Ducks Weekly Report
FOR A GOOD CAUSE: Members of the Ducks will visit patients at Children’s Hospital of Orange County (CHOC) in
PACKING ’EM IN: The Ducks recorded their 40th consecutive sellout Oct. 28 vs. Edmonton, drawing 17,174 to Honda Center...the 40 sellouts include 28 regular season and 12 playoff games...in August, the Ducks capped season ticket sales at 15,000 and started a waiting list for future orders…the Ducks currently have the fourth-longest active sellout streak among U.S.-based NHL teams…Minnesota leads the way with 250 consecutive regular season sellouts...next is the New York Rangers with 81...San Jose is third with 30 and is trailed by Anaheim with 28...Pittsburgh ranks fifth with 20 straight regular season sellouts...among Canadian teams, Vancouver leads with 181 consecutive regular season sellouts and is followed by Toronto (165), Calgary (130), Montreal (104) and Edmonton (78).
ON THE MEND: The Ducks will finish the month of October having already lost 37 man-games to injury…seven players, including defenseman Mathieu Schneider (13 games), goaltender J.S. Giguere (6), and forwards Todd Bertuzzi (6), Samuel Pahlsson (5), Rob Niedermayer (3), Ryan Getzlaf (2) and Todd Marchant (2), have missed time due to injury this season…by contrast, the Ducks had only one player sidelined through the first 13 games last season (Todd Fedoruk, three games)…Schneider, Getzlaf and Niedermayer could make possible returns for Thursday’s game against Columbus.
AT HONDA CENTER: Including a 3-2-1 record this year, the Anaheim Ducks are 49-13-13 in their last 75 regular season games at Honda Center dating back to Nov. 25, 2006...the Ducks have a .677 winning percentage (92-35-34, 218 pts.) over the last 161 home games, earning at least one point in 126 of those 161 con
MILESTONES ACHIEVED IN 2007-08:
Ryan Getzlaf 100th NHL point, Oct. 6 @ PIT
Chris Pronger 400th NHL assist, Oct. 15 vs. DET
Todd Marchant 900th NHL game, Oct. 23 @ STL
George Parros 100th NHL game, Oct. 25 vs. PHX
MILESTONES IN REACH:
Rob Niedermayer 7 points to 400 NHL career points
Brad May 7 appearances to 900 NHL games
Andy McDonald 10 goals to 100 NHL career goals
Chris Kunitz 17 appearances to 200 NHL games