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Teemu Selanne shows he still has scoring touch

Retired Ducks forward goes 'bar down' with slap shot during golf event

by Pat Pickens @Pat_Pickens / NHL.com Staff Writer

Selanne bar-down on the links

NHL legend Teemu Selanne goes bar-down on the links

NHL legend Teemu Selanne on cue shoots the puck bar-down on the golf course

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NHL teams set their rosters prior to the season opener on Wednesday, but former Anaheim Ducks star Teemu Selanne let his old team know he's still available if they get in a pinch.

NHL teams set their rosters prior to the season opener on Wednesday, but former Anaheim Ducks star Teemu Selanne let his old team know he's still available if they get in a pinch.

Selanne, who scored 457 of his 684 NHL goals with the Ducks and won the Stanley Cup in Anaheim in 2007, showed he still can shoot the puck, even at age 46. While participating at the Ducks Golf Classic on Monday, After a slab of ice was brought out, Selanne was given a shot at scoring into an empty net; at the request of a fan, he went "bar down" (the puck hit the post and went in) with a slap shot, much to the delight of those looking on.

Tweet from @TeemuSel8nne: Still got it..I wish Golf would be this easy..�� @AnaheimDucks charity golf tournament , pleasure to be a part of it�� pic.twitter.com/lh1DlqgiCU

Though Selanne retired after the 2013-14 season as a member of the Ducks, he'll represent the Winnipeg Jets on Oct. 22 at the Alumni Game that's part of the 2016 Tim Hortons NHL Heritage Classic in Winnipeg. Selanne won the Calder Trophy and set rookie scoring records with the Jets in 1992-93 when he scored 76 goals and finished with 132 points.

He's excited to get back on the ice -- and maybe even convince the Ducks to give him one more shot in the NHL.

Tweet from @TeemuSel8nne: 2weeks to Heritage Classic...Winnipeg.. Friendly Manitoba, see YOU soon�� pic.twitter.com/Bqb3jk5BHh

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