Teemu Selanne and the Best 40-Year-Olds in NHL History

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Teemu Selanne and the Best 40-Year-Olds in NHL History
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Teemu Selanne's five-point game last night gave him 75 points on the season, and has shown that age is just a number for some players. If the Ducks end up making the playoffs this season, they have Selanne to thank for that. 

He began his career with an outstanding rookie season where he scored 76 goals—an NHL record for rookies—and hasn't stopped since.

The Finnish Flash is currently sitting tied with Mike Gartner for 29th on the all-time scoring list with 1,335 points and his 101 game-winning goals and 235 power play goals place him fourth and sixth in NHL history in those respects. 

After only 67 games this season and 75 points, Selanne has posted the third highest 40-year-old point total of all time. His 15 power play goals this year raise him to the top of that list. 

Selanne without a doubt is having one of the best years of his career and doesn't seem to be slowing down any time soon. However he isn't the only player to embrace the big 4-0 with a sudden jump in the stat charts. Let's see who else proved that they can still get it done at 40. 

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