This Week in Ducks History: Teemu Becomes Ducks' All-Time Leading Goal Scorer

Jeff Gross

It's kind of a bummer week in Ducks History, since the Blackhawks tied the Ducks record for most games to start a season without a regulation loss, and are looking to take the record for themselves tonight versus San Jose, but this will always be the week that Teemu Selanne passed Paul Kariya for the most goals in Ducks History.

This Week in Ducks History:

Feb. 19, 1966
RW Peter Douris born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Feb. 22, 1966
LW and Radio Color Commentator Brent Severyn born in Vegreville, Alberta, Canada

Feb. 22, 1970
G Dominic Roussel born in Hull, Quebec, Canada

Feb. 22, 1971
D and High School Hockey Coach, Jason Marshall born in Cranbrook, British Coumbia, Canada

Feb. 18, 1974
LW Kevin Sawyer born in Trail, British Columbia, Canada

Feb. 22, 1974
C Aaron Gavey born in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada

Feb. 17, 1975
C Vinny Prospal born in Ceské Budejovice, Czechoslovakia (Slovakia)

Feb. 19, 1983
D Ryan Whitney born in Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Feb. 17, 1984
LW Drew Miller born in Dover, New Jersey, USA

Feb. 21, 1984
D James Wisniewski born in Canton, Michigan, USA

Feb. 19, 1986
C Kyle Chipchura born in Westlock, Alberta, Canada

Feb. 20, 1994
Acquired C Stephan Lebeau from the Montreal Canadiens in exchange for G Ron Tugnutt.

Feb. 21, 1994
Acquired G John Tanner from the Quebec Nordiques in exchange for a fourth round pick in the 1995 NHL Entry Draft.

Feb. 20, 1997
Peter LeBoutillier set Ducks rookie record for most PIM in a game with 30 as the Ducks lost to the Kings 3-1. LeBoutillier actually matched the feat with 30 penalty minutes on Mar. 13, 1998 in Dallas and was still considered a rookie because he only played 23 games in 1996-97.

Feb. 21, 1997
Acquired D J.J. Daigneault from the Pittsburgh Penguins in exchange for LW Garry Valk.

Feb. 23, 1997
Paul Kariya set the franchise record for the longest home goal streak with two goals in a 5-2 win over Vanouver. The streak officially ended when he was held without a goal in the next game, a 3-3 tie with Edmonton on Feb. 26.

Feb. 17, 1999
Rem Murray and Alex Selivanov (2) scored within 1:21 of each other, marking the fastest three goals against the Ducks in franchise history on route to a 6-2 win for Edmonton.

Feb. 18, 2007
Teemu Selanne passed Paul Kariya as the Ducks All Time franchise leader in goals scored with his 301st in a 4-3 shootout loss to the Kings. Teemu also had two assists in the game and is currently at 440 and counting. (Available on NHL Vault)

Feb. 23, 2007
Acquired future considerations from Dallas in exchange for C Shane Endicott.

Feb. 21, 2009
Set franchise record for highest shooting percentage (38.5% !!!!!) by scoring five goals on 13 shots in a 5-2 win at Columbus.

Feb. 17, 2011
Acquired LW Jarkko Ruutu from Ottawa in exchange for a sixth-round selection in the 2011 NHL Entry Draft.

Feb. 19, 2011
Tied franchise records for most goals against in a game (9) and most combined goals in a period (7, ANA:3, STL 4) as the Blues beat the Ducks 9-3.

Ducks related #RandomNHLfacts from @NHLhistoryGirl:

On this date (2/19) in 1980, #Flyers Pete Peeters lost his first game of the season, after his 22-0-5 start.

On this date (2/19) in 2003, Jean-Sebastien Giguere recorded #NHLDucksrecord 7th shutout of the season.

On this date (2/19) in 2011, #NHLDucks Teemu Selänne scored his 625th career #NHL goal.

$500: amount Ray Emery won in bet with Daniel Alfredsson after eating a cockroach that appeared in #Sens dressing room during a practice. (Amazing they didn't beat the Ducks in '07)

The games in which Teemu broke the goals by rookie record and the points by rookie record were both losses. #RandomNHLfact (He also had a hat trick in the game where he broke Bossy's rookie goals record, that 1992-93 Jets team was not very good)

On this date (2/15) in 2009, Dan Bylsma became #Pens head coach.

On this date (2/15) in 2007, #NHLDucks Dustin Penner set a team record for most goals in a season by a rookie (19).

On this date(2/14) in 1995, #NHLDucks sign Sean Pronger.

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