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09-01-2009, 10:15 PM
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Originally Posted by FissionFire View Post
While I'll agree that a 33-year old Ullman didn't have a great playoffs in 1968 (I'd argue 1971 was worse) I think it's extremely disingenuous to point to 1975 as a poor performance. He was 38 years old and his regular season numbers reflect that he was nowhere near the offensive player he once was.
It seems to me this Keon/Richard/Ullman comparison came up last time too. Ullman for me just isn't close to these guys. I know if you go by stats he may seem like it. One of those instances where if you'd had the pleasure of watching them all you'd understand. A modern day comparison to Ullman would be Jason Spezza. At least that's who came to mind for me. That may conjure a negative image, I'm not sure, but to me they are similar players. Both very skilled players but...

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