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.
I first met him when I was 19 years old and he coached me for 13 consecutive years. I don't know how many athletes who have had that pleasure. Al Arbour was a man that left us not only feeling like champions, but left us with a lot of great memories that we can carry on through life.
— Islanders Hall of Fame defenseman Denis Potvin on former coach Al Arbour, who passed away Friday at the age of 82