Well, the Philadelphia Flyers have made the playoffs and the Flyers and New Jersey Devils will open their Eastern Conference first-round series Thursday night in Newark, the NHL announced tonight.
It'll be a turnpike series -- from Exit 4 (Flyers) to Exit 15 (Newark).
The Flyers are the seventh seed and the Devils are the second seed.
Here is the complete schedule:
Wednesday, April 14, 7:30 p.m. at New Jersey
Friday, April 16, 7:30 p.m. at New Jersey
Sunday, April 18, 6 p.m. at Philadelphia
Tuesday, April 20, 7:30 p.m. at Philadelphia
*Thursday, April 22, 7 p.m. at New Jersey
*Sunday, April 25, TBD, at Philadelphia
*Tuesday, April 27, 7:30 p.m., at New Jersey
PS - If you're wondering who New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is cheering for, don't ask. The Governor is a native of the Newark area and the team IS named the JERSEY Devils.