It was almost two years ago to the day that Teemu Selanne helped celebrate the Ducks’ return to the playoffs by scoring the game-winning goal in Game 1 against Detroit in the first round.
It was a coincidence, not a message, that the Ducks assigned newly recalled left wing Emerson Etem to sit in the locker stall previously occupied by Teemu Selanne at the Honda Center.
Teemu Selanne flashed his patented smile, clapped, then put an arm around his former Ducks teammate and Finnish countryman Saku Koivu in a Honda Center suite Sunday night.
Teemu Selanne's storybook career as an Anaheim Duck was honored Sunday in a memorable number-retirement ceremony, the evening closing with a fitting ending authored by Selanne's countryman and former teammate.
It was the perfect touch in a ceremony illuminated by many poignant moments, an afternoon of joy and laughter and more than a few suspiciously moist eyes.
Retiring Teemu Selanne’s jersey before any other member of the Ducks was not only the right thing to do but the only thing, according to several of his former teammates who returned to Anaheim for Sunday’s retirement of Selanne’s familiar number 8 at the Honda Center.
Teemu Selanne was late to everything, sometimes so tardy his Ducks teammates would tell the bus driver to leave the practice rink without him. He'd ride back to the hotel in the equipment truck, fuming, but never for long. And no one could be angry with him, so sunny and fun-loving was his...
The last time the Kings and Ducks faced off, the game ended with the Ducks waving goodbye to Teemu Selanne and their season.
Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau maintained a calm demeanor Thursday in responding to harsh comments about his work from retired player Teemu Selanne.
Teemu Selanne is one of the most beloved figures in hockey history. That's why it's so fascinating to read how much he hated playing for Bruce Boudreau. Teemu Selanne would still be playing in the NHL if Bruce Boudreau was not the head coach of the Anaheim Ducks. Show More Summary
Teemu Selanne confronted Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau during the team’s playoff series against Dallas last spring to ask why Boudreau “was not appreciative of me one iota” and had humiliated him by making him a healthy scratch for the fourth game, according to a new biography of...
Retired Ducks forward Teemu Selanne will be honored Jan. 11 in a ceremony during which he’ll become the first Anaheim player to have his jersey retired, the Ducks announced Friday.
Teemu Forever, literally. There's no reason to wait. We all know he deserves it, and that he's the best player in Anaheim Ducks history. Teemu Selanne will be honored as such on Sunday, January 11, 2015 when they raise his No. 8 to the rafters of Honda Center. The Ducks host the Winnipeg Jets that evening at 6 p.m. Show More Summary
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.
Fact: Teemu Selanne played in his final game NHL game, ending his 21-season career with 684 goals, 11th-most in NHL history. Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: ESPN Stats & Info Read more NHL news on BleacherReport.com
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