Originally posted on Pro Sports Daily  |  Last updated 9/17/13

PHILADELPHIA - OCTOBER 10: Teemu Selanne #8 of the Anaheim Ducks skates against the Philadelphia Flyers at the Wachovia Center on October 10, 2009 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)
If Teemu Selanne needed confirmation his decision to return to play another NHL season at age 43 was the right move the puck he saw lying in front of the Phoenix net Monday was a good sign. Selanne slapped the rebound past Phoenix goaltender Mark Visentin a mere 48 seconds into the Ducks' exhibition season opener at Honda Center igniting a 6-2 victory. "It was a good start … let's not get too excited" Selanne said. "Exhibition games … they're still important. Playing games hard is how you get into game shape." Selanne who ranks 11th in the NHL with 675 career goals spent the better part of the off-season in his native Finland mulling his return before announcing Aug. 30 he would come back for $2 million. He came off the bench Monday with new right wing teammate Jakob Silfverberg who was acquired in a trade that sent popular Duck Bobby Ryan to the Ottawa Senators. It was Silfverberg's short backhand Selanne collected to score. Selanne said beyond some hip flexor fatigue he "fee...
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