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March 29th Water Cooler Chatter: That Selanne Kid Is Good

It was fun while it lasted. (Photo: David E. Klutho/SI)

Well he looked like a kid yesterday as 40 year old Teemu Selanne killed his old team with five points last night in a Ducks victory over the Avs. The Avalanche have become infamous for allowing ex players to have big games and for allowing milestone goals and last night they achieved both. Not only did Selanne have three goals and two assist but he became the first player over 40 to have a five point game and the oldest player to have a penalty shot goal. Boy oh boy do the Avs know how to find their way into the record books! Hopefully whatever draft pick we wind up with this season repays the favor for us!

Here are your links for Tuesday March 29th:

-For a Duck’s reaction to the game last night check out Ducks Daily Blog.

– From the DC Pro Sports Report: Ovechkin is back.

-Too Many Men on the Site: A Day in the NHL: Tuesday March 29

-The Blue Line Station believes due to King Henrik’s road prowess the Rangers can be dangerous come playoff time. I agree.

-Want to see every head shot from this NHL season? SB Nation has it for you.

-Puck Daddy believes Patrick Kane is the next American Hero and I shudder at the thought.

-Not sure who to root for in the NHL Playoffs if your team is out? Puck Daddy may be able to help with this list: The 10 players we’d love to see win their first Stanley Cup.

-Here is an article from The Denver Post on why the Avalanche stretch has been bad but not historically bad…oh joy.

-This made me want to strangle Adrian Dater.

-The Colorado Avalanche Farm Report centering in on Monster’s leading scorer Ben Walter.

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