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  1. Joffrey Lupul, Peter Holland each score 2 as Leafs cruise vs. Haw...

    Joffrey Lupul and Peter Holland each scored twice to help the Toronto Maple Leafs end a three-game losing streak with a 7-3 win over the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday.

    Recap | Box Score | Conversation | December 14, 2013
  2. Former players sue NHL over concussions

    Ten former National Hockey League players, including All-Star forward Gary Leeman, claimed in a class-action lawsuit that the league hasn't done enough to protect players from concussions.

    Story | Conversation | November 25, 2013
  3. Shawn Burr, former member of Detroit Red Wings, dies at 47

    Shawn Burr, who played 16 years in the NHL, mostly with the Detroit Red Wings, died Monday. He was 47.

    Story | Conversation | August 06, 2013
  4. Family of Derek Boogaard files wrongful-death lawsuit against NHL...

    Katie Strang

    Derek Boogaard's family has filed a wrongful-death lawsuit against the National Hockey League.

    Story | Conversation | May 12, 2013
  5. Former hockey player Eric Lindros redefined NHL's culture of play...

    David Fleming

    In ESPN The Magazine's 15 anniversary issue, Mag 15, David Fleming writes about Eric Lindros, who unintentionally became the poster boy for the concussion crisis when he challenged hockey's play-though-it culture.

    Story | Conversation | May 01, 2013
  6. Longtime NHL assistant coach Wayne Fleming dies at 62 years old

    Longtime NHL assistant coach Wayne Fleming has died. He was 62.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2013
  7. Minnesota Wild sign D Brian Connelly to 2-year deal

    The Minnesota Wild have signed defenseman Brian Connelly to a two-year contract.

    Story | Conversation | July 06, 2012
  8. Three-point debate: Change the standings?

    Pierre LeBrun

    I would never suggest for a moment that Steve Yzerman and I share a brain -- I wouldn't want to insult him that way -- but we certainly agree on one thing. We both see merit in awarding three points for a 60-minute, regulation-time victory. "I jus...

    Blog | March 02, 2012
  9. NHL board of governors discuss realignment, collective bargaining...

    Scott Burnside

    The NHL board of governors approved a new four-conference format, but questions remain about playoff seeding, fighting's effect on the brain and pending negotiation on the next collective bargaining agreement.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2011
  10. Gary Bettman not enough data for clear link from concussion to CT...

    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.

    Story | Conversation | December 06, 2011
  11. Report -- New York Rangers' Derek Boogaard had brain ailment

    Rangers enforcer Derek Boogaard suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, a degenerative brain ailment related to Alzheimer's disease that is caused by repeated blows to the head, the New York Times reported.

    Story | Conversation | December 05, 2011
  12. Brain Study: Ex-Buffalo Sabres great Rick Martin had damage consi...

    Researchers studying the brain of seven-time All-Star Rick Martin have found damage consistent with the trauma they found in other former NHL players.

    Story | Conversation | October 05, 2011
  13. NHL players, researchers take hard look at helmets

    The custom-fitted helmet that Colorado Avalanche forward Peter Mueller will wear this season provides peace of mind as much as added protection.

    Story | Conversation | September 29, 2011
  14. Concussions study on NHL players to be presented in Toronto

    With NHL training camps starting this weekend, the issue of concussions is front and center for a group of doctors, researchers and players who want to educate the public about the potential long-term effects of the brain injury.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2011
  15. Researchers study brain of enforcer Derek Boogaard

    Researchers at Boston University are studying the brain of deceased NHL enforcer Derek Boogaard to determine whether he suffered from a degenerative brain condition associated with repeated hits to the head.

    Story | Conversation | September 01, 2011
  16. Former NHL player Paul Kariya announces retirement after post-con...

    Scott Burnside

    After missing the entire 2010-11 season with post-concussion symptoms, Paul Kariya on Wednesday announced his retirement from the NHL after 15 seasons.

    Story | Conversation | June 29, 2011