NHL Post Season Concussion Report #2

Throughout the year we have been chronicling concussions in the National Hockey League and now the sport is in the post season.  We will be noting any concussion we can find; that are both ACTUALLY listed and suspected.

There seemed to be a slow down on concussion is the playoffs over the past week.  That was not without trying from players, as Raffi Torres was just one amongst a lot of players that “laid the wood” this past week.  Now I must say that like Gary Bettman, I love the big hit, but I love the CLEAN big hit.  I am not, nor will I ever be a fan of a hit that deliberately targets the head, or is so vicious/blind sided that it causes a head injury.

A prime example is the picture above (via Puck Daddy at Yahoo! Sports) that Greg Wyshynski wrote about; Continue reading