OK folks, the Quarterfinals are over and done. The top teams from the East have moved on. This particular thread will highlight and cover the series between the Carolina Hurricanes(CAR) and the New Jersey Devils(NJD). Carolina went into the first round against a Montreal team who fought their way up into playoff contention, but they could keep the fight going. Montreal was knocked out by the Hurricanes 4-2 in the series. Carolina is got the big guns of Eric Staal, Rod Brind'amour and Cory Stillman fired up and ready to go. The only thing for the 'Canes to worry about is their rookie goaltender Cam Ward.Will the pressure get to him or will he hold up? As for their opponents, the New Jersey Devils can definately be considered this years "comeback kid". A month before the playoffs began they were on the brink of heading to the golf courses. But with a quick change in lines and the return of Patrick Elias they stole the Atlantic Division title from my beloved NY Rangers and quickly swept them out of the playoffs in a 4-0 series. Going into the second round all the regulars for the Devils are ready to go. Patrick Elias, Scott Gomez, and Jamie Langenbrunner are hungry for more goals. And you can't mention the NJD without mentioning the goaltender that has gotten them 3 Stanley Cups, Martin Brodeur. Brodeur is bound to break all of the great Patrick Roy's records, but he's shown signs that he isn't the Brodeur of old. Perhaps the Devils defense has helped him or the luck of the opposition hitting the posts has gotten him this far. We'll have to see if Marty and the Devils can stand up the Hurricanes. This should be a great series. During the season CAR and NJD have a 2-2 record; which doesn't help predict the results of this series. My prediction: Carolina beats NJ in 7 Games. Share your thoughts on this series and look here after the games for my break down.