Having lost their last three games, two by shutout, the Anaheim Ducks thought the only way they could go was up.  However, a visit to Scotiabank Place proved that you can go lower than rock bottom.  This game is the stuff that haunts the Ducks' dreams.

Getting his first start for the Ducks, goaltender J.S. Giguere started the game with confidence but that quickly slipped away.  Just 24 seconds into the game, former Duck Bobby Ryan took a shot just inside the Ducks' blueline and beat Giguere.  

The rest of the first period had the Ducks on the attack (2min+ vs 58sec OTT), but with nothing to show for their efforts.  As for the Senators, they lit the lamp twice in the second period (Lupul goal below).

After giving up three goals on ten shots in two periods, Giguere was finally pulled in favor of Jonas Hiller. He seemed to fair better, but the major breakdowns by the Ducks would embarass them in the end.

Senators' goalie Pascal Lecaire would clear the puck into the Ducks' end where Duck's defenseman Scott Niedermayer would be pressured and throw the puck infront of his own net. Not prepared for the pass, defenseman Ryan Whitney tapped the puck into his own net, solidifying the Ducks' slide toward the bottom of the standings.

3 Stars
1. Ryan - ott (1g)
2. Leclaire - ott (1g, 15sv)
3. Carkner - ott (1g)

Anaheim Ducks (away)
PP -0/2
PK -1/1

Ottawa Senators (home)
Goals: Ryan, Carkner, Lupul, Leclaire
Assists: Phillips, Picard, Kovalev
PP -0/1
PK - 2/2

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