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  1. Primeau calls Crosby “ambassador for people who have brain injuries”

    Dec 13, 2011, 12:02 PM EST

    Sidney Crosby

    The 14-year-vet had his own career derailed by concussions.

  2. Bettman says it’s too early to link CTE to fighting

    Dec 6, 2011, 11:24 PM EST

    Derek Boogaard

    Despite yet another former player being diagnosed with the same degenerative brain disease, Gary Bettman says that it’s too early to say there’s a link.

  3. Report: Derek Boogaard dealt with issues related to Alzheimer’s disease

    Dec 5, 2011, 11:05 PM EST

    Derek Boogaard

    Studies of Boogaard’s brain showed signs of CTE, a disease linked to Alzheimer’s.

  4. Terrifying Trend: Evaluation shows Rick Martin had brain damage

    Oct 5, 2011, 10:38 PM EST

    Terry Pegula, Rick Martin, Gilbert Perreault, Rene Robert

    In what is becoming a disturbing trend, yet another former NHL player’s brain has shown signs of chronic traumatic encephalopathy. But this one is different: this time it wasn’t a fighter.

  5. Derek Boogaard’s family will donate his brain to science to study concussion effects

    May 14, 2011, 11:11 PM EST

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    Jody Shelley, Derek Boogaard

    Derek Boogaard’s shocking sudden death and history of concussions has his family donating his brain to science to be studied.

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