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by Paul on 03/22/12 at 03:23 PM ET
Vancouver Canucks forward Daniel Sedin will not play tonight against the Dallas Stars after leaving last night’s game against the Chicago Blackhawks early with a head injury.
The Canucks are flying Sedin back to Vancouver today so that the forward can see a specialists and get treatment.
There’s been no firm diagnosis of Sedin from the Canucks yet, and it could be a while before there is one since it’s not uncommon for it take 48 to 72 hours after being hit in the head for potential onset of symptoms.
In the meantime, given the value of the player to the Canucks, they are erring on the side of caution. He can see a neurological specialists in Vancouver but also get soft tissue (ART) and chiropractic treatment which is essential for any potential concussion to separate brain trauma symptoms from skeletal or soft tissue related symptoms. That procedure was part of Penguins centre Sidney Crosby’s concussion treatment.
read on for more on Sedin and possible action against Keith…
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