Teemu Selanne RUMORS & NEWS

  • Teemu Selanne blasts Ducks Coach Bruce Boudreau in new book

    Los Angeles Times "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 the hockey player..." September 18

  • Selanne still considering KHL offer

    CSN Washington "Nearly three months after Teemu Selanne took his final NHL curtain call and retired from professional hockey, the future Hall-of-Famer is considering an offer to play in Europe's Kontinental Hockey League. As was first reported last week by Finnish journalist Juha Hiitela, Selanne has been..." August 15

  • Report: Teemu Selanne offered $10 million for one year with KHL team

    CBS Sports "How much is a 44-year-old recent retiree worth? Well, if that retiree is one of your country's greatest icons of sport, a lot. Teemu Selanne is being offered the equivalent of $10 million to join Jokerit, his home club, in the KHL next season, according to Juha Hiitela, who covers hockey for..." August 08

  • Teemu Selanne on KHL rumors: 'I don't think so but you never know'

    CBS Sports "Teemu Selanne made it pretty clear before this season began that it would be his last in his storied NHL career. He debated whether he'd return to the Anaheim Ducks or not, eventually ditching the golf clubs and retirement for another year of hockey. But earlier this week reports started to..." May 01

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    Eric Stephens @icemancometh

    Teemu Selanne confirmed that he will sit out Game 4 for Ducks. Emerson Etem is in.

  • Finland confident as it prepares for Sochi Olympics hockey tournament

    Los Angeles Times "Who’s the favorite to win the Olympic men’s hockey tournament? “We are,” Finland forward Olli Jokinen said Monday after the team -- minus Ducks winger Teemu Selanne and defenseman Sami Vatanen -- skated at the Bolshoy Ice Dome practice rink as NHL players began arriving here to join their..." February 10

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    Eric Stephens @icemancometh

    Teemu Selanne won't play for #NHLDucks tomorrow in Nashville. Is healthy and remained at home to rest up and will leave for Sochi on Sunday.

  • Teemu Selanne’s caps four-goal period as Ducks beat Predators

    L.A. Daily News "Teemu Selanne scored the go-ahead goal late in the second period, and the Ducks beat the Nashville Predators 4-3 Thursday night for their fifth straight win and 15th in 16 games. Selanne’s fifth goal this season came on the power play at 18:52 of the second, capping a four-goal period for the..." January 10

  • Selanne remains committed to this being his last season

    NHL.com "Teemu Selanne isn't wavering. This is Selanne's last season as a player in the NHL. His body is telling him so. Unfortunately, so far his production is also saying the same thing to him. Selanne entered the Anaheim Ducks' game Monday with 11 points in 29 games, though he does have four..." December 25

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    Eric Stephens @icemancometh

    No Teemu Selanne tonight as expected. Sorry to disappoint.

  • Teemu Selanne to return to Ducks lineup ahead of schedule

    CBS Sports "Teemu Selanne is a marvel of modern science. Not only is he still playing great hockey at the age of 43 but now he's returning to the Ducks lineup on Wednesday night against the Coyotes after missing just three games when he was expected to be out for a couple weeks or more. Selanne took a..." November 07

  • Will Teemu Selanne end career in KHL?

    Yahoo! Sports "The Kontinental Hockey League made news recently when it announced Jokerit from Finland would join its ranks beginning in the 2014-15 season. It is the first franchise outside of the former eastern bloc to play in the KHL, and one that has produced many NHL players – including the legendary..." November 07

  • Selanne needs surgery, out two weeks after Schenn high stick

    Pro Hockey Talk "On Wednesday, the Ducks announced that veteran forward Teemu Selanne would be out for two weeks due to injuries from a Luke Schenn high stick during a 3-2 win over Philly last night. Selanne, 43, took the high stick during his first shift of the third period, and didn’t return to the..." October 30

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    Eric Stephens @icemancometh

    Ducks say Teemu Selanne will not return to the game.

  • Winnipeg is still Teemu Selanne's town

    Winnipeg Sun "It started when he landed at the airport and continued when he reached the team hotel late Saturday night. At the morning skate the next day getting on the team bus back to the hotel — it just never seems to end. Wherever Teemu Selanne goes his fans follow. “He’s like the Pied Piper”..." October 07

  • Ducks' Selanne set for one last visit to Winnipeg

    NHL.com "Few NHL teams get the kind of fan support enjoyed by the Winnipeg Jets. On Sunday however the 15004 fans who will pack the MTS Centre will be there not only to root on their own team to say goodbye to perhaps the most popular athlete in the city's history but one who hasn't worn a Jets uniform in..." October 06

  • For Ducks' Teemu Selanne, fitness testing is first of many 'lasts'

    Los Angeles Times "Why was Ducks right wing Teemu Selanne smiling Wednesday? He knew it was the last time he’d ever have to go through hockey players’ least-favorite day -- preseason fitness testing -- because he recently announced that he will retire after the coming NHL season his 21st. “Exactly!” he said..." September 11

  • Ducks' Teemu Selanne will play 21st NHL season

    CBC Sports "Anaheim Ducks right-winger Teemu Selanne is coming back for a 21st NHL season announcing his return Friday with a YouTube video. Selanne 43 scored 31 goals and 80 points two seasons ago but his offensive production has tailed off since to 26 goals and 66 points in the 2011-12 season to 12 goals..." August 30

  • Eetu Selanne missed WHL camp invite because of Teemu's fanmail

    CBS Sports "Eetu Selanne the 15-year-old son of the great Teemu Selanne was in Calgary this past week working out at a prospect camp with the WHL's Calgary Hitmen. The thing is he's a year late. No there are no issues or anything like that. But the younger Selanne was given an invitation to join the..." August 29

  • Teemu Selanne will make decision next week, waiting to see role

    CBS Sports "Teemu Selanne has been considering his options all summer long but is approaching a decision; will he play another season or retire? The Ducks will take him if he commits to coming back. While Selanne isn't quite ready to give an answer to that question it's coming. Soon. That's what he told..." August 20

  • Free agent Selanne still undecided about future

    NHL.com "Teemu Selanne is skating but has yet to make the "biggest decision of my career" he said to Iltalehti a newspaper in his native Finland. Selanne who turned 43 on July 3 is an unrestricted free agent and hasn't determined if he will return for a 22nd season in the NHL. He had 12 goals and 24..." August 09

  • Ducks Selanne considering three options

    The Score "Teemu Selanne is spending a large part of his summer back in Finland and is considering three separate options for the upcoming NHL season. Selanne recently spoke to Finnish newspaper Iltalehti after an on-ice workout session and stated that he is fully healthy but has yet to make a decision..." August 07

  • Teemu Selanne will have place with Ducks next season, says GM

    SB Nation "It's no secret that the career of respected forward Teemu Selanne is coming to a close. The 43-year-old has been an institution to the game since making his debut in 1992 and will likely have the highlights of his career immortalized in Toronto sometime in the near future. How near that future..." August 01

  • Ducks still await word from Teemu Selanne

    L.A. Daily News "The news reports from Helsinki were difficult to translate precisely into English from Finnish on Thursday, but the gist of it was Teemu Selanne hasn't made up his mind about signing a new contract and returning to play for the Ducks next season. "Just to be sure, I'm working out," Selanne said..." July 05

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    Eric Stephens @icemancometh

    Murray also vowed that team won't be back as is. Did indicate that he wants Koivu to return. Will have talks with Selanne over next while.

  • Teemu Selanne's future in question

    L.A. Daily News "The Ducks wanted a strong start to Game 7 on Sunday night at the Honda Center. They took halting steps instead. They wanted to play with a lead, but had to play catch-up. They wanted to plant seeds of doubt in the minds of the Detroit Red Wings, but gave them confidence. Naturally, the Red..." May 13

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    Helene Elliott @helenenothelen

    Teemu Selanne got hit in the face in morning skate and got iced afterward but is fine and is expected to play tonight.

  • Selanne stars as Ducks down Red Wings 3-1

    L.A. Daily News "Teemu Selanne skated onto an open patch of ice in the left faceoff circle with the Ducks on a power play in the opening moments of the third period of a deadlocked Game 1 of the first round of the Stanley Cup playoffs Tuesday. Ducks defenseman Ben Lovejoy hit Selanne with a flawless pass and a..." May 01

  • Ducks will be lacking their Finnish against Canucks

    Vancouver Sun "The surprising Anaheim Ducks have another surprise in store Thursday for the Vancouver Canucks: a lineup minus Teemu Selanne and Saku Koivu. Coach Bruce Boudreau is opting to rest his Finnish stars in a nod to Father Time. Selanne is 42 and Koivu 38 so they'll be watching from the press box as..." April 25

  • Selanne amazes Toews

    Chicago Tribune "It still amazes Jonathan Toews that he sometimes shares the ice with Teemu Selanne. At 42, the Ducks winger is going strong in his 21st NHL season and faced off against Toews and the Blackhawks in Anaheim's 2-1 victory Friday night at the United Center. "It's crazy to think a guy like that..." March 30

  • At 42, Ducks' Teemu Selanne an ageless scorer

    Detroit Free Press "Much like former Detroit Red Wings defenseman Nicklas Lidstrom, Anaheim Ducks forward Teemu Selanne has reached a zenith where even opponents flat-out worship him. The Wings host the Ducks tonight at Joe Louis Arena. While the overwhelming focus naturally is on pocketing two points, it's..." February 15

  • Boudreau says Selanne's "the greatest athlete in the world for his age"

    Pro Hockey Talk "As Teemu Selanne continues to defy father time — the 42-year-old has four points through two games this season — Ducks head coach Bruce Boudreau tries to put Selanne's accomplishments in context. On Monday, he tried again — and went big. "I think he's the greatest athlete in the world for..." January 22

  • Lockout plans: Selanne could wind up playing for Jokerit

    Pro Hockey Talk "This season is supposed to be, perhaps, Teemu Selanne's last ride through the NHL. He's about to start his 20th season in the league, so it's about that time, but with a possible lockout causing problems Selanne is keeping his home country in mind as a possible work stoppage solution. Eric..." August 28

  • Selanne knows he's got it good

    Orange County Register "It was a practice day in Nashville, two week from Christmas. The Ducks had lost, yet again, the previous night in St. Louis. From where they sat, it was easier to see Helsinki than the playoffs. Teemu Selanne was 41, two time zones away from his four kids, surrounded on this team by..." July 13

  • Finns put on a show in Anaheim

    Edmonton Journal "He's always shared a name and a nationality with his idol Teemu Selanne, but on Sunday Teemu Hartikainen, the Edmonton Oilers power forward in training, even managed to share a few words with the Anaheim Ducks ageless sniper. "We spoke a little bit, and to see him across the ice, out there on..." April 02

  • Ducks lose home finale, fans seek Teemu Selanne's return next year

    Los Angeles Times "This may not have been the end, the final turn on Anaheim ice for Teemu Selanne. But the Honda Center fans were unwilling Sunday night to risk letting the beloved Finn skate away without sharing some emotion. With about five minutes remaining, they gave the 41-year-old a prolonged standing..." April 02

  • Selanne's late score lifts Ducks to victory over Penguins

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Penguins coach Dan Bylsma celebrated the three-year anniversary of his hiring by seeing an old teammate from his playing days ruin the night. Teemu Selanne scored the 656th goal of his career to break a third-period tie in Anaheim's 2-1 victory at Consol Energy Center on Wednesday, ending the..." February 16

  • Selanne is standing the test of time

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "You'd probably have to be an actual migrating duck to be on a road trip longer than the one the NHL's Anaheim Ducks find themselves in the midst of, but up to and through Wednesday, the longest uninterrupted road trip in franchise history still hadn't been interrupted by something as common as a..." February 16

  • Lidstrom, Selanne all-star rejections send wrong message to fans

    Ottawa Citizen "Most of the time, Nicklas Lidstrom and Teemu Selanne deserve the utmost respect. They are two of the very best who ever played at their positions. They've done wonders in making the NHL a truly international league. If they ever retire, they'll quickly find a place in the Hockey Hall of..." January 16

  • Crowd makes Selanne first star despite Ducks' loss

    Winnipeg Free Press "You won't find many games where the third star brings down the house. The MTS Centre faithful were plenty pleased with their Winnipeg Jets in a 5-3 victory Saturday night over the Anaheim Ducks, but they had the best of both worlds when Ducks right-winger Teemu Selanne, the former Jets..." December 18

  • Jets down Ducks 5-3 on Teemu's return

    Winnipeg Free Press "Say this about the Winnipeg Jets: They're starting to get a feel for how to play the role of perfect party planners. Earlier in the season -- and we're referencing the historic opener in which the Jets welcomed the famed Montreal Canadiens to the MTS Centre and then let them have the run of the..." December 18

  • Selanne's Finish line is in sight

    Winnipeg Sun "A featherweight fighter by the name of Willie Pep was quoted as saying the first thing to go is your legs, then it's your reflexes — and then it's your friends. Somehow, NHLer Teemu Selanne has managed to hold onto all three, well after his 41st birthday. Where most athletes of Selanne's age..." December 17

  • Teemu trade still galls

    Winnipeg Free Press "Teemu Selanne is back in Winnipeg tonight to say a proper good-bye to Winnipeg fans who once again have an NHL team of their own. Selanne's abrupt trade on Feb. 7, 1996 still rankles him. It was a trade that then-Jets-GM John Paddock said in the end might have been a mistake, but as sad as it..." December 17

  • Winnipeg is still special to Teemu Selanne

    Los Angeles Times "Imagine life without Teemu Selanne ever playing for the Winnipeg Jets, taking those 76 goals and 132 points and scoring them in his rookie season for another Canadian team. It is certainly worth recounting what almost didn't happen now that the Ducks' Selanne is about to settle into the warm..." December 17

  • Selanne looks forward to returning to play against first NHL team

    Winnipeg Free Press "It was only a minority of the time in his career, but Teemu Selanne and Winnipeg still go together like puck in net. Selanne returns to the Manitoba capital on Saturday to play for the first time in almost 16 years -- since he was traded in February 1996. The Anaheim Ducks meet the Winnipeg..." December 13

  • Selanne says 'too much' to officials

    Orange County Register "The end of a seven-game trip couldn't come soon enough for the Ducks, and Teemu Selanne didn't even stick around to see the curtain close on this road show. Selanne, tired of not getting calls in a 5-0 loss to the Detroit Red Wings on Saturday night, picked up an unsportsmanlike minor penalty..." November 06

  • With Selanne's return, Flash isn't finished

    L.A. Daily News "Teemu Selanne seemed to be in a hurry the other day. He rocketed around the Honda Center ice with his shirttail flapping in the breeze as he skated through the Ducks' two-hour practice, then he left the ice for a quick shower and a change of clothes. Then he went upstairs to the arena's club..." October 13

  • Ducks' Teemu Selanne has been good, and long-lasting

    Los Angeles Times "It was the era of big hair, big scoring and bigger dreams. Even in the age of no limits, a winsome 20-something hockey player from Finland with speed and touch was putting his NHL career on the time clock. Rookie Teemu Selanne was having dinner with two Winnipeg Jets teammates, forward..." October 04

  • Key points as Anaheim Ducks open training camp

    Los Angeles Times "What will Teemu Selanne do in his last (maybe) act? If not 80 points at age 40, well, why not 90 points at a sprightly 41? Selanne, who had off-season knee surgery, ended the summer of suspense by agreeing to a one-year deal practically on the eve of camp. At 40 years old, Selanne was responsible..." September 17

  • Ducks A-Z: Teemu Selanne

    Orange County Register "Teemu Selanne took the puck and sprinted up ice before putting on the brakes and watching the goalie sprawl out of control. Selanne couldn't help but flash his seemingly ever-present smile as he neatly tucked the puck into the net while the helpless goalie looked on as a packed crowd howled in..." September 01

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