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Teemu Selanne

Teemu Selanne  #8

Right Wing
NUMBER: 8 BIRTHDATE: July 3, 1970
HEIGHT: 6' 0" BIRTHPLACE: Helsinki, Finland
WEIGHT: 209 DRAFTED: WIN / 1988 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Right ROUND: 1st   (10th overall)
AwardsSeasons
Calder Memorial Trophy 1992-1993
Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy 2005-2006
Maurice Richard Trophy 1998-1999
EJC-A All-Star Team (1988) NHL All-Rookie Team (1993) NHL First All-Star Team (1993, 1997) Calder Memorial Trophy (1993) NHL Second All-Star Team (1998, 1999) Maurice "Rocket" Richard Trophy (1999) Olympic All-Star Team (2006, 2014) Best Forward - Olympics (2006) Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy (2006) WC-A All-Star Team (1999) WC-A MVP (1999) Olympics MVP (2014) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, 2007) Missed majority of 1989-90 due to leg injury vs. JyP HT Jyvaskyla (Finland), October 19, 1989. Traded to Anaheim by Winnipeg with Marc Chouinard and Winnipeg's 4th round choice (later traded to Toronto, later traded to Montreal Montreal selected Kim Staal) in 1996 Entry Draft for Chad Kilger, Oleg Tverdovsky and Anaheim's 3rd round choice (Per-Anton Lundstrom) in 1996 Entry Draft, February 7, 1996. Traded to San Jose by Anaheim for Jeff Friesen, Steve Shields and San Jose's 2nd round choice (later traded to Dallas Dallas selected Vojtech Polak) in 2003 Entry Draft, March 5, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Colorado, July 3, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, August 22, 2005. Missed majority of 2007-08 contemplating retirement. Officially announced his retirement, May 16, 2014.
Quote of the Day

This is a great day for me. This is something I've been thinking about for a long time. This is a great opportunity that the St. Louis Blues organization, (owner) Tom Stillman and Doug Armstrong are giving me and trusting me in doing...This is going to be a great challenge for me.

— Martin Brodeur, after announcing his retirement as an NHL player and becoming a senior adviser with the Blues on Thursday