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From Lower-Body Injury To Bruised Tailbone To Concussion

from Harvey Fialkov of the SunSentinel,

It seems timely with the Vancouver Canucks and former Panther David Booth coming to town, that another Panther, Mikael Samuelsson, has admitted to the Vancouver Province that he did indeed sustain a concussion last month despite the team not being publicly forthright with their medical diagnosis.

I understand that ‘concussion’ has become a dirty word in sports these days, but once it’s obvious a player has sustained a head injury and is out of action shouldn’t NHL teams be held accountable to issue a truthful diagnosis to the press? I will find out….

However the Panthers told us it was a lower body injury and then a bruised tailbone. I took their word for it. No longer.

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Filed in: NHL Teams, Florida Panthers, | KK Hockey | Permalink
  Tags: mikael+samuelsson

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Paul Kukla founded Kukla’s Korner in 2005 and the site has since become the must-read site on the ‘net for all the latest happenings around the NHL.

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