Teemu Selanne

Former Mighty Ducks Teemu Selanne and Paul Kariya will carry bond into Hall of Fame

Former Mighty Ducks Teemu Selanne and Paul Kariya will carry bond into Hall of Fame

Three years into retirement following a glorious NHL career, Teemu Selanne is still as fast as ever. He’s also still linked to friend and former Mighty Ducks linemate Paul Kariya, an enduring bond they will carry into the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Selanne, nicknamed the Finnish Flash for his ability to score and make plays at breathtaking speed, was the first to tell Kariya they both had been elected to the Hall, Selanne in his first year of eligibility and Kariya seven years after repeated concussions forced him to retire. Selanne had to relay the news in a message Monday morning because Kariya was out surfing the waters of south Orange County, as he does several times a week. “I didn’t...

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