NHL Playoffs: NJ Devils defeat NY Rangers to advance to second round


The New Jersey Devils finalized their amazing comeback on Monday night, defeating the New York Rangers by a score of 4-0 in Game 7 and advancing to the second round of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

The Devils Michael McLeod put New Jersey ahead with a goal midway through the second, with Tomas Tatar extending New Jersey’s lead to 2-0 with 4:21 left. Erik Haula scored with 5:33 remaining before Jesper Bratt added the fourth goal. Devils goalie Akira Schmid finished with 31 saves in the shutout, his second of the series.

The Devils will face the Carolina Hurricanes in the second round playoff series. Game 1 will take place at PNC Arena in Raleigh, North Carolina on Wednesday, May 3, at 7 p.m.

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