SOCHI, Russia — Teemu Selanne continued to rack up honors after he and his Finnish teammates won bronze medals at the Sochi Olympic hockey tournament.
Selanne, who scored two goals Saturday to lead Finland past the U.S., 5-0, in the semifinals and earn his fourth Olympic medal in his sixth and final Games, was voted the most valuable player of the tournament. He also was voted to the all-star team by the media.
The Ducks right wing, 43, had four goals and six points in six games to increase his career Olympic scoring record to 43 points.
“Right on. Good for him,” Ducks teammate Ryan Getzlaf said. “That’s awesome, I’m excited for him.”
The rest of the all-star team:
Goal: Henrik Lundqvist, Sweden.
Defense: Erik Karlsson, Sweden; Drew Doughty, Canada.
Forwards: Selanne; Phil Kessel, U.S., Mikael Granlund, Finland.
The International Ice Hockey Federation’s Directorate Awards went to Kessel, Karlson and Canada goalie Carey Price.
Five Ducks and two Kings will bring medals home along with the usual souvenirs.
The two Kings won gold medals: Doughty and winger Jeff Carter. But the Ducks earned medals of all three colors.
Two Ducks won gold medals: Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry. One won silver: Swedish winger Jakob Silfverberg. Two won bronze: Selanne and defenseman Sami Vatanen.
Ducks players have won 12 medals in the last two Olympics and the Ducks and Vancouver Canucks are the only NHL teams to have had gold medalists in each of the last four Olympic tournaments.
The Ducks and Dallas Stars are the only NHL teams that have had multiple medalists in each of the five Olympic tournaments in which NHL players represented their respective homelands.
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