Tag Archives: Concussion Protocol

Former NHL Player J.T. Brown Pledges Brain To Concussion Legacy Foundation

Photo: NHL via Getty Images JT Brown became the second active NHL player to pledge his brain to the Concussion Legacy Foundation in Boston. The Foundation’s mission is to support athletes, Veterans, and all affected by concussions and CTE; achieve smarter … Continue reading

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NHL Alumni Association Partners With Cannabis Company On Study Of Cannabis And Concussion Treatments.

Photo: Bruce Bennett | Getty Images The National Hockey League (NHL) has been fairly forward-thinking in its governing of marijuana use among players. Cannabis isn’t on the NHL’s list of banned substances, and players caught using cannabis aren’t automatically fined … Continue reading

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Nicklas Backstrom Will Not Play In Game 2, “He Is In (Concussion) Protocol”

Washington Capitals’ center Nicklas Backstrom will not play in Game 2 of the Capitals first round series with the New York Islanders.

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