Hockey world steps up mental health support. But is it enough?

Canada’s hockey world is taking steps to raise awareness of mental illness and brain injury among its players. But is it enough?

'I felt nothing, just clear and complete emotionless darkness': OCD almost cost ex-NHL player his life | CBC Radio

He was at the top of his game professionally, but off the ice, Corey Hirsch was struggling. In a recent article, the former NHL player publicly revealed his struggles with obsessive compulsive disorder.

Retired goalie Tim Thomas emotionally details brain damage he says came from hockey | CBC Sports

Years removed from the goaltending career and the concussions that caused so many problems, Tim Thomas on Thursday detailed the brain damage that derailed his life.

Foundry - Where Wellness Takes Shape

We are forging a new, province-wide culture of care through the development of a network of centres and e-health services.

Sad Story, But It's Good To See That Guys Are Getting Help

The National Hockey League Players' Association (NHLPA) and the National Hockey League (NHL) announced today that forward Micheal Haley of the Florida Panthers will be away from the team while taking part in the NHL/NHLPA player assistance program.

Isles' Pucks & Paws Calendar Shoot

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Five Questions with Eddie Olczyk

The latest edition features former NHL forward/current "NHL on NBC" analyst Eddie Olczyk, who fought and beat Stage 3 colon cancer.
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Clint Malarchuk suffered a horrific sporting injury. But PTSD put his life in peril again, decades later | CBC Radio

Clint Malarchuk suffered one of the most horrific accidents in NHL history in 1989, when another player's skate severed his jugular vein. But decades later, undiagnosed PTSD from the incident would put his life in peril again.

How A Digital Solution Improves Concussion Management - HeadCheck Health

A digital solution improves concussion testing procedures, enables data-driven decisions and scales to the fit the requirements of your organization.

Senators' Bobby Ryan dealing with alcohol problem, says he's 'doing well' | CBC Sports

Ottawa Senators Bobby Ryan forward says he has been dealing with an alcohol problem, but is doing "very well" on his road to recovery.

I've just created the c/HealthAndWellness circle

A place to talk about physical and mental health & wellness of players

Bell Let’s Talk

Bell Let’s Talk is a wide-reaching, multi-year program designed to break the silence around mental illness and support mental health all across Canada.

Quick Hydration Advice From Gary Roberts High Performance Training

Grab a bottle of water and check out these tips on staying hydrated throughout the day.

How Joe Murphy went from NHL star to homeless on the streets

Saturday on W5: TSN senior reporter Rick Westhead tells the story of Joe Murphy, a former NHL star and Stanley Cup winner, who's now homeless on the streets of Kenora, Ontario.

Missing 10 Year Old Boy In Saskatoon

Saskatoon Police are requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing 10 year old boy. Braydin Moccasin was last seen on October 17, 2018, at approximately 3:00 p.m., in the 10 block of Leif Erickson Place. Braydin is described as being 5’1” tall with a slim build and weighs 100lbs. He has dark brown shaggy hair and brown eyes. He was last seen wearing a dark blue long sleeved shirt with an orange square on the front that says 'Just Do It', blue track pants and black and white runners. Anyone with information on Braydin’s whereabouts is asked to contact the Saskatoon Police Service at 306-975-8300 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.
Hockey Shoulder Workout To Prevent Injuries

Study shows hockey great Stan Mikita suffered from CTE | CBC Sports

A posthumous study of Stan Mikita's brain shows the hockey Hall of Famer suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy at the time of his death a year ago.

6 Keys to a Safe Hockey Season

There are things you can do to help your kids play safe, and stay engaged if they find themselves on the sidelines