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Saturday, June 2
Anaheim at Ottawa (8 p.m. EDT). The Senators will have home-ice advantage as they try to bounce back from an 0-2 series deficit.
Samuel Pahlsson, Rob Niedermayer and Travis Moen are doing their job in shutting down the Senators' top line. In two games, Daniel Alfredsson, Dany Heatley and Jason Spezza have been limited to a combined 11 shots and two assists - a considerable drop-off for a trio that had produced 23 of Ottawa's 48 goals through the first three playoff rounds. Also, Moen scored the winning goal in Anaheim's 3-2 victory in Game 1, and Pahlsson produced the lone goal in a 1-0 win on Wednesday.
ing five straight Stanley Cup-winning teams from 1956-60.
Carolina re-signed defenseman Glen Wesley to a one-year, $1.4 million contract Friday. Wesley, who will return for a 13th season with the franchise, is the last original player from the 1997-98 squad - the first in North Carolina for the former Hartford Whalers - and ranks second in franchise history with 835 games played. ... Forward Matthew Lombardi signed a three-year contract extension with Calgary. Lombardi comes off a breakout season with career highs in goals (20) and assists (26) in 81 games this season.
The NHL's Players' Association accepted senior director Ken Kim's resignation Friday. Kim and former executive director Ted Saskin, whom the NHLPA executive board voted unanimously to fire on May 10, were put on paid leaves in March following allegations they read players' e-mails.
``He thinks he's from Red Deer.'' - Anaheim GM Brian Burke on the determination of checking-line forward Samuel Pahlsson.