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Senior Correspondent — The Sports Network (TSN)

Correspondent with The Sports Network, former Toronto Star foreign correspondent, and contributor to The New York Times 🇨🇦

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Nov 23, 2017

It’s possible teams or insurance companies have filed, not players. From 2008-Apr. 2016, at least 372 NHL players were tied to claims in Calif. for head trauma. https://t.co/igk1fKILBo

Nov 23, 2017

New workers compensation claims for head & brain injuries to NHL players inc. Sheldon Souray, Krys Barch, Zenon Konopka, Keith Ballard, George Parros (now an NHL employee) continue to be filed in California. https://t.co/qwLqnVociQ

Nov 21, 2017

OHL wins modest victory in this high-stakes case. Ontario judge on Nov. 16 upheld decision to exclude 3 U.S.-based teams from class-action lawsuit. (Earlier tweet by me mistakenly said 8 teams affected.) https://t.co/bRtVhXvuJk

Nov 21, 2017

* Correction * 3 U.S. based teams in OHL are affected by decision, not 8. 5 other U.S. teams have been exempted from a separate case filed vs the WHL.

Nov 21, 2017

The OHL gets a modest victory in this high-stakes case. An Ontario judge on Nov. 16 upheld a decision to exclude 8 U.S.-based teams from class-action lawsuit. https://t.co/bRtVhXvuJk

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