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A Closer Look at the Ducks' Eight-Game Road Trip

Monday, 11.04.2013 / 11:59 AM / News
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A Closer Look at the Ducks\' Eight-Game Road Trip
The Ducks embarked on a season-long eight-game road trip that spanned 15 days, 8,212 miles and included stops in two countries.

The Ducks concluded a season-long eight-game road trip that spanned 15 days, 8,212 miles and included stops in two countries. Here is a closer look at the trip (team records as of November 4):


October 22
DUCKS AT TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS (10-5-0)
Air Canada Centre
Anaheim's Seven-Game Winning Streak Ends in 4-2 Loss

An early 2-0 lead wasn't enough as the Ducks gave up four unanswered goals in a 4-2 loss at Toronto, ending the club's seven-game winning streak. Nick Bonino and Mathieu Perreault scored for Anaheim, while Jonas Hiller stopped 19-of-23 shots in his first loss of the season (4-1-0). Perreault set a new career high with points in four consecutive games (2g/2a). Recap | Photos | Highlights

Ducks with ties to the Maple Leafs or Ontario
Bryan Allen - born in Kingston, Ontario, played with Oshawa (OHL), 1996-99
Francois Beauchemin - played with Maple Leafs, 2009-11, played with Hamilton (AHL), 2002-04
Matt Beleskey - born in Windsor, played with Toronto Marlies (AHL), 2009, played with Belleville (OHL), 2004-08
Andrew Cogliano - born in Toronto
Cam Fowler - born in Windsor, played with Windsor (OHL), 2009-10
Corey Perry - born in Peterborough, played with London (OHL), 2001-05
Daniel Winnik - born in Toronto
Bruce Boudreau - born in Toronto, drafted by Maple Leafs, 1975, played with Maple Leafs, 1976-82
Dwayne Roloson - born in Simcoe

Former Ducks currently on the Maple Leafs
Troy Bodie - played with Ducks, 2008-10, 2011-13
Joffrey Lupul - drafted by Ducks in 2002, played with Ducks, 2003-06, 2009-11
Jake Gardiner - drafted by Ducks in 2008
Randy Carlyle (head coach of Maple Leafs) - head coach of Ducks, 2005-11
Dave Farrish (assistant coach of Maple Leafs) - assistant coach of Ducks, 2005-11

About Toronto
Located on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario, Toronto is the largest city in Canada and the provincial capital of Ontario. Located within the city is the CN Tower, one of the largest freestanding structures in the entire world. In the 19th century, the city was known for its production of alcohol, particularly whiskey. The Distillery District still stands as one of the top places to visit, and is a national heritage site.

October 24
DUCKS AT MONTREAL CANADIENS (8-7-0)
Bell Centre
Ducks Drop Second Consecutive Game in 4-1 Loss at Bell Centre

Patrick Maroon scored the lone goal for Anaheim in a 4-1 loss to the Canadiens at the Bell Centre. The loss was the Ducks' second in a row on their current eight-game road trip. Jonas Hiller stopped 21-of-25 shots in the loss. The game marked only the second time Saku Koivu played in Montreal since signing as a free agent with the Ducks on July 8, 2009. Koivu, who played each of his first 13 NHL seasons in a Montreal uniform, and served as the team’s captain for 10 of those years, was greeted to a loud ovation before the game, and once more during the final minute of play. Recap | Photos | Highlights

Ducks with ties to the Canadiens or Quebec
Francois Beauchemin - born in Sorel, drafted by Canadiens in 1998, played with Canadiens, 2003
Saku Koivu - drafted by Canadiens in 1993, played with Canadiens, 1995-2009
Mathieu Perreault - born in Drummondville
Sheldon Souray - played with Canadiens, 2000-07

Former Ducks currently on the Canadiens
Travis Moen - played with Ducks, 2005-09
George Parros - played with Ducks, 2006-12

About Montreal
Montreal is the largest city in the province of Quebec and the second-largest city in the country. Originally called Ville-Marie, or “City of Mary,” the city is named for the triple-peaked hill located in the heart of the city. French explorer Samuel de Champlain originally discovered the area, setting up a fur trading post on one of the city’s islands. The Port of Montreal is one of the most important in Canada, and the city is the railway hub of Canada.

October 25
DUCKS AT OTTAWA SENATORS (4-6-4)
Canadian Tire Centre

Andersen Leads Ducks to 2-1 Victory in Ottawa

Rookie goaltender Frederik Andersen stopped 26-of-27 shots in a gritty 2-1 victory over the Senators in Ottawa, ending Anaheim's two-game losing streak. The 24-year-old earned his second career victory in his first career start, and earlier in the day signed a two-year contract extension with the club. The Ducks got goals from Patrick Maroon and Ryan Getzlaf, who each scored in the first period. Recap | Photos | Highlights

Ducks with ties to the Senators or Ottawa
Jakob Silfverberg - drafted by Senators in 2009, played with Senators, 2012-13, played with Binghamton (AHL), 2012
Brad Lauer - assistant coach with Ottawa, 2009-11, played with Senators, 1993-94

Former Ducks currently on the Senators
Bobby Ryan - drafted by Ducks in 2005, played with Ducks, 2007-13

About Ottawa
Ottawa, the capital of Canada, sits on the south bank of the Ottawa River in the eastern portion of Southern Ontario. Founded in 1826 as “Bytown” and later re-named Ottawa, the city is the fourth largest in the country. The city hosts a variety of festivals, including the winter festival “Winterlude.” The focal point of the festival is the five-mile long Rideau Canal Skateway, the largest skating rink in the world.

October 27
DUCKS AT COLUMBUS BLUE JACKETS (5-8-0)
Nationwide Arena

Perry's Late Goal Gives Ducks a 4-3 Victory in Columbus

With the score tied late in regulation, and the Ducks' top line on the ice, Corey Perry delivered the game-winning goal with only 2:25 remaining to give the Ducks a 4-3 win in Columbus. Frederik Andersen improved his record to 3-0-0 with the victory in his second consecutive start. The Ducks will take on the Flyers on Tuesday in Game 5 of the team's eight-game road trip. Recap | Photos | Highlights

Ducks with ties to the Blue Jackets or Ohio
Francois Beauchemin - played with Columbus, 2005
Dustin Penner - played with Cincinnati (AHL), 2004-05
Bruce Boudreau – played with Cincinnati (CHL), 1981-82

Former Ducks currently on the Blue Jackets
Curtis McElhinney - played with Ducks, 2010-11
James Wisniewski - played with Ducks, 2009-10
Craig Hartsburg (associate coach of Blue Jackets) - head coach of Ducks, 1998-2001

About Columbus
Named after the famous explorer Christopher Columbus, Columbus is the capital and the largest city in Ohio. The city is the headquarters for four U.S. Fortune 500 companies and was named one of BusinessWeek’s 50 best cities in America. Columbus is home to The Ohio State University, one of the top-ranked schools in the country. It was an important city during the Civil War, and still has the largest Confederate cemetery in the North.

October 29
DUCKS AT PHILADELPHIA FLYERS (4-9-0)
Wells Fargo Center

Palmieri Caps off Epic 3-2 Comeback Victory in Philadelphia

Kyle Palmieri scored two goals in the third period, including the eventual game winner with 4:09 remaining in regulation, to complete Anaheim's 3-2 comeback victory in front of a raucous Flyers crowd at Wells Fargo Arena. The Ducks were down 2-0 after the first period, but outshot the Flyers 27-13 in the second and third periods en route to their 10th victory of the season. Recap | Photos | Highlights

Ducks with ties to the Flyers or Pennsylvania
Ben Lovejoy - played with Penguins, 2008-13, played with Wilkes-Barre (AHL), 2007-10
Patrick Maroon - drafted by Flyers in 2007, played with Philadelphia (AHL), 2008-09, played with Adirondack (AHL), 2009-10
Mathieu Perreault - played with Hershey (AHL), 2008-11
Luca Sbisa - drafted by Flyers in 2008, played with Flyers, 2008-09, played with Philadelphia (AHL), 2009
Sheldon Souray - played with Hershey (AHL), 2010-11
Bruce Boudreau - head coach of Hershey (AHL), 2005-07, played with Johnstown (NAHL), 1975-76
Bob Woods - head coach of Hershey (AHL), 2007-09, assistant coach of Hershey, 2006, played for Hershey, 1993-94, 96-97, played for Johnstown Chiefs (ECHL), 1990-94

Former Ducks currently on the Flyers
Ray Emery - played with Ducks, 2010-11
Chris Pronger - played with Ducks, 2006-09

About Philadelphia
Known as the “City of Brotherly Love,” Philadelphia is the second-largest city on the East Coast. William Penn founded the city in 1682 to serve as the capital of the Pennsylvania Colony. Philadelphia played an instrumental role in the American Revolution, and served as the temporary U.S. capital while Washington, D.C. was under construction. The city’s Fairmount Park is the largest landscaped urban park in the world, encompassing over nine thousand acres. It is known for its famous cheesesteaks and soft pretzels.

October 31
DUCKS AT BOSTON BRUINS (8-5-0)
TD Garden

Ducks' Three-Game Winning Streak Ends in Shootout Loss

A late penalty proved costly as the Ducks saw their three-game winning streak come to an end in a 3-2 shootout loss at TD Garden. The Ducks held a 2-1 lead late into regulation, but Zdeno Chara scored the game-tying goal with 2:50 remaining. Nick Bonino, Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf were unsuccessful in the shootout. The Ducks have earned seven points over the last four games. Recap | Photos | Highlights

Ducks with ties to the Bruins or Massachusetts
Nick Bonino - played with Boston University, 2007-10
Ben Lovejoy - played with Boston College, 2002-03, graduated from Deerfield Academy in Deerfield, Massachusetts in 2003
Bruce Broudreau - played with Springfield (AHL), 1987-89, head coach of Lowell (AHL), 1999-2001
Brad Lauer - played with Springfield (AHL), 1988-1990

Former Ducks currently on the Bruins
Shawn Thornton - played with Ducks, 2006-07
Doug Houda (assistant coach of Bruins) - played with Ducks, 1997-98

About Boston
Boston is one of the oldest cities in the United States, originally founded in 1630 by Puritan colonists from England. It is the site of several key events during the American Revolution, including the Boston Massacre, the Boston Tea Party, the Battle of Bunker Hill and the Seige of Boston. Called “The Athens of America,” Boston is home to more than 100 universities and colleges. Boston College and Boston University have one of the fiercest rivalries in college hockey, the Green Line Rivalry, that stretches back to 1918.

November 2
DUCKS AT BUFFALO SABRES (2-13-1)
First Niagara Center

Etem, Perry Fuel Ducks to 6-3 Victory in Buffalo

It wasn't the prettiest of games, but the Ducks came out of Buffalo with a 6-3 victory to improve their record to 11-3-1. Emerson Etem and Corey Perry each scored two goals apiece and Jonas Hiller made 14 saves for his sixth win of the season. Etem's two-goal performance was the first of his career. Ryan Getzlaf scored his sixth goal of the season as part of a three-point night, and Sami Vatanen scored his first of the season (and the first by a defenseman this season). Recap | Photos | Highlights

Ducks with ties to the Sabres or New York
Bryan Allen - played with Syracuse (AHL), 1999-2000
Francois Beauchemin - played with Syracuse (AHL), 2004-05
Matt Beleskey - played with Syracuse (AHL), 2010-11
Nick Bonino - played with Syracuse (AHL), 2010-12
Emerson Etem - played with Syracuse (AHL), 2012
Patrick Maroon - played with Syracuse (AHL), 2010-12
Kyle Palmieri - born in Smithtown, played with Syracuse (AHL), 2010-12
Luca Sbisa - played with Syracuse (AHL), 2010
Jakob Silfverberg - played with Binghamton (AHL), 2012
Devante Smith-Pelly - played with Syracuse (AHL), 2012
Sheldon Souray - played with Albany (AHL), 1997
Bob Woods - played with Utica (AHL), 1989-91
Brad Lauer - drafted by Islanders, 1985, played with Islanders, 1986-1992, assistant coach with Syracuse (AHL), 2011
Dwayne Roloson - played with Islanders, 2009-11, played with Buffalo, 1998-2000

Former Ducks currently on the Sabres
Joe Sacco (assistant coach of Buffalo) - played with Ducks, 1993-98

About Buffalo
Buffalo began as a small trading community in 1789, and has grown into the second most populous city in the state of New York. Nicknamed “The Queen City,” Buffalo sits on the eastern shores of Lake Erie. The Erie Canal, opened in 1825, turned the city into one of the major railway hubs and grain-milling centers in the country. It’s also the location of the Anchor Bar, which is famous for introducing “Buffalo Wings” on October 3, 1964.

November 4
DUCKS AT NEW YORK RANGERS (6-8-0)
Madison Square Garden

Ducks Cap Off Road Trip with 2-1 Victory in New York

On the 15th day of their season-long eight-game road trip, the Ducks dug deep and came out of Manhattan with a 2-1 victory on goals from Corey Perry and Kyle Palmieri. Frederik Andersen made 32 saves for his fourth victory of the season (in four appearances). The Ducks finished the road trip with a 5-2-1 record, and were 4-0-1 after losing their first two games of the trip. Recap | Photos | Highlights

Ducks with ties to the Rangers
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Former Ducks currently on the Rangers
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About New York City
New York City is the most populous city in the country and is widely known as the cultural capital of the world. The city consists of five separate boroughs: The Bronx, Brooklyn, Manhattan, Queens and Staten Island, each of which is a separate county. The city was originally named New Amsterdam when first founded in 1624 as a fur trading post by Dutch settlers. The city features several key landmarks, including the Statue of Liberty and the Empire State Building. It also serves as the headquarters for the United Nations.

SCHEDULE

HOME
AWAY
PROMOTIONAL

STANDINGS

WESTERN CONFERENCE
  TEAM GP W L OT GF GA PTS
1 ANA 35 22 8 5 101 96 49
2 CHI 34 23 9 2 106 67 48
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 WPG 34 17 10 7 83 80 41
7 VAN 32 19 11 2 92 90 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 32 14 13 5 95 109 33
12 COL 33 12 13 8 85 101 32
13 ARI 32 11 17 4 74 104 26
14 EDM 34 7 20 7 74 116 21

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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