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07-02-2013, 01:20 PM
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Sauer has bad genes. Both of his brothers saw their careers cut short with injuries. 2010-11 was the only season Sauer stayed healthy. Injuries in junior. Concussions. Hip surgeries. ACL and shoulder surgeries in the AHL. The Rangers selected him in 2005 coming off having surgeries on both hips. A birth defect and a torn labrum.
whatever his next career is, I hope it's indoors to the sound of jazz music with a pitcher of peach ice tea. I've always been weirdly positive in that we're not going to see Sauer again ever since the end of his last season of healthy hockey. In this day and age of hockey, can anyone ever recover from a concussion like this and come back and play? It's virtually requiring a medium sized miracle.

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07-02-2013, 01:54 PM
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Really need to get some better treatments for concussions. This "rest" thing is all they have, and it doesn't work all that well
Medicinal marijuana, supposedly the NHL is the only one of the four sports to look into it's values as treatment for head injuries.

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Sauer has bad genes. Both of his brothers saw their careers cut short with injuries. 2010-11 was the only season Sauer stayed healthy. Injuries in junior. Concussions. Hip surgeries. ACL and shoulder surgeries in the AHL. The Rangers selected him in 2005 coming off having surgeries on both hips. A birth defect and a torn labrum.
Exactly why we should have never selected him. The cupboard was bare when he was selected, we had no place taking him.

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Wait, are you serious about the wacky tobaccy being used for NHL players?

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Wait, are you serious about the wacky tobaccy being used for NHL players?
www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8eybPn6cLU

About 50 minutes into this doc the NHL logo is flashed as one of the groups looking into the medicinal values of marijuana.

Political controversy has harmed the actual research and good that could come from testing. I see how it benefits other head and nervous system trauma, no reason not to think it could be of help when nothing else seems to be working.

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Poor guy. I suffered from post concussion symptoms for nearly 2 years when I was a teenager, sometimes it really does just take a long time to recover from.

Does he continue to receive medical services/cost coverage from the Rangers since the injury occurred while he was under contract in a game? I don't really know how that works in the NHL.
By Contract, the Rangers are obligated to pay all medical costs of the injury incured while under contract.

We all know you cant work with PCS. Will Sauer get some kind of Disablity payment from the league?

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So terrible for Sauer to lose everything that he spend a lifetime working towards at such a young age with so much talent onhand & even more talent untapped.

I hope he can make it back someday, but if he can't I hope he can find peace in his life.

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www.youtube.com/watch?v=H8eybPn6cLU

About 50 minutes into this doc the NHL logo is flashed as one of the groups looking into the medicinal values of marijuana.

Political controversy has harmed the actual research and good that could come from testing. I see how it benefits other head and nervous system trauma, no reason not to think it could be of help when nothing else seems to be working.
well I have never had a concussion so.......

ya ya causation / correlation

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Ugh, I got a minor concussion playing roller hockey with some friends about a week ago. Only just getting back to work at my retail job in a couple of days, and even then with many restrictions. I can only imagine what Sauer is going through. Hope he can get better and at least lead a normal life.

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07-02-2013, 05:03 PM
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Medicinal marijuana, supposedly the NHL is the only one of the four sports to look into it's values as treatment for head injuries.
Yea I can tell you right now, it's not a treatment for concussions. It's a pain killer that has little to no dependency rates.

It has no potential as a treatment, but can be used to manage the symptoms. And there is nothing politically that is harming/slowing research done on it. It's just not all that effective as a pain killer

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07-02-2013, 05:41 PM
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Yea I can tell you right now, it's not a treatment for concussions. It's a pain killer that has little to no dependency rates.

It has no potential as a treatment, but can be used to manage the symptoms. And there is nothing politically that is harming/slowing research done on it. It's just not all that effective as a pain killer
Not talking about the THC here though, talking cannabinoids. They treat the trauma, in so many words, they neutralize the 'tumour necrosis' and 'intermediates' that cause neuronal damage.

IMO, The cannabinoid-based drugs for brain trauma will be introduced into clinical treatment in the near future, once they start breaking down the silly laws that restrict the usage.

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07-02-2013, 06:15 PM
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Not talking about the THC here though, talking cannabinoids. They treat the trauma, in so many words, they neutralize the 'tumour necrosis' and 'intermediates' that cause neuronal damage.

IMO, The cannabinoid-based drugs for brain trauma will be introduced into clinical treatment in the near future, once they start breaking down the silly laws that restrict the usage.
It's not laws preventing it. It's the fact that it is far from proven clinically

What they have found is a thc like drug can help reduce swelling and improve blood flow, but only at very small incredibly difficult to control levels, and it has to be administered right after the incident( a couple hour window) to have much effect.

In other words, will likely do nothing for Sauer


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07-02-2013, 07:36 PM
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Sad when you think that both brothers had solid defensive blueliner skill and size for the NHL. Both have shortened careers with injuries. Rangers have bad luck. That said, Sauer would have gone in the 1st round had he not had injury issues when being drafted.

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He was really rounding out to be a good player, but that's way besides the point.

Hope he is able to lead a normal life and finds himself a role in the organization if a comeback can't take place.

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07-02-2013, 07:56 PM
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I loved the Sauer/McDonaugh combo. Thought both of them would improve on offense and they'd eventually split to Girardi/Mac & Sauer/Staal. What a shame. I'm actually optimistic Sauer will get to 100% again, and live a normal life, but coming back to be the player he was, or coming back at all, doesn't seem likely.

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I loved the Sauer/McDonaugh combo. Thought both of them would improve on offense and they'd eventually split to Girardi/Mac & Sauer/Staal. What a shame. I'm actually optimistic Sauer will get to 100% again, and live a normal life, but coming back to be the player he was, or coming back at all, doesn't seem likely.
Geez I forgot about that.

Was really exciting to see the two kids play well together.

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Sauer retiring? (no link yet)

Friend said this on fb...Idk if it's true.

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All indications point to Sauer retiring. It's all but official.

Still holding out hope that he can make a miraculous recovery.

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Sad. Really solid player.

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07-12-2013, 11:27 PM
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Sad. Really solid player.
Yup. Extremely underrated. I thought he was well on his way to becoming a high-end shutdown defender. Big, strong, willing to do anything to protect his teammates, fluid skater, efficient breakout pass, and by all accounts just a great, great guy.

All I can say is, **** you Dion Phaneuf. I don't care if it was a clean hit.

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Yup. Extremely underrated. I thought he was well on his way to becoming a high-end shutdown defender. Big, strong, willing to do anything to protect his teammates, fluid skater, efficient breakout pass, and by all accounts just a great, great guy.

All I can say is, **** you Dion Phaneuf. I don't care if it was a clean hit.
It really was Sauer's fault, though. He should have had his helmet strap tighter, instead of trying to be cool, or whatever dumb reasons players have not to tighten it.

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Phaneuf will get his in the end. He plays for the Leafs.

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Yup. Extremely underrated. I thought he was well on his way to becoming a high-end shutdown defender. Big, strong, willing to do anything to protect his teammates, fluid skater, efficient breakout pass, and by all accounts just a great, great guy.

All I can say is, **** you Dion Phaneuf. I don't care if it was a clean hit.
agreed. Phaneuf is a helluva player and one of the top defensemen in the league. But I'm still extremely bitter at the result of that hit since Sauer was an integral part of this roster. **** Faneuf

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Phaneuf will get his in the end. He plays for the Leafs.
Clean hit all the way. He did nothing wrong and doesnt deserve anything. It was completely unfortunate for Sauer and the team.

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Clean hit all the way. He did nothing wrong and doesnt deserve anything. It was completely unfortunate for Sauer and the team.
Not debating that. My beef is with Phaneuf and how the Leafs organization celebrated and bragged about the hit. I find it to be in very poor taste.

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Another notch on the belt of this cursed franchise.

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