Tag Archives: Concussions

Rick Nash’s Premature Retirement: A Shot of Realization for the NHL and A Notice for the Capitals and T.J. Oshie

Photo: Sportsnet The announcement from longtime NHL forward Rick Nash early Friday that he was stepping away from the game of hockey due to concussion-related issues was a move that highlighted the consequences of head injuries in the National Hockey … Continue reading

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After Tom Wilson’s 3-Game Ban, the NHL Needs to Fix Rule 48

The Washington Capitals will be shorthanded for the next 3 games, as forward Tom Wilson was handed a 3-game suspension from the NHL’s Department of Player Safety on Wednesday evening.  The suspension was praised by Penguins fans, and it left … Continue reading

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Game 7 Preview: Penguins @ Capitals

Can the Washington Capitals escape the 2nd round and defeat the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 7? Here is a Game 7 Preview. Continue reading

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What’s the Fouss? The NHL’s Revamped Concussion Protocol: Will the Updated Changes Be Effective?

Is the NHL’s Revamped Concussion Protocol Too Strict? How can the NHL improve the system that deals with concussions? Continue reading

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War on Fighting, Concussions in Hockey Intensifies

Photo: Getty Images Fighting and concussions in the game of hockey continue to be at the forefront of summertime discussions. This week one league stepped up its own fight against fighting, while NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman continued to draw criticism … Continue reading

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