2007–08 Anaheim Ducks season

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2007–08 Anaheim Ducks
Division 2nd Pacific
Conference 4th Western
2007–08 record 47–27–8
Home record 28–9–4
Road record 19–18–4
Goals for 205
Goals against 191
Team information
General Manager Brian Burke
Coach Randy Carlyle
Captain Chris Pronger
Alternate captains Chris Kunitz
Rob Niedermayer
Arena Honda Center
Average attendance 17,191 (100.1%)
Total: 687,632[1]
Team leaders
Goals Corey Perry (29)
Assists Ryan Getzlaf (57)
Points Ryan Getzlaf (81)
Penalties in minutes George Parros (183)
Plus/minus Ryan Getzlaf (+32)
Wins Jean-Sebastien Giguere (35)
Goals against average Jonas Hiller (2.07)
<2006–07 2008–09>

The 2007–08 Anaheim Ducks season began September 29, 2007, with a game in London, England, against the Los Angeles Kings. It was the Ducks' 15th season of operation (14th season of play) in the National Hockey League. They also began their season as defending Stanley Cup champions.

Key dates prior to the start of the season:

Schedule and results[edit]

Preseason[edit]

2007 Preseason Game Log
Legend
Ducks Win Ducks Loss OT Loss

Regular season[edit]

The Ducks were the most penalized team during the regular season, with 408 power-play opportunities against.[2]

2007–08 Game Log
Legend
Ducks Win (2 pts.) Ducks Loss (0 pts.) All-Star Game OT Loss (1 pt.) Clinched Playoffs
"Points" Legend
1st (Pacific Division) Not in Playoff Position In Playoff Position

Postseason[edit]

The Ducks enter the 2007–08 season as defending Stanley Cup champions. They were defeated in the series 4 games to 2 by their division rival Dallas Stars.

2008 Postseason Game Log
Legend
Ducks Win Ducks Loss

Standings[edit]

Divisional standings[edit]

Pacific Division
GP W L OTL GF GA Pts
1 y – San Jose Sharks 82 49 23 10 222 193 108
2 Anaheim Ducks 82 47 27 8 205 191 102
3 Dallas Stars 82 45 30 7 242 207 97
4 Phoenix Coyotes 82 38 37 7 214 231 83
5 Los Angeles Kings 82 32 43 7 231 266 71

Conference standings[edit]

Western Conference
R Div GP W L OTL GF GA Pts
1 p – Detroit Red Wings CE 82 54 21 7 257 184 115
2 y – San Jose Sharks PA 82 49 23 10 222 193 108
3 y – Minnesota Wild NW 82 44 28 10 223 218 98
4 Anaheim Ducks PA 82 47 27 8 205 191 102
5 Dallas Stars PA 82 45 30 7 242 207 97
6 Colorado Avalanche NW 82 44 31 7 231 219 95
7 Calgary Flames NW 82 42 30 10 229 227 94
8 Nashville Predators CE 82 41 32 9 230 229 91
8.5
9 Edmonton Oilers NW 82 41 35 6 235 251 88
10 Chicago Blackhawks CE 82 40 34 8 239 235 88
11 Vancouver Canucks NW 82 39 33 10 213 215 88
12 Phoenix Coyotes PA 82 38 37 7 214 231 83
13 Columbus Blue Jackets CE 82 34 36 12 193 218 80
14 St. Louis Blues CE 82 33 36 13 205 237 79
15 Los Angeles Kings PA 82 32 43 7 231 266 71

Divisions: PA – Pacific, CE – Central, NW – Northwest
bold – qualified for playoffs, y – division winner, pPresidents' Trophy winner


Player statistics[edit]

Skaters[edit]

Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty minutes

    Regular season   Playoffs
Player GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
Ryan Getzlaf 76 24 57 81 94
Corey Perry 70 29 25 54 108
Chris Kunitz 81 20 29 49 80
Chris Pronger 71 12 31 43 126
Todd Bertuzzi 67 14 25 39 97
Mathieu Schneider 64 12 27 39 50
Scott Niedermayer 47 8 16 24 14
Teemu Selanne 25 12 10 22 8
Francois Beauchemin 81 2 19 21 59

Goaltenders[edit]

Note: GP = Games played; TOI = Time on ice (minutes); W = Wins; L = Losses; OT = Overtime/shootout losses; GA = Goals against; SO = Shutouts; SV% = Save percentage; GAA = Goals against average

    Regular season   Playoffs
Player GP TOI W L OT GA SO SV% GAA GP TOI W L GA SO Sv% GAA
Jean-Sebastien Giguere 57 3250 34 17 6 114 4 .923 2.10
Jonas Hiller 22 1158 9 7 1 40 0 .926 2.07
Ilya Bryzgalov 9 447 2 3 1 19 0 .909 2.55 Jean-Sebastien Giguere 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 .000 0.00

†Denotes player spent time with another team before joining Ducks. Stats reflect time with Ducks only.
‡Traded mid-season.

Awards and records[edit]

Records[edit]

Milestones[edit]

Regular Season
Player Milestone Reached
Jonas Hiller 1st NHL win September 30, 2007
Ryan Getzlaf 100th NHL point October 6, 2007
Kent Huskins 1st NHL goal October 15, 2007
Chris Pronger 400th NHL assist October 15, 2007
Brad May 900th NHL game November 15, 2007
Chris Pronger 900th NHL game December 11, 2007
Corey Perry 100th NHL point December 29, 2007
Doug Weight 700th NHL assist (5th American All-Time) January 9, 2008
Sean O'Donnell 900th NHL game January 18, 2008

Transactions[edit]

The Ducks have been involved in the following transactions during the 2007–08 season.

Trades[edit]

June 23, 2007
To Vancouver Canucks
Ryan Shannon
To Anaheim Ducks
Rights to Jason King
Conditional pick in 2009
September 24, 2007
To Anaheim Ducks
Mark Mowers
To Boston Bruins
Nathan Saunders
Brett Skinner
January 2, 2008
To Anaheim Ducks
Brandon Bochenski
To Boston Bruins
Shane Hnidy
6th round pick in 2008
January 9, 2008
To New York Islanders
Matt Keith
To Anaheim Ducks
Darryl Bootland

Free agents[edit]

Player Former team Contract Terms
Mathieu Schneider Detroit Red Wings 2 years, $11.25 million
Todd Bertuzzi Detroit Red Wings 2 years, $4 million
Shane Hnidy Atlanta Thrashers 2 years, $1.515 million
Player New team Contract Terms
Shawn Thornton Boston Bruins multi-year, undisclosed
Trevor Gillies Carolina Hurricanes 1 year, minor-league contract
Joe Motzko Washington Capitals

Waivers[edit]

November 17, 2007
To Phoenix Coyotes
Ilya Bryzgalov
To Anaheim Ducks
claimed off waivers

Draft picks[edit]

The following were Anaheim's picks at the 2007 NHL Entry Draft in Columbus, Ohio.[3] The Ducks drafted 16th overall with a pick acquired from the Tampa Bay Lightning. Their own pick, 30th overall, was dealt to the Edmonton Oilers in the Chris Pronger trade.

Round # Player Position Nationality College/Junior/Club Team (League)
1 19 Logan MacMillan Center  Canada Halifax Mooseheads (QMJHL)
2 42 Eric Tangradi Center  United States Belleville Bulls (OHL)
3 63 Maxime Macenauer Center  Canada Rouyn-Noranda Huskies (QMJHL)
4 92 Justin Vaive Left Wing  United States US National Team Development Program (NAHL)
4 93 Steven Kampfer Defence  United States Michigan Wolverines (CCHA)
4 98 Sebastian Stefaniszin Goaltender  Germany Eisbären Berlin (DEL)
4 121 Mattias Modig Goaltender  Sweden Luleå HF (Elitserien)
5 151 Brett Morrison Center  Canada P.E.I. Rocket (QMJHL)

Farm teams[edit]

Portland Pirates[edit]

The Portland Pirates are the Ducks American Hockey League affiliate in 2007–08.

Augusta Lynx[edit]

The Augusta Lynx are the Ducks affiliate in the ECHL.

Roster[edit]

Anaheim Ducks 2007–08 Final Roster
Goaltenders


Injured reserve Injuryicon.jpg

Defensemen

Wingers

Centers

See also[edit]

Other Anaheim–based teams in 2007–08[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Does not include home game played in London, England.
  2. ^ http://www.hockey-reference.com/leagues/NHL_2008.html
  3. ^ 2007 NHL Entry Draft Results nhl.com