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Selanne loses ‘several teeth’ after high stick against Flyers

Oct 29, 2013, 10:39 PM EDT

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The Anaheim Ducks played the majority of the third period with veteran forward Teemu Selanne.

According to the L.A. Times, Selanne suffered what was described as a “large mouth cut” when he took a stick to the face in the third period of Tuesday’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers.

As per the Ducks official Twitter account, Selanne lost several teeth and has a swollen jaw as a result of the high stick.

The Ducks, despite losing Selanne, overcame a two-goal deficit to defeat the Flyers 3-2. Anaheim has now improved its record 10-3-0.

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