The 2007-08 season for the Anaheim Ducks is in the books. Beginning in London and ultimately ending in disappointment against Dallas in the Western Conference Quarterfinals, the Ducks' attempt to defend their Stanley Cup title had plenty of memories along the way. AnaheimDucks.com is showcasing the top 30 moments from the season that was. Here is the fourth installment - moments 11-15.
15. March 3, 2008 vs. Ottawa
271 days after dispatching Ottawa in the 2007 Stanley Cup Final, the Ducks once again prevail over the Senators for a 3-1 victory.
In just the second Stanley Cup Final rematch
since 2003, the Ducks never trailed after taking a 2-0 first period lead off Todd Bertuzzi and Corey Perry
goals. With the score 2-1 halfway through the third, Scott Niedermayer scores a power play goal that is vital insurance in the win, the Ducks' sixth straight. New Season, Same Result Against Ottawa
14. February 24, 2008 vs. Chicago
Propelling the Ducks to a 6-3 defeat of Chicago
, Teemu Selanne
tallies the team's first and only hat trick of the season.
Along with his record 11th hat trick in a Ducks uniform and 20th overall of his career, Selanne ties a career high with five points in the contest, earns his 600th career assist and passes Maurice Richard for 25th place on the all-time NHL goals list. Selanne Nets Hat Trick, Enjoys Career Night
13. February 8, 2008 at New Jersey
In Scott Niedermayer's first game back in New Jersey
, it was Ryan Carter who stole the show. The rookie's first two career goals (less than eight minutes apart) are all the Ducks need, as fellow rookie Jonas Hiller
also shines with 34 saves in a 2-1 victory over the Devils.
With the win, the Ducks become just the second team in NHL history to sweep the three New York-area teams in a four-day span.
Carter's Goals Help Ducks Sweep NY Area
12. April 15, 2008 at Dallas
After dropping the first two games at home in a disappointing start to the Western Conference Quarterfinals, the Ducks respond
in a big way at Dallas.
Outscored 9-2 in the first two games of the series, the Ducks get four goals (two from Chris Pronger) by Stars goaltender Marty Turco in the first 26 minutes of Game 3. After a late charge by Dallas in the third period, the Ducks hold on for a crucial 4-2 victory. Early Scoring Surge Leads Way in Game 3
11. February 15, 2008 vs. Dallas
Having already rejoined the Ducks on the road in early February, Teemu Selanne plays his first game at Honda Center
(a 4-2 loss to Dallas) since Game 5 of the 2007 Stanley Cup FInal.
Clamoring all season to get another glimpse of the Finnish Flash, the soldout crowd in attendance roars when Selanne hits the ice for the first time 1:52 into the game. The fans erupt once more when Selanne is welcomed back on the arena's video screens. Selanne Plays Again at Honda Center
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