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Teemu Selanne's Fan Shootout answers

How do you improve your speed and quickness?

- Matt Wilkerson, Millersville, Md.

"You have to work on your strength. I do a lot of squats and work with free weights. I also stretch a lot."

What are your best memories of Winnipeg?

- Michael Remis, Winnipeg

"It's a great hockey city. The people there are so nice and friendly, that's why they call it friendly Manitoba."

Do you prepare differently when you play for Finland than when you play for Anaheim?

- Kelly Kolla, Cudworth, Sask.

"I always have the same preparation."

How is this team different from the last Ducks team you played for?

- Tim Bayer, Cobourg, Ont.

"This team is younger, faster and more talented."

Who is the toughest goalie you faced in the NHL or Finland?

- Larry Fronczak, Philadelphia

"They are all tough (smiling). Honestly, I don't know, I have faced so many tough goalies over the years."

What is the most important skill I should develop to be a high-level forward?

- Kevin Perron, Saratoga Springs, N.Y.

"Skating. Speed kills in this league. Skating is what separates the good players from the great players."

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