After a thrilling seven-game series against the Capitals, the New York Rangers now move on to face division rival New Jersey in the Eastern Conference Finals. Vezina finalist Henrik Lundqvist has been dominant in the playoffs so far, pushing the Rangers into the Conference Finals with a dazzling Game 7 performance,
But the Rangers have little time to gather themselves, as their rival across the river will come in well-rested to Game 1 on Monday night. It took the Devils two overtimes in Game 7 to get past the Panthers, but they made quick work of the Flyers in the second round. They will have had almost a week to rest when the puck drops at Madison Square Garden. Schedule and broadcast information below:
No. 6 New Jersey Devils at No. 3 New York Rangers
8:00 p.m. ET -- Game 1, Eastern Conference Finals | Series tied, 0-0
National TV: NBC Sports Network
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