[Ed. Note: The original introduction to this post is now located on the Ruslan Salei memorial post, marking the first anniversary of the Lokomotiv Yaroslavl on September 7th.]
This Week in Ducks History:
Sept. 2, 1973
RW Jason Blake born in Moorhead, Minnesota, USA
Sept. 2, 1994
Acquired the rights to D Darren Van Impe from the New York Islanders in exchange for a conditional 1995 NHL Entry Draft pick.
Sept. 3, 1974
G Martin Gerber born in Burgdorf, Switzerland
Sept. 4, 1964
RW Tomas Sandstrom born in Jakobstad, Finland
Sept. 4, 1969
LW Alex Hicks born in Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Sept. 4, 1973
D Pascal Trepanier born in Gaspe, Quebec, Canada
Sept. 5, 1965
D Mark Ferner born in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Sept. 5, 2007
Reached a multi-year contract extension with KDOC.
Sept. 7, 1979
D Paul Mara born Ridgewood, New Jersey, USA
Sept. 7, 2000
Announced that, vice president of hockey operations, Jack Ferreira was leaving the organization to become the director of player personnel with the Atlanta Thrashers.