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05-04-2004, 12:35 AM
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Originally Posted by David Puddy
Hey moosejaw, if they called it a concussion, Robert Esche would have to sit out a week by league rules. It's a concussion. He got hit in the mask with a McCabe slap shot in Game 4. He faced two shots in the first period of Game 5 and left the game feeling dizzy.
#1. The shot by McCabe happened in the opening minute for period 2. He played 40 minutes after that, with no ill-effects. Doesn't sound like a concussion.

#2. There is no league rule that says you must sit a week if it's a concussion.

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