We're about to get underway here at Hartwall Areena. Jonas Hiller
will be in net for the Ducks, and Kurtis Foster
is dressed -- he was a question mark. When the Ducks took the ice before the start of the game, the three Finnish players were announced separately.
is not playing, but was on the bench to receive an ovation. Saku Koivu
was next and a loud roar came from the sellout crowd. Finally, it was time for Teemu Selanne
-- and the ovation for the hometown hero was a thunderous one. He had to acknowledge the crowd on three occasions because the ovation went on for so long.
Selanne and fellow Jokerit legend Jari Kurri
were presented with large "membership cards" -- the first of their kind for the club.