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Mighty Ducks of Anaheim

The Mighty Ducks of Anaheim are a National Hockey League team based in Anaheim, California.

The Mighty Ducks are owned by the Walt Disney Corporation. The team's name was chosen from the Disney movie The Mighty Ducks, about a group of misfit teens who form an amateur hockey team. Disney has subsequently also made an animated television series called Mighty Ducks, featuring a fictional Mighty Ducks of Anaheim team that consists of actual (albeit anthropomorphised) ducks.

Founded: 1992
Formerly Known As:
Arena: Arrowhead Pond of Anaheim
Arena Nickname: The Pond
Uniform colors: Maroon and Jade green
Logo design: A hockey mask forming a duck's beak, in front of two crossed hockey sticks
Stanley Cups won:

Franchise history

1993 -- Mighty Ducks of Anaheim select Paul Kariya with the #4 pick in Round 1 of the 1993 NHL Entry Draft; Kariya becomes cornerstone of young Mighty Ducks franchise

1997 -- Make first ever NHL Stanley Cup Playoff appearance; defeated the Phoenix Coyotes 4-3 in the Western Conference quarterfinals but lost in the semifinals to the Detroit Red Wings

2003 -- Best playoff performance in franchise history; defeated the Minnesota Wild 3-0 in Western Conference Finals; defeated by the New Jersey Devils (4-3) in the Stanley Cup finals. Despite the team's loss, goalie Jean-Sebastien Giguere won the Conn Smythe Trophy as MVP of the Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Players of note

Hall of Famers:

Current stars:

Not to be forgotten: Retired Numbers:

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