On Thursday night, the Senators had a deja vu experience. This time, however, they found a different, more enjoyable fate -- a 5-4 win over the Devils in Game 1 of their Eastern Conference semifinal series.
Baby steps. If you're going to overcome an 0-3 series deficit, you need to take a few baby steps. Saturday, the Devils took a couple of those baby steps, blasting the Hurricanes 5-1 to force a Game 5 in Raleigh on Sunday night.