The New Jersey Devils are a professional ice hockey team based in Newark, New Jersey. They are members of the Metropolitan Division of the Eastern Conference of the National Hockey League (NHL). The club was founded as the Kansas City Scouts in Kansas City, Missouri, in 1974. In 1982, they moved to East Rutherford, New Jersey and took their current name. Beginning with the 2007–08 season, the Devils relocated to Newark and now play their home games at the Prudential Center.