herb wrote:Concussions are really weird injuries. Some guys take massive hits and seemingly walk/skate away fine. Other guys have an awkward fall or bang their head and end up with post concussion symptoms.
Rec hockey players get concussions. Kids get concussions playing high school football. A guy at work got a concussion playing squash a couple of years ago because he slipped and fell into the wall. A friend of mine in high school got a concussion in a legendary shopping card incident.
Where does the suing begin and end is my question. Are house hockey leagues liable? What about junior? Do NHL players not sign a waiver when the play? I know I do and I only play beer league hockey and of course I understand there are risks even in beer league.
Most NHL players could have a comfortable life away from hockey after a couple years in the league, yet they all stay or try to stay in the league for many years. If it's so risky and they're compensated so poorly, why stay?
herb wrote:A friend of mine in high school got a concussion in a legendary shopping card incident.
Topper wrote:While riding across the Burrard Street Bridge? I may know him.
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