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Ducks-Red Wings Playoff History

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Ducks-Red Wings Playoff History

Ducks vs. Red Wings: The Ducks and Red Wings will meet in the Western Conference Semifinals (schedule TBA). The Ducks and Wings are the two most successful teams in the NHL since the lockout (start of 2005-06 season). The clubs have each won one Stanley Cup, while leading the league in playoff rounds won (7) and appeared in (9). The two clubs have met four times in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, with each team winning twice. Detroit swept Anaheim in 1997 & 1999, while Anaheim beat Detroit in 2003 (sweep) and 2007 (six games).

Below is a year-by-year recap of the playoff history between the two clubs….

1997 Ducks vs. Red Wings Western Conference Semifinal Series
Anaheim was eliminated from the 1997 Playoffs by the eventual Stanley Cup champion Detroit Red Wings in the CQF, 4-0. The Mighty Ducks extended the Red Wings to overtime in three of those contests, including one double overtime game and one triple overtime game. Two of those overtime games came at Detroit. Guy Hebert and Mikhail Shtalenkov combined for a 2.45 GAA and .942 SV%. Only St. Louis had a better GAA (2.18) vs. Detroit in the postseason, while Anaheim was tops in save percentage vs. the Wings. The Mighty Ducks converted 36.4% of their power plays in the series – the highest vs. Detroit in the playoffs.

1997 Ducks vs. Red Wings Western Conference Semifinal Series

       

Date

Team

W/L

GF-GA

Scorers

W Goal

PP

PK

SF-SA

W-L Gltdr

Attend.

5/2/1997

@ Detroit

L

1-2

9p

20

1-3

5-5

20-30

29-31

19983

5/4/1997

@ Detroit

L

2-3

17, 8

13

0-2

4-5

22-34

29-35

19983

5/6/1997

Detroit

L

3-5

9p, 8p, 13

91

2-3

3-5

23-49

29-35

17174

5/8/1997

Detroit

L

2-3

14, 23p

14

1-3

4-4

37-37

29-35

17174


1999 Ducks vs. Red Wings Western Conference Quarterfinal Series
The Mighty Ducks finished the regular season with a 35-34-13 mark for 83 points, finishing sixth in the Western Conference. The Detroit Red Wings finished 43-32-7 for 93 points in the regular season, finishing third in the Western Conference. The two clubs met in the first round of the 1999 NHL Playoffs; the Ducks’ second appearance in the post-season and the second playoff meeting in three years between Anaheim and Detroit. The Red Wings won the series four games to none, ending the Ducks’ season with a 3-0 win @ Anaheim on Apr. 27. Teemu Selanne (2-2=4) and Paul Kariya (1-3=4) led Anaheim in playoff scoring. Marty McInnis co-led the team in goals with two power play tallies (tying with Selanne). Steve Yzerman led the Red Wings with 5-2=7 points in the series, including three power play goals. Brendan Shanahan (3-3=6), Sergei Fedorov (1-5=6) and Nicklas Lidstrom (0-6=6) all had six points in the four games. Chris Osgood was 4-0 with a 1.50 GAA in the series.

1999 Ducks vs. Red Wings Western Conference Quarterfinal Series

Date

Team

W/L

GF-GA

Scorers

W Goal

PP

PK

SF-SA

W-L Gltdr

Attend.

4/21/1999

@ Detroit

L

3-5

16p, 9, 8

17

1-5

5-6

29-37

30-35

19983

4/23/1999

@ Detroit

L

1-5

8p

14

1-5

6-9

31-36

30-31

19983

4/25/1999

Detroit

L

2-4

16p, 23p

19

2-6

4-6

24-24

30-31

17174

4/27/1999

Detroit

L

0-3

-

96

0-4

1-2

31-38

30-31

17174


2003 Ducks vs. Red Wings Western Conference Quarterfinal Series
The Mighty Ducks became the first team to sweep the defending Stanley Cup champions in the first round in over 50 years, since the Red Wings swept Toronto in the 1952 playoffs…the Ducks won each of their first round games by a single goal, with two of the games needing overtime to be decided…the Ducks became just the second team in NHL history (1998-99 Dallas Stars) to win the first four games of a postseason all by one-goal margins…the club became just the fourth to sweep a best-of-seven series with each win by one goal, joining the 1998 Stars in the CSF; the 1992 Canadiens in the WCF and the 1967 Canadiens in the Stanley Cup Final…by sweeping his first best-of-seven series, J.S. Giguere joined just three other goalies (statistical research dates back to 1967-68) who have accomplished that feat…Tony Esposito of Chicago in 1969-70, Les Binkley of Pittsburgh in 1969-70 and Darcy Wakuluk of Dallas in 1993-94 were the only previous netminders to do it…Giguere had a 1.24 GAA (290 MIN, 6 GA) and .965 SV% (165-of-171) in the series…he stopped 63 shots in Anaheim's 2-1 overtime decision in Game 1 @ Detroit...the 63 saves were the most by an NHL goalie making his playoff debut.

2003 Ducks vs. Red Wings Western Conference Quarterfinal Series

Date

Team

W/L

GF-GA

Scorers

W Goal

PP

PK

SF-SA

W-L Gltdr

Attend.

4/10/2003

@ Detroit

W*

2-1

77, 9

9

0-4

3-4

44-64

35-31

20058

4/12/2003

@ Detroit

W

3-2

23, 10, 32

32

0-3

2-2

23-26

35-31

20058

4/14/2003

Detroit

W

2-1

26, 23

23

0-3

3-4

26-3

35-31

17174

4/16/2003

Detroit

W*

3-2

9, 10, 20

20

0-4

4-4

27-34

35-31

17174


2007 Ducks vs. Red Wings Western Conference Final Series
The Ducks bested the Red Wings in a six-game series to advance to the 2007 Stanley Cup Final vs. Ottawa…Teemu Selanne led the club in series scoring, with 2-4=6 points in six games, including the game-winning OT goal in Game 5 of the WCF, May 20, 2007 at Detroit…other series top scorers included Rob Niedermayer (3-2=5), Ryan Getzlaf (2-3=5), Scott Niedermayer (2-2=4) and Corey Perry (2-2=4)…on May 22 vs. Detroit in Game 6 of the WCF at Honda Center, an early three-goal lead helped the Ducks hold onto victory and advance to the Stanley Cup Final by a score of 4-3…Samuel Pahlsson scored the game-winner, the third of his postseason career…on May 20, 2007 at Detroit in Game 5 of the WCF, late game heroics by Scott Niedermayer led the team to a 2-1 overtime victory…Scott scored with jut 0:48 seconds remaining in regulation and Selanne scored 11:57 into the extra frame to win it...J.S. Giguere won his eight postseason contest and 12th career OT game, stopping 36-of-37 shots…on May 17 vs. Detroit in Game 4 of the WCF, the Ducks received scoring contributions from many to hold off Detroit, 5-3…Getzlaf notched the game-winning goal...Selanne had his first three-point game of the playoffs…on May 15 vs. Detroit in Game 3 of the WCF, the Ducks were shut out for the first time in the postseason by a score of 5-0…on May 13 at Detroit in Game 2 of the WCF, the Ducks won in dramatic fashion after giving up three special teams goalsScott Niedermayer was the overtime hero, scoring the game-winning OT goal…J.S. Giguere stopped 24-of-27 shots for his 11th career postseason OT win…in Game 1 of the WCF on May 11 at Detroit, the Ducks dropped the first game of the series, 2-1…Chris Kunitz recorded his first goal of the postseason…over the six-game series, Giguere stopped 149-of-164 shots for a .909 SV% and 2.60 GAA (15 GA/346 MIN).

2007 Ducks vs. Red Wings Western Conference Final Series

Date

Team

W/L

GF-GA

Scorers

W Goal

PP

PK

SF-SA

W-L Gltdr

Attend.

5/11/2007

@ Detroit

L

1-2

14

96

0-7

2-4

32-19

39-35

19939

5/13/2007

@ Detroit

W

4-3

44, 19, 32, 27

27

0-5

5-7

33-27

35-39

19620

5/15/2007

Detroit

L

0-5

-

93

0-4

8-9

29-28

39-3

17358

5/17/2007

Detroit

W

5-3

10, 5p, 8, 15p, 44

15

2-5

4-6

23-39

35-39

17375

5/20/2007

@ Detroit

W*

2-1

27p, 8

8

1-5

7-7

26-37

35-39

20003

5/22/2007

Detroit

W

4-3

44s, 10, 15p, 26

26

1-4

5-7

29-29

35-39

17380

SCHEDULE

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STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 ANA 35 22 8 5 101 96 49
2 CHI 33 22 9 2 102 67 46
3 STL 33 21 9 3 100 81 45
4 NSH 31 21 8 2 87 64 44
5 SJS 34 19 11 4 97 87 42
6 VAN 32 19 11 2 92 90 40
7 WPG 33 17 10 6 80 76 40
8 LAK 34 17 11 6 94 84 40
9 CGY 35 17 15 3 100 95 37
10 MIN 31 16 12 3 91 84 35
11 DAL 31 13 13 5 89 104 31
12 COL 32 11 13 8 83 100 30
13 ARI 32 11 17 4 74 104 26
14 EDM 33 7 20 6 69 110 20

STATS

2014-2015 REGULAR SEASON
SKATERS: GP G A +/- Pts
R. Getzlaf 34 12 25 7 37
R. Kesler 35 11 15 -2 26
S. Vatanen 35 9 15 -1 24
C. Perry 23 14 8 11 22
M. Beleskey 35 15 3 11 18
C. Fowler 34 3 14 1 17
J. Silfverberg 35 4 12 3 16
H. Lindholm 34 4 11 12 15
P. Maroon 27 2 12 -5 14
D. Smith-Pelly 31 4 8 3 12
 
GOALIES: W L OT Sv% GAA
J. Gibson 2 2 0 .927 2.28
F. Andersen 18 5 4 .913 2.41


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