Few NHL teams get the kind of fan support enjoyed by the Winnipeg Jets. On Sunday, however, the 15,004 fans who will pack the MTS Centre will be there not only to root on their own team to say goodbye to perhaps the most popular athlete in the city's history, but one who hasn't worn a Jets uniform in 17 years.

Anaheim Ducks forward Teemu Selanne, who set NHL rookie scoring records as a Jet during the 1992-93 season, will make his final visit to Winnipeg on Sunday when his current team makes its only visit of the season to Manitoba. Selanne, now 43, has said he plans to retire after the season; perhaps as a way of making sure he'd be ready for his last appearance in his first NHL home, the Ducks made him a healthy scratch for their game against the Minnesota Wild on Saturday.


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