Former NHLer Selanne nominated as patron of 2016 World Junior Hockey Championship
Teemu Selanne, who finished his career at the end of last season, has been nominated as the patron of the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship.
“With Teemu’s personality and career we couldn’t have hoped for a better person for this position. He is a great example for the players and the whole project. It’s great to have Teemu on board,” says Timo Backman, the Organizing Committee’s General Secretary.
Finnish legend Teemu Selanne will serve as the patron of the 2016 IIHF World Junior Championship in Helsinki.
Source: IIHF – iihf.com