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What we learned from the Ducks' 5-4 shootout win over the Jets
What we learned from the Ducks' 5-4 shootout win over the Jets

Teemu Selanne flashed his patented smile, clapped, then put an arm around his former Ducks teammate and Finnish countryman Saku Koivu in a Honda Center suite Sunday night. A perfect evening had just closed with a dramatic Ducks’ victory, iced in the sixth round of the shootout by Finland’s Sami Vatanen as the Ducks beat the Winnipeg Jets, 5-4, on the team’s first number retirement ceremony. “We've got good character in this team,” Vatanen said. That asset was well known within Selanne, who retired last season as the Ducks’ all-time goals and assists leader, a 2007 Stanley Cup also part of No. 8’s legacy. Selanne’s influence remains...

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