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07-29-2004, 06:04 AM
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Originally Posted by velimiiro
And with good reason... his first time in NA, his medical condition etc, and the fact that he has the most upside out of all our prospects.
Agreed. Kostitsyn is an intriguing player for many reasons. His overall talent has everybody on this board, including myself, very excited. To answer your question, I did some quick research. Here are my findings.

U Of Florida: Contact Sport and Epilepsy

Hughston Sports Medecine Foundation - Take a look at the section for "Sport-specific recommendations"

Overall, it would seem that people suffering from epilepsy are no more prone to have seizures due to a big collision than say, you or I. In fact, between myself and Kostitsyn I am probably more likely to have a fit on the ice if someone came and cross-checked me into the boards.

Good question though.

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