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  1. Orpik shouldn't have had to pay for hit

    Scott Burnside

    While we await word on just how big a whack Boston's Shawn Thornton will get for hunting down and pummeling unsuspecting Penguin Brooks Orpik (the guess is a dozen games for sending Orpik to the hospital with a concussion and to the injured reserve l...

    Blog | December 10, 2013
  2. Ex-players must prove NHL hid information

    Scott Burnside

    The list of medical conditions is familiar to anyone who has followed the evolving story of concussions in the NHL: hearing loss, dizziness, mood swings, depression, memory loss, headaches. But for a group of 10 former NHL players who filed a clas...

    Blog | November 25, 2013
  3. 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs: Five Conn Smythe candidates

    Scott Burnside

    Scott Burnside previews five excuses we'll hear during the 2012 NHL postseason.

    Story | Conversation | April 08, 2012
  4. NHL GMs Meetings: Alexander Radulov ruling rankles some GMs

    Scott Burnside

    The league's updating of Alexander Radulov's status during Tuesday's GMs meeting stands as a potentially defining moment in terms of the balance of power in the Western Conference -- assuming the prodigal forward actually decides to return to his NHL home.

    Story | Conversation | March 13, 2012
  5. NHL GMs Meetings: Concussions remain hot topic at GMs meetings

    Scott Burnside

    We aren't always going to agree with Brendan Shanahan's decisions, but we acknowledge that the landscape Shanahan oversees reaches far beyond simply carrying a big stick and using it with authority.

    Story | Conversation | March 12, 2012
  6. Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron is proof a player can bounce back...

    Scott Burnside

    Patrice Bergeron is living the dream -- one of the leading scorers on one of the top teams in one of the league's top markets. But it was very close to turning into a nightmare, not all that long ago.

    Story | Conversation | January 24, 2012
  7. Boston Bruins' Marc Savard still dealing with concussion issues

    Scott Burnside

    Marc Savard is the living, breathing example of what can happen months after a player has suffered a severe concussion.

    Story | Conversation | January 21, 2012
  8. Headaches continue to beset Marc Staal

    Scott Burnside

    GREENBURGH, N.Y. -- We are listening to New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal talk about the headaches that continue to plague him as he tries to recover from a concussion sustained when blasted by brother Eric some seven months ago, and we are left...

    Blog | September 20, 2011
  9. Sidney Crosby skates as Pittsburgh Penguins begin training camp

    Scott Burnside

    Sidney Crosby is back at work with the Pittsburgh Penguins.

    Story | Conversation | September 17, 2011
  10. Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby plans first on-ice training ca...

    Scott Burnside

    Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby is planning to skate at the team's first on-ice session of training camp Saturday morning.

    Story | Conversation | September 16, 2011
  11. Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby on recovery from concussion, h...

    Scott Burnside

    While his return to the game remains clouded in uncertainty, Sidney Crosby made a clear statement when he strongly supported a total ban on blows to the head.

    Story | Conversation | September 07, 2011
  12. Pittsburgh Penguins' Sidney Crosby returns to the ice for workout...

    Scott Burnside

    Pittsburgh Penguins center Sidney Crosby is back on the ice in Halifax, Nova Scotia, as part of his regular summer program, the team and his agent told the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review on Thursday.

    Story | Conversation | July 14, 2011
  13. 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
  14. Stanley Cup playoffs: Washington Capitals' Mike Green says he's p...

    Scott Burnside

    Although Capitals coach Bruce Boudreau described defenseman Mike Green as a "game-time decision," all indications are Green will be in the lineup Wednesday night for Game 1 of the opening-round series against the New York Rangers.

    Story | Conversation | April 12, 2011
  15. New concussion protocol starts Wednesday

    Scott Burnside

    BOCA RATON, Fla. -- The NHL will implement its new concussion protocol in NHL games starting Wednesday night, according to Nashville Predators GM David Poile. Speaking at the close of the three-day general managers meetings here in Florida, Poile ...

    Blog | March 16, 2011
  16. New rules must be enforced to help safety

    Scott Burnside

    BOCA RATON, Fla. -- Once again, the NHL is turning to its own rulebook to try to make the game safer for its players and more palatable for its fans. Now it's a question of whether the league has the will to make it work as it has in the past. ...

    Blog | March 15, 2011