Nhl Concussions

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 Canad...

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...