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Cup finalists Ottawa, Anaheim face big struggles in first round

Updated: April 14, 2008, 5:45 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

OTTAWA -- So, here we are, less than a week into the opening round of the playoffs, and last season's finalists are halfway down the playoff toilet, a combined 0-4 and outscored by a cumulative 18-5.

The Ottawa Senators and Anaheim Ducks are just 2-for-18 on the power play, have given up a combined 10 power-play goals in 26 attempts and have yet to take a lead in either of their respective series.

There are other parallels, even though the Ducks opened at home against ...

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