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Biography

Teemu Selänne Biography

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Teemu Selänne's facts

Date of Birth 1970-07-3
Nationality Finnish
Profession Ice hockey player
Ethnicity White
Marital Status Married

A Finnish retired professional ice hockey player Teemu Selanne was born on July 3, 1970. 44 years old, Teemu was born in Helsinki, Finland. He is a right wing supported by great pace and great pass accuracy. He is a right handed player who played for Jokerit, Winnipeg Jets, Anaheim Ducks, San Jose Sharks and Colorado Avalanche during his career. He has the height of 6 feet and well managed weight of 196 lb. which perfectly suits his personality. He started his active profession as an ice hockey player in the year 1989 and retired from the profession recently in the year 2014.

A sensational player with gifted abilities and skills, Teemu Selanne is an astonishing retired professional Finnish ice hockey player who has given a lot to the world of ice hockey. He stands as one of the most steadily establishing player in the world. Gifted with great pace, great moves and great passing and shooting ability, he was a complete player who has lot of qualities to be praised about. He now stands in that height of success that no other can even imagine without dedication, determination and hard work of years and years. Expanding his horizon of success utilizing his abilities and talent he has drawn an irreplaceable place in the world of ice hockey. The determination of years has made him stand in the social and economic position he is today. He stands as a role model to those people who seek the light of success through dedication and determination. He sets a perfect example than the success holds no other shortcuts than hard work. Dedicated from his very early days, now he stands as an economically well-established player holding the net worth of more than $35million America dollars. He is a pure definition of success. A complete ice hockey player who has given a lot for the development of beautiful game named ice hockey. 

Achievements:
He won a bronze in 2012 Winter Olympics in Sochi, bronze in 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver, Silver in 2006 Winter Olympics in Turin and Bronze in 1998 Winter Olympics in Nagano. He was crowned Bronze in 2008 World Championships in Canada and Silver in 1999 World Championships in Norway.

Teemu was married to beautiful Sirpa. This beautiful couple share four children together who are named Eemil, Eutu, Leevi and a daughter named Veera. They currently reside in Coto de Caza, California. He now owns a restaurant and previously has four fine restaurants in Finland.Challenging his own abilities and expanding his horizon of working, Ryan Getzlaf has pushed himself to the height of success he stands today through the dedication and hard work of years. He stands as one of the most successful players in the world of ice hockey. His passing, shooting and sensational pace defines him as an astonishing player. Supported by his good looks and great playing pattern, he is really an astonishing personality with gifted abilities and skills. He has gained centuries worth success just as the age of 44.

Other awards and winnings:

Calder Memorial Trophy in 1992-93, NHL All- Rookie Team in 1992-93, First Team All-Star in 1992-93 and 1996-97, Played in NHL All-Star Game in the years 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003, and 2007, Second Team All-Star in 1997-98 and 1998-99, Maurice “Rocket” Richard Trophy in 1998-99, Stanley Cup Champion in 2006-07, Finnish ice hockey player of the year in 1993, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2006, and 2012, SM-Iiiga All-Star team in 1990-91 and 1991092, Aarne Honkavaara trophy in 1991-92, SM-liiha championship in 1001-92.

There are various others awards and records of his which can be studied in detail in wiki along with his bio. He too can be followed in various social networking sites which will help his fans to know more about happenings of his life.