In the last week of December, the Devils and Kings squared off in a game that saw them win 4-2.
The next game saw the Devils go into overtime and win 5-4, meaning that the Devils are on the verge of clinching their first Stanley Cup since 2004.
That win puts them on the brink of the playoffs for the first time since 2008.
They will also face off against the defending champions of the Eastern Conference.
The Stanley Cup is an elusive prize.
The Devils have not won it since 2002, when they were the defending champion.
In recent years, the Kings have not finished better than eighth in the West, which is a huge drop from their 2011-12 championship.
In the past, the teams have met in the playoffs, but this year, they’ll face off in the Western Conference finals.
This will be a big test for the Devils, as they enter the final stretch of the season against a depleted roster.
The New Jersey Generals won the Calder Cup in 2015, and they’ll be looking to rebound this year as well.
The Generals were one of the better teams in the NHL last season, but their depth and ability to play in all situations has been a key for the team.
The Kings will be looking for their first playoff win since 2003, when the team was the defending Stanley Cup champions.
The first game of the series will be played at Staples Center on Saturday, December 14, 2017.
Here’s how things are shaping up for the two teams: The Devils are going into the playoffs as the No. 1 seed.
The only other team that has an edge over the Devils is the Columbus Blue Jackets, who are the No 3 seed.
It’ll be a tough test for both teams, as the Devils have played better teams than the Jackets.
The Blues have been one of hockey’s most consistent teams, winning the Presidents’ Trophy and the Memorial Cup in the past three seasons.
But the Blues are a young team and have yet to have a true star.
Their only NHL championship was in 2013, when Sergei Bobrovsky was the MVP.
The Stars, who also are a long way away from winning a championship, are another team that will be hard to beat.
They’ve had some injuries and have been struggling lately, but they’re a team that can win a Stanley Cup.
The Blue Jackets have been a surprising team this season.
They’re still one of only three teams to make the playoffs in the last two seasons.
They have won five straight and have clinched a playoff spot for the third time in their history.
The Capitals are another tough team to beat this year.
The Caps have a very talented roster and have an experienced coach in Barry Trotz.
They were one the Eastern teams that had a strong season last year.
But they struggled to get into the postseason, and the Capitals were eliminated in the first round.
The Bruins are one of three teams with an edge in the Metropolitan Division, and their team will have to do a lot of things to beat the Devils.
They’ll need to be aggressive offensively and defensive.
They should also be able to contain the Kings.
They can’t allow the Devils to be too much more aggressive and can’t let them go into the neutral zone too much.
The Jackets will also need to find a way to stop the Devils defense.
They lost their best defenseman last season in Marcus Johansson, and he was replaced by Matt Niskanen, who is a big guy.
The Coyotes will be an easy out.
The Phoenix Coyotes are a team in transition.
They haven’t won a championship since 2011.
They traded away Viktor Arvidsson to get a top prospect in the offseason.
They also lost center Alex Goligoski and defenseman John Moore to free agency.
They need to improve their defense and get back to being an offensive team, but the Devils will be tough to stop.
This is the first of two meetings between the teams.
The winner of that game will have home ice advantage heading into the next game.
It will be interesting to see how the Devils respond in this one.
They beat the Stars in the second round of the NHL playoffs last year, and it was a big boost for the franchise.
They now have a chance to do the same in a very difficult Western Conference final.
The two teams are both coming off losses.
They faced each other in the Eastern conference finals, but New Jersey lost 4-3.
This one will be much closer.
The Ducks have a great chance to get the best of this series.
The Anaheim Ducks have won three straight and are on a roll.
They won the Presidents Trophy in 2016 and have a winning record since.
They face a Ducks team that is missing a lot this year: Ryan Getzlaf, Corey Perry, Patrick Maroon, and Viktor Fasth.
The team also lost Ryan Kesler, and Travis Hamonic was traded.
They are also in a rebuilding phase, and will likely lose many of their players this offseason