Mercury Insurance and Anaheim Ducks Celebrate ‘Community Championship’

Developing relationships and serving the people of Southern California has helped build one of the Golden State’s best insurance companies.

THE ANGELS, Jan. 19, 2023 /PRNewswire/ — Mercury Insurance (NYSE: MCY) continues its celebration of 60 years of service to Southern California hometown and his 2022-23 sponsorship of the Anaheim Ducks. This is the eighth year in a row that the two have worked together to provide fans and lawmakers with unique experiences inside and outside of sports.

To mark the occasion, Anaheim Ducks players shared their “My First Game” events with fans to enjoy and connect with. This is what some players said:

  • “I think I was 8 or 9 years old, and I was at a Yankees game, I was sitting up, behind home plate and I remember just wanting to catch a baseball, I didn’t remember who hit it, but the ball eventually went. over the net and it hit my foot, but the other fan didn’t catch it. The only thing my father cared about was if I was good, but the only thing I could ask him was, ‘Did we get the ball?'”, he said. Trevor Zegras.

  • “I remember when the World Junior Hockey Championships were hosted Toronto and me, my brother, and two of our best friends got tickets to Canada vs. United States games for Christmas. It was a lot of fun and at that time the World Juniors were always awesome to watch, so it’s definitely a game I’ll remember forever,” he said. Jamie Drysdale.

  • “My first game was Detroit vs. Edmonton, and I remember it was the first NHL game I ever saw live. I remember seeing a player skate around the net in the sky. another player hit him so hard he hit the boards. I thought, ‘That’s the best hit I’ve ever seen!’ the ice for 10 minutes and I was surprised. The whole game was very interesting.”, said. Dmitry Kulikov.

“It’s unbelievable to be a part of the Anaheim Ducks community,” he said Erik Thompson, Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer at Mercury Insurance. “Mercury has organized a special program this season to celebrate our 60 years of service. Southern California village. We will honor a ‘Community Champion’ at Ducks’ games to recognize these unsung heroes for all the good work they do. We want them to know that the Mercury appreciates them by giving each champion a Ducks experience.”

The Community Championship is an opportunity for Southern Californians to nominate a local hero to receive free tickets, dinner and merchandise to a Ducks game. Previous Community Champions:

  • Marco Carmonawho has been a dedicated and passionate volunteer at Latino Health Access (LHA) for over 4 years, was honored as a Community Champion. October 30. Carmona is a single parent who came to LHA ​​while looking for activities for her young daughter. Not only did he find the jobs he was looking for, but a support system and other community resources. He was very involved in LHA’s Park and Community Center, Familias Corazones Verdes and he maintained the space for families to enjoy as well as the various activities held by the park including many small fundraisers and cultural events.

  • Kerry Shubin, from the Anaheim Lady Ducks and Jr. programs. Ducks, was very helpful in the organization of the Lady Ducks and Jr. Ducks Breast Cancer Alumni skate fundraiser. It is Shubin’s pride in designing a logo and apparel for players and families to wear to support breast cancer awareness in the hockey community. . This is very important as November is Hockey Fights Cancer month in the NHL, and Shubin is an advocate for cancer awareness and believes that anything people can do, big or small to support or helping people affected by cancer will make a significant difference in our community. . He was honored as the Community Champion November 6.

To nominate your Champion, simply tweet to @AnaheimDucks and explain why your nominee deserves the title ‘Champion of the Nation’ and include #MercuryChampions.

“We are honored to partner with Mercury Insurance to recognize everyday champions who serve their communities,” said Anaheim Ducks President Aaron Teats. “Together, we plan to dedicate this season to sharing the importance of giving back and the true meaning of community.”

In addition, Mercury Insurance and the Anaheim Ducks this season are showing a fan favorite with a strong performance,”My First Game” video series. The series features Ducks players celebrating their first game. It can be seen at and Mercury invites fans to share in the excitement with their own first game on social media.

For more information on this year’s sponsorship, please visit

About Mercury Insurance

Mercury Insurance (NYSE: MCY) is a multi-line insurance company that offers personal auto, homeowners, and renters insurance directly to consumers and through a network of independent internal agents. Arizona, California, Illinois, Georgia, Nevada, New Jersey, New york, Oklahoma, Texas and Virginiaas well as car insurance c Florida. Mercury also writes commercial, auto, homeowner, multi-level business and property protection insurance in various states.

Since 1962, Mercury has given customers the best value for their insurance premiums by combining ultracompetitive rates with excellent customer service. Mercury has received “A” ratings from AM Best and Fitch, as well as “Best Insurance Companies” awards from Forbes and For more information visit or follow the company on Twitter or Facebook.

About the Anaheim Ducks

The Anaheim Ducks were born in 1992 and played their first game October 8, 1993 at Honda Center (then Arrowhead Pond d Anaheim). One of the 32 NHL franchises in it the United States and Canada, the Ducks have played to over 90% capacity in their history at the 17,174-seat Honda Center. up June 20, 2005the Ducks franchise was purchased by Orange County residents Henry and Susan Samuel. By winning the first Stanley Cup championship in franchise history in 2007, the club also became the first team from California to win hockey’s greatest prize. The Ducks reached the Conference Finals five times (2003, 2006, 2007, 2015 & 2017) and twice in the Stanley Cup Final (2003 & 2007). The club has won six Pacific titles in history, including five straight from 2013-17.

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