NHL Names Anaheim Legend Getzlaf First Star of the Day
MOSCOW, 25 April – Anaheim Ducks forward Ryan Getzlaf has been named the first and only star of the day in the National Hockey League (NHL), according to the organization’s website.
On Sunday, Anaheim lost 3-6 to the St. Louis Blues on home ice. The game was the last in the career of the 36-year-old Canadian striker. He scored an assist. In total, Getzlaf has 37 points (3 goals + 34 assists) in 56 games this season.
The Canadian forward was selected by Anaheim in the 2003 draft with the 19th overall pick. He took part in 1157 matches and scored a record 1019 points for the club (282 goals + 737 assists). In 2007, Getzlaf won the Stanley Cup. Also, the forward is a two-time Olympic champion.