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Brooks Laich tired of concussions talk

Updated: October 14, 2011, 3:34 PM ET
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The NHL's protocol regarding concussions -- or "awareness crap," as described by Brooks Laich -- do not sit well with the Washington Capitals forward.

Laich made his comments Friday, a day after teammate Jay Beagle was knocked down in a fight with Pittsburgh's Arron Asham.

Beagle, who was bloodied and needed help getting off the ice, wanted to get back in the game, but was not allowed.

The league's new rules were implemented in March as a way to stem the rising rate of concussions ...

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