: Injury Report:
Lessard injures Filatov in practice (upd filatov is fine)
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09-21-2011, 01:54 PM
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A team practice isn't run by the NHL.
Yeah, but they are still bound by NHL rules regarding medical situations to some extent. For instance, all teams have to get baseline EEG's for comparison after injury. Setting basic standards is well withing their (NHL) purview.
Guys who get hit and complain about headaches shouldn't be back on the ice without an examination and a precautionary rest from contact. Period - no matter what the player says.
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