE SEMIFINAL SCHEDULE ANNOUNCED

Carolina hosts New Jersey in Game 1 on Saturday at 2 p.m.

RALEIGH, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes today announced the schedule for their Eastern Conference Semifinal series against the New Jersey Devils. The No. 2 seeded Hurricanes will host the No. 3 seeded New Jersey Devils in Game 1 of the best-of-seven series on Saturday at 2 p.m., a nationally televised game on NBC. Game 2 will follow on Monday at 7:30 p.m. and will be aired across the United States on OLN, and in Canada on TSN.

Here is the schedule for the Hurricanes-Devils series:

Game
Day
Date
Venue
Location
Time
TV
Game 1 Saturday May 6 RBC Center Raleigh, NC 2 p.m. NBC/TSN
Game 2 Monday May 8 RBC Center Raleigh, NC 7:30 p.m. OLN/TSN

Game 3

Wednesday May 10 Continental Airlines Arena East Rutherford, NJ 7 p.m. OLN/TSN
Game 4 Saturday May 13 Continental Airlines Arena East Rutherford, NJ 3 p.m. NBC/TSN
Game 5* Sunday May 14 RBC Center Raleigh, NC 7 p.m. OLN/TSN
Game 6* Tuesday May 16 Continental Airlines Arena East Rutherford, NJ 7:30 p.m. OLN/TSN
Game 7* Thursday May 18 RBC Center Raleigh, NC 7:30 p.m. OLN/TSN

* if necessary

The Hurricanes will practice at the RBC Center on Thursday at 11 a.m. and on Friday at 11 a.m. Carolina reached the Eastern Conference Semifinals by virtue of a 4-2 series win against the Montreal Canadiens in the quarterfinal round. The Hurricanes closed out the series against the Canadiens with a 2-1 overtime win in Game 6 at Montreal on Tuesday at the Bell Centre.

The Devils swept the New York Rangers in their best-of-seven quarterfinal series to advance to the second round.

Tickets to all second-round Stanley Cup playoff games at the RBC Center are currently available at the RBC Center box office, all North Carolina TicketMaster locations, by calling 919-834-4000 or via CarolinaHurricanes.com. For information on Hurricanes season-ticket packages and mini-season ticket plans, please call 1-866-NHL-CANES. Please visit CarolinaHurricanes.com or NHL.com for the latest information regarding the Stanley Cup playoffs.

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