Post Tagged with: "concussions"

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Joey Hishon Continues Long Road to NHL

Joey Hishon’s hockey career was forever changed by a single hit during the 2011 Memorial cup. Sabres Prospect Brayden McNabb blindsided Hishon at center ice with an elbow to the […]

by · December 11, 2014 · 2 comments · News/Commentary
The Portland Winterhawks diminutive draft eligible Nicolas Petan has been dynamite in the Dub this year (Photo:

Brutal Hit Sidelines Jets Prospect

There may not be a fiercer rivalry in the Western Hockey League than the feud that exists between the Portland Winterhawks and the Seattle Thunderbirds. The two bitter foes have […]

by · October 15, 2014 · 4 comments · WHL, Winnipeg Jets
Brent Seabrook obtaining one third of his Gordie Howe Hat Trick Friday

The NHL’s Bizarre Infatuation With Fighting

In 2011, the hockey world was stunned by three deaths. Wade Belak, 35, hanged himself in his hotel room. Rick Rypien, 27, committed suicide in his home. And Derek Boogaard, […]

by · September 2, 2014 · 7 comments · News/Commentary
Lubomir Visnovsky will be a vital part of the Isles' defense this year. (Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports)

Life After Lubo: A Fast Approaching and Scary Reality

When the New York Islanders traded for Lubomir Visnovsky on draft day in 2012, there were many confused fans wondering why the team needed another Mark Streit. When he refused […]

by · March 26, 2014 · Comments are Disabled · Injury Report, New York Islanders
Canucks Daniel Sedin (Icon SMI)

Did Duncan Keith Ruin Daniel Sedin?

It is no secret that the lack of offensive punch, especially on the power play, has been one of the keys to the Canucks’ mediocre play in 2013-14.  Vancouver currently […]

by · January 30, 2014 · 3 comments · Vancouver Canucks
Nothing is rock solid in fantasy hockey. As Marc Staal found out, the hockey gods can be very cruel. (Bridget Samuels/Flickr)

Concussion Threatens Career of Rangers’ Marc Staal

Marc Staal has a concussion. This is not the news that the Rangers’ coaching staff, players, or fans wanted to hear. AV on Marc Staal: "diagnosed with a concussion…doctors feel […]

by · December 10, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · New York Rangers
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NHL Must Learn From NFL Concussion Plague

“Hockeynistas,” almost by definition, have a disdain for other sports. But the lethal NFL concussion crisis turns this disdain into concern; concern for our fellow human beings; concern for our […]

by · October 22, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
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Eric Lindros: The Most Influential Philadelphia Athlete

There are two schools of thought when the name Eric Lindros is brought up.  The first is the praise of such an extraordinary hockey player with the skills of Gretzky, […]

by · September 18, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Philadelphia Flyers
NHL enforcer Derek Boogaard passed away in the summer of 2011. (Timothy T. Ludwig-US PRESSWIRE)

Will The NFL Settlement Impact The NHL?

The sporting world was abuzz late last week, as news broke of a settlement involving the National Football League and 4,500 former NFL players. The settlement stems from a lawsuit […]

by · September 3, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary
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Could Nathan Horton Be The Missing Piece For The Oilers?

The Edmonton Oilers have officially been eliminated for playoff contention for the seventh straight season and Oil Country is growing restless. A team with so much talent, yet seems as […]

by · April 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Edmonton Oilers
Concussions in Hockey Not Limited to Players

Concussions in Hockey Not Limited to Players

Concussions aren’t just for hockey players anymore. Now, hockey fans are at risk. Here’s what arenas around North America can do to prevent this growing problem.

by · April 5, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Injury Report
Concussions and head injuries are a hot topic in sports medicine.

Revised Concussion Guidelines Not Endorsed by the NHL

For the first time in over 15 years, the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has issued a revision to their standard guidelines for sports-related concussions. Despite endorsement by the National […]

by · March 19, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · News/Commentary