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11-21-2011, 11:06 AM
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lebear
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Originally Posted by German Way of War View Post
Bolded is the key. While the new helmets are decent, they dont prevent the brain from swishing around. It's time hockey graduated to the next level of head protection, but the open ice hit will always be a threat -- clean or not..
An often overlooked fact is that blows to the head are not always the cause of a concussion - the rotation of head/body is important too. Shoulder hits which gets the body rotating may cause a concussion.

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