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