Peaking Duck: Kariya just taking off

Updated: May 16, 2003, 12:34 PM ET
By By Jim Wilkie | NHL Insider
As if the Minnesota Wild didn't have enough problems in trying to come back from a 3-0 series deficit in the Western Conference finals, it looks like Mighty Ducks superstar Paul Kariya is heating up.

The Anaheim captain's two goals in Wednesday night's 4-0 Game 3 victory over the Wild gave him a team-leading five for the playoffs. But they were his first of the series, which the Ducks can close out with a victory tonight at home in Game 4.