Derek Boogaard

Boogaard's Family Sues Over Deceased Son's Contract: Report

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 11.21.2012 | Canada

NEW YORK, N.Y. - The NHL Players' Association says it hasn't seen a lawsuit reportedly filed by the parents of late enforcer Derek Boogaard seeking $9...

Sidney Crosby Brings Concussions Into Sharp Focus

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 02.18.2012 | Canada

TORONTO - Sidney Crosby, Claude Giroux, Chris Pronger — the names of NHL players sidelined by concussion have been piling up like combatants in a be...

Does the NHL Have Brain Damage?

Edward Jackson | Posted 02.09.2012 | Canada
Edward Jackson

I played junior hockey and grew up in the traditional culture of the sport. And I want the NHL to ban all fighting -- any time, everywhere, forever. However, the owners want to maintain fighting as part of the game. And their enforcers will continue to die young.

Don Cherry and Hockey Fights Are Just Part of the Game

Peter Worthington | Posted 12.13.2011 | Canada
Peter Worthington

It's pretty hard to justify head shots, or anything that might damage the brain. But don't confuse concussions, head shots, or cheap shots with fighting. It could be argued that few things are less dangerous than a hockey fight. The crowd loves it, and little harm is done.

WATCH: Can Goon Score At The Box Office?

The Huffington Post Canada | Ron Nurwisah | Posted 11.13.2011 | Canada

With few exceptions, hockey movies haven't exactly been box office (or even critical hits). Anyone remember Score: A Hockey Musical? Even Slapshot, ar...

Unintentional Deaths From Prescription Painkillers on the Rise in Canada

Ann Silversides | Posted 09.07.2011 | Canada
Ann Silversides

If we in Canada want to prevent more accidental deaths, we should launch a high profile national initiative to address a situation described, by the normally cautious College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario, as an "opioid public health crisis."