Former NHL goaltender Kelly Hrudey has never shied away from talking about mental health, and he is continuing to bring awareness to the important issue in an effort to help those struggling during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Young athletes may be returning to the ice or the field too soon after suffering a concussive blow, according to a new Canadian study that found unexplained changes in the brain can continue for months after a player has been deemed fit to play using conventional tests.
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.
The National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) and the National Hockey League (NHL) announced today that forward Micheal Haley of the Florida Panthers will be away from the team while taking part in the NHL/NHLPA player assistance program.
He was at the top of his game professionally, but off the ice, Corey Hirsch was struggling. In a recent article, the former NHL player publicly revealed his struggles with obsessive compulsive disorder.