Better Late Than Never
Posted December 19, 2011
My apologies for the lack of writing the last 2 days as I ran into some computing problems which caused me terrible headaches. The fact that I could not write was probably for the best as I really did'nt have much positive to add from the weekend. Just leave a couple observations and what I think should happen going forward.
First and foremost, I have quite a bit of respect for the writers on... Read More »
Progress Vs. Epidemic
Posted December 16, 2011
Yesterday I wrote a missive about the similarities in the evolution of concussion treatment and diagnoses in sports, and that in other areas of medicine and society. Last night shortly after it was announced that Chris Pronger would be sidelined for the remainder of the NHL season and playoffs, agent Allen Walsh issued a very direct verbal attack on the NHL and the lack of urgency with which this... Read More »
The list of players having recieved a concussion this season hit 23 this morning, according to a Globe and Mail report. This is concerning for a lot of reasons, none larger than the names that have made the list. Sidney Crosby, Ryan Miller, Claude Giroux all have found themselves on the shelf for some time this season with the dreaded C word. Consider that 2 of the top 3 scorers in the NHL this... Read More »
I will start this by stating due to personal obligations I missed the first half of the game due to other obligations. Due to the bipolar nature of the media in and regarding Toronto, I can't tell whether this was an amazing game by Toronto which Cam Ward earned the Hurricanes a point, or the Leafs squeaked by with a win. I will stick to the third period of this one.
The most impressive attri... Read More »
Going to try this Again
Posted December 12, 2011
What seems like forever ago, I attempted to write a blog on here, and due to lack of time/energy/patience/feedback, I got quickly discouraged. That said, I am going to try this again, this time with a great deal more time and patience. I spend a lot of time reading these things and one thing that seems to be a common theme, most people are fans of the team that they are blogging, which makes per... Read More »