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Steve Konowalchuk, Mark Morrison join Ducks’ coaching staff

The Ducks hired Steve Konowalchuk and Mark Morrison as assistant coaches Wednesday, becoming additions on Coach Randy Carlyle’s staff. Konowalchuk, 44, served as coach of the Western Hockey League’s Seattle Thunderbirds for six seasons and guided them to their first WHL championship in 2016-17. The 14-year NHL forward has a connection with Carlyle, having played under him in Washington during ...

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Canadian government issues guidelines on concussions in sport

The federal government has issued guidelines on concussions in sports to help with decisions on diagnosis management and treatment. The guideline released on Friday, and developed by Parachute Canada, is intended to ensure that athletes receive appropriate care if there’s a potential concussion. Seven areas are addressed in the guideline including: pre-season education, head injury recognition, on site… CBC | ...

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Government announces release of guideline on concussions in sports

The Canadian Press</span> Published Friday, July 28, 2017 8:01PM EDT Last Updated Friday, July 28, 2017 9:52PM EDT WINNIPEG — The federal government has announced the release of guidelines on concussions in sports to help with decisions on diagnosis management and treatment. The guideline released on Friday is intended to ensure th… NHL News

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5 notable remaining restricted free agents

Ryan Johansen signed his big new contract with the Nashville Predators, but the list of remaining restricted free agents goes 28 deep, according to Cap Friendly. Here’s a look at five of the biggest names: Leon Draisaitl Of all the lottery picks made by the

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Markov hopes to play in 2018 Olympics

Andrei Markov hasn’t been asked to play in the Olympics, but it doesn’t sound like it would take long for him to accept an invite. “If I’m going to play well and everything, (if) I’m going to deserve to be part of the Russian team in the Olympics, I will be happy. But it’s not my decision,” Markov said on ...

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Frank Vatrano battles Bruins teammate Tim Schaller in penalty kicks during visit to AS Roma practice

July 28–East Longmeadow’s Frank Vatrano might already have a pretty solid gig with the Boston Bruins, but the winger isn’t all that bad on the soccer pitch either. Vatrano, who visited Italian pro soccer team AS Roma’s practice at Harvard University Thursday, took part in a penalty-kick challenge against his Bruins teammate, Tim Schaller</pers… NHL News

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