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Selanne passes Robitaille on all-time goals list

Saturday, 03.02.2013 / 12:10 AM / News

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Selanne passes Robitaille on all-time goals list
Teemu Selanne scored in the first period of the Ducks' game against Minnesota on Friday night, moving him into 11th place on the all-time goals list

Teemu Selanne
Teemu Selanne
Right Wing - ANA
GOALS: 669 | ASST: 754 
PTS: 1,423 | +/-: 100

Anaheim's Teemu Selanne scored in the first period of the Ducks' game against Minnesota on Friday night, moving him past Hall of Famer Luc Robitaille into 11th place on the all-time goals list.

The 42-year-old took the puck on the right wing, swung to the backhand and flipped it past goaltender Darcy Kuemper. It was his sixth goal of the season and the 669th of his NHL career, breaking a tie with Robitaille.

Jaromir Jagr of the Dallas Stars is 10th with 671 goals, 19 behind Mario Lemieux in ninth place.

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I'm sure [my father] was going crazy up there. I hope all of my friends were celebrating in the crowd. Coming back here and all of my friends and family are here, getting a goal in front of them is special.

— Blues forward Ryan Reaves on scoring the game-winning goal Sunday against the Jets in his hometown of Winnipeg
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