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Laperriere is Flyers' Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy nominee
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04-07-2011, 08:20 PM
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Because he's been working out and trying to find ways to get back on the ice, all while supporting his teammates and doing whatever the club's asked of him. And because the things he's dealing with are long-term effects of an injury very directly tied to dedicating himself 100% to his team.
If you can't see dedication, sportsmanship, and perseverance in that...you are broken.
It's not like he overcame adversity... he faced a lot of adversity, but injuries took his career. Besides, it's an award given to a "National Hockey League player", and he isn't playing in the NHL.
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