Response to Concussion Lawsuit Shows NHL Still in Denial

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Only three months after the NFL reached a landmark $765 million settlement with thousands of ex-players who sued the league over concussion-related brain injuries, 10 former NHL players have filed a class-action lawsuit claiming that the league is not only failing […]

Is NHL Similar to NFL in Denial of Brain Injuries?

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The recent FRONTLINE investigation into the NFL‘s willful neglect of the risk to the league’s players of developing the degenerative brain disease Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) — “League of Denial: The NFL’s Concussion Crisis” — showed that the NFL has much […]

Will More Russian NHL Players Follow Ilya Kovalchuk to KHL?

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Ilya Kovalchuk shocked the hockey world when the 30-year-old winger announced in early July that he was walking away from the $77 million left on his 15-year contract with the New Jersey Devils to return to Russia and play in the Kontinental Hockey League. […]

Flooded Calgary Flames Arena Shows NHL Needs Climate Adaptation Plan

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Not even the NHL‘s Calgary Flames could avoid the devastating floods that have overwhelmed southern Alberta, Canada. The team’s home arena — Scotiabank Saddledome — is reportedly filled with floodwater from the Bow River all the way up to the […]