Few comments, quips and quotes raise my eyebrows anymore. Perhaps my nonchalence stems from the 24-hour news cycle where we hear everyone’s take on everything just about all the time.
But comments from the Washington Capitals’ Brooks Laich to Chuck Gormley of CSNWashington really caught my attention. How about you?
“I really don’t care about that awareness crap,” Laich said. “To be honest, I’m sick of hearing all this talk about concussions and about the quiet room. This is what we love to do. Guys love to play, they love to compete, they want to be on the ice. How do you take that away from someone? We accept that there’s going to be dangers when we play this game. We know that every time we get dressed.
“I don’t know, sometimes it just feels like we’re being babysat a little too much. We’re grown men and we should have a say in what we want to do.”Continue reading "Saving the players from themselves"