NHL Concussion Report 2.28.11


Each week we scour the web to find concussions in the National Hockey League.  We will keep a running tally on that information as the season progresses.  However, it is not easy as the NHL has decided that listing injuries as “upper body” or “undisclosed” is a good indicator of actual injuries occurred.  Our list is believed to be as accurate as possible, even including injuries that have vague listings but through reports and video analysis should be classified as concussions.

This week has been very quiet on the concussion front.  Other than some “undisclosed” and “upper body” injuries that are very suspect there is nothing to add this week.  The total remains at 70 for the season thus far, making this season on pace for the most reported.  With the NHL Superstar Sidney Crosby continued to be sidelined by concussion symptoms, the NHL must grasp this issue to its fullest.

For those interested here is the full list we have at this time (and it will be the last we show our data);

Lyndman Toni ANA
Pravelec Ondrej ATL
Savard Marc BOS
Bourque Rene CAL
Mueller Peter COL
Benn Jamie DAL
Bouchard Pierre-Marc MIN
Salvador Bryce NJ
Tavares John NYI
Laperriere Ian PHI
Janssen Cam STL
Pominville Jason BUF
Ivanas Raitis CAL
Franzen Johan DET
Goc Marcel NAS
Lombardi Matthew NAS
Ballard Keith VAN
Foote Adam COL
Doughty Drew LAK
Little Brian ATL
Miettnen Antti MIN
Beleskey Matt ANA
Meszaros Andrej PHI
Chipchura Kyle ANA
Colaiacovo Carlo STL
Krejci David BOS
Cumiskey Kyle COL
Quincey Kyle COL
Sauer Kurt PHX
Perron David STL
Gagne Simon TB
Koci David COL
Smid Ladislav EDM
Hillen Jack NYI
Knuble Mike WAS
Morrisonn Shaone BUF
McDonald Andy STL
Ehrhoff Christian VAN
Stalberg Viktor CHI
Schultz Nick MIN
Boogaard Derek NYR
Mauldin Greg COL
Poti Tom WAS
Slater Jim ATL
Stuart Brad DET
Crosby Sidney PIT
Rakhshani Rhett NYI
Skratins Karlis DAL
Scandella Marco MIN
Hemsky Alex EDM
Orr Colton TOR
Schlemko David PHX
Savard Marc BOS
Comeau Blake NYI
Green Mike WAS
Hamhuis Dan VAN
Dorsett Derek CLB
Montador Steve BUF
Pisani Fernando CHI
Tangradi Eric PIT
Thompson Nate TB
Armstrong Colby TOR
Hiller Jonas ANA
Holos Jonas COL
Richards Brad DAL
Gaborik Marian NYR
Schlemko David PHX
Asham Aaron PIT
Johnson Nick PIT
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