The Canes Dan Ellis (31) makes a stop during the first period of an NHL game played between the Carolina Hurricanes and the Ottawa Senators at the PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C. on  Feb. 1, 2013.
The Canes Dan Ellis (31) makes a stop during the first period of an NHL game played between the Carolina Hurricanes and the Ottawa Senators at the PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C. on Feb. 1, 2013. cseward@newsobserver.com
The Canes Dan Ellis (31) makes a stop during the first period of an NHL game played between the Carolina Hurricanes and the Ottawa Senators at the PNC Arena in Raleigh, N.C. on Feb. 1, 2013. cseward@newsobserver.com

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