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Marc Savard Will Not Play in 2011-’12 Season, Career Likely Over

The news does not come as a complete shock, but it is still sad to hear. Bruins center Marc Savard is going to be shut down for not just the 2011-’12 season, but possibly for the rest of his career due to post-concussion syndrome. Savard received his second concussion within one year’s time back on January 22nd against the Colorado Avalanche […]

Patrice Bergeron Suffers Mild Concussion, Status Uncertain

The Philadelphia Flyers may not have made a spectacular comeback, but for the second year in a row, they have managed to take out a key Boston Bruin. Last year, it was David Krejci (dislocated wrist); this year, it’s Patrice Bergeron, who suffered what Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli has deemed a “mild concussion” after a […]

NFL, Media Vilifying Meriweather, Robinson, Harrison Over Concussions

Enough is enough. After an NFL weekend that featured an unusually high number of concussions, talking heads and media types have beaten the story into the ground, and managed to vilify a few players in the process. There is no question the hit by Brandon Meriweather was illegal and has no place on the football […]

Savard May Not Return Soon From Post-Concussion Syndrome

After a report from ESPN.com said that center Marc Savard may miss the entire 2010-2011 season with post-concussion syndrome (PCS) symptoms, many worried (myself included) that where there’s smoke, there’s usually fire. In this case, a negative report about Savard’s health citing Bruins sources may have some validity to it. Fortunately, Savard plans to play […]

Marc Savard Concussion Update

According to Bruins coach Claude Julien, center Marc Savard “definitely not feeling better” after suffering a Grade 2 concussion at the hands of Penguin Matt Cooke. “The only update I’ve had is that today, he’s definitely not feeling better,” Julien said. “It’s been a little hard on him. So obviously it’s a pretty serious concussion.” […]