*Since printing of this article, Mr. Andersen has been traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs.
Anaheim Ducks goalie Frederik Andersen shares his favorite spots around town. Between October and April, Frederik Andersen can be found defending the goal for the Anaheim Ducks. But the pro hockey player spends his leisure time at Orange County’s sun-soaked beaches, eateries and culture spots. Borrow a page from Andersen’s playbook and use his list of favorite activities to tour the town like a pro.
FINAL CATCH A FOUL BALL
Don Angels red and root for the home team at Angel Stadium of Anaheim. angels.com
GATHER OVER GOURMET BITES
With friends, Andersen heads to Sidecar Doughnuts, a Costa Mesa bakery that churns out warm doughnuts every hour in specialty flavors like huckleberry. sidecardoughnuts.com
PLAY IN THE SAND
On sunny days, Andersen tosses a football at Newport Beach; beachgoers can also claim a volleyball court or spend an afternoon sunbathing.
GET IN THE ACTION
Let off some steam at Andersen’s favorite place to play, Honda Center. The complex is home to the Anaheim Ducks, arena football team LA KISS and a lineup of world-class performers. hondacenter.com
END WITH DINNER AND A MOVIE
On the weekends, Andersen can be found at the cinema. Try a progressive dinner at Downtown Disney® District, choosing a different eatery for each course of your meal, then catch a flick at AMC Downtown Disney. disneyland.disney.go.com, amctheatres.com
Originally printed in the Visit Anaheim 2016-2017 Destination Guide