Not exactly a sunshine and rainbows weekend for the NHL when it comes to its concussion problem.
(Whether or not it's an epidemic is a matter of semantics and, in the NHL's case, some legal concerns.)
Sidney Crosby is visiting yet another doctor for his symptoms. Marc Savard doesn't see a "bright future" in his post-concussion hell. Winnipeg Jets leading scorer Evander Kane is out with a concussion, coming to his team with a headache and then being diagnosed.
Now add Danny Briere of the Philadelphia Flyers to the all-concussion team, as news that he suffered a head injury was released by the team after its 4-1 victory over the New Jersey Devils.
From the Flyers:
Flyers general manager [Paul Holmgren] announced that forward Danny Briere will be out indefinitely due to a concussion. It is not exactly known when Briere suffered the injury, but he now joins teammates James van Riemsdyk and Chris Pronger on the sideline due to concussions.
To go along with concussions suffered by Claude...