Teemu Selanne and the 10 Best Finnish-Born Players in NHL History

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Teemu Selanne and the 10 Best Finnish-Born Players in NHL History
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It may not have a huge population in the NHL, but the Scandanavian nation of Finland has produced some of the greatest talent ever to grace the ice.

Finnish players are characterized by more than just the excessive number of vowels in their names; their smooth style of passing, speed, excellent stick-handling and high hockey I.Q. have made them into some of the greatest scorers in the game's history.

Here is a list of 11 of the greatest players in history to come from Finland.

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