This Week in Ducks History included two hat tricks against the Kings, those were the days...
This Week in Ducks History:
Jan. 9, 1955
Coach Bruce Boudreau born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jan. 7, 1967
G Guy Hebert born in Troy, New York, USA
Jan. 7, 1970
LW Denny Lambert born in Wawa, Ontario, Canada
Jan. 6, 1971
RW Robert Valicevic born in Detroit, Michigan, USA
Jan. 12, 1972
C Espen, Knutsen born in Oslo, Norway
Jan. 6, 1973
D Scott Furguson born in Camrosen, Alberta, Canada
Jan. 11, 1975
RW Peter Leboutiller born in Neepawa, Manitoba, Canada
Jan. 6, 1976
C Johan Davidsson born in Jonkoping, Sweden
Jan. 8, 1980
RW Dwayne Norris born in St. Johns, Newfoundland, Canada
Jan. 6, 1985
D Nathan McIver born in Summerside, Prince Edward Island, Canada
Jan. 10, 1997
Set franchise records for most shots at a single opposing goalie (52) and most saves by an opposing goalie (47) as the Mighty Ducks beat Dominik Hasek and the Buffalo Sabres 5-2.
Jan. 9, 1998
Acquired D Drew Bannister from the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for D Bobby Dollas.
Jan. 7, 2000
Set franchise record for the largest lead relinquished in a tie. Carolina came back on the Ducks from a 4-0 deficit with less than three minutes remaining in the second period, ending the game with a 4-4 tie.
Jan. 11, 2004
The Ducks tied the Blue Jackets 2-2, setting franchise records for most shots in a regular season overtime period (11) most saves by an opposing goalie in an overtime (Marc Denis, 11) and Columbus added one shot, for the Ducks record for most combined shots in an overtime.
Jan. 9, 2006
Jonathan Hedstrom scored his only hat trick as a Duck in a 6-2 victory over the Los Angeles Kings. (Remember when the Kings sucked, that was cool)
Jan. 9, 2007
Scott Niedermayer set franchise record for most time on ice in a single game with 35:51 of ice time in a 4-5 overtime loss at Nashville.
Jan. 7, 2009
Acquired a conditional sixth-round selection in the 2010 NHL Entry Draft from Toronto in exchange for LW Bray May.
Jan. 8, 2009
Smyth Ryan scored the first hat trick of his career in a 4-3 loss at Los Angeles, setting the franchise record for the most goals in a game by a rookie.
Bobby Ryan's First Career Hat Trick (All 3 Goals) (via Michael Totays)
Beat Chicago 3-1 setting the franchise record for fewest shots on goal in a win with 12.
On this date (1/10) in 1992, #OriginalJets Randy Carlyle played in his 1,000 #NHL game.
On this date (1/10) in 1996, #LAKings defenseman (and 2007 Stanley Cup Champion) Sean O'Donnell scored his first #NHL goal.
On this date (1/7) in 2007, #NHLDucks rookie Bjorn Melin scored his first and only NHL goal
On this date (1/9) in 2007, Samuel Pahlsson set a #NHLDucks franchise record by playing in his 238th straight game with the team
On this date (1/9) in 2007, #Habs Saku Koivu earned his 500th career point.
"I had eight points and only 80 penalty minutes. I wanted to come back, but I had been accepted to Harvard Law School." - Brian Burke
"I said: 'It didn't fail, it won't fail; I'll bet my house that this will go great.'" - Brian Burke to skeptical owners about adding #MNWild
I'm running my business like a business. I'm going head-to-head with people who are crazy, as far as I'm concerned.--Brian Burke on FA deals
"We understand each other perfectly. We just can't agree on a single damn thing." - Brian Burke during 1994 NHL-NHLPA negotiations.
#Canucks GM Brian Burke: "The Wild is not a hockey team, it's a cult." #RandomNHLfact
Thanks for reading. Here's Randy Carlyle's hockey hair back when he was a player