Schedule For
2002-03
Coaches listed in chronological order.
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Last Year
Date
Opponent
Location
Result
November 2, 2002
Chicago Blackhawks
E. Rutherford
Devils 5, Blackhawks 1
November 5, 2002
Calgary Flames
E. Rutherford
Flames 3, Devils 2
November 7, 2002
Philadelphia Flyers
Philadelphia
Devils 1, Flyers 0
November 9, 2002
Edmonton Oilers
E. Rutherford
Oilers 6, Devils 3
November 12, 2002
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Ducks 2, OT
November 15, 2002
Montreal Canadiens
E. Rutherford
Devils 5, Canadiens 1
November 16, 2002
Montreal Canadiens
Montreal
Canadiens 3, Devils 1
November 19, 2002
Buffalo Sabres
E. Rutherford
Devils 4, Sabres 3, OT
November 21, 2002
New York Rangers
E. Rutherford
Devils 4, Rangers 4
November 23, 2002
Tampa Bay Lightning
E. Rutherford
Lightning 3, Devils 1
November 27, 2002
Detroit Red Wings
Detroit
Red Wings 3, Devils 2, OT
November 29, 2002
Nashville Predators
Nashville
Devils 2, Predators 1
November 30, 2002
St. Louis Blues
St. Louis
Devils 5, Blues 4, OT
Date
Opponent
Location
Result
October 10, 2002
Ottawa Senators
Kanata
Devils 2, Senators 1
October 12, 2002
Columbus Blue Jackets
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Blues Jackets 2
October 18, 2002
Nashville Predators
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Predators 2, OT
October 19, 2002
Carolina Hurricanes
Raleigh
Hurricanes 3, Devils 1
October 23, 2002
Atlanta Thrashers
Atlanta
Devils 2, Thrashers 1
October 25, 2002
Buffalo Sabres
Buffalo
Devils 2, Sabres 1
October 26, 2002
Tampa Bay Lightning
E. Rutherford
Devils 5, Lightning 1
October 29, 2002
Carolina Hurricanes
E. Rutherford
Hurricanes 2, Devils 1
Date
Opponent
Location
Result
December 2, 2002
Philadelphia Flyers
Philadelphia
Devils 1, Flyers 0, OT
December 4, 2002
Vancouver Canucks
E. Rutherford
Canucks 3, Devils 2, OT
December 6, 2002
Pittsburgh Penguins
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Penguins 1
December 7, 2002
Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto
Maple Leafs 1, Devils 0
December 10, 2002
St. Louis Blues
E. Rutherford
Devils 2, Blues 0
December 12, 2002
Columbus Blue Jackets
Columbus
Blue Jackets 4, Devils 2
December 14, 2002
Ottawa Senators
Kanata
Senators 4, Devils 3, OT
December 18, 2002
Ottawa Senators
E. Rutherford
Senators 3, Devils 0
December 19, 2002
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh
Devils 3, Penguins 1
December 21, 2002
Dallas Stars
E. Rutherford
Devils 5, Stars 3
December 23, 2002
New York Rangers
New York
Devils 2, Rangers 2
December 27, 2002
Washington Capitals
Washington
Capitals 3, Devils 2
December 28, 2002
Washington Capitals
E. Rutherford
Devils 2, Capitals 1
December 30, 2002
Boston Bruins
Boston
Devils 1, Bruins 0
Date
Opponent
Location
Result
January 1, 2003
Florida Panthers
E. Rutherford
Panthers 2, Devils 1
January 3, 2003
Toronto Maple Leafs
E. Rutherford
Devils 2, Maple Leafs 0
January 4, 2003
Toronto Maple Leafs
Toronto
Maple Leafs 2, Devils 1
January 7, 2003
Montreal Canadiens
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Canadiens 2
January 10, 2003
Florida Panthers
Sunrise
Devils 2, Panthers 1
January 11, 2003
Tampa Bay Lightning
Tampa
Devils 3, Lightning 3
January 13, 2003
Florida Panthers
E. Rutherford
Devils 6, Panthers 2
January 15, 2003
New York Islanders
E. Rutherford
Devils 5, Islanders 0
January 17, 2003
Carolina Hurricanes
Raleigh
Devils 2, Hurricanes 1
January 18, 2003
Carolina Hurricanes
E. Rutherford
Devils 5, Hurricanes 2
January 22, 2003
San Jose Sharks
San Jose
Devils 5, Sharks 4, OT
January 24, 2003
Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Anaheim
Devils 3, Ducks 1
January 25, 2003
Los Angeles Kings
Los Angeles
Kings 2, Devils 1, OT
January 28, 2003
Detroit Red Wings
E. Rutherford
Devils 1, Red Wings 0
January 30, 2003
Philadelphia Flyers
E. Rutherford
Devils 5, Flyers 1
Date
Opponent
Location
Result
February 4, 2003
Buffalo Sabres
E. Rutherford
Devils 4, Sabres 1
February 5, 2003
Washington Capitals
Washington
Devils 4, Capitals 1
February 7, 2003
Atlanta Thrashers
E. Rutherford
Thrashers 4, Devils 2
February 9, 2003
Minnesota Wild
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Wild 2
February 11, 2003
Colorado Avalanche
Denver
Avalanche 3, Devils 1
February 12, 2003
Phoenix Coyotes
Phoenix
Devils 3, Coyotes 0
February 15, 2003
Pittsburgh Penguins
E. Rutherford
Penguins 4, Devils 1
February 18, 2003
Philadelphia Flyers
Philadelphia
Devils 2, Flyers 2
February 19, 2003
Ottawa Senators
E. Rutherford
Senators 5, Devils 3
February 21, 2003
Boston Bruins
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Bruins 2
February 23, 2003
Pittsburgh Penguins
Pittsburgh
Devils 4, Penguins 3
February 25, 2003
New York Rangers
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Rangers 3
February 27, 2003
New York Islanders
Uniondale
Devils 3, Islanders 3
Date
Opponent
Location
Result
March 1, 2003
Washington Capitals
E. Rutherford
Devils 2, Capitals 1, OT
March 4, 2003
Minnesota Wild
St. Paul
Wild 3, Devils 2
March 5, 2003
Calgary Flames
Calgary
Flames 5, Devils 4, OT
March 8, 2003
New York Islanders
Uniondale
Devils 4, Islanders 2
March 11, 2003
Atlanta Thrashers
E. Rutherford
Thrashers 3, Devils 2
March 13, 2003
Boston Bruins
Boston
Bruins 4, Devils 3
March 15, 2003
New York Rangers
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Rangers 1
March 17, 2003
Philadelphia Flyers
E. Rutherford
Flyers 4, Devils 2
March 18, 2003
Montreal Canadiens
Montreal
Devils 1, Canadiens 0
March 21, 2003
Pittsburgh Penguins
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Penguins 1
March 22, 2003
New York Islanders
Uniondale
Devils 4, Islanders 2
March 24, 2003
Florida Panthers
Sunrise
Devils 4, Panthers 1
March 27, 2003
Tampa Bay Lightning
Tampa
Devils 2, Lightning 2
March 28, 2003
Atlanta Thrashers
Atlanta
Devils 1, Thrashers 1
March 30, 2003
New York Islanders
E. Rutherford
Devils 6, Islanders 0
Date
Opponent
Location
Result
April 1, 2003
Toronto Maple Leafs
E. Rutherford
Maple Leafs 3, Devils 2, OT
April 3, 2003
Boston Bruins
E. Rutherford
Devils 1, Bruins 1
April 4, 2003
New York Rangers
New York
Devils 2, Rangers 1
April 6, 2003
Buffalo Sabres
Buffalo
Devils 2, Sabres 2
Next Year
Eastern Conference Quarterfinals
vs. Boston Bruins
Game #
Date
Location
Result
1
April 9, 2003
E. Rutherford
Devils 2, Bruins 1
2
April 11, 2003
E. Rutherford
Devils 4, Bruins 2
3
April 13, 2003
Boston
Devils 3, Bruins 0
4
April 15, 2003
Boston
Bruins 5, Devils 1
5
April 17, 2003
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Bruins 0
Coach
W
L
T
OTL
Pts.
Win %
Pat Burns
46
20
10
6
108
.622
Eastern Conference Semifinals
vs. Tampa Bay Lightning
Game #
Date
Location
Result
1
April 24, 2003
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Lightning 0
2
April 26, 2003
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Lightning 2, OT
3
April 28, 2003
Tampa
Lightning 4, Devils 3
4
April 30, 2003
Tampa
Devils 3, Lightning 1
5
May 2, 2003
E. Rutherford
Devils 2, Lightning 1, 3 OT
Eastern Conference Finals
vs. Ottawa Senators
Game #
Date
Location
Result
1
May 10, 2003
Kanata
Senators 3, Devils 2, OT
2
May 13, 2003
Kanata
Devils 4, Senators 1
3
May 15, 2003
E. Rutherford
Devils 1, Senators 0
4
May 17, 2003
E. Rutherford
Devils 5, Senators 2
5
May 19, 2003
Kanata
Senators 3, Devils 1
6
May 21, 2003
E. Rutherford
Senators 2, Devils 1, OT
7
May 23, 2003
Kanata
Devils 3, Senators 2
Stanley Cup Finals
vs. Mighty Ducks of Anaheim
Game #
Date
Location
Result
1
May 27, 2003
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Ducks 0
2
May 29, 2003
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Ducks 0
3
May 31, 2003
Anaheim
Ducks 3, Devils 2, OT
4
June 2, 2003
Anaheim
Ducks 1, Devils 0, OT
5
June 5, 2003
E. Rutherford
Devils 6, Ducks 3
6
June 7, 2003
Anaheim
Ducks 5, Devils 2
7
June 9, 2003
E. Rutherford
Devils 3, Ducks 0
The Breakdown
 
Wins
Losses
Ties
OTL
Home Record
25
11
3
2
Road Record
21
9
7
4
vs. Eastern Conference
33
15
10
2
vs. Western Conference
13
5
0
4
Divisional Record
13
2
5
0