On This Date 5/26/2000
The New Jersey Devils become the first team to overcome a 3-1 series deficit to win a Conference Finals in the NHL. New Jersey completes the comeback with a 2-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers at the First Union Center. Patrik Elias scores twice for the Devils, including the game-winner with 2:32 left. The game is best remembered for Scott Stevens knockout blow to Flyers’ star Eric Lindros.