The tentative agreement was announced on the same day of controversial commissioner Gary Bettman's Hall of Fame induction ceremony.
"Our game is under attack," claimed the University of North Carolina head football coach.
The way athletes like Roger Federer and Tom Brady think can help explain why they remain dominant.
The NHL has treated fans like shit for decades and they always come back. Changing a rule to protect players and make the game more skill-based isn't pushing anyone away.
And it's time for teams and hockey fans to speak up about it.
What we really want is for it to be palatable to watch 300-pound men give each other brain damage each week.
The league announced new protocols, which are a welcome change. But how weren't they doing all this stuff already?
“The players are already quietly doing it. They’re way ahead of the game.”
Tom Savage clearly suffered a brain injury against the 49ers Sunday. He theoretically went through the concussion protocol and was cleared to return the next series. It's an all too common occurrence.
Plus, no one on the Kings wants to guard Erik Karlsson.
The league's partnership with the National Institutes of Health has been, in a word, messy.
A new study only strengthens the link between football and brain trauma.