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This Week In Ducks History: Getzy's First Goal, Bryz's Rookie Record Setting Game

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Remember when Getzlaf used to score goals? This Week in Ducks History, the captain scored his first goal against the Detroit Red Wings.

Wild Wing finally himself again after many fire-related plastic surgeries
Wild Wing finally himself again after many fire-related plastic surgeries
Matt Zambonin/Freestyle Photo

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.

Ducks related #RandomNHLfacts from @NHLhistoryGirl:

Today's (10/23) hockey history brought to you by Wild Wing's fiery ways. No really. He's on fire. (That was probably a bad idea.)

To balance that out, the Ducks tweeted this out yesterday:
We're celebrating #ThrowbackThursday with a look back at the #NHLDucks (Mighty Ducks) inaugural game. WATCH: http://on.fb.me/UJpSzx .

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.

"@MaskedMallard4: @AnaheimDucks Here is the tape of the Inaugural Game. pic.twitter.com/JQMrexa4" Cool, thanks for sharing! #DucksDedication