Dang... The Anaheim Ducks are 20 years-old this year. Last night they laced up in the iconic eggplant and teal "Mighty Ducks" throwback uniforms from back in the day. Apparently the entire game was nothing bu 90s music and 90s style graphics in the arena. Here's what the graphics look like:
Gordon Bombay must be mighty proud. Meanwhile, Greg Wyshynski at Yahoo reminds us that it hasn't exactly been all flying Vs for the franchise:
There was a time when that team name and that jersey were laughingstocks for the NHL. Please recall Disney head Michael Eisner giving Commissioner Gary Bettman and Los Angeles Kings owner Bruce McNall duck calls to sound in unison at the team’s introductory press conference. Please also recall two-thirds of Anaheim fans polled by the team wanted “Mighty” dropped in 2006, when new ownership changed it.