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POSTED ON Tuesday, 09.24.2013 / 5:51 PM

As we get closer to the start of the 2013-14 season, we've exchanged emails with assorted Ducks, asking about their summers and other personal info. Our latest subject:

Francois Beauchemin

Family
Wife Marie Claude Joyal, Samuel (7), Emily (4) and Cedric (1)

Your favorite NHL player(s) growing up
Ray Bourque

Favorite hockey moment of your career
Winning the 2007 Stanley Cup

Do you have any pregame superstitions or routines?
Eat chicken and pasta then nap and grab a coffee on my way to the rink

Your favorite TV shows
Grey’s Anatomy

Your celebrity crush
Kate Beckinsale

Your favorite movies

Remember the Titans, Shawshank Redemption, The Hangover

Your favorite bands
AC/DC

Your favorite food
Steak

Where did you spend most of your summer?
Sorel, Montreal

What else did you do this summer?
Went fishing in Alaska

Any music you've gotten into to or concerts you attended this summer?
Blake Shelton (great concert)



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POSTED ON Monday, 09.23.2013 / 3:27 PM

As we get closer to the start of the 2013-14 season, we've exchanged emails with assorted Ducks, asking about their summers and other personal info. Our latest subject:

Emerson Etem

Family
I love my mom Patricia, dad Richard, brother Martin and sister Elise.

Your favorite NHL player growing up
Pavel Bure

Favorite hockey moment of your career
Too many to name but getting drafted to the Ducks and my first NHL game are top two.

Do you have any pregame superstitions or routines?
All my equipment is put on from left to right. A little Hazelnut coffee is a must.

Your favorite TV show
Workaholics

Your favorite movies
American History X, Alpha Dog, The Break Up, The Wedding Singer

Your favorite bands
Sublime, Pepper, Slightly Stoopid, Rebelution, Iration

A band or artist on your iPod you're ashamed of
If I have a country band I'd be pretty surprised.

Your celebrity crush
Charlize Theron

Your favorite food
Mexican

Strangest thing you've been asked to autograph
Kids forehead?

The best perk of being a pro athlete
Seeing smiles on the kids’ faces and giving back to the community.

Where did you spend most of your summer?
I didn't have to go too far, so Long Beach and Venice Beach is where I spent most of my summer.

What else did you do this summer?
What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Also, played a lot of guitar, did a lot of art and of course surfed.

Any movies you saw this summer you liked?
42 was pretty money.

Any music you've gotten into to or concerts you attended this summer?
Wiz/ASAP concert, Jay Z/Justin and Damian and the Marley bros so can’t complain.


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POSTED ON Thursday, 09.19.2013 / 3:03 PM

As we get closer to the start of the 2013-14 season, we've exchanged emails with assorted Ducks, asking about their summers and other personal info. Our latest subject:

Ben Lovejoy

Wife’s name
Avery

Favorite NHL player growing up
Ray Bourque

Favorite hockey moment of your career
Playing in my first NHL game.

Do you have any pregame superstitions or routines?
Lots

Your favorite TV shows
The League, West Wing, Newsroom, The Office, Parks and Recreation

Your favorite movie
Count of Monte Cristo

Your favorite kind of music
'90s rap.

A band or artist on your iPod you're ashamed of
I have a couple of One Direction songs

Your celebrity crush
Jessica Biel

Your favorite food
Chocolate

Strangest thing you've been asked to autograph
A little kid's forehead. I declined.

The best perk of being a pro athlete
Telling people I play hockey for a living.

Where did you spend most of your summer?
Enfield, New Hampshire

What else did you do this summer?
Relaxed, worked out, waterskied.




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POSTED ON Tuesday, 09.17.2013 / 3:37 PM

As we get closer to the start of the 2013-14 season, we've exchanged emails with assorted Ducks, asking about their summers and other personal info. Our latest subject:

Bryan Allen

Wife’s name
Lexie
 
Children’s names
Layla (5) and Brenner (2)

Your favorite NHL player(s) growing up
Wendel Clark, Nick Lidstrom

Favorite hockey moment of your career
World Juniors in 1999

Do you have any pregame superstitions or routines?
I just try to follow a routine.

Your favorite TV shows
Breaking Bad, Sons of Anarchy

Your favorite movie
Anchorman

Your favorite bands
Mumford and Sons, Macklemore

A band or artist on your iPod you're ashamed of
Britney Spears

Your celebrity crush
Heidi Klum

Your favorite food
Sushi

The best perk of being a pro athlete
Get to play a sport/game I love for a living

Where did you spend most of your summer?
Spent time in Kingston, ON, South Florida and here in Newport Beach

What else did you do this summer?
Spent lots of time with my kids, a couple family vacations. San Diego (zoo, Legoland), Catalina Island. Trip with my wife to Cabo and the end of last season.

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POSTED ON Monday, 09.16.2013 / 4:42 PM

As we get closer to the start of the 2013-14 season, we've exchanged emails with assorted Ducks, asking about their summers and other personal info. Our latest subject:

Luca Sbisa

Your favorite NHL player(s) growing up
Mats Sundin

Favorite hockey moment of your career
First NHL game

Do you have any pregame superstitions or routines?
Pigeon stretch (haha)

Your favorite TV shows
It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia, Sons of Anarchy, HGTV

Your favorite movies
This is the End, Lawless

Your favorite bands
The Temper Trap, Alt-J

Your favorite food
Schnitzel with potato salad

Strangest thing you've been asked to autograph
A baby

The best perk of being a pro athlete
To do what you love

Where did you spend most of your summer?
Split it mostly between Newport Beach and Switzerland

What else did you do this summer?
Lots of traveling – Switzerland, Mexico, Italy, Vancouver

Any movies you saw this summer you liked?
This is the End (my new favorite)

Any music you've gotten into to or concerts you attended this summer?
Capital Cities, Alt-J



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POSTED ON Friday, 09.13.2013 / 5:53 PM

As we get closer to the start of the 2013-14 season, we've exchanged emails with assorted Ducks, asking about their summers and other personal info. Our latest subject:

Matt Beleskey

New fiancee’s name
Victoria Hall

Your favorite NHL player growing up
Wendel Clark

Favorite hockey moment of your career
My first NHL goal vs. Detroit

Do you have any pregame superstitions or routines?
Always dress from left to right.

Your favorite TV shows
Sons of Anarchy and Breaking Bad

Your favorite movies
Slap Shot, Billy Madison, Dumb and Dumber, Old School, Step Brothers
(You get the trend haha)

Your favorite bands
BB King, Jimmy Hendrix, Tragically Hip, Pearl Jam

A band or artist on your iPod you're ashamed of
Justin Bieber  (one mistake of a song)

Your favorite food
Italian, Mom’s chicken parm

Strangest thing you've been asked to autograph
A man’s lower back

The best perk of being a pro athlete
Hearing 20,000 people cheering you on ... and concert hookups (haha)

Where did you spend most of your summer?
In northern Ontario. Minesing is where we live.

What else did you do this summer?
Had a great trip to Jamaica, watched Karl (my dog) entertain the family for many weekends, visited with good friends and family, got engaged!

Any movies you saw this summer you liked?
Did not go to one movie all summer. Too busy!!

Any music you've gotten into to or concerts you attended this summer?
Unfortunately, we didn't go to any concerts this summer which is pretty sad :(




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POSTED ON Thursday, 09.12.2013 / 1:53 PM

As we get closer to the start of the 2013-14 season, we've exchanged emails with assorted Ducks, asking about their summers and other personal info. Our latest subject:

Andrew Cogliano

Nickname
"Cogs"

Your favorite NHL player(s) growing up
Joe Sakic, Paul Kariya and Sergei Federov

Favorite hockey moment of your career
Winning two World Junior Championships with Team Canada and playing in my first playoffs last season with the Ducks

Do you have any pregame superstitions or routines?
Nothing too crazy. I just have the same warm-up routine every game

Your favorite TV shows
Sons of Anarchy, Homeland and Suits

Your favorite movies
Gangs of New York, Chasing Mavericks, Old School, Training Day

Your favorite bands
The Lumineers, City and Colour, Needtobreathe, CCR, Bob Dylan and Fleetwood Mac

A band or artist on your iPod you're ashamed of
Miley Cyrus

Your celebrity crush
Kate Beckinsale

Your favorite food
Organic ribeye steak

Strangest thing you've been asked to autograph
A baby

The best perk of being a pro athlete
Getting the opportunity to travel and see great cities

Where did you spend most of your summer?
Spent most of my summer in Vancouver, BC training and also my hometown of Woodbridge, Ontario.

What else did you do this summer?
It was a pretty low-key summer, but I was in Tofino, BC a few times surfing with my girlfriend and friends. Very cool little surfing town off the coast of British Columbia and one of my favourite places to travel to.

Any movies you saw this summer you liked?
Haven't made it to the movie theatre this summer unfortunately, but I'm sure I’ll get a few movies in on the road this year

Any music you've gotten into to or concerts you attended this summer?
I like a lot of classic bands. Really got into Fleetwood Mac the last few years and they have become one of my favourite bands. I also like listening to Bob Marley a lot. It’s very relaxing music, especially in the summer


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POSTED ON Wednesday, 09.11.2013 / 1:08 PM

As we get closer to the start of the 2013-14 season, we've exchanged emails with assorted Ducks, asking about their summers and other personal info. Our latest subject:

Nick Bonino

Nickname: "Bones"

Your favorite NHL player(s) growing up
Steve Yzerman

Favorite hockey moment of your career
National Championship at BU and scoring the playoff OT goal

Do you have any pregame superstitions or routines?
Not really,  just stay relaxed and drink an energy drink right before game time

Your favorite TV shows
Curb Your Enthusiasm, Community, Homeland, Newsroom

Your favorite movies
Caddyshack, Equilibrium, Happy Gilmore

Your favorite bands
Zac Brown Band, Luke Bryan

A band or artist on your iPod you're ashamed of
Miley Cyrus (The Climb/Party in the USA)

Your celebrity crush
Emma Stone

Your favorite food
Sushi

Strangest thing you've been asked to autograph
Someone's shoulder

The best perk of being a pro athlete
Get paid to do the thing I love

Where did you spend most of your summer?
In Connecticut and some time in St. Albert

What else did you do this summer?
Got engaged, went to Jamaica, went to a couple weddings

Any movies you saw this summer you liked?
Man of Steel, Ironman 3

Any music you've gotten into to or concerts you attended this summer?
Stick to mostly country or techno, also listen to the top 40 sometimes. Whatever's on the radio, don't have much music on my phone.




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POSTED ON Tuesday, 09.10.2013 / 2:24 PM

As we get closer to the start of the 2013-14 season, we've exchanged emails with assorted Ducks, asking about their summers and other personal info. Our latest subject:

Jakob Silfverberg

How is your name pronounced?
It’s more like Ja-kub. It doesn’t really matter to me, but as long as people are asking, I keep saying “Ja-kub.”

[Hear him pronounce it]:

Your favorite NHL player growing up
Peter Forsberg.

Favorite hockey moment of your career
When I won the Swedish Elite League with Brynas in 2011-12.

Do you have any pregame superstitions or routines?
I like to play soccer before every game. Otherwise, I don't think I have any pregame routines.

Your favorite TV show
The Big Bang Theory.

Your favorite movie
The Dark Knight.

Your favorite band
Swedish House Mafia.

A band or artist on your iPod you're ashamed of
No, everything I got on it is good!

Your celebrity crush
Nicole Scherzinger.

Your favorite food
Tacos

Strangest thing you've been asked to autograph
A car

The best perk of being a pro athlete
To be able to do what you love and make money on it.

Where did you spend most of your summer?
In my hometown Gavle, Sweden.

What else did you do this summer?
I spent most of my time with family and friends at home. I went to Stockholm to spend some time in my fiancée's summer house and to see my brother and sister and their families.

Any movies you saw this summer you liked?
"Now You See Me" was a good one.

Any music you've gotten into to or concerts you attended this summer?
I haven't been to any concert but I've started listening to Red Hot Chili Peppers again.


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POSTED ON Monday, 09.09.2013 / 1:34 PM

As we get closer to the start of the 2013-14 season, we've exchanged emails with assorted Ducks, asking about their summers and other personal info. Our latest subject:

Viktor Fasth

New wife's name
Linda

Daughter's name
Signe (two years old)

Your favorite NHL player(s) growing up
Patrick Roy and Arturs Irbe

Favorite hockey moment of your career
NHL debut

Do you have any pregame superstitions or routines?
Yes, too many. Don't wanna jinx them.

Your favorite TV shows
River Monsters and Gold Rush on Discovery, Family Guy and Big Bang Theory

Your favorite movies
Hot Rod (according to me, the funniest movie ever), and I just watched Grown Ups 2. It was really good.

Your favorite bands
Bob Dylan, Håkan Hellström (Swedish guy), Axwell, Sebastian Ingrosso

A band or artist on your iPod you're ashamed of
Justin Bieber???

Your favorite food
Sushi

Strangest thing you've been asked to autograph
A teammate's jock strap

The best perk of being a pro athlete
To work with what I enjoy the most, as a full-time job.

Where did you spend most of your summer?
Back in Sweden, travelled around the country visiting family and friends

What else did you do this summer?
Got married in July. And had some great days fishing with my brother.


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STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 z - ANA 82 54 20 8 266 209 116
2 y - COL 82 52 22 8 250 220 112
3 x - STL 82 52 23 7 248 191 111
4 x - SJS 82 51 22 9 249 200 111
5 x - CHI 82 46 21 15 267 220 107
6 x - LAK 82 46 28 8 206 174 100
7 x - MIN 82 43 27 12 207 206 98
8 x - DAL 82 40 31 11 235 228 91
9 PHX 82 37 30 15 216 231 89
10 NSH 82 38 32 12 216 242 88
11 WPG 82 37 35 10 227 237 84
12 VAN 82 36 35 11 196 223 83
13 CGY 82 35 40 7 209 241 77
14 EDM 82 29 44 9 203 270 67

STATS

2013-2014 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Getzlaf 77 31 56 28 87
C. Perry 81 43 39 32 82
N. Bonino 77 22 27 14 49
M. Perreault 69 18 25 13 43
A. Cogliano 82 21 21 13 42
C. Fowler 70 6 30 15 36
K. Palmieri 71 14 17 9 31
D. Winnik 76 6 24 6 30
H. Lindholm 78 6 24 29 30
S. Koivu 65 11 18 3 29
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
F. Andersen 20 5 0 .923 2.29
J. Hiller 29 13 7 .911 2.48

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