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Jordin Tootoo had 10 points in 32 games for Nashville this season before voluntarily entering the NHL's substance and behavioural health program. ((Sara D. Davis/Associated Press))

Nashville Predators forward Jordin Tootoo voluntarily has entered into in-patient care through the NHL-NHLPA substance abuse and behavioural health program.

The league announced Tootoo's move Monday afternoon in a release. His care will be monitored by doctors from both the NHL and the NHLPA.

Tootoo will be paid his full salary. The NHL says in a statement he will face no penalty as long as he complies with his treatment and the followup care program.

He has 10 points through 32 games and a team-high 47 penalty minutes.