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Ducks celebrate Throwback Night with 4-1 win over Bobby Ryan, Senators

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Teemu Selanne was in the sentimental spirit as the Anaheim Ducks donned their same uniforms they wore in their inaugural 92-93 season

Teemu Selanne had a familiar look as the Ducks donned throwback jerseys to celebrate the franchise’s first win 20 years ago during the 1993-94 season. (Debora Robinson/NHLI via Getty Images)

By Michael Blinn

Twenty years ago to the day, the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim celebrated the team’s first win as a franchise — a 4-3 win over the Edmonton Oilers — with a 4-1 victory over Ottawa Sunday night.

To celebrate the milestone, the team embraced the nostalgia with Throwback Night, as the Ducks (who dropped the ‘Mighty’ moniker in 2006-07) wore the same eggplant-colored uniforms with teal and white horizontal stripes and the cartoon duck goalie mask logo as they did during Anaheim’s inaugural season in 1993-94.

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  • Published On Oct 13, 2013
  • Life of Teemu Selanne now a movie

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    By Allan Muir

    This is a big weekend for North American movie fans. There’s Oscar bait from Ron Howard in the James Hunt/Niki Lauda biopic Rush. There’s Scarlet Johansson fleshing out the chandelier girl character from Saturday Night Live in Don Jon. There’s Bill Hader cashing a check for Cloudy With A Chance Of Meatballs 2, and Metallica’s massive vanity project Through The Never.

    There’s something for everybody. But that’s pretty slim consolation for missing out on the debut of the one movie we really want to see: Sel8nne.

    Yes, the life of the Finnish Flash has been given the big budget documentary treatment, but the film is only being released in his native land. For now, anyway.

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  • Published On Sep 24, 2013