Nhl Concussions

Former NHL Players Have Higher Rate Of Psychiatric Disorders: Study

The Huffington Post Canada | Sarah Rieger | Posted 04.16.2017 | Canada

Some players are concerned about how the league handles players' health.

Sidney Crosby Diagnosed With Another Concussion

CP | The Associated Press | Posted 10.10.2016 | Canada

This is the hockey star's third concussion diagnosis.

Let's Turn Concussion Awareness Into Everyday Action

Dr. Aubry Tager | Posted 12.16.2016 | Canada Living
Dr. Aubry Tager

We need to turn our fascination with the impact of concussion on elite athletes towards a mindful examination of the relevance of concussion in our everyday lives. While we are limited in stopping the progression of most brain-related diseases such as Alzheimer's and dementia, there are things that we can control.

Players Suing NHL Over Concussions

CP | Frederic J. Frommer, The Associated Press | Posted 01.25.2014 | Canada

WASHINGTON - Ten former National Hockey League players, including all-star forward Gary Leeman, claimed in a class-action lawsuit that the league hasn...

Ouch: Concussions Among Varsity Hockey Players More Common Than Reported

CP | Sheryl Ubelacker, The Canadian Press | Posted 01.29.2013 | Canada Living

TORONTO - The occurrence of brain-rattling concussions among both elite male and female hockey players appears to be much higher than reported, sugges...

John-Michael Liles, Shea Weber Sidelined

CP | The Canadian Press | Posted 02.26.2012 | Canada

NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Nashville Predators captain Shea Weber is out indefinitely with a concussion.The team said Tuesday the all-star defenceman suffered...

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...

Stop The Violence And Play Hockey: Medical Journal

CBC | Posted 02.18.2012 | Canada

Fighting in hockey should be stopped because it leads to head trauma that causes progressive brain damage, says an editorial in the Canadian Medical A...

Crosby Cleared For Contact At Practice

CP | Alan Robinson, The Canadian Press | Posted 12.13.2011 | Canada

PITTSBURGH, Pa. - Sidney Crosby is one final step away from returning to the NHL.The Pittsburgh Penguins captain shed the white no-contact helmet he h...