Wayne Scanlan of The Vancouver Sun wrote about the concussion incidence in professional hockey. He used information that we have been compiling on those concussed in the NHL;
To look at the list of names is to gasp at the scope of the problem: Seventy-two players, with one month still to play.
Considering most teams have a 23-man active roster, some 690 players are in the NHL — that means more than 10 per cent of the league’s players have had a concussion this season.
As Scanlan started to list off the players for the “All-Concussion Team” he admits that the talent on said team could be good enough to challenge for the Stanley Cup. Here is what Scanlan came up with; Continue reading