1/Bettman was consistent in answering the many questions in his deposition: Because there is no medical or scientific certainty, he said, there is no reason to warn @NHL players about the risks of #CTE Nor is there reason, even after the premature deaths...washingtonpost.com/opinions/the-n…
2/in recent years of several #NHL “enforcers” such as Bob Probert , Wade Belak, Rick Rypien, Derek Boogaard & Steve Montador to look for a link between fighting in hockey & brain injuries. “I think the sample has been too small,” Bettman said... #tbiwashingtonpost.com/opinions/the-n…
Jun 19, 2018 • 4 tweets • 2 min read
1/ This is an anecdote that describes seeing & riding a punch in boxing. When a boxer sees the hit coming, they are trained to brace for it appropriately. They ride the hit @NHL#tbirealclearscience.com/blog/2014/01/t…2/ So take the 2 anecdotes I just posted together. If you don’t see the hit, you’re at greater risk for injury. If you are able to see the hit and are conditioned to take hits safely, you are less likely to get injured. This is a corner stone to what @clarkjf is trying to do.
May 2, 2018 • 4 tweets • 5 min read
1/ If u have played the game the way I have, this clip is not that difficult to break down. Notice Wilson’s right skate before or at the initial point of contact. It is leaving the ice intentionally, which means he thrusts his body into an upward direction, which is towards the
2/ head of Reese. If we look at the left skate during the point of contact, Wilson is rising up onto his toe, as if he is trying to jump, hence the reason he ended up sitting on the dasher of his own bench after the hit. It is clear that Reese sees Wilson coming but that has very