Found September 13, 2013 on
The quack attack is back, Jack.
The Anaheim Ducks will pay homage to their roots when they celebrate their franchise’s 20th anniversary this season. The team announced that the players will wear commemorative patches on their sweaters all season, and Ducks goalie Viktor Fasth is getting in the throwback spirit with his new face mask art.
The mask features the classic purple and teal color scheme of the original Mighty Ducks, and it was designed by Dave Gunnarsson as a tribute to the Mighty Ducks’ first goalie, Guy Herbert.
“On a distance it is a classic old school design, and when you come closer you will discover all the details and the mask enters a new dimension with all the DAVEART trademarks effects,” Gunnarsson said on his Facebook page (via Puck Daddy). “Among the details you will find the Duck years, Hebert’s player number and much more.”
Gunnarsson said the mask was made to like it had traveled through time 20 years as it has scratches and scuff marks along with “rust” arou...
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The Anaheim Ducks will finally be back on the ice as a team today when they participate in their first full practice at the Rinks in Anaheim starting at 9:45 a.m.
This morning's practice officially kicks off the the Ducks 20th NHL season. The team has already let it be known that the season will be filled with several events paying homage to the team that Gordon Bombay once...
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The Anaheim Ducks hit the ice yesterday and while it was great to see some of the regular faces skating it was the new ones that stole the show - at least for me.
Here are a few of my observations from the day.
- First, let me start off by saying it was unusually cold at the Rinks yesterday. I could deal with the chill as long as the ice looked good and it did.
- It was...