Originally written on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 5/18/15

UNIONDALE, NY - OCTOBER 21: Andrew Alberts #41 of the Carolina Hurricanes skates against the New York Islanders on October 21, 2009 at Nassau Coliseum in Uniondale, New York. The Isles won the game 4-3 after a shoot out. (Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)
Vancouver Canucks forward Andrew Alberts will consider retirement this offseason due to the major concussion he suffered back in December according to NBC sports.By Loxy!! - Common WikimediaThe 32 year-old Alberts received a questionable hit to the head against the boards from Calgary Flames defensemen Brian McGrattan on Decemeber 29. The hit left Alberts down on the ice looking very hurt but then he got up on his own and skated off the ice. It is now five months since his head injury and he is still suffering from headaches and concussion-like symptoms.Alberts via NBC sports had this to say about his progress: “I usually get through a 35 or 40minute workout without a headache, but the headaches come a couple of hours later."McGrattan's hit may be the last hit that Alberts takes. The constant headaches and sickness that he is feeling from this concussion is definitely hard to recover from, making a return to the NHL, especially with his history of concussions and other injuries, an...
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