Anaheim (14-8-3) at Detroit (15-4-4), 7:30 p.m. EST
DETROIT (Ticker) -- The Anaheim Ducks vie for their fifth
consecutive victory on Monday when they visit the Detroit Red
Anaheim, which will match a season high if its able to win, has
allowed just three goals during its winning streak.
Jonas Hiller made 36 saves and Rob Niedermayer scored twice as
the Ducks posted a 4-1 victory over the Carolina Hurricanes on
Hiller was coming off a 26-save shutout against Chicago on
Friday and has won his last five starts.
The suddenly slumping defending champions have dropped three of
four for the first time this season.
Despite outshooting Boston, 30-19, Detroit lost a 4-1 contest on
the road on Saturday. Jiri Hudler scored the lone goal but
netminder Ty Conklin allowed three goals on nine shots before he
was removed at the 8:01 mark of the second.
Francois Beauchemin's tally in overtime helped Anaheim win the
first meeting, 5-4, on October 29.