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January 16, 2004 - American Hockey League (AHL) - Cincinnati RailRaiders

News Release

TONIGHT: MOOSE

January 16, 2004

Face-Off: Mighty Ducks vs. Manitoba Moose, 7:35 p.m, Cincinnati Gardens

Radio/Internet: WCKY-AM (1360) and via the Internet at www.1360.com

Records: Cincinnati 15-17-5-1 (6th West). Manitoba 16-20-7-1 (6th North)

NHL Affililiate: Cincinnati (Anaheim). Manitoba (Vancouver)

Overview: The Ducks begin a five-game home stand as they face the Moose for the third time this season, the first time in Cincinnati...The Ducks have won three of their last four games (3-1-0-0) and have earned points in five of their last six (3-1-1-1)...D Chris Armstrong has a current six-game point streak (2-7-9), while C Keith Aucoin has points in his last three games (3-2-5)...Manitoba has gone 1-3-2-0 through the first six games of an eight-game road trip...G Johan Hedberg was assigned to the Moose today for a conditioning stint by Vancouver and will likely start in goal. Hedberg, who has played 125 NHL games with Pittsburgh and Vancouver, has been sidelined for the past six weeks with a wrist injury...C Ryan Kesler, an Ohio State product and first-round pick by Vancouver in 2003, has nine points (2-7-9) in 24 games with Manitoba this season.

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