Last night the Tampa Bay Lightning took a one game to none lead over the number one seed Washington Capitals. However in that game two players for the Lightning were removed with head injuries. The most publicized and dramatic of the injuries was Simon Gagne as seen in the video below;
Gagne has had a concussion history beginning in 2002, but was pretty clear until 2007 when with the Flyers he missed 26 games; only to miss another 44 the following year with more concussion issues. After Gagne’s head bounced off the ice like a basketball and he was clearly unconscious it would be easy to assume he sustained yet another concussion.
As if losing one of their wingers was not enough, Pavel Kubina was taken to the boards by Jason Chimera in a hit that should be Continue reading