The 2013 NHL season is now a month old, and fans with Ducks tickets have a lot to be excited about these days. The Ducks have gotten off to one of the best starts in the NHL, with a 12-2-1 record through the first 15 games of the season. After failing to make the playoffs a season ago, Anaheim appears well on its way to a spot in the postseason later this year. The Ducks have an incredibly well-rounded squad, with big contributors all throughout the roster. However, the big surprise is that the Ducks’ two best players through the first month of the season have a combined age of 80, as Teemu Selanne and Saku Koivu have turned back the clock and produced in a big way for the Pacific Division leaders.
The Honda Center will be hosting one of the most entertaining sporting events in the world, as the Harlem Globetrotters will be making an appearance in Anaheim on their world tour. The Globetrotters, who have been around since the 1920s, have delighted millions of people throughout their existence. Basketball greats such as Wilt Chamberlain and Connie Hawkins have suited up for the ballclub, while recent NBA Slam Dunk contest participant Jamario Moon also made his name playing for the Globetrotters. They have traveled across the world, playing in 120 countries, and are so well-known that even Pope John Paul II was made an honorary member of the team. Initially one of the most competitive basketball teams in the world, the Globetrotters slowly evolved into team known more for its comedic routines and extraordinary skills. The Globetrotters’ most common opponent over the years, the Washington Generals, have won only six games against the Globetrotters since 1953, and have not between their biggest foe since 1971. In fact, the last time Washington defeated Harlem, fans in the stands were visibly upset. Combining showmanship, athletic ability and skill, the Globetrotters are an incredible team to watch in person. Through a combination of deft ball handling, behind the back and between the legs passes, and high flying dunks, the Globetrotters never fail to put on a fun show for fans of all ages. One of the most iconic American sports teams of all-time, the Globetrotters thrill crowds wherever they go.
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With the NHL lockout mercifully over, fans with Honda Center Ducks tickets do not have to wait much longer to see their team in action on their home ice. After opening the season on the road at Vancouver and Calgary, the Ducks’ home opener will be Saturday, January 25 against Canucks, the reigning Western Conference regular season champs. Though the Canucks fizzled in the playoffs, they remain one of the most talented teams in the NHL, led by the Sedin twins. It will be Anaheim’s second matchup with Vancouver of the week, so the two teams will be very familiar with each other. The following day, the Ducks will host the Nashville Predators, who lost ace defenseman Ryan Suter during the offseason. However, they were able to hold onto Shea Weber, and his presence may give the Ducks’ skill players some trouble.
After missing out on the playoffs a season ago, Anaheim returns the bulk of its team in 2013, as the Ducks look to steal the Stanley Cup away from the cross town rival Kings. Head coach Bruce Boudreau had a history of great success during the regular season in Washington, but was unable to break through during the playoffs in his time with the Caps. The Ducks played fairly well last season after Boudreau took over, with a 27-23-8 record in 2011-2012 under his watch, but were unable to overcome their slow start under previous coach Randy Carlyle. There are many reasons to believe that Boudreau can replicate his previous success in 2013, especially with the return of all his offensive weapons. Few teams can match the talent of Anaheim in this regard, as the Ducks feature some of the best players in the NHL in wingers Corey Perry, Teemu Selanne and Bobby Ryan and center Ryan Getzlaf. While Selanne was the only one to play up to his talent level a season ago, both Getzlaf and Perry are entering the last seasons of their respective contracts, and each should be looking to perform well in hopes of getting a big payday. Perry in particular should be in for a huge bounce back season. The former Hart Trophy winner is still in the prime of his career at age 27, and should approach the 98 point season that earned him the league MVP award in 2010-2011.
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There is a lot of uncertainty surrounding the upcoming NHL season, but Anaheim Ducks fans can be sure that players will be prepared for the regular season to start on time. Anaheim finished the 2011-2012 season in 13th place in the Western Conference with 80 points, and missed the playoffs for just the second time since the lockout in 2004. The Ducks will hope that young stars Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf and Bobby Ryan can bounce back to the form they have showed in previous seasons, which in turn should help the team return to the playoffs. When Perry, Getzlaf and Ryan are playing well, there might not be a better trio of forwards in the NHL. Perry, the Hart Trophy winner as the MVP of the league just two season ago, saw his scoring fall from 98 points to 60 points a season ago, and Anaheim has to believe that the big forward will provide the team with more production. Getzlaf and Ryan also did not have their best seasons in 2011-2012, and are each still young enough that they should easily bounce back. One player that age does not seem to effect is Teemu Selanne, who is still going strong after 19 years in the league. The longtime franchise cornerstone from Sweden led the Ducks in scoring with 66 points last season at age 41, and the signed a one-year contract over the summer to remain in Anaheim. Defensively, Anaheim hopes that new signee Sheldon Souray, a three time All-Star, can help improve that unit and give some relief to Jonas Hiller, who also did not play up to his usual standards a season ago. As long as the Ducks rebound offensively, as many people believe, Anaheim should be in prime position for a playoff spot, and as the cross town rival Kings proved just months ago, sometimes that is all it takes to start a quest for the Stanley Cup.
On September 25th 2012, the Ducks will play in their first Preseason game against the Phoenix Coyotes at the Honda Center! Be sure to lock in your tickets before it’s too late!
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Get your tickets now to see the Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions at the Honda Center on September 16!
The Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions is one of the most awe-inspiring, jaw dropping experiences that you will ever come across! If you have ever wanted to see elite gymnasts perform on a scale like no other, this is the event for you. Gymnastics is one of the most interesting sports in the world, requiring a combination of both athleticism and grace that very few, if any, other sports can offer.
This event will feature some of the top gymnasts in the world, including none other than Nastia Liukin, winner of five Olympic medals at the 2008 Beijing games including the gold medal in the All-around category. Also featured will be Team USA’s top performing men’s and women’s gymnasts from the 2012 London Olympic games, which is scheduled to occur this summer, along with past Olympians and World Championship winners as well.
The Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions is part of a 40-city nationwide tour that will go from Anaheim, California to New York City, New York and everywhere in between! Steve Penny, president of USA Gymnastics, has stated this wonderful event will “celebrate the many wonderful things gymnastics means to young people, along with showcasing some of the biggest names in the sport. Our fans will truly enjoy connecting with the U.S. Olympic team following their accomplishments in London.”
Gymnastics has really caught on in the country in recent years, propelling the USA Gymnastics Team to new heights on both the men’s and women’s fronts. After watching them perform at the London Olympics in 2012, come and see them in person at the Kellogg’s Tour of Gymnastics Champions. It will certainly be an opportunity you do not want to miss!
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Catch some great NHL action while there is still time left in the 2011-12 season at the Honda Center! Even though the Anaheim Ducks are currently fifth in the Pacific Division, they have a great chance at making the playoffs with a strong finish. Come out to the Honda Center to root for the Ducks today!
There are a total of seven home games remaining in the 2011-12 season for the Anaheim Ducks. The first of the seven will occur on March 14 as the Ducks will take on the Detroit Red Wings in what should be a fantastic game to watch. The Red Wings come in with the second best record in the Central Division and are fourth overall in the league in goals per game. One of the premier games to watch will come on March 25, when the Anaheim Ducks will be hosting the defending Stanley Cup champion Boston Bruins at the Honda Center for their only matchup of the year. Another great home game will occur on March 28 as the Ducks host their rivals in the San Jose Sharks. Lastly, Anaheim will host their final game of the 2011-12 NHL season against the Edmonton Oilers, who are currently fifth in the Northwest Division.
The 2011-12 NHL season has been one of many records for the Anaheim Ducks. Teemu Selanne played in his 1,300th career game for the Ducks on January 12, Jonas Hiller got his 100th career win on January 15, and Corey Perry played in his 500th career game on February 1. Come cheer on these stars as they finish up the NHL season in a matter of weeks! The Honda Center is your go-to place for everything Anaheim Ducks and is sure to provide a great atmosphere for both you and your family!
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Ice hockey fans will really have the evening of a life time next Friday the 6th of January 2012. On this day, The Three Wise Men will bring all Ducks and Islanders true followers a challenging and worth enjoying match at the Honda Center. This sporting encounter will take place at 7:05pm So far, this season has been quite disappointing for the Anaheim Ducks as their team does not seem to have found the key to establishing themselves as fearful rivals.
October started quite brightly for the Anaheim Ducks, with four impressive victories in a row against the New York Rangers, the Sharks, the Blues and the Dallas Coyotes. However, these victories do not seem to have paved the way to their success and the road has been quite bumpy for the Ducks. In fact, they were mostly defeated throughout October and this poor performance since to have had quite an important impact in all the coming challenges they had to face in November. December has not started any better either and this is why the fans are really looking forward to this coming event at the Honda Center. Most of them are convinced that the team will be able to turn over a new leaf and beat the Islanders and that playing in such an impressive venue will inspire the players to give the best they can.
There has always been quite a rivalry between the Islanders and the Ducks and the Honda Center seems to be an interesting stage in which the two popular ice hockey teams can demonstrate to their loyal and true fans that they really deserve being followed, cheered and supported. The Anaheim Ducks are a traditional ice hockey team from California whose fans can be found not only in this sunny state but also all across the country.
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The Anaheim Ducks and the National Hockey League will close out 2011 before bringing their hard-hitting action back in January to add some spice to the Honda Center upcoming events. Hockey fans will want to turn out in force and cheer the Ducks on to victory as the team tries to turn the season around and make a run at the famed Stanley Cup. Early struggles on the road have put the team in a hole, but strong play in Orange County is going to help the team climb in the standings and grab a spot in the playoffs.
The Ducks are hungry to lift Lord Stanley’s trophy after their magical run in 2007. Led by stars like Teemu Selanne, Corey Perry, Ryan Getzlaf and goalie Jonas Hiller, the team is poised to build on the success of last year’s playoff team and reach that round once again. To make that run, the team will need the help of its fans, many of whom bring the energy to add Ducks’ wins in their Honda Center upcoming events. The roar of the crowd is one of the big factors that makes hockey so exciting in a live setting, and Orange County has some of the best fans in the country. This combination is sure to have the team playing well down the stretch.
After a New Years Eve date with the Colorado Avalanche, the team drops the puck on its 2012 home schedule with a clash against the San Jose Sharks. Bragging rights in California will be at stake as the Ducks drop the gloves and look to win these Honda Center upcoming events. Now is the time to make plans to be a part of the action and help cheer the Ducks to victory as they bring their board-rattling action to Orange County in 2012.
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The Harlem Globetrotters are, probably, one of the most amazing basketball teams you will ever have the chance to view and enjoy. Their fans can be found all across the world and followers and supporters are just thrilled with their bounces and passes and throws to the basket. Fortunately, they are starting a new World Tour in 2012 and you will be able to delight and amuse yourself with them at the Honda Center on Saturday 18th February at 1pm and 7pm. This impressive stadium will offer this fantastic basketball team a perfect stage where to perform and share their magic with the audience.
The Harlem Globetrotters’ show at the Honda Center will include really outstanding rookies such as Paul “Tiny” Sturgees who is the world’s tallest pro basketball player, Jonte “Too Tall” Hall as well as the first female player since 1993: Fatima “TNT” Maddox. Spectators of this impressive show at Honda Center will also be able to appreciate Jacob “Hops” Tucker, John “Jet” Williams and Darnell “Spider” Wilks, who have recently joined the team. Thus, the Harlem Globetrotters will be featuring their new generation of basketball stars that will add up magic and flavor to this world’s most entertaining basketball team. Their members are listed amongst the most qualified, promising and talented players across the world and everybody remembers some of their most famous jolts, jumps and throws.
The Honda Center will be only one of the many stadiums and venue places where the Harlem Globetrotteres will perform as part of their 2012 World Tour. It will include as well 270 games on the North American portion of their tour and they will be sharing their impressive magic and skillfulness on almost 300 games in 230 cities in 46 states, the District of Columbia and five Canadian provinces.
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Michael Jackson’s death has definitely had a huge and long lasting impact in the life of all his thousands of followers not only in the United States but across the world as well. This is why critics, fans, followers and just ordinary men and women who admire Michael Jackson as a performer and artist really welcome the Immortal World Tour launched jointly by the Estate of Jackson and the Cirque du Soleil. The Honda Center will be one of the places where this impressive show of a life time will take place. The venue will be held on January 24th and January 25th 2012.
Michael Jackson Immortal World Tour is not only an impressive and worth enjoying show but also an electrifying production filled with Jackson’s choreography and music. In addition, the undeniable quality seal provided by the Cirque du Soleil promises fans, followers and art lovers that they are going to be part of a unique view into the spirit, the heart and the passion of this artistic genius that has had a transcendent impact on the global pop culture. And the Honda Center will provide this venue with a high quality stage for this production to be played.
Michael Jackson Immortal World Tour will offer the audience at the Honda Center a riveting fusion of dance, music, fantasy and visuals that will take the viewers head first into Jackson’s creative world. It will unfold all the magic characteristic of this pop culture icon before the eyes of the audience. Everybody will be able to have a great time at the show. It does not matter if you have been Michael’s fan for years on end or if you have just grown interested in his work right after his death.