Finnish ice hockey player
Teemu Selänne Rank
Teemu Selänne Rank
About Teemu Selänne
Teemu Selänne, also known by the nickname "The Finnish Flash", is a former Finnish professional ice hockey player who began his impressive career in the National Hockey League (NHL) with the Calgary Flames during the 1992–93 NHL season. By the time he retired from the NHL in 2014, he had played for the Anaheim Ducks, the Colorado Avalanche and the San Jose Sharks. He is regarded as one of the finest Finnish players the NHL has ever known. He also had an impressive career with the Finland men's national ice hockey team, with whom he helped win numerous Olympic medals. He is considered a national hero in his home country.
He is the son of Liisa Viitanen and Ilmari Selänne. He has two brothers, including a twin brother named Paavo. He married Sirpa Vuorinen in 1996 and fathered four children with her.
Before becoming a professional ice hockey player, he worked as a kindergarten teacher for three years.
He is the subject of the popular 2013 Finnish biographical documentary film Selänne.
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Famous quotes by Teemu Selänne
You keep shooting. You hope it goes in, and you smile.Teemu Selänne
Teemu Selänne's Popularity
Teemu Selänne is a famous Finnish ice hockey player, who was born on July 3, 1970. As a person born on this date, Teemu Selänne is listed in our database as the 15th most popular celebrity for the day (July 3) and the 117th most popular for the year (1970).
People born on July 3 fall under the Zodiac sign of Cancer, the Crab. Teemu Selänne is the 537th most popular Cancer.
Aside from information specific to Teemu Selänne's birthday, Teemu Selänne is the 4th most famous Finnish and ranks 2nd in famous people born in Helsinki, Finland.
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