Cam Ward (above) made 28 saves and Eric Staal had two goals and an assist for the Hurricanes in a 4-0 shutout of the Devils. The win tied the series, 3-3, with Game 7 scheduled for Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. in New Jersey.
With Carolina still alive, the Penguins still have a chance at having home-ice advantage in the second round.
EN Says: With apologies to the Blackhawks and Flames, This has easily been the best or tightest series of the playoffs. Game 7 should be a real treat. Too bad Versus is showing Game 7 of the Capitals-Rangers series.
If you want to see the Penguins hold home ice in the second round, you are a Rangers and Hurricanes fan on Tuesday. Here are the potential opponents for the Penguins in the next round and what needs to happen:
- -To play the Bruins: The Capitals and Devils need to win their first-round series.
- -To play the Capitals: The Capitals and Hurricanes need to win their first-round series.
- -To play the Devils: The Devils and Rangers need to win their first-round series.
- -To play the Hurricanes: The Hurricanes and Rangers need to win their first-round series
- -The Penguins and Rangers can not meet in the second round.
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