Anaheim (2-5) at Ottawa (2-3-1) 7:00 p.m. EDT
OTTAWA (Ticker) — With a little help from his offense,
Jean-Sebastien Giguere carried the Anaheim Ducks to their second
win in three games
Giguere and the Ducks will hope to benefit a few more scoring
chances when they take on the Ottawa Senators on Friday.
Anaheim jumped out to a 2-0 lead against Toronto on Wednesday,
but only recorded four shots in the second period – and none in
The 2002-03 Conn Smythe winner, Giguere made 36 saves and turned
aside both shootout attempts as the Ducks escaped with a 3-2
On the other hand, Ottawa was held to just three shots in the
first period against Florida on Wednesday before notching 26
shots in the third period in a 3-1 loss to the Panthers.
Backup goaltender Alex Auld may get the start in net for the
Senators Friday, his second of the season. Auld turned aside 30
shots in Ottawa’s 3-1 triumph over the Pittsburgh Penguins on
Martin Gerber, who has allowed three goals or more in each of
his five starts, will be in goal when the Senators open a
four-game road trip in Toronto on Saturday.