Series (Game 2 of 4)

Detroit leads 2-1

Game 1: Wednesday, December 3rd
Red Wings7
Game 2: Saturday, January 3rd
Red Wings3
Game 3: Wednesday, January 21st
Red Wings2Final
Game 4: Sunday, March 21st
Red Wings6Final

Ducks 1

(13-17-5, 35 pts)

Red Wings 3

(25-12-1, 55 pts)

7:30 PM ET, January 3, 2004

Joe Louis Arena, Detroit, Michigan

1 2 3 T
ANA 0 1 01
DET 1 0 23

B. Shanahan (Red Wings - LW): Goals: 1, Assists: 0

J. Giguere (Ducks - G): Saves: 38, Save Pct.: .927

N. Lidstrom (Red Wings - D): Goals: 0, Assists: 0

Anaheim (13-16-4-5) at Detroit (24-12-4-1) 7:30 pm EST

DETROIT (Ticker) -- Sergei Fedorov hopes for a better night in his second visit to Joe Louis Arena on Saturday night as the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim visit the Detroit Red Wings.

Fedorov had spent his entire career with the Red Wings, recording 400 goals and 554 assists in 908 games, before signing a five-year contract with Anahemim on July 19. He won three Stanley Cups with Detroit and captured the Hart Trophy in 1994.

His first visit to Detroit was December 3 when the Ducks suffered a 7-2 loss which snapped their streak of 11 games with at least point. Fedorov logged over 18 1/2 minutes, was booed every time he touched the puck and loudly jeered when he scored Anaheim's first goal.

Fedorov has 13 goals and 13 assists in 38 games this season. He has a minus-10 rating and registered a team-leading six shots on goal in Friday's 5-2 loss at Buffalo.

Andy McDonald and defenseman Keith Carney scored for the Ducks, who fell to 5-11-2-3 away from home this season.

In Detroit's last meeting with the Ducks, Pavel Datsyuk scored two goals and set up tallies by Brett Hull and Kirk Maltby. That win was part of a 10-game home unbeaten streak (9-0-1), which was extended with Wednesday's 6-5 victory over Atlanta.

Detroit followed up Wednesday's win with Friday's 4-1 win at Carolina. Kris Draper scored twice after Datsyuk and captain Steve Yzerman struck 66 seconds apart midway through the first period.

Anaheim won twice at Detroit in sweeping the Red Wings in the Western Conference quarterfinals last season. The Ducks are just 1-8-0-2 in their last 11 regular-season games at Joe Louis Arena.