Sunday, November 25, 2001
Mighty Ducks 4, Grand Rapids 3
Yuri Butsayev scored two goals in the final period, including the game-winner with 2:42 left, to lead the Cincinnati Mighty Ducks to their fourth straight win, 4-3 over the Grand Rapids Griffins Saturday at the Gardens.
Andy McDonald had a goal and added an assist for Cincinnati, which has won five consecutive home games and is 7-1-0-0 in its last eight at the Gardens.
Grand Rapids ....... 0-1-2-3
Cincinnati ....... 1-0-3-4
First period: 1. Cin, McDonald 7 (Brigley, Gaucher), 5:41.
Second period: 2. Gra, Hymovitz 4 (Martins, Kwiatkowski), 11:05 (ppg).
Third period: 3. Gra, Hymovitz 5 (Ulmer, Martins), 1:19. 4. Cin, Ronnqvist 5 (Avery, Richardson), 2:25. 5. Cin, Butsayev 7 (Gaucher, McDonald), 3:58 (ppg).6. Gra, Vauclair 3 (Bala), 9:34. 7. Cin, Butsayev 8 (Brigley, Bannister), 17:42.
Shots: GR 8-5-11=24; Cin 7-5-10=22. Power plays: GR 1-for-4; Cin 1-for-2. Goalies: GR, Prusek (18 saves); Cin, Bryzgalov (21 saves). A: 5,027. Records: GR 13-6-0-0; Cin 10-9-0-1.
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