Unless you have been living under a rock, then you would know that Paul Kariya’s number 9 will be hoisted to the rafters prior to Sunday’s game against the Sabres. With this being one of the most anticipated games and moments of the season, see below for the ceremony and game information!
Date: Sunday, October 21st
Ceremony Start Time: The Ducks are telling fans to be in their seats by 3:15 PM with the doors to Honda Center opening at 2:00 PM.
Game Start Time: 5 PM
TV Broadcast Information: Fox Sports West, which will air the ceremony.
Streaming Services: Fox Sports Go, NHL.tv (I cannot confirm that NHL.tv will carry the ceremony).
In addition to this the Ducks are telling all fans to use #RetireThe9 on Twitter and Instagram to commemorate the night.
We wanted to give people another way to interact and talk about their favorite Kariya moments with an appreciation thread! So please leave comments below, and may the celebration begin.
Update: Here is the list of players that will be at the ceremony on Sunday
Teemu Selanne, Scott Niedermayer, Steve Rucchin, Guy Hebert, Rob Niedermayer, J.S. Giguere, Joe Sacco, Dave Karpa, Jason Marshall, Oleg Tverdovsky, Sean Pronger, JF Jomphe, Ken Baumgartner, Ted Drury, Mike Leclerc, Ladislav Kohn, Vitaly Vishnevski, Keith Carney and Stu Grimson.