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NHL governors discuss player safety

Updated: December 6, 2011, 10:16 PM ET
Associated Press

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. -- NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman said Tuesday that there was not enough data yet to draw conclusions about the link between concussions and a degenerative brain ailment that has been found in four dead hockey players.

The league wrapped up its Board of Governors meetings a day after The New York Times reported that former New York Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, an ailment related to Alzheimer's disease.

The 28-year-old ...

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