Rangers Eliminated After Failing To Sustain Momentum In 1St

The New Jerseydevils Lost A 40 Game In The Cup Playoffs

Game 7 Of The Eastern Conference First Round Was On Monday

The Rangers Were The Third Seed In The Division

They Finished Fifth In The Regular Season Five Points Behind The Victors

New York Was In The Stanley Cup Playoffs

Straight Season After Reaching The Eastern Conference Finals

Losing In Six Games To The Lightning Last Year