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The complete schedule …
July 7: The Ducks defeated Vancouver in overtime on March 11 by a 4-3 score. Scott Niedermayer scored his 12th career OT goal, continuing to hold the all-time lead among NHL defensemen in OT goals.
July 14: The Ducks defeated the Nashville Predators 4-3 in overtime on March 18. Teemu Selanne scored his ninth career OT winner just 34 seconds into the extra frame. The OT goal accounted for Selanne’s 1,200th NHL point, becoming just the sixth player born outside of North America to reach the 1,200-point plateau.
July 21: The Ducks earned their fourth consecutive victory as the club fought for a playoff spot with a 5-2 win over the San Jose Sharks on April 4. Ryan Getzlaf had a four-assist night, breaking the club’s single-season assist record on his third helper. Bobby Ryan also established a club rookie record for goals in a season as part of a two-goal night.
July 28: The Ducks took a 1-0 lead in the Conference Quarterfinal series vs. San Jose on April 16 by a score of 2-0. Jonas Hiller led the club to its first postseason shutout since May 30, 2007 in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final vs. Ottawa.
August 4: Anaheim took a 2-0 series lead over the Sharks in Game 2 of the Conference Quarterfinals on April 19 by a score of 3-2. The club extended their perfect penalty kill streak to 12-for-12 on the series. Bobby Ryan, Andrew Ebbett and Drew Miller scored for the Ducks while Jonas Hiller stopped 42-of-44 shots in the win.
August 11: The Ducks took a commanding 3-1 series lead over San Jose in the second shutout of the series (4-0) on April 23. Bobby Ryan became the second rookie in franchise history to score two goals in a playoff game while Jonas Hiller posted his second career postseason shutout, stopping all 31 shots he faced.
August 18: The Ducks advanced to the conference semifinals by defeating San Jose 4-1 on April 27. Anaheim became the eighth #8 seed to defeat a #1 seed since 1994. Teemu Selanne scored his 10th career postseason game-winning goal and his first since May 20, 2007 in Game 5 of the Conference Finals vs. Detroit.
August 25: The Ducks took a 2-1 series lead in Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals, defeating Detroit by a score of 2-1 on May 5. Jonas Hiller stopped 45 of 46 shots for his second consecutive win and sixth of the 2009 playoffs. Teemu Selanne and Scott Niedermayer scored for the Ducks. It was Niedermayer’s eighth career playoff game-winner, which ties for second all-time among defensemen in the postseason.
September 1: The Ducks held onto a 2-1 victory over Detroit to force a Game 7 in Game 6 of the Conference Semifinals on May 12. Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry each scored a goal for the Ducks. The club held the Red Wings scoreless for 56:25 as Jonas Hiller stopped 38-of-39 shots in the win.
September 15: The Ducks scored three goals in the final 8:41 of the game to win 6-5 over the Kings on Jan. 22, 2003. The game marked the first time in club history that Anaheim had won a game in regulation when trailing by two-or-more goals with 10 minutes-or-less remaining in the third period. Petr Sykora scored the game-winner.
September 15, 9 p.m.: In the first-ever contest between the two franchises, the Ducks fell to the Kings by a score of 3-2 on Dec. 2, 1993.