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Daniel Carcillo, Nick Boynton suing NHL over concussion-related injuries

Daniel Carcillo, Nick Boynton suing NHL over concussion-related injuries

Former Blackhawks Daniel Carcillo and Nick Boynton are suing the NHL for withholding information about concussion-related brain injuries.

The suit, filed Friday by attorneys Thomas A. Demetrio and William T. Gibbs, claims the players were never warned about the risk of brain damage caused by repeated hits to the head. According to the complaint, the league “allowed and encouraged” the players to return to the ice after incurring concussions.

“The NHL is long overdue in acknowledging the significant risks inherent in their style of game,” Gibbs said in a press release.

The law firm also represents the estate of Steve Montador, the former Blackhawk who died in February...

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