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, […]
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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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
“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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]