Carolina hosts New Jersey in Game 1 on Saturday at 2 p.m.
RALEIGH, NC – The Carolina Hurricanes today announced the schedule for their Eastern Conference Semifinal series against the New Jersey Devils. The No. 2 seeded Hurricanes will host the No. 3 seeded New Jersey Devils in Game 1 of the best-of-seven series on Saturday at 2 p.m., a nationally televised game on NBC. Game 2 will follow on Monday at 7:30 p.m. and will be aired across the United States on OLN, and in Canada on TSN.
Here is the schedule for the Hurricanes-Devils series:
|Game 1 ||Saturday ||May 6 ||RBC Center ||Raleigh, NC ||2 p.m. ||NBC/TSN |
|Game 2 ||Monday ||May 8 ||RBC Center ||Raleigh, NC ||7:30 p.m. ||OLN/TSN |
|Wednesday ||May 10 ||Continental Airlines Arena ||East Rutherford, NJ ||7 p.m. ||OLN/TSN |
|Game 4 ||Saturday ||May 13 ||Continental Airlines Arena ||East Rutherford, NJ ||3 p.m. ||NBC/TSN |
|Game 5* ||Sunday ||May 14 ||RBC Center ||Raleigh, NC ||7 p.m. ||OLN/TSN |
|Game 6* ||Tuesday ||May 16 ||Continental Airlines Arena ||East Rutherford, NJ ||7:30 p.m. ||OLN/TSN |
|Game 7* ||Thursday ||May 18 ||RBC Center ||Raleigh, NC ||7:30 p.m. ||OLN/TSN |
* if necessary
The Hurricanes will practice at the RBC Center on Thursday at 11 a.m. and on Friday at 11 a.m. Carolina reached the Eastern Conference Semifinals by virtue of a 4-2 series win against the Montreal Canadiens in the quarterfinal round. The Hurricanes closed out the series against the Canadiens with a 2-1 overtime win in Game 6 at Montreal on Tuesday at the Bell Centre.
The Devils swept the New York Rangers in their best-of-seven quarterfinal series to advance to the second round.
Tickets to all second-round Stanley Cup playoff games at the RBC Center are currently available at the RBC Center box office, all North Carolina TicketMaster locations, by calling 919-834-4000 or via CarolinaHurricanes.com. For information on Hurricanes season-ticket packages and mini-season ticket plans, please call 1-866-NHL-CANES. Please visit CarolinaHurricanes.com or NHL.com for the latest information regarding the Stanley Cup playoffs.