Concussion crusade 1 New guides put spotlight on growing problem

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BY BOB ELLIOTT ,TORONTO SUN TORONTO – Sidney Crosby and Chris Pronger. Justin Morneau and Jason Bay. And Aidan Fife of Waterloo. Concussions aren’t restricted to one sport, one level of stardom or one age group. While Crosby and Pronger are NHLers, Morneau and Bay earn their living as major league hitters, Fife, now 13, was skating on left wing for the Waterloo …

Concussions: Keith Primeau discusses the dark days

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by Alexis Brudnicki on May 4, 2012 *Former NHL Keith Primeau explained the dark days at a concussion education group brought together by Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences at Hockey Hall of Fame.  The  injuries affect athletes in any sport and the project is endorsed by Baseball Canada among others./Photos: Alexis Brudnicki …. Lie down, take Tylenol, don’t fall asleep … no more  By Alexis Brudnicki Alone on …

Shift Concussion Management

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Kerry Goulet with Graeme Roustan, Caroline Andrews, Kevin Huhn, Paul Rosen and the gang all attended the open house April 24th at the Chesswood Arena for the new Shift Concussion Care Clinic. Goulet, Scott Haller, Wayne and Keith Primeau, along with their entire team launched the first of its kind concussion care clinic. For more information please call 1-855-223-1002 For more …

Horton hit a déjà vu moment for Primeau

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by Randy Starkman – The Toronto Star June 7, 2011 Vancouver defenceman Aaron Rome’s crushing late hit on Boston’s Nathan Horton in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup final brought back some very bad memories for former NHL star Keith Primeau. Primeau has been there before as a member of the Philadelphia Flyers. Head down in the early moments of …

Here We Go Again, Edmonton Journal

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For the second time this week, and the third time in two months, a member of the Vancouver Canucks has crossed the line from fair play to foul to a degree that compels me to write. No puns or funnies of any type this time, as I found the sight of Nathan Horton in near convulsions on the ice to be highly …

Ex-hockey stars raise concussion awareness

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http://www.edmontonsun.com/2011/06/06/exhockey-stars-raise-concussion-awareness Laura Pederson – Edmonton Sun Two former hockey stars have teamed up and formed an organization aimed to help parents, players, and coaches better understand and diagnose sports-related concussions. Keith Primeau, who played 15 seasons in the NHL, and Kerry Goulet, a star in the European hockey circuit, started stopconcussions.com hoping to educate the public about the dangers of …

Keith Primeau on Concussions

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BY RON BARR, SPORTSBYLINEUSA Ron talks with former Philadelphia Flyers captain Keith Primeau about his campaign against concussions in sports. Primeau, whose career was cut short by concussions says, “education on this issue is key for all of us.” Click here to listen

Primeau and Goulet Have a Successful Launch

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“Overwhelming, I am extactic that we have so many media outlets out for our first of many press conferences for this very serious issue!” stresses Keith Primeau. “Also the panel was fantastic and spoke openly about concussions and what we need to do as athletes to help combat these types of injuries.” Today’s PanelistsJim Thomson, Former NHL enforcer, LA Kings …

Primeau and Goulet put minds to educating youngsters

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Keith Primeau puts mind to educating youngsters DAVID SHOALTS Toronto— From Thursday’s Globe and Mail Published Wednesday, May. 04, 2011 7:07PM EDT Last updated Wednesday, May. 04, 2011 7:08PM EDT Keith Primeau and Kerry Goulet did not take up their crusade to educate people about concussions to make the NHL a safer place. They are aiming at a much younger …