Thursday December 11th, 2014

The Anaheim Ducks will retire Teemu Selanne’s No. 8 before the team's Jan. 11th matchup with the Jets at the Honda Center, as part of "For8ever Teemu" week.

The celebration will culminate in Selanne becoming the first player in franchise history to have his jersey raised to the rafters. Other festivities during the week include a screening of Sel8nne, a documentary by fellow Finn Jukka-Pekka Siili on January 8th

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Two nights later, Selanne's collection of hockey trophies will be on display along with the Stanley Cup. On the 12th, fans will be able to get up close and personal with the #8 banner.

A full rundown of the week's events can be found here.

Selanne started his hockey career with Winnipeg in 1992-93 and retired this year after 21 seasons in the NHL. He finished as Anaheim's career leader in goals, assists, games played and almost every other offensive statistical mark. He  is the 11th-leading goal-scorer in NHL history with 684, and with 1,457 career points he ranks 15th in league history. He received the inaugural Richard Trophy in 1999 and the Masterton Trophy in 2006.


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