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In perhaps the greatest use of social media ever, the Anaheim Ducks and Teemu Selanne announced that he will in fact return for a “final” (heard that before) NHL season. While the 43 year-old Helsinki native has seen a decline in his last two years, the Finnish Flash could be set for a resurgence as a beneficiary of the Bobby Ryan trade. Having played for four teams throughout an illustrious career, it is hard to name a player as well respected amongst fellow players and fans as Teemu. In 1387 NHL games he has accomplished the following: 675 goals (11th all-time, 2nd amongst active players) 1430 points (15th all-time, 2nd amongst active players) 76 goals as a rookie (an NHL record since 1992-93) 18, 20+ goal seasons 7, 40+ goal seasons 10 time all-star Selanne is 6th all-time with 107 game-wining-goals.
BEST OF MAXIM
Give credit to Teemu Selanne for creativity.
Selanne took to YouTube to announce his future with the Ducks -- and the right winger decided to return to Anaheim for his final season, the 21st of his NHL career.
Selanne, who turned 43 in July, had 12 goals and 24 points in 46 games in the lockout-shortened season.
The Finnish forward ranks 15th all-time in NHL scoring with 1...
Teemu Selanne has made his decision, and he’s opted for hockey over golf.
The future Hall of Famer “announced” he’d be returning for another season Friday, and he did so in probably the best way possible. Selanne did so with help of the Ducks in a video showcasing the fact that he’s just not quite ready to work on his struggling golf game.
The 43-year-old will be returning...
Teemu Selanne is returning to the Anaheim Ducks for his 21st and final NHL season.
After spending most of the summer contemplating his future, he announced his decision Friday in a humorous video posted on YouTube by the Ducks. The 43-year-old forward agreed to a one-year deal worth $2 million with the Ducks.
Selanne is the 15th-leading scorer in NHL history with 1,430 points,...
Take notes, LeBron…this is how you make a decision.
Teemu Selanne has announced that he will be returning to the Anaheim Ducks for final season this year. The 43-year old winger revealed the news via the hilarious video above, which features the Finnish legend failing to master his golf game.
Selanne was selected 10th overall in 1988 by the Winnipeg Jets (the ORIGINAL Winnipeg...
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 and 24 points in 46 games a year ago during the lockout-shortened campaign.
Teemu Selanne is coming back to the National Hockey League for another go around. Sure, you can talk about how he came into the league in 1992, and came back to add to his total of 675 career goals and 1430 career points. You can definitely talk about that. I think a better reflection of the arc and illustriousness of his career is note that he was once depicted like this in a video...
You can heave a sigh of relief, hockey fans (especially those of you around the age of 30 and above). Teemu Selanne, the living embodiment of your childhood, will be playing for one more season.
Unfortunately, that means that this is his last year, but at least us greedy hockey fans are getting one more year out of the man who will probably forever claim the rookie scoring record...
BAD DAY AT THE COURSE
Will Teemu Selanne come back for a 21st NHL season? Photo: Gary A. Vasquiez, US Presswire LeBron James and Brett Favre, take notes. This is how you announce your free-agent/retirement intentions. Check out this hilarious video featuring Anaheim Ducks forward Teemu Selanne, who has been on the fence all off-season about whether or not he’ll come back for another season in the NHL.
Teemu Selanne has been playing in the NHL for a long, long time. Anyone that can make it through 20 seasons has certainly put in enough time to retire when they feel it’s right.
So Selanne announced his retirement earlier this offseason – but it didn’t last long.
Selanne posted this hysterical golf spoof video on the Anaheim Ducks website, announcing that he’ll be returning...
Teemu Selanne signs with Ducks for one year and $2 million.
— Eric Stephens (@icemancometh) August 30, 2013
It’s official. Teemu Selanne, the ageless wonder, will return to the Anaheim Ducks for one final season. This is how he broke the news to the world:
Teemu, we know you’re not actually bad at golf…or anything for that matter, but we’re glad to have you back.
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