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@sportsa · Ice Hockey · 11:13pm - 09 Nov 2018

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.
Pain, agony and 'years of duress': How hockey wive

Pain, agony and 'years of duress': How hockey wives are fighting back over players' chronic brain injuries | CBC News

Wives of some retired hockey enforcers are in their own fight, taking on the NHL and commissioner Gary Bettman, seeking an acknowledgement of a link between fights and head injuries on the ice and long-term effects like degenerative brain disease.
NHL trainer intrigued by potential of marijuana he

Trainers And Athletes Open To The Possible Benefits Of Marijauna

Matt Nichol, a nutritionist and strength and conditioning coach who works with numerous elite-level NHLers, has been studying how marijuana can help athletes for months but says more research needs to be done.
'I could not stand being alone in my brain': Islan

Islanders goalie Robin Lehner opens up about his addiction...

In this exclusive first-person essay, the New York Islanders goaltender opens up about his struggles with alcohol and drugs, his bipolar diagnosis and how he 'is truly ready to battle now.'
Isles' Lehner thrives after confronting mental hea

Goaltender says he knows 'how to handle it now and it's nothing to be scared of'

Goaltender Robin Lehner, who before the season disclosed his struggles with mental illness and is now a finalist for the Vezina Trophy as the NHL's top goaltender, is a huge reason the New York Islanders returned to the playoffs after a two-year absence.