Series (Game 1 of 1)
Carolina leads 1-0
(28-6-6, 62 pts)
(21-15-4, 46 pts)
7:00 PM ET, December 29, 2006
PNC Arena, Raleigh, North Carolina
Anaheim: T. Selanne - 2 G, 2 SOG, +1
Carolina: R. Whitney - 1 G, 2 A, 1 SOG, +1
Anaheim (28-5-6) at Carolina (20-15-4) 7:00 pm EST
RALEIGH, North Carolina (Ticker) -- The Carolina Hurricanes
triumphantly hoisted the Stanley Cup for the first time in
franchise history last summer. The Anaheim Ducks want a chance
to do the same.
The Ducks continue their five-game road trip when they travel to
Carolina to take on the Stanley Cup champion Hurricanes on
The NHL's top team, Anaheim opened the trip with a 2-0 loss to
the Phoenix Coyotes on Saturday but rebounded with a 4-3 win
over the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday.
Travis Green, Dustin Penner, Chris Kunitz and Corey Perry scored
for Anaheim while Jean-Sebastien Giguere recorded 14 saves
before leaving with a groin injury after the second period.
Michael Wall replaced Giguere and finished with four saves.
The Hurricanes try to rebound from a 4-1 loss to the Buffalo
Sabres on Thursday. Craig Adams scored the lone Carolina goal
with just 1:09 left in the third period to avoid the shutout.