The Current – Hockey Concussions | CBC

We started this segment with a clip of Don Cherry reacting to the National Hockey League’s decision not to suspend Zdeno Chara. Chara is the Boston Bruins defencemen who drove Montreal Canadiens’ forward Max Pacioretty head-first into a support post along the boards in Montreal last week.
The hit left Pacioretty with a concussion and a broken vertebrae. And it left the NHL with yet another black eye. Whether it was a dirty hit or not, it came after a succession of ugly checks, lingering concussions, and on-ice violence. For a lot of fans, it was the last straw. And the hit even prompted Canada’s most powerful hockey fan — Prime Minister Stephen Harper — to wade into the discussion. We aired a clip. Full Article

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