Thursday, May 31
No games scheduled. The Stanley Cup finals resume Saturday in Ottawa.

-Jean-Sebastien Giguere, Ducks, stopped 16 shots for his sixth postseason shutout and first this year as Anaheim edged Ottawa 1-0 to take a 2-0 Stanley Cup Finals advantage.

Defenseman Samuel Pahlsson scored the game winning goal at 5:44 left in the third period to give the Ducks the 1-0 victory over Ottawa and a 2-0 lead in the Stanley Cup Finals on Wednesday night. Pahlsson's linemate Travis Moen scored the game-winning goal in game one.

Ray Emery stopped 30 of 31 shots, but the Senators lost to the Ducks 1-0 in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Finals on Wednesday night.

The Ducks in their two Stanley Cup Final series are 5-0 at home, but are 0-4 on the road.

Saturday, June 2nd the Stanley Cup Finals shift to Ottawa for the first time since 1927 as the Senators will try to break out of a scoring funk in the next two games to even the series.

Teams that won the first two games of the Stanley Cup Finals at home have captured the Cup 29 of 30 times.

Detroit's Chris Chelios was named the first recipient of the Mark Messier Leader of the Year award. Chelios was honored for his on-ice performance, his leadership skills and charitable efforts. Messier, the retired New York Rangers star, announced the award and its sponsor, a diet supplement company who will donate $25,000 to a charity of Chelios' choice.

``It was a great shot. He got Ottawa's Joseph Corvo turned around. He tried to do something with the stick, got spun and he used Corvo as a screen and hit inside the post.'' Anaheim's coach Bryan Murray after the Duks' 1-0 victory over the Senators Wednesday night.

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