Ducks shooting for the Stars

Updated: April 24, 2003, 10:47 AM ET
By By Jim Wilkie | NHL Insider
Anaheim's long wait is nearly over. For the first time since eliminating Detroit in Game 4 of the first round on Apr. 16, the Mighty Ducks get to play a game when they go to Dallas for Game 1 of the Western Conference semifinals Thursday night.

They're one of the healthiest and most well-rested teams in the playoffs, but the Mighty Ducks might have a hard time shaking off the rust when they return to game action against the regular-season conference champs.

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