Wed 11/02/2015 - 12:11 EST

NHL Eastern Conference Final: Devils Look To Wrap It Up At The Rock

Devils Look For First Cup Final Appearance Since 2003

There’s a Cup carrot dangling in front of them, on their own home ice, as New Jersey aims to get the Eastern Conference Final series over in six games. They certainly don’t want to travel back across the Hudson River for a Game Seven in Manhattan. Flying under the radar for most of the season (35-23-4 heading into March) the Devils true colors have shone through in the playoffs. They have certainly opened our eyes!

Apart from an age difference of 14 years in the nets, there isn’t much that separates the Devils from the Kings. They are both solid defensively, they don’t whither away in tight checking contests, and they can roll four lines that can score during any shift. Until this Rangers series, we didn’t realize how good the Devils were. While NJ vs. LA doesn’t have the same ring as NY vs. LA does, a Devils win tonight sets up a fantastic Cup Final.

Rangers Look To Wrangle The East Final Back To The Big Apple

Despite being down 3-2 in the series, the Rangers have given the Devils all they can handle. The 5-3 Game 5 final score (NJ had an empty net goal) does not dictate the play as New York out-shot New Jersey 28-17 in the loss. The main difference being – Marty was Marty and King Henry was a no-show in the first period as the Devils jumped out to a 3-0 lead prior to the ten-minute mark. Going down early would spell doom tonight.

If the Rangers stand any chance of moving this series back to Madison Square Garden they are going to need a huge effort from Lundqvist in net tonight. New York will also need to get up early to avoid the “Jersey Trap” while erasing the enemy ice advantage at the Rock. Back on Wednesday we figured the Broadway Blueshirts would be looking to wrap up the series tonight  – instead they are fighting for their playoff lives.

New Jersey is the better of the two teams  and have more experience across the board. As such we’ll be looking for an empty netter late as we’ll give the pucks (1½ +265 puck betting line at Bovada) and back the Devils to advance to the Stanley Cup Final. has tonight’s NHL Eastern Conference Final puck wagering covered with LIVE Betting that is available throughout this thrilling Game Six fire on ice action!

Category : Sports

Leave a comment
More articles...
Sports - 27/03/18
1 Question Every Team in NBA’s Atlantic Division Must Answer By the End of 2017-18 
Daily NBA betting can be difficult as the regular season winds down. Different teams are playing for different things, which results in wildly different products. To have a hold on whether a particular squad is worth your time as a single-game investment, either as underdog, favorite or over/under option, you must first understand what they're trying to do from here on out. We're here to decipher the most pressing stakes for each Atlanta Division team, in the hopes of making your job a heck of a lot easier.
Read this article 
Sports - 04/02/18
Super Bowl 52 Closing Lines Picks 
This is it. The big one. There's no turning back now. Super Bowl 52 is here. Tonight. This is the last NFL game of the season. They'll be nothing meaningful for you to bet on, aside from futures, until September. But if you haven't placed your bet yet, don't worry. There's still time to decide between the New England Patriots and the Philadelphia Eagles. And we've got our last-minute picks right here.
Read this article 
Sports - 13/01/18
NFL Playoff Odds: Steelers Seek Redemption Against Jaguars 
The wait is over for the Pittsburgh Steelers, who will return to the field on Sunday to face the Jacksonville Jaguars in a AFC Divisional Playoff. The Steelers capped off a remarkable season by winning the last two games of the 2017 campaign. But can Pittsburgh live up to the Super Bowl hype against the Jaguars on Sunday? We break down the odds and betting lines in our AFC Divisional Playoff Preview.
Read this article 
Sports - 03/11/17
Week 9 NFL Top 5 Fantasy Football Players 
It’s crunch time in the fantasy football world. Heading into the second half of the National Football League season, there’s little to no room for error when deciding which players to start and which ones to glue to your bench. Can Russell Wilson repeat the same success that made him the top fantasy QB during Week 8 action? We break down the top five players in our Week 9 Fantasy Football Rankings.
Read this article