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Concussion fight not just a physical one

Updated: December 9, 2010, 1:55 PM ET
By Scott Burnside | ESPN.com

March 7, 2010: Boston Bruins at Pittsburgh Penguins.

As Marc Savard takes a shot from just inside the blue line at Mellon Arena, the puck sailing wide to Marc-Andre Fleury's left, Matt Cooke catches Savard flush on the right side of the head, spinning him around so the Bruins forward ends up flat on his back. Savard's legs move as if in slow motion; his arm splays across his face.

Trainers rush to him, and teammates gather around as a stretcher appears.

Savard ...

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