This Week in Ducks History:
Dec. 25, 1965
D Dmitri Mironov born in Moscow, USSR (Russia)
Dec. 28, 1972
C Jean-Francois "JF" Jomphe born in Havre St-Pierre, Quebec, Canada
Dec. 28, 1974
C (RW) Rob Niedermayer born in Cassiar, British Columbia, Canada [Note: For some reason the Ducks website lists him as a center but obviously he's more well known to Ducks for playing on Sammy Pahlsson's right wing]
Dec. 27, 1977
RW Jonathan Hedstrom born in Skelleftea, Sweden
Dec. 28, 1982
LW Curtis Glencross born in Kindersley, Saskatchewan, Canada
Dec. 27, 1997
Set a franchise record for most power play goals in a game with four (Paul Kariya, Teemu Selanne, Warren Rychel, and Scott Young) in a 5-5 tie at St. Louis.
Dec. 23, 2001
Andy McDonald, Denny Lambert and Marc Chouinard set the franchise record by scoring within 51 seconds of each other - the fastest three consecutive goals for in Ducks history - on the way to beating Phoenix 4-0.
Dec. 27, 2003
The longest road winless streak in franchise history reached 13 games in a 3-2 loss at Florida. The streak started Nov. 1, with a 4-1 loss on Long Island and officially ended with a 2-0 win at Tampa Bay on Dec. 29. The streak was matched last season between Oct. 29 and Dec. 22, 2011.
Dec. 28, 2006
Acquired G Sebastien Caron, RW Matt Keith and LW Chris Durno from Chicago in exchange for D Bruno St. Jacques and RW Pierre Parenteau.
On this date (12/21) in 2005,
#NHLDucks J.S. Giguere posted his 100th regular season victory. [Note: 6-3 over St. Louis]