Canes to Open First Round Wednesday in New Jersey
Carolina's first home game of postseason will be Sunday at the RBC Center
RALEIGH, NC— The National Hockey League today announced the schedule for the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals series between the Carolina Hurricanes and the New Jersey Devils. The No. 3 seeded Devils will host the No. 6 seeded Hurricanes in Game 1 of the best-of-seven series on Wednesday at Prudential Center in Newark, NJ, at 7:30 p.m. Game 2 will follow in New Jersey on Friday at 7:30 p.m.
The Hurricanes will host their first home game of the 2009 Stanley Cup playoffs with Game 3 on Sunday, April 19, at the RBC Center at 7:30 p.m.
Here is the schedule for the Hurricanes-Devils series:
|1||Wednesday||April 15||Newark, NJ||7:30 p.m.||FS Carolinas, TSN|
|2||Friday||April 17||Newark, NJ||7:30 p.m.||FS Carolinas, TSN|
|3||Sunday||April 19||Raleigh, NC||7:30 p.m.||FS Carolinas, TSN|
|4||Tuesday||April 21||Raleigh, NC||7:30 p.m.||FS Carolinas, TSN|
|5||Thursday||April 23||Newark, NJ||7:30 p.m.||FS Carolinas, TSN|
|6||Sunday||April 26||Raleigh, NC||TBA||VERSUS, TSN|
|7||Tuesday||April 28||Newark, NJ||7:30 p.m.||FS Carolinas, TSN|
The Hurricanes will hold their first practice of the postseason on Monday at 11:45 a.m. at the RBC Center. All Hurricanes practices are open to the public and the media.
Single-game tickets for the first round of the 2009 Stanley Cup Playoffs are available at the Time Warner Cable Box Office at the RBC Center, CarolinaHurricanes.com, by calling 1-800-745-3000 and at all Ticketmaster outlets. For information on Hurricanes ticket packages, call 1-866-NHL-CANES or visit www.CarolinaHurricanes.com.