Monday, July 7, 2008

Ducks Announce Pre-Season Schedule:

The Anaheim Ducks announced the club’s 2008 preseason schedule on Monday. The Ducks will compete in eight preseason contests before the start of the 2008-09 regular season campaign in October.

The preseason opener will take place Wednesday, Sept. 24 at Honda Center when the Ducks host the San Jose Sharks. Anaheim’s preseason schedule consists of home-and-home series with four Western Conference opponents, including Pacific Division rivals San Jose, Phoenix and Los Angeles. The club will also take on the Canucks of the Northwest Division twice, closing out the preseason schedule on Sunday, Oct. 5 in Vancouver.

Tickets for Ducks preseason home games will go on sale on Saturday, Aug. 23 at 10 a.m. and can be purchased online at They may also be purchased by calling Ticketmaster at (714) 703-2545, or in person at the Honda Center box office on a first come, first served basis. Regular season home dates will go on sale in September. The entire NHL regular season schedule is expected to be released in mid-July. Fans interested in purchasing season, premium or group seats can call 1-877-WILD WING. Tickets are available in several price ranges. Honda Center seats 17,174 for NHL games.

Below is the Ducks’ complete 2008 preseason schedule:

Wed., Sept. 24 SAN JOSE Honda Center 7:05 p.m.
Fri., Sept. 26 @ San Jose HP Pavilion 7:30 p.m.
Sat., Sept. 27 @ Phoenix Arena 7 p.m.
Sun., Sept. 28 VANCOUVER Honda Center 5:05 p.m.
Tues., Sept. 30 @ Los Angeles STAPLES Center 7:30 p.m.
Wed., Oct. 1 LOS ANGELES Honda Center 7:05 p.m.
Fri., Oct. 3 PHOENIX Honda Center 7:05 p.m.
Sun., Oct. 5 @ Vancouver GM Place 7 p.m.


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