The Ducks reached into the free-agent pool and acquired much-traveled winger Dany Heatley, attempting to add some experience after losing both Teemu Selanne and Saku Koivu.
Every year there's at least one retirement of significant impact, whether it's Detroit's Nicklas Lidstrom in 2012, Calgary's Miikka Kiprusoff last year, or Anaheim's Teemu Selanne right now. Usually the impact of a player's retirement...Show More Summary
Having likely played his final NHL game, Anaheim Ducks right wing Teemu Selanne is poised to retire as the second-leading European-born goal scorer in league history, per ESPN Stats & Info. Among Euro-born skaters, only New Jersey Devils...Show More Summary
Anaheim Ducks legend Teemu Selanne has had a terrific career in the NHL, but at 43 years old, he played in his final game after losing Game 7 of the Pacific Division Final to the Los Angeles Kings on Friday. Selanne played 21 seasons in the NHL and scored 684 regular-season goals, putting him at No. Show More Summary
After last night's elimination of the Ducks from the NHL playoffs, the Kings players stayed on the ice to clack their sticks in salute of 43-year-old Teemu Selanne, who played his last game.
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Twenty-one seasons, 684 goals, and a Stanley Cup later, Teemu Selanne skated in his final National Hockey League game for the Anaheim Ducks on Friday night. The Ducks lost to the Los Angeles Kings, 6-2, but Selanne's teammates, fans, and even his opponents cheered him on for more than a minute after the game ended. Show More Summary
Teemu Selanne's said goodbye a few times throughout his farewell season, but after the Kings knocked out the Ducks last night, Anaheim's playoff run—and Selanne's season—finally, sadly concluded. The 43-year-old struggled to keep his composure as he saluted the cheering Anaheim crowd for likely the last time. Read more...
Teemu Selanne's devoted followers wanted a perfect ending. He, and they, were denied that — by the Kings' emphatic 6-2 victory over the Ducks in Game 7 of the Western Conference semifinals on Friday night — and so began the next phase for the charismatic Ducks winger after his final NHL game....
The NHL said goodbye to one of its all-time greats on Friday night. It wasn't just the Anaheim Ducks' season that came to an end on Friday night, but also the career of NHL legend and future Hall of Famer Teemu Selanne. After 21 seasons,...Show More Summary
Will Game 7 between the Los Angeles Kings and Anaheim Ducks be the curtain call for legendary Finnish winger Teemu Selanne? Can the Kings win for a sixth time while facing elimination? The puck is about to drop at Honda Center in Anaheim for the deciding game in the best-of-seven Western...
The Kings and Ducks battle for the state title on Friday night in Game 7 of their Western Conference Second Round series. It could be Teemu Selanne's final game in the NHL. The Los Angeles Kings have played five elimination games in the 2014 Stanley Cup Playoffs, and we're only in the second round. Show More Summary
Yes, Friday night’s Game 7 between the Ducks and Kings could be Teemu Selanne’s final game, but the retiring 43-year-old veteran forward is not thinking that way. “It’s obviously something we know about... but it’s not the focus,” Selanne said Friday after the Ducks’ morning skate in Honda...
I like to picture a make-believe moment after Teemu Selanne was scratched for Game 4 of the Anaheim Ducks’ first-round series against the Dallas Stars. It goes along the lines of the movie Rudy. Players young and old walk into DucksShow More Summary
The Anaheim Ducks got back into their second-round NHL playoff series with the Los Angeles Kings with a 3-1 win in Game 3 at the Staples Center on Thursday. The Kings still lead the series 2-1. Corey Perry, Teemu Selanne and Ben Lovejoy scored for the Ducks, while Frederik Andersen and Jonas Hiller combined to make 29 saves for Anaheim. Show More Summary
Retirement is looming for 43-year-old Ducks winger Teemu Selanne after this season, his reluctant concession to time having leached the speed and finishing ability out of a game that will carry him directly and swiftly to hockey's Hall of Fame. But after a season that wasn't the storybook...
Regehr was hit hard by Teemu Selanne in the first period. The Los Angeles Kings' blueline got a little thinner on Saturday when veteran defenseman Robyn Regehr was injured in Game 1 in Anaheim. Regehr suffered the undisclosed injury in the first period. Show More Summary
From 38-year-old Peyton Manning to 43-year-old Teemu Selanne, today’s athletes refuse to fade into the sunset. How the pros are prolonging their careers. (Hint: It’s not steroids.)
The Anaheim Ducks are in the playoffs, but that didn't stop them from giving an NHL legend a heartwarming retirement present in his regular-season finale. After Anaheim pulled out a 3-2 overtime victory over the Colorado Avalanche on...Show More Summary