The Finnish Flash has played his last official regulation game in Winnipeg, and barring a playoff match-up, has likely seen his last ice time at the MTS Centre. It was a party like atmosphere starting with his arrival and in case you missed anything here is a recap.
Post-game audio from the Ducks dressing room.
Somewhat unsurprisingly, Teemu Selanne was given the 1st star (although he himself questioned the decision post-game) but fans were able to give him a nice Winnipeg send off.
During a TV timeout the Jets gave Teemu Selanne a little shout out and gave the crowd a chance to applaud the Finnish Flash.
The Ducks held an optional after playing last night, but it didn’t really matter as the media was there just to talk with the player who this city has loved since 1992-93.
Teemu Selanne spoke for 9 minutes following his team’s 5-3 loss to the Jets. He spoke about what the night meant to him, his reaction to the reception by the fans and all the emotions associated with a return to Winnipeg.
Following a tough 5-3 loss to the Jets, Corey Perry, Bobby Ryan and Ryan Getzlaf spoke with the media. As well as coach Bruce Boudreau. Selanne had a separate press conference.
Teemu Selanne held a press conference this morning from a Winnipeg hotel, he spoke about his excitement surrounding the return to Winnipeg and memories of his time as a player here. Listen to the press conference here