Teemu Selänne will end his illustrious international career, which extends over six Olympiads, as the captain of Finland's national ice hockey team in the Sochi Winter Olympics. Appearing in a press conference on Tuesday, Selänne did not try to conceal his enthusiasm to don the letter C. “I said that I don't need a letter on my jersey to display leadership, but I'm very honoured to have been handed the captain's duties,” he said after his first training session in the Bolshoy Ice Dome.
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Selänne honoured to captain Team Finland
“I've usually worn the alternate captain's A on my shirt,” he continued. “Representing your country is always special.