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The Illusion of Consistency

If Dubinsky's hit deserved ejection, why is Beauchemin's heralded as a highlight play?

Afternoon Edition Sept. 10: Rookies & Aging Finns

Busy rookies, Brian Burke to Calgary, and aging Finns

Did NHL linesmen save Zach Bogosian's brain?

Fans hate it when NHL officials intervene to prevent a spontaneous fight from igniting, but Saturday night their actions may have saved Zach Bogosian's brain from serious injury.

Darroll Powe knocked out after hitting head on ice

The Rangers forward left the game after a hit gone awry appeared to knock him out.

The cult of personality: Sidney Crosby's concussion problems linger on

Sidney Crosby has returned from his post-concussion problems to play again in playoffs. Or, are his post-concussion problems really gone?

Frozen Grounds: Fighting in the NHL

Fighting in hockey is part of its appeal to some - and also a turnoff to others. However, it's been a part of the game since it started.

When It Comes To Concussions The Oilers Might Want To Follow The Canucks Lead

A look at how the Oilers and Canucks handle concussions.

Tuesdays with Dani: Cut for a Cure

Lightning players are once again shaving their heads to raise funds for pediatric cancer; Gary Shelton goes awkward in his support for rookie Dustin Tokarski; Concussion epidemic? All this and more in our weekly links post.

I don’t know why you try to correct what’s working. The hits are always part of the game. I had a...

I don’t know why you try to correct what’s working. The hits are always part of the game. I had a twitter account a few years ago and you look at guys going over to Iraq and Afghanistan and they’re doing it for their country and they’re not getting compensated near as much as we are so why do we have to take less risks than them? That’s part of the sport. We get paid huge money to do it and most of the time you get paid big money it comes with a lot of risks involved and we’re compensated. We know that risk when we step on the ice so you go along with it, so everybody just shut up!

Panthers forward Krys Barch, on concussion-related wrangling at the GM Meetings in Boca Raton. More from Harvey, with some injury talk, here.

Danny Briere Out Indefinitely With a Concussion

Well, crap. Now Danny Briere is Out Indefinitely With a Concussion

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