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11-19-2008, 11:45 AM
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I understand they are going to happen, I just don't think we should justify them as okay. It's not okay to concuss someone.
Absolutely. As long as everybody knows it's a risk. High speed sport + physical contact = injuries. Concussions are going happen. Doesn't make them 'okay'.

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Mouthguards might help, but so would getting rid of the hard plastic caps on shoulder pads and elbow pads.
Amen! But the NHL/NHLPA don't se this...they don't want to protect themsleves...from...themselves.

Sad when you think about it.

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Also, the checking to the head penalty has not impeded the physicality of the OHL one bit since its inception.
...yup!

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