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Teemu is in

Teemu is in

Selanne the patron of the 2016 World Juniors

Published 24.12.2014 17:59 GMT+2 | Author Organizing Committee
Teemu is in
Teemu Selanne left the international game as player after the 2014 Olympics but he's not gone. He's the 2016 World Juniors' patron where his Finnish jersey will be retired on 30 December. Photo: Jeff Vinnick / HHOF-IIHF Images
Teemu Selanne, who finished his career at the end of last season, has been nominated as the patron of the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship.

“With Teemu’s personality and career we couldn’t have hoped for a better person for this position. He is a great example for the players and the whole project. It’s great to have Teemu on board,” says Timo Backman, the Organizing Committee’s General Secretary.

Finnish legend Teemu Selanne will serve as the patron of the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship in Helsinki.


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