The New York Rangers and New Jersey Devils are bitter rivals, but have met just once this season.
They'll make up for it by meeting five times over the next six weeks.
Fresh off an MVP performance in the All-Star game, Marian Gaborik leads the Eastern Conference-leading Rangers across the Hudson River to face the Devils on Tuesday night.
Gaborik scored twice and set up Artem Anisimov's tally in a 4-1 win in Newark on Dec. 20, the first meeting of the season between these Atlantic Division rivals.
The Rangers and Devils are about to become much more familiar with each other, meeting five times in the next six weeks including a matchup at Madison Square Garden next Tuesday.
"I feel like playing those guys brings out the best in both teams," Devils captain Zach Parise told his team's official website. "It'll be a good test for us. Those are huge points, 10 points that we'd like to get, it's going to be 10 important points for us to get into the playoffs."
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