Chicago (18-30-8) at Anaheim (26-19-11) 8:00 pm EST
ANAHEIM, California (Ticker) - The Mighty Ducks of Anaheim will
honor one of the greatest players in the history of their
franchise when they host the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday.
Prior to the contest, the Mighty Ducks will honor nine-time
All-Star right wing Teemu Selanne for becoming just the seventh
European player to record 1,000 career points.
Anaheim's leading scorer this season with 53 points, Selanne
joined Hall of Famer Jari Kurri as the only Finnish players to
reach the 1,000-point mark. The 14-year veteran trails only
Paul Kariya for the franchise lead in goals and points.
Once the dust settles from the ceremony, Anaheim figures to have
its way with a Chicago squad that has dropped seven of its last
The Blackhawks lost a 5-4 overtime decision on Saturday to fall
to 1-2-2 on their six-game road trip.
Martin Lapointe had a goal and an assist for Chicago, which is
8-17-4 on the road this season.