Highlights of Devils' 2013-14 schedule

The Devils will play in the newly formed Metropolitan Division in 2013-14 along with the Rangers, Islanders, Flyers, Penguins, Hurricanes, Blue Jackets and Capitals. Instead of the usual six divisions, there are four: Metropolitan, Atlantic, Pacific and Central.

Some highlights from the Devils' schedule, which was released Friday:

• The Devils will open their season in Pittsburgh on Oct. 3.

• The following evening, they'll play their home opener against the Islanders on Oct. 4.

• The Devils will face the Rangers at Yankee Stadium on Jan. 26.

Zach Parise makes his return to New Jersey on March 20. David Clarkson visits the Prudential Center for the first time as a visitor three days later.

Cory Schneider, acquired from the Canucks on draft day, returns to Vancouver on Oct. 8.

• The Devils have a a season-high five-game road trip from Oct. 7-17 and a season-high five-game homestand from March 18-27.

• The Devils will face everyone in their new division four times, except the Rangers and Islanders, who they'll play five times.

• The Devils wrap up the regular season on April 13 against Boston. Will it be Martin Brodeur's last game?

Click here for the Devils' full schedule.