Game 1: Devils 4, Rangers 3 (2OT)
Devils lead 1-0
The Devils stunned the Rangers in the opener. Claude Lemieux scored with 42.7 seconds left in regulation to send it to overtime. After one scoreless overtime, Stephane Richer (44) beat Mike Richter with 4:37 left in the second OT. "We're usually very good holding leads in the third period, but we let this one get away," Rangers defenseman Kevin Lowe told the Associated Press.