Post Tagged with: "concussions"

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 […]

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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
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Why the New York Rangers Miss Michael Sauer

Out of sight, out of mind. That is the approach John Tortorella and his troops have needed to take when it comes to defenseman Michael Sauer. The 25-year-old hasn’t played […]

by · March 13, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Injury Report, New York Rangers
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Evgeni Malkin Injury: Penguins Must Play it Safe

Despite a 3-1 victory over the Florida Panthers on Friday night, there was little reason to celebrate in Pittsburgh after superstar center Evgeni Malkin took a hard spill in the […]

by · February 23, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Injury Report, Pittsburgh Penguins
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Why The NHL Concussion Problem Will Not Solve Itself

Concussions are nothing new in the NHL but players today are bigger, faster, and stronger than ever before and advances in equipment technology have made players seemingly fearless…

by · February 6, 2013 · Comments are Disabled · Colorado Avalanche, Injury Report, News/Commentary