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The Devils-Rangers Rivalry

Text: Jake Lessick
Photo: Jim McIsaac/Getty Images; Andy Marlin/NHLI via Getty Images

2012 Eastern Conference Final

The bitter rivals unexpectedly met after New Jersey ousted Florida and upset Philadelphia, battling through an increasingly contentious series. By Game 3, elbows (New York's Brandon Prust was suspended for throwing one at Anton Volchenkov's head), picks (the Rangers complained that the Devils were getting away with interference) and words (John Tortorella charged the Devils with diving and headhunting, and engaged in a screaming match with Peter DeBoer during Game 4) were flying.

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