Preview of 2016 New Jersey Devils Qualifying Tournament

2016 New Jersey Devils Qualifying Tournament

2016 New Jersey Devils Qualifying Tournament

Here is a little description of each team in the tourney:

  1. ’02-’03 New Jersey Devils (46-20-10-6, 108 points (1st in Atlantic), STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS, 0.49 SRS)
  2. ’99-’00 New Jersey Devils (45-24-8-5, 103 points (2nd in Atlantic), STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS, 0.46 SRS)
  3. ’94-’95 New Jersey Devils (22-18-8, 52 points (2nd in Atlantic), STANLEY CUP CHAMPIONS, 0.30 SRS)
  4. ’00-’01 New Jersey Devils (48-19-12-3, 111 points (1st in Atlantic), Lost in Stanley Cup Final, 1.10 SRS)
  5. ’93-’94 New Jersey Devils (47-25-12, 106 points (2nd in Atlantic), Lost in Conference Final, 1.00 SRS)
  6. ’97-’98 New Jersey Devils (48-23-11, 107 points (1st in Atlantic), Lost in Conference Quarterfinal, 0.66 SRS)
  7. ’98-’99 New Jersey Devils (47-24-11, 105 points (1st in Atlantic), Lost in Conference Quarterfinal, 0.62 SRS)
  8. ’96-’97 New Jersey Devils (45-23-14, 104 points (1st in Atlantic), Lost in Conference Semifinal, 0.57 SRS)

The ’96-’97 New Jersey Devils were the 11th seed in the inaugural Ultimate NHL Playoff. They had a First Round Bye before they dispatched of the 22nd-seeded ’10-’11 Vancouver Canucks in six games in the Second Round. Then, they took a 2-0 series lead over the 6th-seeded ’12-’13 Chicago Blackhawks, but would get shutout in the next four straight games and get eliminated. Then, in the Second Annual UNP, the ’00-’01 New Jersey Devils, who were the 10th seed, came up against a reigning Semifinalist in the 23rd-seeded ’79-’80 Buffalo Sabres in the their first series and were unfortunately swept.

Players to Watch (this is gonna be easy):

The tournament results will be posted on the next weekday at 1 pm EST!

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