Olympic star Amanda Kessel ends college career due to concussions | Sports Illustrated
Kessel, who turns 24 next month, had three goals and three assists during the United States’ silver medal run in Sochi. In her last college season in 2012–13, Kessel led the nation with 101 points (46 goals, 55 assists) in just 37 games and won the Patty Kazmaier Award as the top women’s hockey player in the nation
Amanda Kessel Highlights: 2013 B1G Female Athlete of the Year | Video
Gopher star Kessel won't play senior season | Grand Forks Herald
Amanda Kessel out due to concussion sustained with Team USA | ESPN
The numbers are staggering. In a sport in which checking is illegal, concussions make up 25 percent of the injuries in women's college hockey, based on a 2010 University of North Carolina study of NCAA injury reports. Surprisingly, that's higher than football (7 percent) and even men's hockey (9 percent).
The growing problem of concussion for girls in hockey | Globe and Mail
From February 2015: "Across all sports in the study," the foundation reported, "the highest rate of concussion was reported not by male football players, but by female hockey players."
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Blue Jackets draft video shows Leafs offered pick No. 4 for picks No. 8, 34, 38, 58 | PPP
PPP organizing Toronto Furies outing | Brigstew
Ari Vuori, Steve Briere join Maple Leafs staff | TLN
USA Hockey Select 16 Player Development Camp Rankings and Scouting Reports: Defensemen and Goaltenders | SBN College Hockey
Carter Ashton parting ways with Tampa | Pro Hockey Talk
Is the new NCAA hockey landscape still good for the game? | Along the Boards
Handicapping potential cities for NHL expansion | ESPN
"Yes, Toronto already has a team in the Toronto Maple Leafs, but many believe that hockey’s biggest hotbed would have zero difficulty supporting a second team"
Company bids to bring NHL expansion team to Quebec City | ESPN
"Montreal-based communications giant Quebecor confirmed via its Twitter account Monday that it has completed the formal expansion application process to bring NHL hockey back to Quebec City."
Best- and Worst-Case Scenarios for Every NHL Team in 2015-16 | Bleacher Report
"The Leafs may well be in the running for last place in the NHL, though at this point in the team's rebuild, the degree to which that is a bad thing is debatable"
Bill Foley confirms Las Vegas NHL expansion bid to Radio-Canada | CBC
Martin St. Louis says 'heart' wasn't in NHL anymore | Puck Daddy
Before unrestricted free agency, the 40-year-old St. Louis said he was about 80 percent yes and 20 percent no on retiring. But after that process on July 1, he quickly announced he was done after 16 seasons and 1,033 points. It was on July 2.
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