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05-12-2013, 06:36 PM
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If they really cared, there would be a mandatory 4-6 week recovery period after a concussion. This has been conclusively shown to lower the reoccurrence rate going forward. Everything else is B.S., they (NHL and owners) don't give adequate recovery time because it might cost them money.
And the long history of players playing "through" concussions to be considered "manly" and tough.
Perhaps there will be a mandatory "sit out period" once a concussion has been diagnosed.
But as can be seen with Crosby and even Pronger, is there really a "set time"? It's really on each individual and how they recover.
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