Found January 04, 2012 on The 6th Sens:
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I agree with women everywhere, the c-word is a dirty word. Keeping that in mind, Chris Phillips has a concussion. To this point, there's been no clarification as to whether the reason as to why he left Monday night's game against New Jersey at the 7:47 mark of the second period was related to the decision to scratched from the December 27th game against Montreal. Admittedly however, when it was reported that Phillips left the game with an undisclosed 'upper body injury', I feared that it was a euphemism for concussion. Who could blame me for that? It's a by-product of this hockey era: concussions are prevalent and it's the topic du jour in the sports media realm.From James Gordon at SenatorsExtra.com: “We’re going to be hopeful that it’s short term and it’s being evaluated and it appears to be a mild one, but it depends on him,” said MacLean. The coach says there’s no question the Senators will miss the steadying influence of the 33-year-old Phillips, w...
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