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Canes to Open First Round Wednesday in New Jersey

Carolina's first home game of postseason will be Sunday at the RBC Center

Sunday, 04.12.2009 / 11:35 PM ET / News
By Terrell Williams
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Canes to Open First Round Wednesday in New Jersey

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:

Game Day Date Location Time TV
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.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 x - NYR 76 48 21 7 231 179 103
2 x - MTL 77 47 22 8 203 174 102
3 x - TBL 78 47 24 7 250 204 101
4 PIT 76 42 23 11 210 190 95
5 NYI 77 45 27 5 235 215 95
6 WSH 77 42 25 10 227 190 94
7 DET 76 40 23 13 221 208 93
8 BOS 77 39 25 13 204 198 91
9 OTT 76 38 26 12 220 204 88
10 FLA 77 35 27 15 192 210 85
11 CBJ 76 37 35 4 210 234 78
12 PHI 76 30 29 17 198 219 77
13 NJD 77 31 33 13 170 197 75
14 CAR 76 28 37 11 176 208 67
15 TOR 77 29 42 6 201 245 64
16 BUF 76 21 47 8 148 255 50

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
E. Staal 71 22 28 -12 50
J. Faulk 76 15 32 -19 47
E. Lindholm 75 16 21 -20 37
J. Skinner 71 18 13 -22 31
V. Rask 74 11 20 -13 31
N. Gerbe 72 9 17 -13 26
R. Nash 68 8 17 -10 25
J. McClement 76 7 13 -5 20
J. Staal 40 4 16 -6 20
J. Liles 51 2 17 -8 19
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
C. Ward 20 22 5 .909 2.43
A. Khudobin 8 15 6 .904 2.60