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11-16-2012, 04:58 PM
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Originally Posted by indigobuffalo View Post
Reimer never suffered a concussion last season. It was initially suspected, and the media went on a hay-day about it.

But if you check the actual reports, it was eventually clarified that it was a neck injury.

Furthermore, if you watched the actual injury footage, that was going to injure anyone (even Crosby). Really, it should never have happened because the defenceman (can't remember who it was... Gardiner? Komisarek?) was too soft on Gionta and allowed him to crash the crease.

The coach should have benched the player responsible.
You are buying Burke's sell job. Riemer had 6 concussions prior to last season. The math is not hard here.

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