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TEEMU SELANNE RUMORS

Teemu Selanne’s Number To Be Retired In Anaheim

On January 11, 2015, the Anaheim Ducks will get the honor of retiring ex-forward Teemu Selanne’s No. 8 jersey. This will make Selanne the first member of the Ducks, founded in 1993, to have his number retired. Additionally, the game which will proceed the ceremony is against the Winnipeg Jets, the team with which Selanne entered the NHL and spent his first three seasons. In Selanne’s...
Via Beyond The Benches
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Selanne still considering KHL offer

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 offered a one-year $10 million (USD) deal to play with Jokerit- the Helsinki based club...
Via Pro Sports Daily
8 days ago  |  Discuss

The Teemu Selanne Academy

The "academy has been created to give young players a world class training facility," Teemu Selanne told Janne Virtanen.#474186511 / gettyimages.comIn a run of tweets, Virtanen told the world about Selanne, his wife Sirpa's, plan to,"I want to develop ice hockey in Finland" - Selanne #SelannePresser #NHLDucks #KHL— Janne Virtanen (@Amateur_hockey) August...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
11 days ago  |  Discuss

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

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 Finnish media outlet USanomat. The club is also offering Selanne $5 million if he wants...
Via Pro Sports Daily
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks To Retire Teemu Selanne’s No. 8 Before Game Vs. Jets

ANAHEIM, Calif. — The Anaheim Ducks will retire Teemu Selanne’s No. 8 jersey in a ceremony on Jan. 11. The Ducks announced plans for the franchise’s first number retirement Friday. Anaheim will raise Selanne’s jersey to the Honda Center rafters on “Teemu Tribute Night” when they host the Winnipeg Jets, Selanne’s first NHL team. “Teemu is our franchise icon and deserves...
Via NESN.com
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Anaheim Ducks to retire Teemu Selanne’s number

Hopefully Teemu Selanne isn’t seriously considering playing in the KHL this season – if he does, he’ll miss his jersey retirement. The Anaheim Ducks are having a Teemu Tribute Night on Sunday, January 11th to honor their franchise’s greatest player. Appropriately enough, it will be against the Winnipeg Jets. Teemu’s iconic number 8 will be raised to the rafters to celebrate...
Via Puck Drunk Love
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Ducks to retire Teemu Selanne's jersey on Jan. 11

If anyone from the Anaheim Ducks, past or present, ever deserved his own night, it's Teemu Selanne. On Jan. 11, the team will host 'Teemu Tribute Night' vs. the Jets in which Selanne's No. 8 jersey will be hung from the Honda Center rafters -- a first such honor for the Ducks. By the end of his Anaheim career in 2013-14, Selanne was the all-time leader in goals (457...
Via Fox Sports West
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Teemu Selanne may return to the KHL

Teemu Selanne may not be ready to hang up his skates quite yet. At age 44, Selanne recently retired from the NHL, but a report from Sports.ru suggests he’s considering an offer from Jokerit to join the club for their first season in the KHL. Via a rough Google translation of Sports.ru, here’s what Selanne had to say: “Of course, it would be nice to go back on the ice again...
Via Puck Drunk Love
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Retired NHLer Teemu Selanne Considering Return To Finnish Club Jokerit

Teemu Selanne has retired from the NHL, but that doesn’t mean his career as a professional hockey player is over. According to Sports.ru, the 44-year-old forward who last played for the Anaheim Ducks in 2013-14 is considering a move back to Finnish club Jokerit. “Of course, we have discussed this topic,” Selanne said. “Of course, it would be nice to go back on the ice again...
Via NESN.com
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Teemu Selanne considering offer from KHL's Jokerit

Teemu Selanne's farewell tour during the 2013-14 season was bittersweet to say the least. Watching the Finnish Flash ride off into the sunset with standing ovations around the league and an emotional last home game in Anaheim was a fitting end to a brilliant NHL career. But like the last few years, Selanne may be waffling on retirement. It's not to come back to the NHL,...
Via Pro Sports Daily
23 days ago  |  Discuss
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