GMs study hits to head
BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Hits to the head that can cause concussions were the main topic as NHL general managers began their annual meetings Monday.
A discussion of a two-year independent medical study undertaken by the league included a video presentation showing footage of a number of well-known hits to the head during games. The league estimates there are 60,000 to 70,000 body hits during a season, and during the past 2½ years there have been 200 concussions reported among players.
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