Is A Precedent About To Be Set By The N.H.L. Brain Trust?
The National Hockey League is nearing an agreement with some of the retired players seeking damages from the league for head trauma they endured while playing, Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman is reporting.
There was no torch. There was no physical passing of anything. But as Nicholle Anderson and Lauren Boyle chatted, as they talked through bits of their stories, their journeys, the years of medications and tests and scans and scares, it was evident that they shared something.
“On November 15th, I’ll be sleeping on the street with other members of our community, with just a sleeping bag to show homeless youth that we care. Please support me in my efforts to help valuable programs at The Covenant House. #CHSleepOuthttps://t.co/aEKwWESGih”
Saskatoon Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing 10 year old boy. Braydin Moccasin was last seen on October 17, 2018, at approximately 3:00 p.m., in the 10 block of Leif Erickson Place. Braydin is described as being 5’1” tall with a slim build and weighs 100lbs. He has dark brown shaggy hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a dark blue long sleeved shirt with an orange square on the front that says 'Just Do It', blue track pants and black and white runners. Anyone with information on Braydin’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Trainers And Athletes Open To The Possible Benefits Of Marijauna
Matt Nichol, a nutritionist and strength and conditioning coach who works with numerous elite-level NHLers, has been studying how marijuana can help athletes for months but says more research needs to be done.
Sad Story, But It's Good To See That Guys Are Getting Help
The National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) and the National Hockey League (NHL) announced today that forward Micheal Haley of the Florida Panthers will be away from the team while taking part in the NHL/NHLPA player assistance program.
“If you’re struggling, don’t wait for something bad to happen.
Don’t wait for a wake-up call.
Talk to somebody.
It’s not as scary as you think.
There is hope.
There is light.
Just talk to somebody.
Because fighting alone is the worst way to fight. @4everUSM24 #WorldMentalHealthDayhttps://t.co/Pe9BBu6vpQ”
Today Is World Mental Health Day. Here Are Some Important Resources
foundrybc.ca is an interactive website designed to support youth and young adults in British Columbia to better understand their mental health and learn about steps they can take to improve their well-being. The resource is made available through a partnership between Fraser Health Authority and the BC Mental Health & Substance Use Services of the Provincial Health Services Authority.
From Daniel Carcillo, Founder of Chapter 5
Chicago Blackhawks left wing Daniel Carcillo opens up about the death of his friend Steve Montador and why the NHL community can’t be silent about mental health issues anymore.
“It was early Sunday afternoon, and I was taking off my shoes
He was a first overall pick in the 1986 NHL Draft. His name is engraved on the Stanley Cup. Now, Joe Murphy is living homeless on the streets of Northern Ontario. Our Rick Westhead searches for Murphy in Kenora, as the close-knit hockey fraternity asks, “what can be done to help?” This is ‘Finding Murph’.
5 Mental Health Articles by Hockey Players - Open Net Foundation
The Players Tribune is a great site. They feature first hand accounts from players and personalities around the world of sports. Here are 5 articles where players share their struggles with mental health. Everything’s Not O.K. – Nick Boynton (NHL tough guy) Depression, anxiety, mental-health issues … that sort of stuff can seem invisible sometimes … 5 Mental Health Articles by Hockey Players Read More »