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12-19-2011, 10:56 PM
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Originally Posted by sa cyred View Post
The thing about concussions though, is that, even if you wait 2 weeks or 2 months, symptoms from the degree of the concussion can still be present (or "hidden" in other cases). That was one of the big problems with Crosby. He was symptom free for around 1-2 months, came back for a few games and had the symptoms again.
Originally Posted by Snotbubbles
Where does one draw the line then? If he's cleared to play, how long after he's cleared to play do you wait? 2 weeks? 4 weeks? 10 weeks? 10 months? At some point, he's gonna have to either take a shift or retire.
You're both right that there's no magic formula. I'm just advocating a day or two of slow-down after the full-on practice session. I'd just like some caution from the people who are supposed to be making wise decisions for this team.

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