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Teemu Selanne leads Anaheim Ducks to best start in club history with 3-2 win over Calgary

  • Anaheim Ducks right wing Teemu Selanne (8), of Finland,  celebrates scoring a goal against the Calgary Flames as referee Gord Dwyer, making the call, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

    Anaheim Ducks right wing Teemu Selanne (8), of Finland, celebrates scoring a goal against the Calgary Flames as referee Gord Dwyer, making the call, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)  (The Associated Press)

  • Anaheim Ducks center Mathieu Perreault (22) takes the puck around the net with Calgary Flames goalie Joey MacDonald (35) defending during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

    Anaheim Ducks center Mathieu Perreault (22) takes the puck around the net with Calgary Flames goalie Joey MacDonald (35) defending during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)  (The Associated Press)

  • Anaheim Ducks right wing Teemu Selanne (8), of Finland,  scores against Calgary Flames goalie Joey MacDonald, right, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

    Anaheim Ducks right wing Teemu Selanne (8), of Finland, scores against Calgary Flames goalie Joey MacDonald, right, during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Wednesday, Oct. 16, 2013, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)  (The Associated Press)

Teemu Selanne scored the first goal of his 22nd NHL season, and the Anaheim Ducks extended the best start in franchise history with their fifth straight victory, 3-2 over the Calgary Flames on Wednesday night.

Dustin Penner and Kyle Palmieri scored first-period goals, and Viktor Fasth made 33 saves for the defending Pacific Division champions, who have won five of their first six games for the first time in the club's two-decade history.

Selanne's 676th career goal late in the second period ended up providing the winning margin for the Ducks, who have won 17 consecutive home games against Calgary since Jan. 19, 2004.

Lee Stempniak scored a short-handed goal and Jiri Hudler got credit for a deflected goal early in the third period for Calgary.