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Fiery NASCAR crash at Daytona in 2013

Motor Sports and Professional Cycling Have Higher Chance for Concussions than Contact Sports

Head injuries in the sporting world have garnered significant attention over the past decade, with nearly all those involved in ...
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Carter Hart and Petr Mrazek

3 Goalies to Boom, 3 to Bust in 2019-20

As all 31 NHL teams play out the rest of their exhibition games in preparation for the regular season, rosters ...
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Former Governor of Minnesota Mark Dayton signing a piece of concussion legislation

A Polar Comparison of Concussion Legislation in the United States and Canada

When it comes to prevention or treatment programs pertaining to sports-related traumatic brain injuries (TBIs), youth concussion protocol is typically ...
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Marc-Andre Fleury butterfly

Break-Down: Butterfly

Since the mid-1990s when Hall of Fame goaltender Patrick Roy virtually patented the play style, the butterfly style has dominated ...
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Alex Nedeljkovic in a Charlotte Checkers sweater

Spotlight: Alex Nedeljkovic

While the Carolina Hurricanes had themselves an unexpectedly excellent season in 2018-19, making it all the way to the Eastern ...
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Basic goalie stance

Break-Down: Stance

A good stance is one of the fundamental components to improving as a goaltender and becoming more comfortable in the ...
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St. Louis Blues goaltender Jordan Binnington hoisting the Stanley Cup

Spotlight: Jordan Binnington

When the St. Louis Blues put backup goaltender Chad Johnson on waivers on December 10th, 2018, no one probably could ...
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Hockey player skating over cannabis plant at center ice

NHL Alumni Association, Canopy Growth Partnership Preludes the Future of Cannabis as a Remedy in Sports

In March 2019, the NHL Alumni Association (NHLAA) entered into a landmark agreement with Canopy Growth Corp. and NEEKA Health ...
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NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman during his testimony before Canadian Parliament

A Look at NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman’s Testimony Before the Subcommittee on Sports-Related Concussions in Canada

In 2018, the Canadian House of Commons Standing Committee on Health adopted a motion establishing the Subcommittee on Sports-Related Concussions ...
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Dr. Charles Tator sitting at his desk

Interview with Order of Canada Recipient Dr. Charles Tator, Founder of the Canadian Concussion Centre

Although concussions and the long-lasting effects of Traumatic Brain Injuries (TBIs) have only come to light in recent years, there ...
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