26 Facts About The Anaheim Ducks

1. The Anaheim Ducks will retire the number of Scott Niedermayer on February 17, 2019.

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2. The Anaheim Ducks have two rivalries with two teams out of geographical proximity.

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3. The Anaheim Ducks regularly descends from the rafters of the arena when making his in-game entrances.

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4. The Anaheim Ducks wears a Ducks jersey with the number 93 on the back, referring to the year the Ducks became an NHL team.

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5. On October 16, 2015, The Anaheim Ducks unveiled a brand new, orange third jersey when they went up against the Colorado Avalanche.

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6. The original jerseys of The Anaheim Ducks used jade green, purple, white and grey as primary colors for both the home and away jerseys.

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7. The Anaheim Ducks have officially worn three unique regular jerseys and five unique third jerseys in their franchise history.

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8. On June 27, 2014, The Anaheim Ducks acquired center Ryan Kesler and a third-round pick in 2015 from the Vancouver Canucks.

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9. The Anaheim Ducks faced the eighth-seeded Dallas Stars in the Western Conference quarter-finals and were victorious in six games, marking the first time since 2009 that the Ducks had won a playoff series.

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10. The Anaheim Ducks secured a second consecutive Pacific Division title and the number one seed in the Western Conference.

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11. At one point of the season, The Anaheim Ducks won 18 of 19 games, the longest run of one-loss play in the NHL for 45 years.

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12. The Anaheim Ducks became the first-ever Duck to win the Hart, as well as the first Richard winner as a Duck since Teemu Selanne won the award in 1999.

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13. The Anaheim Ducks resigned Saku Koivu for two years and signed free agent defenseman Toni Lydman to a three-year contract.

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14. The Anaheim Ducks played through frequent injuries and picked up play in the second half of the season, but struggled coming out of the Olympic break.

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15. The Anaheim Ducks were again able to win without Pronger, defeating the Senators in Game 4 for an opportunity to win the Stanley Cup on home ice in Game 5.

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16. The Anaheim Ducks defeated the Minnesota Wild in the Conference quarter-finals in five games and the Canucks in the semi-finals, in five games.

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17. The Anaheim Ducks traded Joffrey Lupul, Ladislav Smid and a first-round draft pick to the Edmonton Oilers in exchange for star defenseman Chris Pronger.

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18. The Anaheim Ducks faced the Calgary Flames in the Western Conference quarter-finals and forced a seventh game in Calgary, shutting-out the Flames to reach the Conference semi-finals.

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19. On November 15, 2005, The Anaheim Ducks traded Sergei Fedorov and a fifth-round draft pick to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for defenseman Francois Beauchemin and forward Tyler Wright.

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20. The Anaheim Ducks would record his 1,000th NHL point on January 30, 2006.

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21. The Anaheim Ducks became only the fifth player in NHL history to have won the trophy as a member of the losing team.

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22. The Anaheim Ducks would finish off the Stars in Game 6 at home.

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23. The Mighty The Anaheim Ducks finished in 13th place in the Western Conference.

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24. The Anaheim Ducks sent Chad Kilger, Oleg Tverdovsky and a third-round pick to the Jets in return for Marc Chouinard, a fourth-round draft pick and right winger Teemu Selanne.

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25. The Anaheim Ducks licensed merchandise shot to number one in sales among NHL clubs, helped by their presence in Disney's theme parks and Disney Stores.

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26. The Anaheim Ducks selected Ron Wilson to be the first head coach in team history.

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