30. October 17, 2007 vs. Nashville
With three Ducks injured and two still contemplating retirement, it was the first career NHL goals of Petteri Wirtanen and Drew Miller that lifted Anaheim to a 3-1 victory
Tied at 1-1 in the third period, Wirtanen faked a shot before wristing the puck past Predators goalie Chris Mason to put the Ducks on top. Miller added much-needed insurance with his breakaway goal later in the period that he slid through Mason's pads. Rookies to the Rescue 29. January 7, 2008 vs. Nashville
Trailing Nashville 1-0 after the first period, the Ducks would get four goals (Travis Moen, Chris Kunitz, Chris Pronger, Corey Perry
) in a span of 8:07 in the second period to take a 4-1 advantage that would eventually develop into a 5-2 rout
over the Predators.
The second period goals marked the fastest four goals the club had scored since Jan. 23, 2004 vs. Minnesota. Four-goal Flurry Blasts Ducks Past Preds
28. November 23, 2007 vs. Phoenix
Plucked off waivers by Phoenix just one week earlier, former Ducks goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov returned to Honda Center
for the first time in a post-Thanksgiving matinee.battle.
While the Ducks fell to the Coyotes 4-3 in a shootout, a video presentation
midway through the first period honoring Bryzgalov's time with the Ducks resulted in a raucous ovation from the crowd of 17,147 and three waves from the netminder with his glove hand. Bryzgalov Returns to Honda Center27. January 4, 2008 vs. Chicago
Just 16 seconds into the game, Corey Perry
punches a rebound past Hawks goalie Nikolai Khabibulin for his 21st goal of the season and the Ducks would hold on
for a 2-1 victory.
Perry's goal tied for second-fastest in Ducks history to start a game and was the fastest at home. Steve Rucchin also scored 16 seconds in on Jan. 15, 1997 at Calgary
and Paul Kariya scored eight seconds into a game in Colorado
on March 9, 1997. Perry Scores 16 Seconds into Ducks Victory 26. January 9, 2008 vs. Toronto
In Toronto's first visit to Honda Center since Nov. 13, 2003, the Ducks trounce
the Maple Leafs 5-0. With an assist on the final goal of the game, Doug Weight becomes just the fifth U.S.-born player to garner 700 career assists.
"That’s pretty cool and it’s really a feat I’m proud of," said Weight of his accomplishment after the game. "That’s my game. It’s been the bulk of what I do in the league." Weight Earns 700th Assist Against Toronto