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Devils To Honor '95 Stanley Cup Champions

The New Jersey Devils will be honoring the 20th Anniversary of their 1995 Stanley Cup Championship on the weekend of March 7 to March 8.

New Jersey Devils captain Scott Stevens celebrates the team's first Stanley Cup victory in 1995. (Bill Kostroun/Associated Press )

New Jersey Devils captain Scott Stevens celebrates the team’s first Stanley Cup victory in 1995. (Bill Kostroun/Associated Press )

 

The New Jersey Devils will be honoring the 20th Anniversary of their 1995 Stanley Cup Championship on the weekend of March 7 to March 8.

More than 20 players from the 1995 team are scheduled to reunite during the two days of festivities at the Prudential Center. The weekend will kickoff with a charity alumni game, featuring some of the stars from the championship team, on Saturday March 7 at the AmeriHealth Pavilion.

On Sunday March 8, members of the Devils first championship team will be honored in a pre-game ceremony prior to the start of the of that evening’s matchup with the Philadelphia Flyers. Game time for the game is 5:00 pm.

Devils President & General Manager, Lou Lamoriello said on the team’s website, “We are looking forward to welcoming the coaches, players and staff, as well as their families, from our first championship team back to New Jersey.” He added, “That was a team with tremendous character, with great coaches, great players and quality individuals. They set the standard of which all our other teams have been compared to.”

Updates, unique content and ticket information can be found on the newly-created webpage “Celebrating the ’95 Cup” at www.devils.nhl.com/95cup. Single game tickets for the March 8 contest can be purchased at the box office or at www.newjerseydevils.com. The team has also created a special ’95 Stanley Cup ticket package which includes a T-shirt and all three Eastern Conference teams the Devils defeated en-route to the 1995 finals. Those three games in the ticket package; are the Boston Bruins on February 28, Flyers on March 8 and the Pittsburgh Penguins on March 17.

The 1995 Devils set a record by winning 10 road games en-route to capturing their first Stanley Cup over the heavily favored Detroit Red Wings. Roster and ticket information for the alumni game will be released shortly.

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