The New Jersey Devils return to the Prudential Center for Stanley Cup playoff action for the first time since 2010 with a 1-1 tie in their Eastern Conference quarterfinal series with the Florida Panthers.
There is no doubt that the Devils are eager to come home after helping Martin Brodeur earn his 100th playoff win and getting head coach Peter DeBoer his first NHL playoff victory. The fans will be ready as well, as they spent last season playoff deprived after making the postseason for 13 straight years.
While the Panthers have remained competitive despite being seen as the inferior team, the Devils need to take advantage of being back in the confines of Newark.
In no particular order, here are some predictions for the Red and Black in Tuesday’s Game 3.