Calgary Flames Close out Season This Afternoon; Is It Teemu Selanne’s Last Game?

April 7th, 2012 by Jordan Kanygin Leave a reply »
The Calgary Flames have been officially eliminated from the playoff race for almost a week now, but that doesn’t mean their season ended last Sunday.

The Flames had two games remaining on their schedule that were seemingly meaningless, other than them being played at home in front of a demanding crowd. On Thursday, the team was able to rally from behind to hand the Vancouver Canucks a blow to their bid to lock up the Presidents' Trophy. The Flames trailed after 40 minutes of play, but came back to give the Canucks their first loss of the year after leading through two periods.

Perhaps the win showed that Brent Sutter’s crew was not going to pack it in for the final two games of the season.

The Flames will now finish off their 2011-12 season for good when they host the Anaheim Ducks this afternoon. For two teams who have little to play for standings-wise, the game will surely be emotional.

Along with being the last game of each team's season, it may very well be the last game of Teemu Selanne’s NHL career.

Selanne started his career 20 years ago and he will be turning 42 years old in July. Very few hockey ...

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