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Five Questions with Eddie Olczyk

The latest edition features former NHL forward/current "NHL on NBC" analyst Eddie Olczyk, who fought and beat Stage 3 colon cancer.

Is A Precedent About To Be Set By The N.H.L. Brain Trust?

The National Hockey League is nearing an agreement with some of the retired players seeking damages from the league for head trauma they endured while playing, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman is reporting.
Veteran MD About 5G Technology Dangers At 5G Hearing
3:41am - Thu 07 May

Canucks and B.C.'s top doctor show interest in hosting NHL games in Vancouver | CBC News

Provincial health officer Dr. Bonnie Henry says there are ways to safely host NHL games in Vancouver if the league goes ahead with resuming the season in a small number of hub cities.
10:05pm - 10 Oct 2018

22 Male Athletes Speaking Out About Depression | HeadsUpGuys

Depression does not mean weakness. You, too, can reach out and get better. 22 male athletes talk about their experiences with depression.
7:24pm - 17 Oct 2019

Edmonton Oilers forward Zack Kassian perseveres to become one of hockey’s best stories - TSN.ca

Once on the verge of throwing his NHL career away, the Edmonton winger is now four years sober, a proud new father and playing a vital role on the Oilers’ top line, TSN Senior Hockey Reporter Frank Seravalli writes.
1:38am - 27 Oct 2018

Missing 10 Year Old Boy In Saskatoon

Saskatoon Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing 10 year old boy. Braydin Moccasin was last seen on October 17, 2018, at approximately 3:00 p.m., in the 10 block of Leif Erickson Place. Braydin is described as being 5’1” tall with a slim build and weighs 100lbs. He has dark brown shaggy hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a dark blue long sleeved shirt with an orange square on the front that says 'Just Do It', blue track pants and black and white runners. Anyone with information on Braydin’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
7:27pm - 19 Dec 2018

NHL Beginning to Raise Mental Health Awareness

NHL players have had a tough time speaking out about mind-related issues in past years, but recent initiatives have begun raising mental health awareness.

TSN Original: The Problem of Pain

Playing through injury, sacrificing your body, blocking a shot, fighting to stand up for a teammate. Hockey players are praised for their courage and willingness to withstand pain, and doing whatever it takes to win no matter the cost. Here is the TSN Original: The Problem of Pain.
7:05pm - 08 Sep 2018

I Can't Live Like That Anymore | By Daniel Carcillo

I would give back all my money, I would give back all the time. You can take my name off the Stanley Cup twice over. I can’t live like that anymore. I just can’t.
2:58pm - 21 Sep 2018

Flames prospect Tyler Parsons opens up about his mental...

Tyler Parsons was in a dark place. The darkest, actually. And the rising sun was doing nothing to brighten his mood.
1:48pm - 26 Jul 2019

Clint Malarchuk suffered a horrific sporting injury. But PTSD put his life in peril again, decades later | CBC Radio

Clint Malarchuk suffered one of the most horrific accidents in NHL history in 1989, when another player's skate severed his jugular vein. But decades later, undiagnosed PTSD from the incident would put his life in peril again.

Bell Let's Talk on Twitter

“BELL LET’S TALK DAY 2019 OFFICIAL VIDEO: Today, every view of this video makes a difference. All you need to do is watch it and Bell will donate 5¢ to mental health initiatives. Share to help spread the word! #BellLetsTalk https://t.co/zVdFiEafYl”
6:58pm - 08 Sep 2018

I've just created the c/HealthAndWellness circle

A place to talk about physical and mental health & wellness of players
10:49pm - 08 Oct 2018

Quick Hydration Advice From Gary Roberts High Performance Training

Grab a bottle of water and check out these tips on staying hydrated throughout the day.
8:08pm - Fri 24 Jan

(PDF) Investigating the influence of youth hockey specialization on psychological needs (dis)satisfaction, mental health, and mental illness

PDF | The Developmental Model of Sport Participation describes three pathways that youth can follow: recreational participation, late specialization,... | Find, read and cite all the research you need on ResearchGate
5:22pm - 30 Oct 2019

I take meds for my mental health. I wouldnt be here if I didnt.

“I take meds for my mental health. I wouldnt be here if i didnt. So for all of you shaming people about meds...would it be better for you if I was medication free, but took my own life? Would you come to my funeral and call me a hero?
Stop shaming people into not taking them.”
1:57pm - Sat 14 Mar

‘Dumb,’ ‘stupid’ and ‘lazy’ replay in mind of ex-NHLer with dyslexia

Saskatoon-raised ex-NHLer Brent Sopel is advocating to raise awareness about dyslexia, a learning difference he wasn’t diagnosed with until adulthood.
1:59pm - 03 Oct 2019

Hockey school working to prevent youth suicides in northern communities | CBC News

About 100 young hockey players from the Peter Ballantyne Cree Nation in northern Saskatchewan are taking part in the Shoot-to-Score Hockey School in Flin Flon, Man., this week.
10:07pm - 18 Dec 2018
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