Finland 5, Germany 0; Selanne gets record.

Teemu Selanne became the all-time leading scorer in Olympic ice hockey history Friday when he assisted on Team Finland’s third goal in a 5-0 win over Germany.

The 39-year-old Ducks forward, playing in his fifth Games, got the second assist on Kimmo Timonen’s second-period, power-play goal for his 37th career Olympic point. That broke a tie with Canadian Harry Watson, former Soviet Union great Valeri Kharlamov and Czechoslovakia’s Vlastimil Bubnik who have 36 each.

Ducks teammate Saku Koivu also picked up an assist Friday on the Finns’ second goal.

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J.P. Hoornstra covers the Dodgers, Angels and Major League Baseball for the 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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