We're doing history today for completeness, but seriously, who gives a shit... There's live NHL hockey on RIGHT NOW!
This Week in Ducks History:
Jan. 13, 1970
D Adrian Plavsic born in Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Jan. 17, 1973
D Aaron Ward born in Windsor, Ontario, Canada
Jan. 19, 1977
LW Timo Parssinen born in Lohja, Finland
Jan. 15, 1978
LW Cam Severson born in Canora, Saskatchewan, Canada
Jan. 14, 1979
D Nick Boynton born in Nobleton, Ontario, Canada
Jan. 16, 1981
D Kurt Sauer born in St. Cloud, Minnesota, USA
Jan. 16, 1986
C Petteri Nokelainen born in Imatra, Finland
Jan. 14, 1991
C Peter Holland born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Jan. 16, 1994
Trevor Linden sets the record for fastest goal against the Ducks to start a game, nine seconds into a 4-3 Canucks victory over Anaheim.
Jan. 13, 1999
Paul Kariya set franchise record for longest home point streak with an assist in a 2-1 loss to Calgary.
Jan. 13, 2000
Named Bob Murray as a scouting consultant.
Jan. 19, 2001
Shane Doan and Juha Ylonen record the fastest two goals against to start a game in Ducks history, with markers at 41 seconds and 1:11 of a 4-3 Phoenix victory over the Ducks respectively.
Jan. 14, 2002
Acquired C Dave Roche from the New York Islanders in exchange for RW Jim Cummins.
Jan. 17, 2004
Traded D Todd Reirden to the Phoenix Coyotes for future considerations.
Jan. 19, 2006
Todd Marchant sets the franchise record for highest faceoff percentage in a game (minimum 10 draws) with 92.9% (13 of 14) in a 4-3 shootout win over the Ottawa Senators.
Jan. 19, 2010
Ducks set records for the earliest two, three, and four goals to start a game when Ryan Getzlaf (00:50), Evgeni Artyukhin (1:53), Mike Brown (5:23) and Bobby Ryan (10:26) all score in the first period of a 5-4 win over Buffalo.
Ducks related #RandomNHLfacts from @NHLhistoryGirl:
On this date (1/18) in 1997, Paul Kariya became the first
#NHLDucks player voted to be an All-Star game starter.
"When he came to the bench, I thought he was pondering suicide"-
#NJDevils Pat Burns re Jeff Friesen's game-tying turnover in 2003 EC final
On this date (1/16) in 2011,
#NHLDucks Teemu Selänne scored his 1300th career point. #Sisu #Teemuikuisesti
On this date (1/15) in 1841, Lord Stanley of Preston was born in London, ENG.
On this date (1/15) in 2001,
#NHLDucks Tony Hrkac scored his 100th NHL goal.
On this date (1/14) in 2000,
#NHLDucks picked up their 200th all-time win [3-1 over St. Louis]
On this date in 2002,
#Caps Adam Oates became the eighth player in NHL history to reach 1,000 career assists
36 players were fined after a massive brawl during warmups before
#Flyers - #Habs 1987 playoff game. Brian Hayward & Ron Hextall were not.