New Jersey Devils
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Between 1988-2008, the New Jersey Devils made the playoffs an impressive 18 out of 20 seasons!
After a lockout-shortened season in 1995 the Devils went on a tear in the playoffs setting a record for most play-off road victories with 11 and eventually sweeping the heavily favored Detroit Red Wings for the franchises first-ever Stanley Cup. Claude Lemieux was awarded the Conn Smythe tophy as the playoff MVP.
In 1999-00 the Devils were on top again defeating the defending champion Dallas Stars in six games to win the Stanley Cup for the second time in the clubs history. The roster read like an all-star team with the likes of Scott Stevens, Bobby Holik, Scott Niedermayer, Martin Brodeur, Patrik Elias, Petr Sykora, Jason Arnott, Alexander Mogilny, and rookies Brian Rafalski, John Madden, and Calder Trophy recipient Scott Gomez.
In 2000/2001 New Jersey posted their highest point total in a season with 111.
During the 2006/2007 campaign, goalie Martin Brodeur set an NHL record for most wins in a season with 48.
The New Jersey Devils moved in to their new home arena the Prudential Center (in Newark, NJ), at the beginning of the 2007-08 season.Previously, they played at the Continental Airlines Arena in East Rutherford, New Jersey.
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