Anaheim won 4-0 (Game 4 of 4)

Anaheim won 4-0

Game 1: Friday, May 5th
Game 2: Sunday, May 7th
Game 3: Tuesday, May 9th
Game 4: Thursday, May 11th

10:00 PM ET, May 11, 2006

Pepsi Center, Denver, Colorado

1 2 3 T
ANA 1 1 24
COL 1 0 01

D. Penner (Ducks - LW): Goals: 1, Assists: 1

C. Kunitz (Ducks - LW): Goals: 0, Assists: 1

J. Lupul (Ducks - RW): Goals: 0, Assists: 1

Anaheim at Colorado 10:00 pm EDT

Anaheim at Colorado 10:00 pm EDT Western Conference semifinals Mighty Ducks lead, 3-0

DENVER (Ticker) -- After a pair of shutouts against the Colorado Avalanche, the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim proved they can also win a nailbiter.

Anaheim looks to move on to the Western Conference final for the second time in four years Thursday by completing a sweep of the Colorado Avalanche.

The Mighty Ducks were the surprise story of the 2003 playoffs, sweeping Detroit and Minnesota en route to the Western Conference championship before losing to New Jersey in the Stanley Cup final.

This year, sixth-seeded Anaheim needed seven games to eliminate the Calgary Flames in an emotional series before outscoring Colorado, 8-0, in the first two wins of the next round.

Joffrey Lupul set a franchise playoff record with all four goals for the Mighty Ducks, including the game-winner in overtime of Tuesday's 4-3 triumph. He has seven postseason tallies this spring.

After three consecutive shutouts, Ilya Bryzgalov had his playoff scoreless streak stopped at 249 minutes, 15 seconds - the second-longest in history - when Dan Hinote scored his first postseason goal late in the opening period.

Colorado is looking to avoid being swept for the first time since 1986 when the franchise was known as the Quebec Nordiques and were beaten by the Hartford Whalers in a best of five series.

If Game Five is necessary, it will be played Sunday in Anaheim.