penny lane wrote:As far as I know the penguin players bleed red and are human. They have great hockey skills, but humans, none the less. Why people insist on calling this one or that one a head case is ridiculous and demeaning.
They need to score goals and keep their emotions in check... smile and skate away from Boston.
Speed kills; need the 1st goal and skate them around the rink.
They do bleed red and they are human. That is exactly the point. By your own omission saying they are human you are implying that as with all humans mistakes happen and emotions and reactions all can be different.
Main Entry: headcase
Part of Speech: n
Definition: a mentally unstable person who acts irrationally or foolishly; an eccentric person
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Would you consider Malkin's actions last night to be anything that might fall in that definition?