Wild Wing finally himself again after many fire-related plastic surgeries - Matt Zambonin/Freestyle Photo
Remember when Getzlaf used to score goals? This Week in Ducks History, the captain scored his first goal against the Detroit Red Wings.
This Week in Ducks History:
Oct. 21, 2005
Ryan Getzlaf scores his first career NHL goal in a 3-2 loss at Detroit. Also in this game Ilya Bryzgalov set the Ducks franchise records for most shots faced (39) and most saves (36) by a rookie goalie.
Oct. 22, 1967
G Ron Tugnutt born in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
Oct. 22, 1968
C Terry Yake born in New Westminister, British Columbia, Canada
Oct. 22, 1995
Set franchise record for most combined shots in a period with 37 shots in the first period of a 6-2 win over Teemu Selanne's Winnipeg Jets. (Jets 20, Ducks 17)
Oct. 23, 2002
Traded D Jason York to the Nashville Predators in exchange for future considerations.
Oct. 23, 2005
Rob and Scott Niedermayer combined on a goal for the first time in their NHL careers as the Ducks beat Phoenix 5-3. (s/t to @NHLhistorygirl for this one)
Oct. 24, 2001
D Oleg Teverdovsky played his 300th consecutive game. He recorded three shots in 21:31 of ice time in the Ducks 3-2 OT win against his former team, the Phoenix Coyotes. (s/t to @NHLhistorygirl for this one)
Oct. 27, 1998
Acquired LW Marty McInnis from Chicago in exchange for a fourth round Entry Draft pick in 2000. Also this week in Ducks History (10/23/00) McInnis scored his only hat trick as a Mighty Duck in a 5-4 overtime loss to the Kings.
I love the guy in the teal shirt saying "Let's Go!" that they use repeatedly in that video. They followed it up with a response from a fan who has added to my Christmas list.