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Duck Tales: Teemu For8ver Edition

This week is dedicated to celebrating the Great 8. But also some other news too.

For8ver Teemu
For8ver Teemu
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  • Before we get into the real NEWS News, a reminder of all the festivities the Ducks have in store before retiring Teemu Selanne's number eight:
  • WANTED: For8ver Teemu Merchandise!!!! On sale starting today. [Ducks]
  • Screening of Finnish SEL8NNE documentary Thursday [Ducks]
  • Selanne Trophy Display; Saturday, January 10 -- 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Samueli Theater in the Segerstrom Center for the Arts [Ducks]
  • Be in your seats by 4:15 for pregame ceremonies on Sunday (for a 6:00 game!  Lots in store, apparently) [Ducks]
  • Public Viewing of Selanne #8 Banner and Photo Opportunities; Monday, January 12 -- Time TBA, at Honda Center [Ducks]
  • Selanne left his mark on Ducks, and a few fans...probably more than a 'few fans.' [OC Register]
  • Sad face. Apparently Winnipeg Jets cancel Teemu Selanne Tribute Night party due to limited number of tickets sold.  [Ed. Note: which is ridiculous because only in Canada would they even consider charging for such a thing... -CK] [Winnipeg Free Press]


  • Report: The Ducks are close to buying the Norfolk Admirals and moving them West in the formation of the AHL Western Division.  Sorry Ads. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • Ducks begin extension talks with leading goalscorer Matt Bele$key. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • Ducks anything but satisfied despite having NHL's best record. [OC Register]
  • League-leading Ducks Evaluate the First Half of the Season. [Ducks]
  • Puck Daddy's Ryan Lambert takes a look at the Ducks' logic defying luck over the past five and a half years [Puck Daddy]
  • Also if you're an ESPN Insider subscriber, you can read about the new and exciting ways the Ducks record is unsustainable this year (winning all games by only one goal), by friend of the blog Rob Vollman. [ESPN]
  • Curtis Zupke of on Ryan Getzlaf's case for the Hart [NHL]
  • Chris Wagner has made it to the 2015 AHL All-Star Classic roster for the Eastern Conference. [NHL]
  • Anaheim Ducks prospect Brandon Montour is finally eligible in Amherst & Kevin Roy continues to make an impact at Northeastern. [SB Nation College Hockey]
  • Roy Brothers Lead Northeastern Past St. Lawrence. [SB Nation College Hockey]
  • Ducks extend their dominance in close games. [LA Times]
  • A little old but, The Ducks' won't be fined for Ryan Getzlaf's impromptu Boxing Day skate at Anaheim Ice [ProHockeyTalk]



  • Canada's juniors, including Ducks' prospects Nick Ritchie and Shea Theodore, are the best in the world once more. [The Sporting News]
  • Former Wild and now Anaheim Duck, Clayton Stoner, ripped Wild head coach Yeo for giving Ryan Suter 'all the minutes' while the rest of the defensemen 'suffer.' [ProHockeyTalk]
  • NHL to use player-tracking technology at All-Star game. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • NHL fines Philadelphia Flyers for holiday travel, because that's way more of an obvious circumvention of the CBA and easier to prove than what Getzlaf did. [ProHockeyTalk]
  • Roberto Luongo says he might still be with the Vancouver Canucks if he had started in the Heritage Classic. [TSN]
  • Tomas Hertl never stops smiling - even after getting hit by a puck on the bench. [Puck Daddy]
  • Estimating what the 14 non-playoff teams need record-wise to make the postseason. [ProHockeyTalk]