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07-17-2013, 12:52 AM
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Originally Posted by Moonlapse Vertigo View Post
A large chunk of the general population struggles with mental illness so I'm pretty certain that a decent chunk of the NHLPA faces similar, undiagnosed, challenges. We read about these situations ending badly all the time, particularly in professional football.
Well, the top rung of any competitive endeavor requires optimal functioning. By definition the classification and determination of mental illness involves assessment of functioning.

See the mismatch?

This is not the Oilers fault in anyway. They had a player that was not in anyway prepared to perform optimally, if at all.

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