The Ducks are having horrible luck with injuries this season, stretching back into the offseason (and in Beauch's case, last year's postseason).
Here's a look at the injuries that have plagued the team so far:
|5/20/2013||Francois Beauchemin||Torn ACL surgery|
|9/11/2013||Sheldon Souray||Torn right wrist ligament|
|9/18/2013||Andrew O`Brien||Undisclosed injury|
|9/19/2013||Luca Sbisa||Sprained ankle|
|9/21/2013||Emerson Etem||Lower-body injury|
|9/24/2013||Jakob Silfverberg||Lower-body injury|
|10/6/2013||Matt Beleskey||Upper-body injury|
|10/7/2013||Kyle Palmieri||Upper-body injury|
|10/18/2013||Viktor Fasth||Lower-body injury|
|10/26/2013||Jakob Silfverberg||Broken right hand|
|10/27/2013||Mathieu Perreault||Sprained left wrist|
|10/30/2013||Teemu Selanne||Oral surgery|
|11/2/2013||Sami Vatanen||Upper-body injury|
We here at BoC have developed software to project potential future injuries for a given team, given what we know about their past injuries and common injuries fed into the software from pop culture. I decided to run it on Anaheim's roster to see what we might be looking at as the season stretches on...
Anvil dropped on head
Slips on banana peel
Hammered into road by a roadrunner
Shot in the buttocks by an incompetent hunter
Ryan Garbutt's next charging headshot
Ducks win 3-2 in OT, game winning goal from Emerson Etem.
To help commemorate the Ducks' 20th year this season, each gameday I'll be posting a clip of a classic moment from the team's history against that night's opponent. Here is today's...
This video, from the Rangers' perspective, discusses the time when a struggling expansion team in 1994 beat that year's eventual Stanley Cup champions 4-2, and the temper-tantrum Rangers' coach Mike Keenan had on the bench. October 19th, 1994: