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Ducks Celebrate Opening Night This Thursday

Fans are encouraged to arrive early for Ducks Orange Carpet beginning at 3:30 p.m.

by Anaheim Ducks / AnaheimDucks.com

Ducks Opening Night

The Ducks open the regular season in just two days

The Anaheim Ducks begin their quest for the Stanley Cup on October 5! Get tickets and a special collectible poster at opening night

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The Ducks will open their 2017-18 home schedule this Thursday, October 5 at Honda Center versus the Arizona Coyotes (7 p.m.). Ducks fans are encouraged to arrive early for the Anaheim Ducks' Opening Night, particularly to take part in the Orange Carpet festivities, beginning at 3:30 p.m. on Honda Center's south side. Players will greet fans as they walk the Orange Carpet and will be interviewed on stage by Ducks host Kent French.

Limited tickets still remain and can be purchased here.

All fans in attendance are encouraged to be in their seats by 6:45 p.m. for the opening sequence and player introductions and will receive a free promotional poster courtesy of FOX Sports GO on egress. Fans are invited to make the Anaheim Ducks Opening Night festivities interactive by using the hashtags #DucksOpeningNight and #LetsGoDucks on social media platforms. In addition, the Anaheim Ducks Foundation will conduct the first 50/50 raffle of the regular season with proceeds supporting and facilitating programs that create positive change for children and families throughout Southern California. Please visit sections 212, 224, 310, 413 and 430 or find a roaming seller on the concourse to purchase raffle tickets (sellers will be wearing "50/50 Raffle" bright blue shirts).

Inspired by Kai Quinonez, who served as the inaugural "21st Duck" through his Make-A-Wish experience, the Ducks are continuing this tradition by creating a spot on their Opening Night roster for a fan who exhibits great perseverance, character, courage and inspiration. The "21st Duck" will be introduced at Honda Center on the ice with the players on Opening Night. The Anaheim Ducks thank appreciate all of the nominations submitted that were filled with dedicated fans and inspirational stories.

Following Thursday's contest versus the Coyotes, the Ducks will face Philadelphia, Calgary and the New York Islanders at home on October 7, 9 and 11 respectively before heading to Colorado on October 13 to face the Avalanche.

Individual game tickets can be purchased through AnaheimDucks.com/tickets, by phone with Ticketmaster at (714) 703-2545 or in person at the Honda Center Box Office. Tickets will be sold at the box office on a first-come, first-served basis. In addition, all tickets purchased direct through the Ducks receive free TicketFast delivery (ability to print tickets at home).

Season Tickets are still currently available and along with exclusive benefits you can lock in your seats throughout the season starting at just $20 per game. For additional Season, Premium, Mini Plan and Group Ticket information, please contact the Ducks ticket sales office at 1-877-WILDWING.

J.D. Power, a leading global marketing information company, recently named the Ducks "Highest Ranked Fan Experience in Los Angeles" in their inaugural J.D. Power 2016 Fan Experience Study (The Los Angeles market includes teams in Orange County). The Ducks ranked highest in overall satisfaction in Los Angeles. The report states that the Ducks scored highest in the souvenirs and merchandise; seating area and game experience; security and ushers; and arrival at the game. For more information on the Fan Experience Study please visit http://www.jdpower.com/ratings/study/Fan-Experience-Study/1381ENG/Los-Angeles/2023.

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