Series (Game 3 of 4)

Detroit leads 3-1

Game 1: Friday, October 21st
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Game 2: Friday, November 25th
Red Wings1Final
Game 3: Wednesday, March 1st
Red Wings2Final
Game 4: Wednesday, March 15th
Red Wings3

Red Wings 2

(40-14-5, 85 pts)

Ducks 0

(27-20-11, 65 pts)

10:30 PM ET, March 1, 2006

Honda Center, Anaheim, California

1 2 3 T
DET 2 0 02
ANA 0 0 00

T. Holmstrom (Red Wings - LW): Goals: 1, Assists: 1

C. Osgood (Red Wings - G): Saves: 24, Save Pct.: 1.000

A. McDonald (Ducks - C): Goals: 0, Assists: 0

Detroit (39-14-5) at Anaheim (27-19-11) 10:30 pm EST

Detroit (39-14-5) at Anaheim (27-19-11) 10:30 pm EST

ANAHEIM, California (Ticker) -- The Detroit Red Wings will be glad to have their lineup in tact Wednesday when they face the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim for the third time this season.

Detroit returned from the Olympic break on Tuesday, falling 5-1 to San Jose as the team played without Nicklas Lidstrom, Henrik Zetterberg, Tomas Holmstrom, Mikael Samuelsson and Niklas Kronwall - all of whom were members of Sweden's gold medal-winning team who missed the game to celebrate the victory in their homeland.

Manny Legace allowed five power-play goals for the Red Wings, who entered having killed off 45 of their last 47 penalties. The veteran netminder will look to rebound Wednesday when he takes on a Mighty Ducks against which he has posted an 8-1-1 career record with a 1.98 goals-against average.

Anaheim went 6-2-1 in its last nine games before the break to move within three points of Edmonton for the final playoff spot in the Western Conference.

The Mighty Ducks concluded the first portion of their schedule with a 4-1 triumph over Chicago on February 12 as Dustin Penner, Corey Perry and Joffrey Lupul scored third-period goals.

Anaheim and Detroit have split two meetings this season, with each team winning on its home ice.