Devils lost to the Rangers today and are now out of the playoff race. Mandatory Credit: Ed Mulholland-USA TODAY Sports

New Jersey Devils Ready to Travel to Madison Square Garden

After an impressive 6-2 win yesterday, the New Jersey Devils will face-off against the New York Rangers at Madison Square Garden for the first time this season. The Devils need a win today to stay alive in the Eastern Conference playoff race. Here’s a preview for today’s contest.

Game Preview

NJD: 17-17-10 (44 points)

NYR: 23-17-4 (50 points)

Last Ten

NJD: 2-6-2

NYR: 7-2-1

Season Series

Tied 1-1-0

February 5 @NJD: NJD 3 NYR 1

March 19 @NJD: NYR 2 NJD 1

Goals

NJD: 2.39 GF/G; 2.66 GA/G

NYR: 2.64 GF/G; 2.39 GA/G

Specials Teams

NJD: 15.3 PP%; 80.7 PK%

NYR: 16.3 PP%; 81.2 PK%

Broadcast Information

Television: NBC

Radio: Bloomberg 1130 AM

It definitely seems unlikely that the Devils will make the playoffs, but if they can prevent the Rangers from getting in too, the golf course will be that much greener. Tune in today for some more afternoon hockey at 3:00!

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