The New Jersey Devils polished off their regular season with a 4-2 victory over the Ottawa Senators on Saturday. The result helped finalize the 2012 NHL Playoff first-round match-ups and TV schedule, which features the No. 6-seeded Devils playing the No. 3 Florida Panthers.
Here's a look at the series schedule and TV coverage:
|Friday, April 13||7 p.m.||New Jersey at Florida||NHL Network, TSN|
|Sunday, April 15||7:30 p.m.||New Jersey at Florida||NBC Sports Network, TSN|
|Tuesday, April 17||7 p.m.||Florida at New Jersey||NHL Network, TSN|
|Thursday, April 19||7 p.m.||Florida at New Jersey||NHL Network, TSN|
|*Saturday, April 21||6:30 p.m.||New Jersey at Florida||NHL Network, TSN|
|*Tuesday, April 24||TBD||Florida at New Jersey||TBD|
|*Thursday, April 26||TBD||New Jersey at Florida||TBD|
Here's how the rest of the Eastern Conference shapes out.
No. 1 New York Rangers vs. No. 8 Ottawa Senators: The Sens' won the season-series 3-1.
No. 2 Boston Bruins vs. No. 7 Washington Capitals: The Caps won the season-series 3-1.
No. 4 Pittsburgh Penguins vs. No. 5 Philadelphia Flyers: This inter-state rivalry featured Flyers winning the season series 4-2
Here's what the Western Conference looks like: