Originally written on On the Duck Pond  |  Last updated 11/10/14

GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 31: Teemu Selanne #8 of the Anaheim Ducks during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on October 31, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Ducks 3-2 in an overtime shootout. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
He might be the oldest player in the NHL, but he is still better than guys half his age.  Teemu Selanne, 42 1/2, had two goals and two assists to help the Ducks defeat the Canucks 7-3 in their opening game of the season.   He earned the number one star of the game and star of the whole NHL opening night for his efforts. What is even scarier?  Hearing Selanne, who is the oldest player to have a four point night since Gordie Howe did it (126 days olders) in 1971, telling reporters he still needs "four or five games to get going."   If this is his warm up, he is going to have a spectacular season. The Ducks rolled four lines in their victory, something they have not had the luxury to do in a long, long, time.  The newly configured third line of Saku Koivu, Andrew Cogliano and newcomer Daniel Winnik was effective in shutting down the Sedin twins and put in two of the Ducks goals.   Winnik had two goals, including the first one of the season.  Not known as a prolific scorer, he h...
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