NHL Player Rick Nash Is Retiring Due to 'Unresolved Issues' from Concussion

After 15 years playing for the National Hockey League, Rick Nash is hanging up his skates. The 34-year-old left winger — who has played for the Columbus Blue Jackets, New York Rangers and Boston Bruins — is retiring from the sport of hockey due to concussion-related symptoms. “Due to unresolved issues/symptoms from the concussion sustained last March, Rick Nash will be […]

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Opinion: Applaud Alex Ovechkin’s decision to skip NHL All-Star Game, don’t punish him

Washington Capitals superstar Alex Ovechkin is being suspended by the NHL for one game for what amounts to being really smart. At the wise old hockey age of 33, Ovechkin is skipping a meaningless exhibition – the league’s All-Star Game – to save himself for the rest of the season and presumably the playoffs, where the Capitals will be trying […]

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