RICE & MICE: On femur fractures and icing…

Certain injuries have the ability to spark a fierce debate in regards to rule changes, and it’s usually the severe or gruesome injuries that result in near immediate change. Even though some players had called seamless glass unsafe for years, the head and neck injuries suffered by Max Pacioretty last season was partially responsible for the prompt switch from seamless to non-seamless glass and to look at the padding around the glass in time for the 2011-12 NHL season. The recent focus on concussions and head injuries have resulted in another alteration of the rule book in regards to boarding …

Hitting the posts: 10.15.10

“Hitting the posts” is a weekly roundup of links to hockey stories from across the web. If you have any suggestions for articles that we should use, hit us up here. Geoff Detweiler checks out the ’11 VUKOTA predictions for the Flyers :: Broad Street Hockey Here is a roundup of where the Flyers stand in various Power Rankings :: Broad Street Hockey Sarah Baicker discovers that, believe it or not, Sergei Bobrovsky is actually human :: CSN Philly Teemu says that Bobrovsky is adjusting on and off the ice :: Broad Street Hockey Enrico reminds us that the time for …

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