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Canes to Open First Round Wednesday in New Jersey

by Terrell Williams / Carolina Hurricanes

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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