Tag Archive for "concussion" - NextSportStar
  • NHL: Preseason-Toronto Maple Leafs at Buffalo Sabres
    Kasperi Kapanen out indefinitely with a concussion

    Less than a week after Nazem Kadri’s return to the lineup, it appears that another Toronto Maple Leafs player will be sidelined for a while due to a concussion. The team confirmed Wednesday that young winger Kasperi...

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    Ontario Passes New Concussion Laws

    17-Year old Ottawa teen, Rowan Stringer suffered a major head injury back in 2013 and passed away as a result of ignoring concussion symptoms. Participating in high school rugby, Stringer had suffered multiple head injuries throughout her...

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  • NHL: Arizona Coyotes at Vancouver Canucks
    Mike Smith sounds off on NHL’s concussion protocol

    When Arizona Coyotes goaltender Mike Smith was forcefully removed from team’s 3-2 win over the Anaheim Ducks after colliding with Jakob Silfverberg early in the third period, it’s safe to say the 34-year old was not a...

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    NHL hires centralized concussion spotters

    Just days after Sidney Crosby’s concussion diagnoses, the NHL has decided to improve their concussion protocol. The league announced that they have hired additional concussion spotters for their headquarters in New York. Every new spotter hired has...

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    Dale Earnhardt Jr will miss remainder of NASCAR season

    NASCAR poster boy Dale Earnhardt Jr revealed some bad news on Friday. He announced through his team Hendrick Motorsports that he will miss the final 16 races of the 2016 season due to lingering concussion issues. “I...

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    Jeff Skinner Out Indefinitely With Concussion

    The Carolina Hurricanes announced Monday that forward Jeff Skinner will be sidelined indefinitely after being diagnosed with a concussion. The 22-year old sustained the concussion after receiving a forearm/elbow to the face from Washington Capitals defenceman Matt Niskanen...

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    Packers’ RB Lacy Diagnosed With Concussion

    Green Bay Packers coach Mike McCarthy told reporters that running back Eddie Lacy suffered a concussion during the team’s 36-16 loss to the Seattle Seahawks in their season opener on Thursday. Lacy, who finished with 34 yards rushing on...

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    Stampeders RB Cornish To Return Sunday vs Redblacks

    Running back Jon Cornish is set to return to action when the Stampeders take on the Ottawa Redblacks this Sunday. The 29-year old hasn’t played since sustaining a concussion during the Stamps’ 29-8 win against the Montreal...

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    Report: Marino Withdraws From Concussion Lawsuit Against NFL

    According to reports, former NFL quarterback Dan Marino, who was one of fifteen players to file a lawsuit against the NFL last week for hiding information to them about “football-related brain injuries”, withdrew his name from the lawsuit...

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    Paul George Diagnosed With Concussion, Doubtful For Game 3

    Indiana Pacers small forward Paul George was diagnosed with a concussion after their 87-83 loss on Wednesday, and will be forced him to complete a series of NBA-mandated procedures before being able to return to the court. Currently tied at...

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