Devils are one-and-done once again

New Jersey hasn't made it out of the first round of the playoffs since, um, when was it?

Updated: April 23, 2010, 10:49 AM ET
By Ian Begley | Special to ESPNNewYork.com

NEWARK, N.J. -- The Devils used to be the standard for hockey excellence around here, winning three Stanley Cups from 1995 to 2003.

After Thursday night's no-show in Newark, that era is ancient history.

The Devils went out with a whimper in a 3-0 season-ending loss to the Flyers, falling 4-1 in their best-of-seven first-round series.

New Jersey has now failed to make it out of the first round of the playoffs for three straight years. They haven't made it out of the second round ...

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