Found January 14, 2013 on
from Eric Stephens of Ducks Blog at the OC Register,
But when prompted to discuss the fit and youthful 42-year-old Teemu Selanne for the latest time,Bruce Boudreau couldn’t contain his inner comedic urge.
“He’s almost as old as me and looks just as good or better,” Boudreau said.
Following a two-hour practice on the first day of an abbreviated training camp, Boudreau then got more serious in breaking down the marvel that is Selanne.
“It is amazing at how good a shape he’s in and he doesn’t get winded,” he said. ”You watch him, he’s never bent over on his stick. His face might look drawn sometimes. But he’s a pretty remarkable specimen.
“And I said this last year and I fully believe that for his age, he’s the best athlete in the world.”
BEST OF MAXIM
Anaheim Ducks coach Bruce Boudreau was asked on Sunday what he saw in a 42-year-old Teemu Selanne, now participating in his 19th NHL training camp.
That hes almost as old as me and looks just as good or better, Boudreau answered.
Dont sell yourself short, Gabby.
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