Teemu, times two.

The Ducks signed Teemu Selanne to a 2-year contract worth $3.25 million the first year and $2 million the second. That translates to a $2.625 million cap hat, which once again puts the Ducks over the salary cap. No matter; they have 10 days to get back under and Teemu is a Duck through 2010. (I bold this because there’s a no-trade clause.)

Teemu will play tonight against the Canucks at Honda Center (5 p.m.), and judging by the preseason opener, there should be plenty of seats available. Comments from both Teemu and GM Brian Burke after the game…

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the Orange County Register, Los Angeles Daily News, Long Beach Press-Telegram, Torrance Daily Breeze, San Gabriel Valley Tribune, Pasadena Star-News, San Bernardino Sun, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin, Whittier Daily News and Redlands Daily Facts. Before taking the beat in 2012, J.P. covered the NHL for four years. UCLA gave him a degree once upon a time; when he graduated on schedule, he missed getting Arnold Schwarzenegger's autograph on his diploma by five months.

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