Phil Posted January 17, 2019 Share Posted January 17, 2019 Hockey is physical, and being a professional athlete means that you’re always one brutal instant away from being someone whose Wikipedia entry has the phrase “career-ending.” Sometimes it’s a shattered femur and sometimes it’s a rattled skull. But at least in the first scenario there is no systemic shadiness, and there are no team owners staring innocently into cameras and insisting they’ve never heard of a permanent limp. And there is also far less of a chance that the injury might ultimately render life unrecognizable. https://www.theringer.com/2019/1/16/18184655/rick-nash-retirement-nhl-concussions-cte-lawsuit-hockey -- Poweful stuff here. Read it in its entirety. You won't regret it. Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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