Schedule For
1997-98
Coaches listed in chronological order.
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Date
Opponent
Location
Result
November 1, 1997
Washington Capitals
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Capitals 1
November 4, 1997
Los Angeles Kings
E. Rutherford
Kings 3, Devils 0
November 5, 1997
Florida Panthers
Miami
Devils 4, Panthers 2
November 8, 1997
Boston Bruins
E. Rutherford
Devils 2, Bruins 0
November 10, 1997
New York Islanders
Uniondale
Devils 3, Islanders 1
November 12, 1997
New York Rangers
New York
Devils 3, Rangers 2
November 14, 1997
Colorado Avalanche
E. Rutherford
Devils 4, Avalanche 1
November 15, 1997
Buffalo Sabres
Buffalo
Devils 3, Sabres 2
November 18, 1997
Calgary Flames
E. Rutherford
Devils 2. Flames 1
November 20, 1997
New York Islanders
E. Rutherford
Devils 5, Islanders 1
November 22, 1997
Florida Panthers
E. Rutherford
Panthers 2, Devils 1, OT
November 26, 1997
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Anaheim
Ducks 2, Devils 0
November 28, 1997
San Jose Sharks
San Jose
Sharks 4, Devils 2
November 29, 1997
Los Angeles Kings
Inglewood
Kings 4, Devils 1
Date
Opponent
Location
Result
October 3, 1997
Tampa Bay Lightning
Tampa
Devils 4, Lightning 3
October 4, 1997
Washington Capitals
Landover
Capitals 4, Devils 1
October 8, 1997
Philadelphia Flyers
E. Rutherford
Devils 4, Flyers 1
October 10, 1997
Carolina Hurricanes
Greensboro
Hurricanes 2, Devils 1
October 11, 1997
Buffalo Sabres
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Sabres 2
October 17, 1997
Ottawa Senators
Kanata
Senators 4, Devils 2
October 18, 1997
Tampa Bay Lightning
E. Rutherford
Devils 5, Lightning 0
October 23, 1997
Montreal Canadiens
E. Rutherford
Devils 2, Canadiens 1, OT
October 25, 1997
San Jose Sharks
E. Rutherford
Sharks 4, Devils 3
October 27, 1997
Philadelphia Flyers
Philadelphia
Devils 5, Flyers 0
October 30, 1997
Vancouver Canucks
E. Rutherford
Devils 8, Canucks 1
Date
Opponent
Location
Result
December 2, 1997
St. Louis Blues
E. Rutherford
Blues 3, Devils 1
December 4, 1997
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh
Devils 4, Penguins 0
December 6, 1997
Tampa Bay Lightning
E. Rutherford
Devils 4, Lightning 2
December 10, 1997
Edmonton Oilers
E. Rutherford
Devils 4, Oilers 2
December 12, 1997
Montreal Canadiens
E. Rutherford
Devils 5, Canadiens 2
December 13, 1997
Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto
Devils 3, Maple Leafs 0
December 16, 1997
New York Rangers
E. Rutherford
Devils 4, Rangers 3
December 18, 1997
St. Louis Blues
St. Louis
Devils 4, Blues 4
December 19, 1997
Detroit Red Wings
Detroit
Red Wings 5, Devils 4
December 23, 1997
Washington Capitals
Washington
Devils 1, Capitals 1
December 26, 1997
New York Islanders
E. Rutherford
Devils 4, Islanders 3
December 29, 1997
Buffalo Sabres
Buffalo
Devils 3, Sabres 1
December 30, 1997
Chicago Blackhawks
E. Rutherford
Blackhawks 6, Devils 2
Date
Opponent
Location
Result
January 1, 1998
Florida Panthers
Miami
Panthers 2, Devils 1, OT
January 3, 1998
Toronto Maple Leafs
E. Rutherford
Devils 4, Maple Leafs 2
January 5, 1998
Dallas Stars
E. Rutherford
Stars 4, Devils 3
January 7, 1998
Pittsburgh Penguins
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Penguins 1
January 9, 1998
Tampa Bay Lightning
E. Rutherford
Devils 4, Lightning 1
January 10, 1998
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh
Penguins 4, Devils 1
January 12, 1998
Boston Bruins
Bston
Devils 1, Bruins 1
January 14, 1998
New York Rangers
E. Rutherford
Devils 4, Rangers 1
January 20, 1998
Detroit Red Wings
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Red Wings 1
January 22, 1998
Pittsburgh Penguins
E. Rutherford
Penguins 3, Devils 2
January 24, 1998
New York Rangers
New York
Devils 3, Rangers 3
January 25, 1998
Montreal Canadiens
Montreal
Devils 3, Canadiens 1
January 28, 1998
Edmonton Oilers
Edmonton
Devils 1, Oilers 1
January 30, 1998
Vancouver Canucks
Vancouver
Canucks 3, Devils 1
January 31, 1998
Calgary Flames
Calgary
Devils 2, Flames 2
Date
Opponent
Location
Result
February 2, 1998
Ottawa Senators
Kanata
Devils 1, Senators 0
February 4, 1998
Ottawa Senators
E. Rutherford
Devils 2, Senators 0
February 7, 1998
New York Islanders
Uniondale
Devils 3, Islanders 2
February 25, 1998
Florida Panthers
Miami
Devils 3, Panthers 2
February 26, 1998
Tampa Bay Lightning
Tampa
Devils 4, Lightning 1
February 28, 1998
Carolina Hurricanes
E. Rutherford
Devils 4, Hurricanes 3
Date
Opponent
Location
Result
March 2, 1998
Philadelphia Flyers
E. Rutherford
Devils 4, Flyers 3
March 5, 1998
Boston Bruins
E. Rutherford
Devils 1, Bruins 1
March 7, 1998
New York Rangers
E. Rutherford
Devils 6, Rangers 3
March 9, 1998
New York Rangers
New York
Devils 2, Rangers 2
March 10, 1998
Philadelphia Flyers
Philadelphia
Devils 2, Flyers 2
March 12, 1998
Carolina Hurricanes
Greensboro
Devils 2, Hurricanes 0
March 14, 1998
Montreal Canadiens
Montreal
Canadiens 4, Devils 2
March 18, 1998
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Ducks 0
March 20, 1998
Washington Capitals
Washington
Capitals 2, Devils 0
March 21, 1998
Washington Capitals
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Capitals 2
March 24, 1998
Philadelphia Flyers
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Flyers 2
March 26, 1998
Colorado Avalanche
Denver
Devils 2, Avalanche 0
March 28, 1998
Phoenix Coyotes
Phoenix
Devils 3, Coyotes 0
March 29, 1998
Dallas Stars
Dallas
Stars 3, Devils 1
Date
Opponent
Location
Result
April 1, 1998
Carolina Hurricanes
E. Rutherford
Hurricanes 4, Devils 0
April 3, 1998
Ottawa Senators
E. Rutherford
Senators 3, Devils 2
April 5, 1998
Phoenix Coyotes
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Coyotes 2
April 8, 1998
New York Islanders
Uniondale
Islanders 3, Devils 2
April 11, 1998
Boston Bruins
Boston
Devils 3, Bruins 2
April 12, 1998
Florida Panthers
E. Rutherford
Devils 5, Panthers 5
April 15, 1998
Buffalo Sabres
E. Rutherford
Devils 5, Sabres 4, OT
April 16, 1998
Chicago Blackhawks
Chicago
Devils 1, Blackhawks 1
April 18, 1998
New York Islanders
E. Rutherford
Islanders 2, Devils 1
Next Year
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals
vs. Ottawa Senators
Game #
Date
Location
Result
1
April 22, 1998
E. Rutherford
Senators 2, Devils 1, OT
2
April 24, 1998
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Senators 1
3
April 26, 1998
Kanata
Senators 2, Devils 1, OT
4
April 28, 1998
Kanata
Senators 4, Devils 3
5
April 30, 1998
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Senators 1
6
May 2, 1998
Kanata
Senators 3, Devils 1
Coach
W
L
T
Pts.
Win %
Jacques Lemaire
48
23
11
107
.652
The Breakdown
 
Wins
Losses
Ties
Home Record
29
10
2
Road Record
19
13
9
vs. Eastern Conference
36
13
7
vs. Western Conference
12
10
4
Divisional Record
21
6
5