The Devils will travel to Florida to face the Panthers, who earned a playoff spot for the first time since 2000, in the first round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Game one is set for Friday at 7pm at BankAtlantic Center.
The full schedule for round one:
Game 1: Friday – 7pm
Game 2: Sunday – 7:30pm
Game 3: Tuesday, 4/17 – 7pm
Game 4: Thursday, 4/19 – 7pm
*Game 5: Saturday, 4/21 – 6:30pm
*Game 6: Tuesday, 4/24 – TBD
*Game 7: Thursday, 4/46 – TBD
Bold – Devils home game.
* – if necessary.
Florida is 2-3-5 in their last ten games and will host a streaking New Jersey team, who won their sixth straight on Saturday, beating the Senators 4-2.
The teams split the season series with two wins apiece, with Florida finishing with five points against the Devils (2-1-1) in four games.
They will be meeting in the post-season for the second time. The Devils swept the Panthers in the first round of the 2000 playoffs on their way to their second Stanley Cup.
You can find the full NHL schedule for the first round here.